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Watch 100 Years of Cocktail History in this 2-Minute Video

You know that "Evolution of Dance" video that was the first big video to really blow up on YouTube back in 2006 (and now has almost 300 million views)? This of this fun video from Mode Glam as the same thing, except for cocktails. The bartender, who changes clothes with each passing decade, takes …

My favorite pizza - Inside Scoop SF

A few years ago, just about every restaurant that opened served pizza. While that pace has slowed, pizza still figures prominently on many restaurant menus. I’ve had lots in the last six months because of my Updates, reviews and checking back in with the Top 100 restaurants.<p>Some, of course, do it …

Grilled Citrus Chicken Breasts

Grilled Citrus Chicken Breasts from Bon Appetit• 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil plus more for brushing<br>• 1 cup fresh orange juice<br>• 1/2 cup fresh lemon …

Grilling

Solar-powered grill cooks your food no matter the weather

However much you may like grilling food on a warm day, you probably don't like dealing with gas tanks or other typical grill hassles... and most solar cookers won't help much if it's overcast outside. The upcoming GoSun Grill might be a smarter way to handle those backyard shindigs, however. It can …

Cooking

The Perfect Omelet Is All About Technique. Just Ask Ludo Lefebvre

Ludo Lefebvre is an omelet master. Learn his technique.<p></head><i>This is Cook Like a Pro, in which experts share tips, tricks, and techniques that elevate a good dish to an unforgettable one.</i><p>The Pro > Ludo Lefebvre<p>Chef / Petit Trois / Los Angeles<p>When America's most radical French chef opened his dream …

Breakfast

Shakshuka Up Your Morning Routine With Eggs in Tomato Sauce

Shakshuka only looks complicated—these eggs poached in tomato sauce are perfect for a weekday breakfast.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the</i> …

Breakfast

Is the US love affair with McDonald's waning?

<b>Americans are shunning McDonald's. The fast-food giant is one of the most iconic brands in the US - but with sales there down for six quarters in a row, the burger chain's new British chief executive needs to lure Americans back.</b><p>The US is the largest and most important market for McDonald's. And …

5 Easy Muffin Recipes

Our best muffin recipes—in one convenient place!<p>Muffins are so much more than unfrosted cupcakes. From a portable breakfast to a savory dinner side, muffins do it all. Here are some of our favorite recipes.

Breakfast

Pan-Roasted Chicken with Harissa Chickpeas

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Harissa is a great shortcut ingredient to flavor, but no two jars (or tubes) are the same. Taste first—if it seems very spicy, use a bit less. You can always stir more into the chickpeas when the dish is finished. Learn how to make this recipe and more …

Recipes

The cult of healthy eating has more in common with religion than science

Food seems simple to study.<p>If we can put a man on the moon, transplant a heart, and manipulate DNA, then surely we can unpack the relationship between eating vegetables and living longer. There’s no obvious difficulty in figuring out if wine decreases risk of heart disease, or if eating red meat …

How To Make Your Own Damn Nutella

If your Nutella obsession is anywhere near the level that it should be, you're probably spending a fair amount of money on your favorite chocolate hazelnut spread every month. Have you ever considered cutting your spending by making your own Nutella at home? Yes, you can, and yes, you should.<p>As …

Why Good Cheese Doesn't Come Cheap: The Sneaky Multipliers of Cheesemaking

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>In late January, Saturday Night Live guest Kevin Hart completed the trio of "Bushwick Boys" whose four-minute corner chat about changing neighborhood dynamics included, among other things, gluten-free muffins, $8 …

Coconut Cream Pie with Macaroon Press-In Crust

Makes one 9" pie Servings<p>Tandem Coffee + Bakery’s coconut cream pie recipe riffs on the classic in all the right ways. Shredded coconut is a genius swap-in for cookie crumbs in the crust, and incorporating both coconut and regular milks in the custard gives it better flavor and a fluffier …

Dessert

Never Mess Up a Pie Crust Again

Never mess up pie dough again.<p><i>We all make cooking mistakes. Which is why digital food editor Dawn Perry is here to help. Welcome to Effed It Up</i>.<p>Recently we asked on Facebook, "Hey, what have you effed up in the kitchen lately?" The good news is you're all messing up the same stuff: rice, eggs of …

