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16 Biscuits, Shortbreads, and Scones That Prove Butter Is Always Better

Say hello to our favorite 16 recipes for fluffy, flaky, and buttery biscuits, scones, and shortbreads.<p><b>Whether sweet or savory</b>, topped with fried chicken or flowers, these recipes prove that biscuits, shortbreads, and scones are the fluffy, flaky, buttery breads of our baked-goods dreams. Here we've …

Baking

Ditch the French Toast with Brunch Ideas Beyond the Basics

Why does every brunch seem to involve the same spread of bacon and fried eggs, or bagels and lox? With no disrespect to the classics, we’re leaving those menus behind with these four out-of-the-box brunch ideas—from breakfast soups (don’t knock ‘em until you’ve had <i>pho</i> in the morning) to cocktails …

Breakfast

Epic Cookie Dough Ice Cream Sandwich

This is probably one of the easiest and most mind blowing things you can ever make for your friends. No cooking or baking required, and it only takes 2 ingredients.<p><b>Prep Time:</b> 20 minutes<p><b>Cook Time:</b> 1 hour<p><b>Total Time:</b> 1 hour 20 minutes<p><b>Servings:</b> 16 sandwiches<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>1 pint ice cream, any flavor<p>2 …

7 Extremely Easy, Healthy (and Gluten-Free!) Easter Recipes

It's easy to go overboard on Easter, either by adorning your mantle with one too many fuzzy rabbits, or eating one too many of their marshmallow equivalents.<p>Many of these traditions, like hunt planning for your many hyper-active nieces and nephews, may be inevitable and inescapable. But …

Cook a Matzo Ball Soup That Will Make Your Bubbie Proud

A perfect matzo ball soup is rich and flavorful, while still being light and tender. Here's how to master the matzo.<p>There's nothing like a hot bowl of matzo ball soup. Done right, it's a revelatory combination of fragrant and tender. Done wrong, it's nothing more than some weak stock with mushy—or …

Food Preservation

Nancy Silverton's Bran Muffins

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: A bran muffin that's somehow both more wholesome and more delicious than the rest. What gives?</i><p>Bran muffins have always been the Debbie Downer of breakfast. …

Breakfast

Menu: An Italian-Inspired Easter

Start the artichokes roasting about 15 minutes before you put the lamb in the oven. Let them cool as the lamb finishes cooking, then re-warm them …

How to Make Macaroni and Cheese 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: Macaroni and cheese expert Catherine Lamb is showing you how to make this American classic -- and a top</i> …

Cooking

Vegan Roasted Cauliflower Soup

I am a big fan of cauliflower mashers-a wonderful healthy substitute for real mashed potatoes. However, I recently had the opportunity to try cauliflower soup for the first time and now I cannot get enough of its comforting delicious taste.<p>When it comes to eating healthy, it is important not …

7 Unexpected Ways to Use a Can of Coconut Milk

<i>BY ANNA STOCKWELL</i><p>Romulo Yanes<p>I always have a can of coconut milk in my cupboard. Yes, I use it to make curries, but you probably already do that, right? There are more ways to put that can of coconut milk to work for you though--ways that will turn the humble can of coconut milk into a permanent …

This quick, healthy oven-fried chicken is a real crowd pleaser

Fried chicken is a favorite meal for many kids and adults, but deep-frying (and even skillet-frying) can just be too much trouble — especially on a busy weeknight. Enter this much easier — and healthier — oven-fried chicken from FoodNetwork.com. The chicken, which is coated with crushed cornflakes …

Black And White Cookie Donuts Prove That It's A Wonderful World

We have something very special for you today. It's perhaps one of our favorite food mashups ever. This delightful treat is the very wonderful marriage of a classic NYC black and white cookie and the world's favorite doughy confection, the donut. (If you don't know about black and white cookies, …

Parsley Recipes, Because We All Need A Little Help Figuring Out How To Use It

Spring vegetables like artichokes, ramps and snap peas may take center stage this time of year, but a supporting cast of characters deserves just as much attention. We're talking about fresh herbs, the kind we'll use all season long: dill, basil, mint, cilantro. And perhaps the most versatile of …

Gourmet grilled cheese! 7 ways to reach breaded bliss

Is there a better combination than toasted bread and melted cheese? We’re talking about grilled cheese, the classic sandwich you loved as a kid and likely still enjoy today. And though there’s nothing wrong with the original white bread and American cheese version, there are simply too many bread, …

