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Sweet Potato Casserole

Heat oven to 400°. Place sweet potatoes on a parchment paper–lined baking sheet; bake until soft, about 1 1⁄2 hours. Let cool.<p>Reduce oven temperature …

4 Ways You Can Be Happy For Someone Experiencing Good Times When You’re Experiencing Hard Times

You have every intention of being sincere, and you muster every last drop of energy to say, “I’m so happy for you,” but let’s call a spade a spade.

The Fruitiest, Juiciest Recipes for Ice Pops, Paletas, and Homemade Popsicles

Homemade Popsicles, ice pops, and paletas are easy to throw together, perfectly cool on a sweltering day, and our favorite way to highlight the season’s best produce<p><b>Why do we love ice pops?</b> Let us count the ways: They’re perfectly cool on a sweltering day; they’re surprisingly easy to throw …

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Pad Thai<p>Preparation time<p>less than 30 mins<p>Cooking time<p>10 to 30 mins<p>Serves<p>Serves 4<p>Rice noodles are a fantastic storecupboard ingredient and I regularly stock up at Asian markets where you can also buy jumbo-sized bottles of staples like fish sauce, soy sauce, and so much more. This dish is possibly …

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Homemade Ice Cream Toppings

These homemade toppings will take your sundaes to the next level<p>Great ice cream stands on its own, but toppings can take your dessert to the next …

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The Best Desserts to Pack for a Picnic

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: The best desserts to pack for a picture-perfect picnic.</i><p>When it comes to picnic …

Zucchini Stacks in the Style of Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

This take on eggplant Parmesan uses zucchini in place of the eggplant. Rather than bake the breaded, pan-fried disks as one big layered mass in a baking dish, this version features little individual stacks of alternating layers of pepperoni, a tomato sauce, fresh basil, and a combination of …

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Slow roast leg of lamb with herb rub<p>Preparation time<p>less than 30 mins<p>Cooking time<p>over 2 hours<p>Serves<p>Serves 7<p>Tender, slow-roasted lamb, infused with mellow garlic and herb flavours makes wonderful comfort food. This recipe makes its own delicious gravy too, perfect for a big meal with friends and …

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Cuban Sandwich with Zucchini Pickles

8 Servings<p>Park 121 makes its own zucchini pickles for these messy (in a good way) sandwiches; substitute with thinly sliced dill or bread-and-butter pickles if you like.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>zucchini pickles<p>1 ½ cups apple cider vinegar<p>½ cup sugar<p>1 teaspoon ground turmeric<p>1 teaspoon mustard powder<p>1 …

People Are Going Pretty Crazy For This Clip Of An Irish Senator's Speech About Gaza

The Irish senator called for an expulsion of the Israeli ambassador and condemned military attacks on schools in Gaza. "Israel's policy is shoot first and weep after," he said.

Creamy Queso with Chorizo

8 Servings<p>In defense of Velveeta: It might be lowbrow, but its texture is supreme.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon vegetable oil<p>6 oz. fresh chorizo, casings removed<p>2½ cups half-and-half<p>8 oz. Velveeta cheese, cut into cubes<p>8 oz. Monterey Jack cheese, grated<p>8 oz. sharp cheddar, grated<p>2 …

What's the Difference Between Dutch Process and Natural Cocoa Powder?

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>There's a kitchen stereotype that bakers are meticulous and measure everything to the gram. They follow directions to the letter, all while savory cooks are throwing food into pots Swedish Chef style.<p>Sometimes I wish I baked like …

24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

From chicken pot pie and classic Caesar salad to brownies and cookies.<p>We've rounded up 24 basic recipes that everyone should know how to cook, from a pot of rice to pot roast. Master these, and you'll never find yourself stumped in the grocery store.

