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California Restaurant Serving a Foodbeast Ramen Pizza on Secret Menu

There's a fondness in my heart for pizzerias. Having spent a good chunk of my high school experience working in one, I've come to appreciate the simple menu of a family-owned pizza shop. Every so often, however, it's pretty cool to see one taking an innovative turn with their menu. Case in point, a …

Marco Polo

6 Ways to Perfect Your Quesadilla

The quesadilla burst onto America's culinary landscape in the 1990s. It was love at first bite.<p>The quesadilla burst onto America's culinary landscape in the 1990s. It was love at first bite. We loved the earthy-flavored, chewy-crisp tortillas, the gooey filling of melted cheese, the sting of the …

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97 Brunch Recipes to Make This Weekend

At-home brunch means no waiting in line, plus: eating in pajamas! These leisurely homemade brunch ideas will help you do it up in style.<p><b>An at-home brunch means no waiting in line</b>, as many mimosas as your heart desires, and, best of all, eating in your pajamas. These recipes will help you tackle a …

Breakfast

What The Hell Is Hominy, Anyway?

We have hominy to thank for tamales.<p>If you're a fan of hominy and already know all about it, you've just earned major life points from HuffPost Taste. But if the word hominy makes you stop and say, "Huh?" read on.<p>Even if you've never heard of hominy before today, chances are you've eaten quite a …

Top 11 Things That Make a Great Burger

There is no such thing as a great "burger" made from grain, seafood, soybeans, poultry, or vegetables.<p>Everywhere the Accidental Locavore goes these days, hamburgers have transformed conversations into arguments. Everyone has their favorite place/places and whether it's a fast food burger or a $100+ …

French Fries

14 Summer Refreshers

If you were stuck in a vast desert, what drink would you dream about?<p>Though this will (hopefully) never happen, sometimes your work commute can feel like a hot and endless journey, especially if public transportation is involved. Instead of focusing on the heat, imagine yourself making the perfect …

32 Incredibly Easy, No-Bake Desserts to Keep You a Safe Distance From Your Oven

Keep cool with these no-bake dessert recipes<p>Updated:<p>During the hottest months of summer the last thing you want to do is turn on the oven, but your …

13 American Regional Food Quirks

Some will astound you, some will confuse you, and some will make you want to relocate immediately.<p>America is a nation of individuals, and individuals are really weird. So it happens pretty frequently, then, that when a bunch of individuals/weirdos in a certain area get together and start eating the …

Sandwiches

How to Make Pancakes 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: Dads have monopolized pancakes long enough. Reclaim pancakes as your own, and then customize them however</i> …

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