Wes Smith

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50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

Wine

We Dry Brine Chicken, and So Should You

By Alex Delany<p>We season our chicken well before cooking it, and yes, it makes chicken that much better.<p>If there's a way to make chicken taste better than it already does, we’ll do it. Which is why, whenever we've got time, we dry brine chicken with plenty of kosher salt before cooking it—and so …

BBQ

Vegan Chocolate Sorbetto Cold

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> The Vegan Chocolate Sorbetto Cold-Chocolate is in the same family as a frozen hot …

Pork Tenderloin With Sour Cream and Mushroom Sauce

This pork tenderloin with sour cream makes an extraordinary meal out of a lean, mild cut of pork.This recipe is an easy meal for any night of the …

Cooking

10 Cool Cocktails You Should Be Drinking If You Want To Look Like A Pro

“You should go talk to that broody guy drinking the Appletini over there,” said no woman to her friend ever.<p>In a boozy world polluted with …

12 up-and-coming healthy fast food chains that should scare McDonald's

But within the last few years, many American consumers have shown a growing interest in healthier fast food that incorporates more low-calorie ingredients and fresh produce while remaining convenient and affordable.<p>In late 2016, top food executives from PepsiCo and Campbell Soup Company told …

Food

To lose weight, you need to understand the psychology of why you crave the wrong things

The UK’s diet industry is thriving to say the least. More than half of British adults try to lose weight by controlling their calorie intake each year. Unfortunately, losing weight is not as easy as turning down a biscuit, or opting for salad. And even those who have been successful in their …

Nutrition

Bajan inspired barbecued fish sandwich aka Blackened Swordfish Cutters

Impress your guests this barbecue season with this exclusive recipe by Gizzi Erskine...<p><i>Gizzi Erskine recently travelled around the Caribbean with</i> …

Seafood

Taste Beyond The Tongue

NASA doesn't want you to go blind during the solar eclipse

The much-celebrated full solar eclipse is just one month away for those in the continental United States, and NASA really does not want you to go blind when it finally happens. To that end, the organization has released some important tips to ensure that you preserve your eyesight.<p>First, don't look …

Livestreaming

Comic-Con 2017: Meet the Evil Batmen of Dark Nights - Metal

The Dark Knights are ready to dominate the DC Universe.<p>DC's upcoming event comic Dark Nights: Metal will introduce a realm called the Dark Multiverse …

Comic Books

DIY Rolled Ice Cream Recipe by Tasty

• Whisk the heavy cream, condensed milk, and salt in a bowl.<br>• Pour the mixture over a half sheet pan, or multiple quarter sheet pans. Make sure the ice cream base just barely covers the bottom. It should be ¼-inch (1 cm) thick or less.<br>• Sprinkle any chopped-up toppings you would like. With a whisk, mix …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

These 6 Microwaveable Desserts Are Genius For When Sugar Cravings Strike

These will change. your. life.<p>View this post on Facebook<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 tablespoons butter<p>1 tablespoon brown sugar<p>1 tablespoon granulated sugar<p>⅛ teaspoon salt<p>¼ teaspoon baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon vanilla<p>3 tablespoons flour<p>2 tablespoons chocolate chips<p><b>PREPARATION</b><p>1. Add butter, sugars, baking powder, salt, …

The best beer in every state, according to beer enthusiasts across the US

Americans love their beer. And when traveling out of state, a visit to the local brewery is one of the best ways to sample the culture.<p>For 15 years, Zymurgy Magazine — the official magazine of the American Homebrewers Association— has asked the group's tens of thousands of members to cast votes for …

Beer

Here's How To Make The Best Honeyed Chicken Fingers

This recipe was cooked up for a Game of Thrones viewing party. Check out the full plan here.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 cup panko<p>1 cup corn flakes, crushed<p>½ tsp paprika<p>2 eggs<p>1 cup flour<p>2 pounds chicken breasts<p>¼ cup honey<p>2 tbsp apple cider vinegar<p>Salt, pepper<p>Canola oil<p><b>For the sauce:</b><p>½ cup mayo<p>1 ½ tbsp ketchup<p>1 tsp …

Cider

Pili—The Delicious, Healthy Nut You’ve Never Heard Of

A handful of nuts is an easy and healthy snack, but if you’re growing a bit tired of the same rotation of almonds, walnuts, cashews, and pistachios, enter the pili nut. Pili—pronounced “peeley”—is a distinctive, tear-shaped nut native to Southeast Asia and the Pacific islands. It’s here that …

Mango Fool 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> Recipes for mango fool usually involve pureeing the fruit, however, this one …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A Southern-Style Peach Cobbler With a 3-Ingredient Topping

<b>Preheat the oven to 350°F.</b> Place a rack in the middle of the oven.<p><b>Prepare the fruit:</b> Prepare the fruit as necessary — wash, peel, stem, seed, slice, …

Dessert

7 Ways to Eat Vegetables for Breakfast and Actually Like It

Breakfast hashes are quickly becoming one of the most popular A.M. dishes around, and I am <i>so</i> here for them. They're delicious, versatile, and they …

Breakfast

7-Day Mediterranean Diet Meal Plan

The Mediterranean diet has long been recognized as one of the healthiest ways to eat. The Mediterranean way of eating is not only delicious, it's …

Food

17 Egg-Cooking Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

Cooking eggs is easy once you have a few tricks up your sleeve.

Meet Your New Favorite Summer Side: Bang Bang Corn

Spice things up.<p>GET THE RECIPE HERE.<p><b>BUY OUR FAVE BRUSHES: Coosa Silicone Basting Brushes, $8;amazon.com.</b><p>Grilled corn is one of the best parts about …

6 Frozen Breakfasts I Eat When It's Really Effing Hot Out

Breakfast is my favorite meal, for many reasons. First of all, I'm a morning person and almost always eat breakfast at home, so I have the time, …

Breakfast

The Top Eight Grilling Mistakes — And How Not to Make Them

Beer in hand, spatula at the ready, and hungry people standing by. When you’re the grill master this July Fourth, everyone’s enjoyment of the meal is …

It Looks Like Pokecado Toast Is Now A Thing, And We’re Not Mad At It

We’d love to pretend we’re above obsessing over every food trend that flashes across our internet and smartphone screens, but the truth is that these …

Breakfast

Cook Once, Eat All Week: 10 Big-Batch Summer Suppers

When the weather is balmy and perfect, it can sometimes feel especially hard to get dinner on the table. Wouldn't we all rather be soaking up the sun …

Cooking

This Upside-Down Peanut Butter Banana Toast Is Gonna Change Your Life

FRENCH. TOAST. FORVER.<p>1 stale baguette<p>4 eggs<p>½ cup heavy cream<p>1 teaspoon vanilla<p>1 teaspoon cinnamon<p>¼ cup unsalted butter<p>1 cup brown sugar<p>½ cup heavy cream<p>⅓ cup peanut butter<p>1 large banana, sliced<p>1. Preheat oven to 375˚F/190˚C.<p>2. On a cutting board, cut the baguette in half lengthwise, and slice into …

Breakfast

A Few Indispensable Cooking Hacks I Picked Up in France

After my culinary training at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris and the International Culinary Center (formerly The French Culinary Center) in New York City, I spent some time working in the test kitchen at <i>Saveur</i> magazine and soon after became a recipe tester for Food52. I’m currently in Paris, helping an …