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Community Picks -- Thanksgiving Pie

The results are in -- here are the recipes our community loved from the Your Best Thanksgiving Pie contest.<p>Once again, we want to give a big thanks to all of our volunteer recipe testers for your thoughtful comments and for helping us continue to strengthen our recipe recommendations. You can read …

Rose Levy Beranbaum's Top 5 Thanksgiving Pie Tips

<i>Welcome to Blooper Week, where we'll be polling various cooks and food writers -- as well as the Food52 staff -- about their biggest Thanksgiving bloopers and their essential tips to avoid future disasters.</i><p><i>Today: L</i><i>egendary baker Rose Levy Beranbaum, author of 8 cookbooks plus next year's The Baking</i> …

10 Non-Pie Thanksgiving Desserts

We're all about pie here. We love apple pie and pecan pie and pumpkin pie and all of the Thanksgiving pies, ever. But sometimes -- deep breath -- pie just isn't enough. <i>Three</i> pies just isn't enough. Because this is a holiday, people, and we want every dessert that there ever was. We want bundt cakes …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found 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>You don't need us to remind you that Thanksgiving is less than a week away. You've probably created shopping lists, brainstormed tablescapes and …

Solutions for Stuffing Slip-Ups

Many of us look forward to stuffing every Thanksgiving as eagerly as the bird. After all, it's not like we have the opportunity to eat stuffing sandwiches for lunch on a daily basis (although, there's an idea). It's understandable that you want that once-a-year stuffing to garner some serious …

11 Non-Poultry Dinners You Can Make This Week

Dear America,<p>We know you know it's Thanksgiving on Thursday. We know you know to get your turkey ready, to bake a pie. We know you know that this is a big deal, and that you should be thinking about it right this very second, and then you should go do something -- anything! -- productive about …

Sweet Potato Biscuit Pillows with Honey and Coconut Oil

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p><i>Today: Biscuits that live up to their name. (Seriously.)</i><p>WHO: TheWimpyVegetarian is a blogger, food writer, and cooking teacher …

A New Holiday Tradition: Spiced Pear and Gorgonzola Pie

<i>Beth Kirby of Local Milk carries her Southern heritage -- and the ingredients, dishes, and recipes that come with it -- with her wherever she goes. Every other Monday, that place is here.</i><p><i>Today: A warm, spiced pear pie that wants to be on your holiday table.</i><p>Large tracts of land like wide streets be …

Dinner Tonight: Spaghetti Carbonara + Chard Salad

Spaghetti carbonara is one of those dishes that you talk about the entire time you're eating it. It's impossible <i>not</i> to comment on how tasty it is -- hot, salty, a little creamy, a tad smoky, a handful of simple ingredients tossed together result in such pasta magic that it's a little bit creepy. It …

It's Going to Be OK: Thanksgiving Tips and Tricks

Not to put a damper on things, but Thanksgiving really isn't <i>that</i> big of a deal. Sure, it's a holiday where the spotlight is pretty steadily focused on the grub, but when it comes down to it, Thanksgiving is really about family, friends, and the joy of overindulgence. Just make sure to keep the wine …

Mustard Greens and Thanksgiving Leftovers

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: Why you should keep mustard greens on hand for you next week's desk lunches.</i><p>If I were …

Gubana: Your New Favorite Holiday Pastry

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: Why you should make gubana -- a sweet, swirling nut roll from northern Italy -- for the holidays this year.</i><p>There's nothing like the scents of …

Your Last-Minute Thanksgiving Menu

It's Tuesday, and you didn't know this yesterday, but you have a Thanksgiving meal to cook.<p>Maybe a small army of guests just flew in to surprise you. Maybe every single one of the cousins and nephews and nieces in your family materialized with a significant other just in time for the big day. Maybe …

Cull & Pistol Nails the Classics and Creates Some New Ones

Cull & Pistol<p>75 9th Avenue (In Chelsea Market; map); 646-568-1223; cullandpistol.com<b><br>Setting:</b> High end but casual New England-style oyster bar<b><br>Must-Haves:</b> Oyster & Leek Soup, Uni Tagliatelle, Hamachi Collar<b><br>Service:</b> Well-informed, a little harried, but friendly<b><br>Compare To:</b> The John Dory Oyster Bar, …

