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Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera review: On-demand photo nostalgia for people who barely remember instant cameras - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Polaroid Snap is a basic instant print camera that also captures 10-megapixel photos to a memory card. It's absolutely easy and fun to use.<p><b>The Bad</b> The print quality is good, but won't blow you away, especially at around 50 cents a print. Likewise, the digital photos can't compete with …

A New Polaroid App Lets You Create Photos That Move

Whether Polaroid asked us to or not, we're all familiar with the idea of shaking the self-developing film from a Polaroid instant camera to reveal an …

Chef's recipe: Bitter orange marmalade

One of the few things I look forward to in January (other than flying south and fleeing the cold weather) is the arrival of Seville oranges and the annual ritual of making bitter orange marmalade.<p>There seem to be two camps of marmalade lovers: those who favour the peel thinly cut and those who …

Restaurant Style Chicken Strips Recipe - Quiet Corner

These are delicious! Restaurant Style Chicken Strips recipe is super simple and deliciously spicy. Why pay restaurant prices for one serving when you …

Recipes

We Can't Stop Staring at Iron Chef Morimoto's 4-Ingredient Cocktail

Masaharu Morimoto, aka Iron Chef Morimoto, has a flair for presenting food—so it makes sense that his cocktails would look just as intriguing. This …

Korean Food's New Cool

Koreatown is the place to be now that upstart chefs are bringing fresh creativity to K-town classics.<p>A little more than a decade ago, Momofuku Noodle …

Want to Become a Better Cook? Eat in an Open Kitchen

You don't necessarily need to go to cooking school to learn what smart chefs know. Just look up from your dinner.<p><i>Welcome to Cook Like a Pro, in which we ask some of our favorite chefs for their essential techniques, along with advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning, and more.</i><p>Lift up your …

How to Make Your Kitchen Smell Like a Wet Tortilla (in a Good Way)

Depending on who you're talking to, a mention of "hominy" will elicit either complete and deep understanding from the other person or one of those nods that suggests that they don't want to admit their lack of understanding but-yes-I'm-listening.<p>I—and maybe you—have been in the latter group. But …

The Art of Drinking Tea

Anyone who follows me on Twitter knows what a huge -- in fact, obsessed -- fan I am of a good cup of tea. I started drinking tea (religiously, that is) when I was 9 years old (about eleven years ago) after my parents and I visited London for my very first time, and I was hooked. English Breakfast, …

Tea

How to Make Authentic Jamaican Jerk at Home

<i>Photo by Rob Baas.</i><p>Like North American barbecue, Jamaican jerk is simultaneously a dish, a cooking method, and a way of life--a noun and a verb.<p>As anyone who has eaten real-deal Jamaican jerk can tell you, it hurts. Smoke gets in your eyes and Scotch bonnet chiles scorch your gullet. "You need to …

BBQ

7 Secrets From a Grilled Cheese Master

Of the many eventful holidays that fall in April, none is more delicious than April 12th, a.k.a. National Grilled Cheese Day. Yes, like so many …

Ice Cream

How To Make Poutine

Let's face it, we all need a go to comfort food, but when the craving hits, we don't always want to wait. In comes poutine, this Canadian culinary staple is as easy as it is delicious. It's the simplest comfort food you've ever made, and after cooking up a batch of your very own, you'll never look …

5 Components to Choosing a Crossfit Gym

<b>Some of the best gyms in the world are CrossFit, and unfortunately, so are some of the worst. This can really be said of any big-name gym out …

Alice B. Toklas' Asparagus in Salt & Pepper Whipped Cream

<i>Every week—often with your help—Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The one way you probably haven't thought about serving asparagus—and you should.</i><p>Toast Soup and Chicken in Milk notwithstanding, I swear I don't just find the …

Anthony Bourdain's 'Parts Unknown' Returns for Fifth Season April 26

The fifth season of <b>Anthony Bourdain</b>'s popular CNN travelogue <i>Parts Unknown</i> has its premiere date: According to a network representative, Parts will return for eight new episodes on Sunday, <b>April 26</b>, with the premiere episode dedicated to South Korea. Other episodes this season will highlight …

That Fish Cray

<i>All month long, we're celebrating the people, places, dishes and traditions that make Southern food so special. Come take a seat at our table.</i><p>Jim …

Stanley Tucci: I'd be perfectly happy to just have a kitchen

The star of The Devil Wears Prada and The Hunger Games talks to Bryony Gordon about his new cookbook and why he can't see himself leaving London anytime soon<p>When I meet Stanley Tucci on a grey London afternoon in late February, his newborn son, Matteo, is only five weeks old. The 54-year-old actor …

How to Cook With Lavender so Your Food Doesn’t Taste Like Soap

Lavender is awesome with everything from cake to chicken...if you use it right.<p>For me, lavender conjures images of a top-down drive through the south of France. Fields and fields of purple unfold as I coast my hand out the window to catch the fragrant wind. Le sigh.<p>Until I can make my French …

Blogs | Food & Wine

They're just doing their best!<p>Wolfdown, Bites & Bashes, and Makani go beyond traditional bulgogi and bo ssam.<p>The company says plastic straws will be …

Food

Classic paella recipe from Stanley Tucci

With clams, shrimps and mussels mixed with saffron and paprika, this paella recipe - is the key to the perfect paella<p>This version calls for a 13½in paella pan.<p><b>SERVES</b><br>4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b> <b><br>For the sofrito:</b><br>2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil<br>½ red onion, chopped<br>½ sweet onion, chopped<br>½ shallot, finely chopped<br>2 cloves …

These Spicy-Sticky Wings Are a San Francisco Classic

These amazing wings are now on the menu at a new Chinese dumpling spot in San Francisco’s multiethnic Mission District.<p><i>These amazing wings are now on</i> …

13 Ways to Take Cardamom from Dawn till Dusk

It's difficult to describe the taste of cardamom. Floral? Crisp? Zesty? You've probably tasted hints of it before, in chai or Indian food or Scandinavian baked goods. There are actually two types of cardamom that are differentiated by the color of their pods: green and black. You can find these …

6 Asian Ingredients Primed to Be the New Sriracha

Here, chef Leah Cohen shares six Asian ingredients that everyone needs to know.<p>This Friday, the sixth annual LuckyRice Festival Grand Feast presented …

7 Unexpected Ways to Cook with Tea, from Pasta to Pudding

Tea isn't just for drinking—check out these creative ideas for cooking with it, too.<p>We love a good, hot mug of matcha, tisane, or Darjeeling, but lately we've been thinking about ways to get a little more creative with tea. Our favorite teas are fast becoming one of our favorite ways to add grassy, …

A Chef Explains How to Make Kale and Other Healthy Foods Not Taste Awful

And it doesn’t involve adding bacon bits.<p>Chef Jeremy Bringardner used to force down healthy eats regardless of how they tasted. But then he changed his entire food philosophy. "I don't believe in sacrificing taste for nutrition—ever," he says. "I believe it's equally important to enjoy your food as …

The 5 Tastes & How to Cook with Them

<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:</i> <i>It turns out, everything you need to know about balancing flavors is on the tip of your tongue.</i><p>Your taste buds know more than you think they do: They are …

Glassman vs OCT: CrossFit HQ and the Kevin Ogar Tragedy

<b>When Kevin Ogar suffered a catastrophic spinal injury at the 2014 OC Throwdown, one thing became certain - litigation would ensue.</b> With a …