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Dinner Tonight: Salmon Papillotes + Creamy Cucumber Side

The trick to a fully satisfying meal is to play with balance, and this combination strikes the perfect one. Crunchy cucumbers are paired with soft, steamed salmon. A creamy sauce with lemon cools the bold flavor of peppercorns and ginger. Finally, the bit of dill in both recipes ties this Dinner …

Grilled New York Steak with a Cherry Port Compote

Hi Guys! Lets talk steaks! I’m not a huge steak eater…well, that’s not entirely true. I do love me a deliciously cooked steak. Medium-rare for me …

Plum Crisp With Cornmeal Streusel and Bourbon Crème Fraîche

This mouthwatering crisp is made with two ingredients the U.S. South is well known for -- Bourbon and cornmeal. As it happens, these two ingredients pair incredibly well with ripe plums!<p>The cornmeal finds its way into the streusel that adorns the sweet-yet-tangy fruits. Along with the crystalline …

Baking

Luscious Lemon Ricotta Pancakes Recipe (for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner!)

<b>Written by Kristi Arnold</b><p>Pancakes for breakfast (and even often for dinner) are a family-favorite at our house. But we love to mix it up with different varieties. This luscious lemon ricotta pancakes recipe is filled with rich ingredients and it's absolutely packed with healthy nutrients.<p>With 1 1/2 …

Breakfast

Grapefruit with Vanilla-Honey and Coconut

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: What you really want to eat right now.</i><p>‘Tis the season of good intentions, of swearing you’ll keep a diary …

Broiled Oysters + Sugar Steak with Bourbon

It's New Year's Eve, people. And whether you're staying in on the couch or heading out on the town, you deserve a Dinner. You deserve to treat yourself to the kinds of foods you probably won't eat on a Tuesday night in 2014: to toast the year ahead, to give 2013 a worthy send-off. And what a better …

Avocado Quesadillas With Grape Tomatoes and Basil Chiffonade

These quesadillas make a healthy and delicious meal for a quick weeknight dinner. The avocados are paired with deliciously nutty Fontina, which adds to their creaminess, and finely cubed red onions and jalapeños for a bit of contrast and spunk. The cherry tomatoes and basil that adorn the …

Tomatoes

Sense of Taste: Coconut Mousse Cake (Recipe)

Last week, I blogged about being naughty and not conforming to a post-New Year's diet. Eating more healthfully year-round has always been my approach, so an occasional slice of cake won't lead me into a downward spiral of gluttony.<p>I've been thinking about how the texture of food can change your …

Scallop Crudo with Citrus, Mint and Sea Salt Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> There's a fantastic restaurant called L'Artusi in NY that makes unbelievable …

ICYMI: This week's recipes include grown-up Hot Pockets, Sloppy Joes, and a Sunshine Smoothie: http://thekitc.hn/1mCs05a

5 Tips for Achieving Burger Greatness

Before you start slapping patties on the grill this weekend, take a second to brush up on some burger wisdom from chefs who know what they’re talking …

How to Make the Easiest Gnocchi in History (VIDEO)

Previously on <i>F&W</i>'s Mad Genius Tips, Test Kitchen maestro Justin Chapple revealed the easy way to make fluffy gnocchi by mashing the dough with a potato masher. In this week's video, he shows you the coolest, easiest way to cut the dough into perfect little light-as-air dumplings. All you need is a …

Genius

Dairy-free treats: Piña colada sorbet, fudge, more

A dairy intolerance doesn't mean that desserts are a thing of the past. Brian Smith from Ample Hills Creamery shared three dairy-free dessert recipes that will satisfy your sweet tooth.<p><b>Pi</b><b>ñ</b><b>a</b> <b>colada</b> <b>sorbet</b><p>2 cups unsweetened coconut milk<br>• 2 cups all-natural pineapple juice<br>• 3/4 cup organic cane sugar<br>• 1/4 cup …

