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What it's like to eat a $225-per-person, 3-hour dinner at Eleven Madison Park, the best restaurant in America

Food blogger Julian Fang captured the experience of dining at Eleven Madison Park in spring 2011 for his website Jewelz. He opted for the 11-course tasting menu, which today runs three and a half hours long and costs $225 per person.<p>While the menu has changed, the decadence remains. We've shared a …

Dining Rooms

How To Plate Food Like A 3-Star Michelin Chef

Tracey Torres has cooked in some of the best kitchens in the world. Now she shares trade secrets on how to plate food like a pro.<p>Take a trip to Daniel or Eleven Madison Park, and you won’t just be blown away by the flavors of the food. The plating itself is an abstract work of art. Now that the …

Molecular Gastronomy Sets : Gastronomy Sets

Molecule-r is a brand manufacturing molecular gastronomy sets that serve as a great introduction to the art of deconstructed food and beverage. The …

Food

Move over, Molecular Gastronomy — There's a New Food Science in Town

While those foams and flavor balloons might not be disappearing anytime soon, there's a new food science on the horizon called …

Meatball Soup Recipes

When meatballs meet soup, the result is a total crowd-pleaser. Serve up one of our favorite recipes, and remember -- these should be eaten with both a fork and a spoon.<p>Light Italian Wedding Soup<p>This delicious take on the classic soup includes lots of greens and dark-meat-turkey meatballs.

18 Crostini Creations to Serve at Every Summer Party

If you’re on the hunt for a crowd-pleasing appetizer to serve at your next summer shower or pool party, look no further than crostini. Topped with some of our favorite fruits and veggies, these scrumptious snacks are sure to satisfy guests’ cravings for fresh watermelon, corn, peaches and so much …

Blue Cheese

15 (New! Exciting!) Ways to Season Grilled Chicken

Make your grilled chicken better by doctoring it up with one of these 15 seasoning ideas. From Japanese spice blends to fish sauce, your bird is about to get a whole lot better.<p>Grilled chicken doesn't <i>need</i> much more than salt, pepper, and a little char. But hey—when were we ever ones to settle for …

Seafood

Genius Recipes' Greatest Hits of 2014 (+ a Thank You)

<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: The ten Genius Recipes you liked best in 2014. (We liked them too.)</i><p>This whole thing is very win-win. You all send in the best recipes you stumble across -- …

One-Step

Caramel, We're Stuck on You

These 25 recipes, for gooey desserts and next-level dinners, confirm that, yes, the world is a better place when it's doused in caramel.<p><b>Caramel makes everything better—that's a fact.</b> So when we want something to eat by the spoonful, we go straight for the good stuff. These 25 recipes, for gooey …

Dessert

The 50 All-Time Best Cake Recipes

Cake goes hand in hand with celebrations. Birthday cakes. Wedding cakes. Graduation cakes. From the sweet end to anniversaries, to the treat on holidays, there's something that feels truly special, in comparison to other desserts, about cake. It might be the amount of work that goes into some of …

Recipes

75 of Our Best Cake Recipes (Yep... 75!)

If it's not clear from these 75 recipes, we just really like cake... a lot.<p><b>Sometimes you just need a slice of cake.</b> Or...75 of 'em. We rounded up some of our favorite cake recipes, and then kept finding more that we loved, and well, here we are. Happy baking!

Dessert

19 Soul Food Recipes That Are Almost As Good As Your Mom's

Fish don't burn in the kitchen, beans don't fry on the grill.

Cooking

The 75 All-Time Best Chocolate Recipes

You're welcome.<p>We're clearly just a tad chocolate obsessed over here at HuffPost Taste. While there will always be room in our hearts (and in our stomachs) for all the kinds of foods that are available to us, chocolate holds a special place. The quantity of content on our site dedicated to this …

Grill Better Steak Using a Wood Fire

Memorial Day is around the corner, which means it's almost time to fire up the grill. Instead of reaching for the charcoal and gas, try a wood-based …

Dixie Chicken - BBQ'd Soul Food...

The first time I heard of Dixie Chicken was when I was listening to a live version of the Dave Matthews Band song <i>Crash into Me</i>, a song that brought …

Best of the Hotline: How to Grill Salmon

<i>Some questions on the Hotline have staying power, and for good reason -- they cover the questions we ask ourselves time and time again. Join us as we revisit some of the most popular.</i><p><i>Today: When things get fishy on the grill, don't get green around the gills, just follow these tips.</i><p>The idea of …

Grilling

How To Grill Better-Than-Steakhouse Steaks: An Ultimate Guide

“When you first start off trying to solve a problem, the first solutions you come up with are very complex, and most people stop there. But if you …

Santa Maria Style Beans

20 Quick and Easy Dinners You Can Cook With 20 Minutes

Not long ago, my daily life was in really bad shape. I was sleeping anywhere between 3am to 6am on average, and on the really bad days I wouldn’t …

"Baked Sausage Meat Ring" Is Much Better Than It Sounds (Or Looks) 

Cooking

Top 10 High Protein Breakfast Foods | The Zone

Breakfast is often described as the most important meal of the day- for us gym goers we may consider the most important meal of the day to be pre and …

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Easy <b>Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge</b> made in the microwave!In honor of my friend Joan from Chocolate, Chocolate and More. I and a group of bloggers are …

11 Easy Ways To Eat Healthy When You're Busy As Hell

Between work, school, kids, and everything in between, eating healthy can feel like a luxury that you just don't have time for. The beauty of it all is that it can be done. And you don't need much time to do it. Here are my 11 go-to tips for keeping it clean when time is of the essence.<p><b>A registered</b> …

Never Burn Stuff in the Oven Ever Again

Pre-baked pizza is supposed to make your life better. But not if all you're doing is scorching it beyond recognition. Here's how to never burn it ever again.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below,</i> …

Microwave Cooking for One and All: 8 Great Tips Every Home Cook Should Know

By the time I sent my boyfriend Josh a copy of <i>Microwave Cooking for One</i>, I wasn't sure whether I was mailing a gag gift or a Hail Mary. It was early fall and he was living out of a Marriott hotel in Lansing, Michigan. His room overlooked a vacant parking lot on one side and the interstate on the …

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Making Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies are the most beloved type of cookie. These timeless sweet treats have wowed us all. And in fact, these cookies were probably …