Baking

9 Mouthwatering Sandwiches to Eat Like a Local, No Matter Where in the World You Are

To truly eat like a local no matter where you are in the world, you’ve got to try their version of stuff stuffed into other stuff—yes, we mean sandwiches.<p><b>As much as Chileans are different from Canadians,</b> and Jamaicans from Japanese, there’s one thing everyone has in common: We all love our …

Cooking

The Best F&$king Grilled Chicken Sandwich Ever

There are a lot of things I could tell you about a trip I took to Colombia several years ago. I could tell you about the shootout that erupted on the street in Cali just seconds after I had stepped inside my flat. I could tell you about the bonfire-roasted wild rat I ate one night on a remote …

The History and Science of Frozen Slushie Cocktails

Every time I've come across premade frozen-cocktails-in-a-bag at the grocery store, I can't help but wonder if there might be something worth drinking inside.<p>But, first I had to establish a baseline for my expectations. What defines a 'good' frozen cocktail? Does such a thing exist? How did these …

A Beginner's Guide to South African Wine

For many wine drinkers, South Africa is a bit of a mystery. A lot of stores have shelves of cheap bottles with various animals on the label, but while people all over the world assumed there wasn't much out there beyond Fairview's Goats do Roam, South Africa got busy making really great wine. Let's …

Laws against junk food in schools help rich students more than poor ones

Since state laws made it harder for California elementary school kids to get their hands on sugary drinks and junk food snacks on campus, researchers found, students' risk of becoming overweight or obese fell slightly — but mostly if they came from higher-income neighborhoods.<p>Examining body mass …

What Makes A Perfect Taco? Favorites from a Taco Madness Judge

Puebla-style Taco Arabe made with "pan arabe" tortilla<p>Tacos, in their most basic form (dry griddled corn tortilla, grilled protein of some kind, …

Weekend Recipe: Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Planning a fancy brunch? Elevate your pancake batter by adding lemon and ricotta.<br>Read the full article

Our favorite spots for margaritas around the Bay Area - Inside Scoop SF

In case you hadn’t noticed, Cinco de Mayo is here.<p>How does one properly commemorate the Mexican army’s 1862 trouncing of French troops at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War?<p>Drink margaritas, of course.<p>Since pondering historic battles is sure to work up a thirst, may we present the</b> …

The 10 Best Places to Get Poke Around Los Angeles

The Hawaiian specialty is the latest food trend making its way through L.A.<br>Read the full article

The Genius Way to Cook Chicken Thighs (That Are Better than Fried)

<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: Kristen is gallavanting around on the Genius Recipes cookbook tour, so she's sharing an excerpt from the book (and a new favorite chicken recipe).</i><p>"Short of turning …

Cooking

A Better Bagel Topping: Beet-Cured Salmon

<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: Derek Laughren, Test Kitchen Manager here at Food52, s</i><i>hows us how adding beets to a salmon cure makes for a better lox.</i><p>Buying a good cured salmon …

Seafood

A Quicker Way to Prep Fava Beans (& 4 More Cooking Tips from Cairo Kitchen)

<i>You know how some people are obsessed with stamp collections or fantasy football teams? Well, we're obsessed with cookbooks. (Surprise!) Here, we'll talk them.</i><p><i>Today: Lara Hamilton, owner of Seattle’s cookbook shop Book Larder, she knows a thing or two about cookbooks (and cooking from them—her shop</i> …

Food

How to Prep a Dinner Party in Advance

<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: What you can (and should) do in advance of your dinner party.</i><p>In a perfect world, you'd never scramble the day of a dinner party. Dressed and calm, you'd …

Breakfast for Dinner and Pasta e Fagioli, the Way Mom Made It

<i>In honor of Mother's Day, we're unearthing Heirloom Recipes and memories from our community members' moms all week.</i><p><i>Today: Sdebrango</i><i>'s mom made her Pasta e Fagioli with homemade noodles. Luckily, you don't have to make it homemade to partake.</i><p>My mom’s amazing Pasta e Fagioli served as the inspiration …

Not Your Average (Garlic Cheddar) Biscuit Recipe

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and each week we'll share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Never say no to light, lofty, cheese-laced garlic biscuits.</i><p>Oh, what's that? You don't need another biscuit recipe? Stop that. Take it …