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Even Pastry Chefs Use Canned Pumpkin at Thanksgiving

Lots of people use canned pumpkin to make pie, but would a pastry chef? Brooks Headley, the genius at Manhattan’s Del Posto, explains why his answer …

12 Complete Thanksgiving Menus

SAVEUR<p>https://www.saveur.com/gallery2/Thanksgiving-Menus<p>article<p>More than any other holiday, Thanksgiving is a day built on culinary ritual. Turkey, …

Why In The World Is Shortening Called Shortening?

Any seasoned baker knows that shortening is called on to make the crumbliest of pie crusts (though some still prefer to use butter), but why it's called shortening -- and what it is exactly -- is something not many of us actually know.<p>Crisco is the first thing many people think of when they hear …

14 New Ways to Show Off Potatoes

The ever-popular, ever-praised, yet ever-humble potato: You love to enjoy them fried to a salty crunch, baked with butter, and mashed to creamy perfection. You know just how you like to prepare potatoes and you've got your favorite dishes down to a science.<p>But sometimes your potatoes are begging to …

Cooking

How to Roast Any Winter Squash

<i>This article is brought to you by our friends at Electrolux as part of an ongoing series focusing on seasonal ingredients for the holidays. This month we're talking pumpkin and winter squash.</i><p><i>Today: From butternut to kabocha, here's how to roast whatever squash you picked up at the market -- and</i> …

Butternut

Why You Should Be Eating Savory Oatmeal for Lunch

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Experiment with your oatmeal routine for a filling, cool-weather desk lunch.</i><p>Weekends …

Breakfast

How to Eat Cheap by Eating Vegan

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Keep costs down by ditching the meat and dairy, even if</i> …

Healthy Eating

22 Hits From the 90s

With the imminent return of Clearly Canadian, we can't help but get excited about the 90s' culinary legacy: It was the decade that brought us Surge Cola, the Macarena, and some totally unforgettable food trends. Millennials recall the excessive use of sun-dried tomatoes and the ubiquitous Chinese …

Homemade

No-Fuss Vegan Cornbread

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: A cornbread that's everything you want it to be -- including good for any vegans who might show up at Thanksgiving.</i><p>This is my Goldilocks cornbread. It’s a little …

Vegan

10 Cozy Fall Breakfast Recipes

Cooler temperatures and falling leaves mean it's time to turn on your oven and bake something delicious. Try these cozy breakfast recipes made from all your favorite fall ingredients -- apples, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, oats, pecans and more.<p><b>1. Amish-Style Baked Oatmeal with Apples, Walnuts & Raisins</b><p>…