Dessert

The X-Men of Food: 9 Mutant Recipes with Superpowers, Secret Identities

These 9 recipes have their own astonishing mutant powers. Just you wait and see...<p><b>Literally every single person on Earth</b>, or at least a few million of them, is foaming-at-the-mouth excited for today's release of <i>X-Men: Days of Future Past</i>. Which is why, in pale imitation of <b>Professor X</b>, we at <i>Bon</i> …

Comics

Tarantula Tempura

The chef delicately fanned out the plump, slightly spindly legs in preparation of butchery. He held up what was to be our main course in his left hand and, with his right, commenced torching the body with a lighter... to remove the course hair.<p>With a sharp knife, the chef sliced the abdomen from …

Deep Frying

Think You Have A Real Choice When Grocery Shopping? Think Again.

Despite what rows and rows of different beer, cereal and ice cream brands suggest, shoppers actually have little choice when it comes to groceries.<p>The proliferation of grocery items specifically tailored to every taste is a bit of a deception. In reality, a 2013 study by the U.S. consumer rights …

Worst Food Cliche Headlines for Reviews of Chef, Ranked

Actor/director <b>Jon Favreau's</b> new film <i>Chef</i> — about a chef who leaves the fine dining world to start a food truck (see Eater's review) — hits even more theaters across America today. Movie reviewers were uh, hungry, to stuff headlines full of as many food puns as possible. Here now, the worst cliche …

7 Irresistible Weekend Baking Projects

We scanned our community discussion boards for ideas and inspiration and pulled out seven amazing recipes (both sweet and savory) that are perfect …

A Kitchy Kitchen Recipe: Salt-roasted Fish With Spicy Orange Salsa

I have always wanted to try this, but it seemed very "summering in Martha's Vineyard" or like..."let's pop over to that little island in Greece for the day, the water was DIVINE there." Basically, fancy people food. Like, real fancy. You're essentially building a personal oven for your fish, which, …

Black Sea

Smoking Meat

• <b>Author:</b> Jeff Phillips<p>Real barbecue taste comes from mastering the art of slow-cooking meat at a low temperature for a long time, using wood smoke to add flavour. And this is the book that shows you how to do it! For the first time, Jeff Phillips is publishing the information he has compiled on his …

Bay leaves are an optional ingredient, 'but things are definitely better with them'

3 Things to Pick Up at the Market This Weekend

What the Food52 team can’t wait to pick up from the market this week — and why you should be adding it to your bag, too.<p>Yes, we know your market tote is bursting forth with ramps. There are probably a few stalks of rhubarb in there, too, snuggled in next to a punnet of strawberries. No one needs to …

Why Tuna's Both Cheap and Expensive, Plentiful and Very Endangered

Tuna is a fish of contradictions: it's hard not to love, but it's also hard to love anyone who's just eaten it.<p>To better understand the chicken of the sea (and the origins of that nickname), we quizzed Andrew F. Smith, author of <i>American Tuna: The Rise and Fall of an Improbable Food</i>, about …

16 Sweet Pea Recipes We Love

Gallery16 Sweet Pea Recipes We Love<p>Frozen peas are great. Seriously! They're one of the few vegetables that will actually taste better frozen 95% of the year. That's because the moment you pluck pea pods from the vine, the sweet sugar inside the individual peas will start converting into starches. …

Rice Bowls Make Cooking Dinner Stupid Easy (And Delicious)

There are days when dinner has to be easy -- like Monday through Friday, every week out of the year. There's nothing that we want to do less after a long day of work than start chopping vegetables far long before we get to even <i>think</i> about eating. And then, dishes.<p>As much as we love to cook, most …

Quick Cured Salmon - How to Cure Salmon in 3 Minutes

Walnut Mocha Torte Recipe

Happy Valentine’s! Here’s a special treat that would be perfect for the day of hearts: a German-style torte, a layered cake made with ground walnuts, …