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How to Make Chocolate Soufflé + 3 Tips for Soufflé Success

<i>Every other Friday,</i> <i>Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co.</i> <i>shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Don't be scared of chocolate soufflé! Yossy has a classic recipe, plus three essential tips for success, to help you tackle</i> …

Pantry Items that Double as Cleaning Tools, Part II

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: You have an arsenal of cleaning supplies lurking in your pantry. Roll-up your sleeves and get ready to pat yourself on the back for how resourceful you</i> …

Kitchens

How to Break Down a Butternut Squash

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: The butternut squash is Goliath. You are David. You win.</i><p>Big, honking, and hermetically sealed, a butternut squash is a formidable opponent, and breaking …

Kitchens

Super Simple Single Serving Breakfast Quesadilla

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: A breakfast quesadilla that will get you going, not slow you down.</i><p>There is this place, well, it’s a café …

Finalists: Your Best Dark, Leafy Greens

<i>The Finalists are in, and we want to know -- which recipe is your pick for Your Best Dark, Leafy Greens?</i><p>Together with goop, we've tested our way through the recipes for Your Best Dark, Leafy Greens, and have decided on two promising finalists: Collard Roll Ups with Coconut Curry Kale by Diane Hoch …

Healthy Eating

Our Latest Contest: Your Best Recipe with Anchovies

When our dishes are missing just a little something -- or when they're begging for brash, briny flavors -- we turn to our favorite brightener in the pantry: anchovies. This contest is all about them. We want to see your best recipes with anchovies -- as the secret ingredient or the main event. Come …

Broiled Polenta Cakes

<i>Merrill's daughter Clara has quite the appetite -- and it's all Merrill can do to keep up. Armed with her greenmarket bag, a wooden spoon and a minimal amount of fuss, she steps into the fray.</i><p><i>Today: Crisp little nuggets made from leftover polenta.</i><p>This week, ladies and gentlemen, we'll be talking …

A New Kind of Vegan Chili

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Want to recreate the texture of classic chili, without the meat? Here's how.</i><p>Whether you knew it or not, there’s a good chance you’ve had meatless chili before. Chilis …

Eggs in a Wintry Kale and Tomato Sauce

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: A breakfast to cuddle up with.</i><p>I love shakshuka. I make it almost once a week. There are few things that …

Winner of Your Best Dark, Leafy Greens

Congratulations to Alexandra Stafford, whose Slow Cooked Tuscan Kale with Pancetta, Breadcrumbs, and a Poached Egg won the contest for Your Best Dark, Leafy Greens!<p><b>Describe an early food experience that has influenced the way you think about food and/or cooking.</b><br>I can't pinpoint an early experience …

How to Make Overnight Oats Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Calling all multitaskers! While you sleep, you can cook your oatmeal overnight in the refrigerator. There's</i> …

Breakfast

13 Ways to Eat Eggs for Dinner

There's lots of talk about ingredients <i>saving</i> dinners. Sardines. Beans. Hot sauce, lemon, Parmesan. That's great and all, but let's get real here: eggs are the real saviors of Ye Olde Stress-ed, Tired Weeknight. They're warm, they're runny, they're anything we want them to be -- and they're finished …

How to Make and Infuse Simple Syrup

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Learn how to take your drinks to the next level -- it's as simple as syrup.</i><p>To make simple syrup is to be a real, adult person. To make simple syrup is …

Dinner Tonight: Fried Eggs + Pan Roasted Potatoes

There are, without doubt, nights when you ask your kids, "What do you want for dinner?" and they shout "EGGS!" There are also nights when you ask <i>yourself</i>, "What do I want for dinner?" and you're reaching for the egg carton before finishing that thought. This dinner is for those nights.<p>You might …

How to Make Dairy-Free, Vegan Coconut Ice Cream

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Ashley McLaughlin from Edible Perspective's homemade coconut milk ice cream will change the way you think about vegan ice cream forever -- and</i> …

Dessert

Community Picks Recipe Testing -- Anchovies

It's that time again -- help us pick the contest finalists for Your Best Recipe with Anchovies!<p>Any Food52 member is welcome to help us test our Community Pick candidates, so go call dibs on the recipe you'd like to test that is in the list below! We'd love to see some new testers in the mix -- …

How to Make Bread Pudding Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: If you have bread and a touch of creativity, you're only a hop, a skip, and a jump away from bread pudding</i> …

Breakfast

The Many Reasons Using a Scale Will Change Your Life

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Alice really wants you to bake with a scale. H</i><i>ere are her tips for how to do it like a pro, and her fixes for any scale problem you've ever had.</i><p>Too much flour is one of …

How to Make the Perfect Lemon Meringue Pie

<i>Every other Friday,</i> <i>Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co.</i> <i>shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today: Redeem all of your past lemon meringue disasters. Here's how to make one that works.</i><p>Lemon meringue pie is the kind of classic …

Vegan Kale and White Bean Korma + Coconut Milk Rice Pudding

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: Spring may be right around the corner, but hold your horses! Make two rich and creamy winter comfort foods that also happen to be</i> …

Herbed Chicken Thighs Roasted in a Paper Bag

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: A dish to start before work -- and finish quickly when you're home.</i><p>Combo alert!<p>I am about to tell you about a sort-of weird technique mixed with make-it-before-work ease.<p>…

How to Make Meringues with Any Amount of Leftover Egg Whites

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Don't throw away leftover egg whites -- make meringues with whatever you've got, no recipe needed.</i><p>When you make lemon curd or crème brûlée, you save the leftover egg …

Dessert

13 Wondrous Things to Do with Canned Beans

Yes, there's something beautiful in a pot of beans, simmering away: of spooning up its garlicky, brothy goodness, of stretching it all week, of feeling whole and useful and efficient. That's all wonderful. But when dinner needs to have happened five minutes ago, and you're looking for something to …

Blood test could predict risk of Alzheimer's disease, dementia in elderly

Scientists have developed a blood test that they say could lead to an early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia in elderly people long before the symptoms of the disease begin to manifest themselves.<p>A team led by Dr. Howard Federoff of the Georgetown University School of …