Building the Perfect Cheeseburger

<i>You know you love your great aunt's banana bread, but you probably don't know</i> why <i>you do. In Modern Comfort, Ashley Rodriguez from Not Without Salt figures out what makes our favorite classics work, and then makes them even better.</i><p><i>Today: How to make the perfect cheeseburger, from bun to beef and</i> …

Cooking

The Genius Of Toad In A Hole, Egg In A Basket, Or Whatever You Want To Call It

Long ago, someone very smart invented a truly brilliant breakfast trick. Instead of putting her egg <i>on</i> toast, this person chose to put the egg <i>in</i> it.<p>Laura In The Kitchen<p>The reason this move is so profound is because it cooks the egg and the bread simultaneously. It also shapes the egg, meaning the …

Green Goddess Recipes That'll Remind You Of Its Greatness

When it comes to exciting new ways to eat salad, Green Goddess dressing doesn't normally top the list. It's about as dated as Caesar, and just as full as anchovies, too. But it's also full of fresh spring herbs, which is why we're happy to report that it's making a comeback.<p>Green Goddess dressing …

Cook the Ultimate Hash Browns | Men's Health

Especially when they’re hash browns made from this Kent Rathbun recipe. His tater-based dish is heartier than the typical diner side due to the introduction of bacon, cheddar, and leeks. It’s a meal on its own, or served alongside sausage and eggs … if you must.<p><b>Crispy Leek Hash Browns</b><i><br>Recipe by Kent</i> …

Learn to Love (and to Make) Roulade

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today: Erin gets over her fear of roulades, and shows us how to do the same.</i><p>The …

Dessert

The Best Night (and, Okay, Day) Cheese, According to BA Staffers

Sure, we like fancy cheese. But every now and then, we get a little down and dirty with some good, old-fashioned supermarket cheese. Here are our favorite brands.<p></head>We are nondiscriminatory in our love for cheese. From fancy blue cheeses to humble bricks of cheddar, it's all gouda so far as …

Taco Bell

6 Easter Breads from Around the World

From hot cross buns to Greek Easter bread, many cultures have breads and pastries specifically for Easter Sunday. Here are 6 of our favorites to add …

Breakfast

Why Deb Perelman Hates Packing Lunch

<i>If you like reading what Amanda feeds her kids, you'll love taking a look into what other people -- both in the food world and the world at large -- prepare for their own children (and occasionally their signifcant others and maybe even their pets). Prepare to be either resentful or appreciative of</i> …

Food

13 Easter Dishes You Can Make Without a Recipe

Here's your Easter feast, covered. Potato and pasta salads are light and fresh for spring; deviled eggs are always a crowd pleaser, and you can make them the night before. And there are plenty of spring vegetables and desserts to cap everything off.<p><b>Here are eleven dishes that will make it look like</b> …

Potatoes

Guilt-Free Doughnuts: Baked Pączki With Plum Butter

You've heard of Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras, but do you know about Fat Thursday? In Poland, it's a special day dedicated to eating sweets forbidden during Lent, especially doughnut-like <i>pączki</i> (pronounced "paunch-ki"). There are many recipe variations, but my personal favorite, courtesy of my …

Spelt Pizza Dough Recipe - How to Make Pizza with Spelt Flour

Articles about 5 homes get creative fences on Dwell.com - Dwell

The modern kitchen is the most hardworking, yet inviting, space in the home.<p>This “landscaped outdoor room” near Farrar Pond, Massachusetts, uses simple construction to create complex effects.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We …

Prefab Homes

6 Buildings That Are Redefining The Library

As the world becomes ever more digital, the role of libraries is changing. In an age when Google can replace much of the information-gathering duties librarians once shouldered, libraries need to rethink how they can best serve their users.<p>The winners of the 2015 American Institute of Architects …

Articles about 7 camping retreats build your backyard on Dwell.com - Dwell

No need to shy away from a brilliant, white kitchen—these pointers will keep your space sparkling clean.<p>In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and their equally enterprising children use reclaimed materials to create a...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the …

Cook Out

Designers Re-Imagine Oil Rigs as Positive Environmental Habitats

A Chinese design team recently rolled out a fascinating set of plans that creatively re-imagine oil rigs as floating, eco-friendly habitats that could help the environment recover after an oil spill. The designers – Ma Yidong, Zhu Zhonghui, Qin Zhengyu and Jiang Zhe – created the plan in response …

Habitats

An Environmentally-Friendly Wood-Clad UK Home

Where there was once a post-war bungalow, now sits a brand-new, environmentally-friendly home built with timber frame construction. Designed by Nick …