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How To Make Queso Dip Without Velveeta, In Case Of A Shortage (PHOTOS)

Bad news, everyone: Kraft just announced that there may be a Velveeta shortage looming, just in time for queso season. Like many other disasters of epic proportions, this one comes to us via a confluence of unfortunate circumstances -- namely, extraordinarily high demand because of game-day snack …

Childhood Dishes: 15 Chefs Share Early Inspirations

Here are 15 simple desserts for a midweek treat from this past year, including a delicious baked apple stuffed with oats and brown sugar: http://thekitc.hn/1fCQU2F

Wild-Mushroom Bread Pudding >> http://bit.ly/19fY4eT Going beyond the customary side dishes for beef (mushrooms and a gratin), we’ve combined all the luxurious flavor of wild mushrooms sautéed in cream with good buttered toast for these single-serving puddings, giving every guest a perfect mix of crisp, golden surface and warm, melting interior.

Joanne Chang's Hot and Sour Soup

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: A Chinese restaurant classic strips off its winter coat, and you get the post-holiday soup you've been waiting for.</i><p>Hot and sour is what we hanker for when we're …

Food & Dining

29 Clever Gifts For People Who Love To Drink

So, like, gifts for everyone!

Alcohol

27 Most Epic Food Stacks Of 2013

AKA staXXX. Prepare to die of drooling.

Cooking

Sunday Brunch: Apple Brandy Doughnut Holes

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Fresh, hot doughnuts make for a great brunch on a chilly day, but the process of proofing and rising yeast tends to be a bit too daunting for your average Sunday morning. This quick and easy version of classic …

My 5 best cocktail books

It is a testament to all things digital that I only have one third as many cocktail books as books about Titanic.<p>Back in the early 90's when I became …

Recipe: Johnnie Walker Double Black Bitters

There’s nothing like a guys night in—invite the boys over, pop in <i>The Godfather</i>, and break out the whisky. But what if your bottle isn’t the priciest …

Bitters

The 13 Best Bourbons In America

In the "Whiskey - USA" category at last month's International Wine and Spirit Competition, great bottles of bourbon won a "Gold," but the very best took home a "Gold Outstanding" for setting the industry standard for excellence.<p>These bottles all went through the gauntlet. Wines and liquors are …

16 Two-Ingredient Cocktails Anyone Can Make

Drinks so simple, even a BABY could make them! Not recommended for babies under 21.

Spices

23 Delicious Ways To Drink Whiskey Tonight

Bring on the cold weather.

Rye Whiskey

Spice Up Your Soiree with these Fall Cider Recipes

Cheers to all the delectable delights of Autumn — kettle corn, pumpkin pie, and apple cider, to name but a few! <b>When seasonal temperatures start to drop, nothing chases off the chills better than a toasty beverage.</b><p>Next time you pass a roadside farm stand, why not pick up a gallon of locally made …

How to Infuse Spirits with Herbs, Spices, and Fruits

Amp up your liquor cabinet by adding herbs, fruits, and spices to your favorite spirits. Here's the easy way to do it<p>We love infusing spirits with herbs, spices, and fruits, then mixing the new concoctions in cocktails. To make your own creations, keep these tips in mind. --<i>Mary-Francis Heck</i><p>Don't …

Spices

The Proper Way To Make An Old Fashioned Cocktail

There will be no muddled maraschinos, got it?<p>We suggest you make more, but for one cocktail, you'll need:<p>1 sugar cube<p>3 dashes Angostura bitters<p>Water<p>Ice<p>2 oz. rye whiskey<p>Orange peel (for garnish)<p>Save and print the recipe at Food52.<p><i>Food52 is a community for people who love food and cooking. Follow</i> …

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5 Herb-Infused Cocktails from Craftbar (And How to Make Them At Home)

Gallery5 Herb-Infused Cocktails from Craftbar (And How to Make Them At Home)<p>Bar programs at restaurants may not get as much buzz these days as speakeasy-style cocktail dens, but <b>Craftbar's</b> bar manager, <b>Jeffrey Skiba</b>, feels lucky to have access to the restaurant's kitchen. "The chefs are a huge …

For The Win: Pimm’s Orange Soda Floats

If cocktail-making was an Olympic sport, the <b>Pimm’s Orange Soda Float</b> would win tens across the board in the categories of simplicity, creativity, deliciousness, and presentation. It’s easy to fall back on <b>summer drink</b> classics such as the root beer float, but with nearly the same amount of effort, …

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Giveaway: Win a Copy of 'Winter Cocktails'

We're so proud when Serious Eats contributors write and publish books, and this fall sees the release of an amazing one: 'Winter Cocktails' by our own María del Mar Sacasa. Given that María is an accomplished food stylist and the book is photographed by Tara Striano, we're not surprised that the …

Cocktail: Blood Orange Margarita - A Golden Afternoon: Simplified Home Living

Hello, Summer. You have been quite lovely of late. You are lovin’ on my garden with sweet sun kisses and my tomatoes and strawberries are therefore …

Tomatoes

em> Recipe </em> :: Hawaiian Lava Flow {cocktail}

I just discovered this amazingly delicious drink in Hawaii. It is a variation on a pina colada, with the addition of a strawberry puree. The drink is …

Mango Jalapeño Margaritas

Mango Jalapeño Margaritas.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> February 22, 2013 147<p>It’s February and I want a… margarita.<p>Technically I always want a margarita since it IS …

Summer Mocktails: Cantaloupe Mocktini/Martini

<i>The fourth in our series of mouth-watering summer mocktails from Beth of Tasty Yummies.</i><p>This summer my husband and I decided to invest in a CSA with …

Getting Lost in the Pages of 'Di Bruno Bros. House of Cheese'

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>The past few years have seen a lot of new cheese books in bookstores. As Americans, we're finally waking up to an idea that the rest of the world has been keen on for hundreds (maybe thousands) of years. Cheese is an …

5 New Ways to Eat Kimchi

<i>Lauryn Chun from Mother-In-Law's Kimchi is sharing five new ways to enjoy the funkiest condiment around. Grab your own DIY kit in Provisions, make a batch, and then start putting it on everything.</i><p>To me, November signals Kimjang, the traditional Korean cabbage harvest, when families used to gather …

Flavors

Cindy Mushet's Italian Jam Shortbread Tart (Fregolotta)

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>A last-minute pantry tart that looks much fancier than it is -- a silver bullet year-round, and just what you need for the holidays.</i><p>During the holidays, more …

Dessert