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10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

The Taco Diet: Finding the Best Carnitas, Spicy Shrimp and Chorizo in San Diego

Tracking a major trend, F&W’s Kate Krader goes to a U.S. taco capital—San Diego—and discovers incredible things to eat morning, noon and night.<p>Here’s …

The Only Brownie Recipe You'll Ever Need

We've found the best one.<p>It's hard to go wrong with a brownie recipe. When there's chocolate involved with sugar and butter, you almost just can't fail. But if you're looking for the best, most perfect, totally ultimate brownie recipe, then you have to be a little more discerning. You can't be too …

How to Make Crunchy Fried Fish Tacos

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>The fishing this year has been simultaneously great and not-so-great. The great part is that I've been able to get out on the water more this year than in the last several combined. This is due to a combination of …

Grilled Chicken Tacos

4 Servings<p>These chicken tacos are made with thighs, which are more flavorful than chicken breasts; plus, they're less expensive. Put them to work in any fast weeknight preparation, starting with these spiced tacos.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 medium onion, cut into wedges, keeping root intact<p>2 garlic …

5 Great Meats for the Grill

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: When you want something a little more special than burgers and</i> …

How to Make Guacamole 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: Don't settle for inferior versions -- t</i><i>he guac of your dreams is just around the corner.</i><p>Having grown up in …

Braised BBQ Beef Sandwich Recipe

My mother grew up in a house where there was constant entertaining. My nana was somewhat of a social bee and even I remember how every night was a …

21 Melty, Gooey, Ultra-Cheesy Quesadillas

It doesn’t get simpler or better than a warm, deliciously cheesy quesadilla. Here, 21 of the all-time greatest quesadilla recipes F&W has to offer.<p>It …

Baked Potato Soup Recipe

Now that the cold weather is returning, it’s time to start making more soup, don’t you think?<p>Here’s a classic, perfect for potato lovers—baked potato …

Waffle-Iron Hash Browns Recipe

Using the waffle iron to make hash browns means you get crunchy bits on both sides. You get silky smooth potato inside. And you get all of this without having to flip the potatoes or fuss over them in the pan. You may never make hash browns any other way again.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Squeezing the …

Meatloaf Recipe

<i>After trying dozens of others, I guarantee that this is the best meatloaf recipe you’ll find. It’s loaded with flavor, very easy to prepare, and the</i> …