15 Delicious No Bake Desserts

I wrote a check this morning and I realized that is was already August. Clearly my days and months have all just smooshed together this summer. In my …

Recipes So That You Can Pizza-fy Your Favorite Foods

Ok, we'll admit it: we have a slight obsession with pizza. Aside from flocking to the the world's best cities for pizzerias and the best pizza around the world, we love pizza even when it comes from the freezer. We love to throw pizza parties, and heck, we even love to wear our pizza devotion on …

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10 Easy Shrimp Recipes Everyone Will Love

<b>1. Ginger, Garlic & Chili Shrimp</b><p>In this quick and easy recipe -- adapted from The Splendid Table's <i>How To Eat Supper</i> by Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Sally Swift -- jumbo shrimp are bathed in a brine flavored with salt, sugar and chili powder, and then sautéed with loads of fresh ginger and garlic. It's …

12 Dishes to Make With Your Kids

We all have a dish that reminds us of childhood: grilled cheese, ramen, brownies. The first whiff instantly transports us to our childhood kitchens, <i></i>where we once waited wide-eyed for our food to be placed in front of us, legs swinging restlessly from our chairs.<p>After the first bite, we experience a …

10 Tapas for Summer Nights

The culture of tapas is one of conversation, where friends and strangers alike gather around makeshift tables and windowside bars to indulge in each other's company and in the array of small plates in front of them. Glasses of wine pass from hand to hand, dishes travel an unchartered path, and the …

The Only Hot Fudge Recipe You'll Ever Need

If you ever thought that the best hot fudge you could get at home was the kind that squirts out of a bottle, we'd just like to say <i>welcome</i>. Welcome to the first day of your <i>real ice cream sundae life</i>. We have found a hot fudge recipe for you that's so simple, so good, so chocolatey, you will never …

Buttermilk Blueberry Buckle

A buckle is a type of cake that is so loaded with fruit that the cake begins to “buckle” under the weight of it all. The finished dish is partway …

“Tomlinson Hill”: A white man from Texas unearths his family’s shockingly racist past

The story of two families, one black, one white — with a painful shared history<p>Laura Miller<p>July 20, 2014 9:30pm (UTC)<p>As a boy growing up in Dallas, Chris Tomlinson heard few stories of his family's one-time cotton plantation in the eastern part of the state, near a town called Marlin, on the Brazos …

Readers' 10 best books of the year (so far)

We recently invited you to tell us what your favourite book of the year (so far) was. The nominations were interesting – and not what we might have expected. There seems to be quite a strong consensus around certain titles, as big contenders like The Silkworm got many of the votes – but there were …

Top ten crime books for summer

The best, must-read crime books to take on holiday this summer<p><b>THE SILKWORM</b> by Robert Galbraith (Sphere)<p>The author better known as JK Rowling spices a genial satire on the London literary world with murder.<p><b>THE AXEMAN'S JAZZ</b> by Ray Celestin (Mantle)<p>Louis Armstrong is among those trying to track down …

Easy Vacation Recipes For Beach Houses, Lake Escapes, and More

25 easy vacation recipes for wherever you go, from the lake to the beach to the woods.<p><b>Whether we're planning an outdoorsy vacation or a relaxing beach getaway,</b> we know one thing: We'll be cooking. And we have some great easy vacation recipes for you, too, wherever your holiday takes you.

Herbed Shrimp with Capellini and Spicy Bread Crumbs

There is no substitute for all of the great things that happen to pasta dishes like this one when you finish them with the brilliantly crunchy …

10 Common Cooking Conversions for Everyday Cooking

<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: Put away your measuring spoons! We're sharing our top cooking guesstimations, from minced garlic to lemon juice.</i><p>Exactitude in the kitchen can be very …

The Best Baked Chicken Taquitos.

This Chicken Taquito recipe is one of the all-time most popular recipes on Our Best Bites. The story behind it is interesting, too. I was actually …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>The sun is shining, the weather is warm, and it's prime time to host a potluck. Because summer potlucks run the risk of being entirely berry desserts …