Winter Cocktails by Maria del Mar Sacasa

I caught a mention of something on Twitter a few weeks ago: a new cookbook called <i>Winter Cocktails.</i> My ears perked up. Winter cocktails, hey? I needed …

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Miss American Pie

The world went quiet, just for a moment, when I pulled my salted caramel apple pie out of the oven last Thanksgiving. Those mingling aromas of …

27 Awesome Easy Lunches To Bring To Work

Deep down, you know the truth: Any lunch you make yourself will taste 17 times better than the slimy chopped salad you'd end up buying. Also, save your money for booze.

Thanksgiving Headquarters

Your one-stop shop for Thanksgiving EVERYTHING: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, pies, and way more.<p>Turkey, Stuffing & Gravy<p>Essential recipes for the main event.<p>How to Survive Thanksgiving<p>Advice, make-ahead recipes, and quick tips.<p>Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes & Squash<p>From buttery mashed …

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Sites We Love: Top With Cinnamon

There's a reason British blogger Izy Hossack and her site, Top With Cinnamon, were once nominated for Saveur's Best Food Blog Awards in the baking …

A Sandwich a Day: Cold Roast Beef at Cochon Butcher, New Orleans

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>"This place makes it hard to eat at other places."<p>Those muffled words barely escaped my friend's mouth as he feasted on the <b>Cold Roast Beef Sandwich</b> ($11) at Cochon Butcher in New Orleans last week. We hit the Warehouse District …

Thanksgiving Pie Countdown: Salted Chocolate Pecan Pie

Salt-in-sweets is one trend I'm not sick of—probably because for me, it's not a trend at all. Whether it's sneaking in an extra 1/4 tablespoon salt into a batch of cookies or putting a pinch in some frosting, the truth is that salt puts sweets over the top, and your favorite pastry chefs use this …

10 Non-Boring Oatmeal Recipes

Raise your hand if you've ever had an unpleasant experience with oatmeal. Yeah, we thought so. Even the staunchest oatmeal advocates have encountered gloopy, bland, oddly textured oatmeal that looks like an alien life form. The culprits can be hotel breakfasts, school cafeterias, or even your …

Pearl Couscous with Roasty Roots, Chickpeas, and Pepitas

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p><i>Today: The star of your next potluck -- or brown bag lunch, or dinner party.</i><p>WHO: Cristinasciarra is a writer, cook, food blogger, …

Sifted: The Ultimate Hot Chocolate + More Chilly Day Recipes

• It's time to start Thanksgiving planning. Start with the fun stuff: <b>appetizers</b>.• <b><br>Brussels sprouts</b> are back in season. Whether you add bacon or bake it …

Get Buzzed: 10 Must-Try Coffee Cocktails

Feijoada Is Basically The Best Food On The Planet

"This is a dish of bold temptation and prompt surrender for carnivores" as told by chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz! Leticia hails from Rio de Janeiro with an expertise in traditional Brazilian cuisine. Vegetarians beware.<p><b>Serves 8–10</b><p>8 ounces carne seca (dried meat)<p>1 pound pork shoulder, cut into …

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Let's Dress Up Your Thanksgiving Dressing (a.k.a. Stuffing)!

Whether you call it stuffing or dressing, the Thanksgiving classic is ripe for reinvention—from the loaf used as a base to delicious additions like oysters<p>Whether you call it dressing or stuffing (the difference: Stuffing is cooked inside the bird, while dressing is cooked separately),</b> …

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5 Links to Read Before Making Warm Drinks

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: Counter the dropping temperatures with a warm beverage.</i><p>Let's face it -- it's cold outside. For those of you still clinging to warmer days (we see you …

Loaded Fries and an Awesome Classic Cheeseburger at Barleymash in San Diego

Barleymash<p>600 5th Ave, San Diego CA 92101 (map); 619-255-7373; barleymash.com<b><br>Cooking method:</b> Grilled<b><br>Short Order:</b> A tasty burger with subtle tweaks and mass-appeal<b><br>Want Fries With That?</b> The seasoned fries that come standard are decent, but if you're with a group, order some topped fries to …