Agnes Chiao

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The Tofu I Make Is Insanely Good, Thanks to This Secret Ingredient

After years of cooking tofu, I've finally discovered my favorite way to make it.<p>I love tofu, but I know not everyone does. Which is why when I head …

Vegan

Beer-Battered Chicken Nuggets Will Ruin You For All Others

It’s the 1950s. We’re in New York, upstate, Cornell University, some building, downstairs, in the basement. Dr. Robert Baker is running a poultry lab. As <b>Time</b> described it decades later: “Foreseeing the revolutionary possibility of processed foods, which were already reaping big dividends for pork …

Cooking

Why Grandma Piggyback's Coffee Cake Was *That* Good

<i>Good food is worth a thousand words—sometimes more! In My Family Recipe, a writer shares the story of a single dish they've inherited, and why it's meaningful to them.</i><p>My grandmother Henrietta Ring, aka Grandma Piggyback—because she gave piggyback rides—was the most idolized cook in our family. …

Dessert

Our Favorite Board Games for Adults

We spent 54 hours researching 115 board games and playing 13 top contenders with 18 people to find some of the best board games for adults. In the …

Board Games

The Only Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe You'll Need For the Rest of Your Life

Australians are on a constant search for the perfect chocolate chip cookie — one that is dense and chewy on the inside while crisp on the outside. …

Dessert

Tres Leches, Tres Ways—With One Tangy Secret

Tres leches cake has long been on my list of top 10 favorite desserts <i>of all time</i>. I love its ease and simplicity—this is a cake you could pull out last minute for an unplanned shindig, and it can easily be made to serve a crowd. But even more than that, I love the way this beautiful cake tastes. It …

Dessert

Rhubarb Custard Cake

8 servings<p>This easy cake batter requires no mixer and comes together in minutes. The final result is a rich, custardy cake that plays perfectly off the tart rhubarb topping.<p>March 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 Tbsp. melted unsalted butter, plus more room-temperature for pan<p>1 cup all-purpose flour, plus more …

All the Creamy Goodness of a Cannoli, In a Cake

<i>Every so often, we scour the site for cool recipes from our community that we then test, photograph, and feature—this one comes from longtime Food52er drbabs.</i><p>When I think about recipes I'm proudest of, I also realize how fortunate I've been. A lot of what I consider to be my best are regularly …

Dessert

The *Very* Fancy Cantonese Sauce Chefs Adore, Home Cook-ified

There are condiments, and then there’s XO sauce. It may not be a household name like Sriracha, but those who are familiar with the Chinese condiment revere it as much as college students like squeezing the rooster. Even the name, inadvertently suggestive of intimate affairs, is alluring.<p>Like a …

Seafood

Lemon (or Lime) Curd Is Better Without Sugar—Seriously

The inspiration for Honey Lemon Curd came from (blogger and friend) Letty Flatt’s recipe for the same. I loved the idea of exchanging honey for sugar in a recipe where I knew that the honey would be a welcome flavor—in addition to being the sweetener. I decided a make-over of my own lemon curd …

Meet the Love Child of Your Favorite Olive Oil Cake & a Lemon Poppy Seed Muffin

Teach a baker to make cake and you’ll busy her for a day. Teach a baker to <i>adapt</i> cake and you’ll busy her for a lifetime. Back in the day—so, last year—when I was getting up a few hours past midnight to make buttermilk biscuits and apple pies and, every morning, a hopefully different cake, I thought …

This Super-Fudgy Flourless Chocolate Cake Has a Genius Star Ingredient

Flourless chocolate cakes take all kinds of many-splendored forms—but until now, landing on a fudgy-yet-light, classic birthday cake-like crumb wasn’t one of their strong suits.<p>Moussey? Why yes. Souffle-ish? Sure! Molten? You bet your Jean-Georges Vongerichten they can do molten.<p>But this thoroughly …

Seven Magic Sauces you Should Know About

What is a magic sauce? It's a simple sauce you can use a hundred different ways. And you should absolutely have one or two in your repertoire! Here …

Cooking

The Dumpling Recipe I Learned From My Mom & My Ex

<i>Refinery29's My Kitchen Sink is an exploration of our most meaningful recipes — the go-to dishes that we turn to time and again. Not only do we enjoy</i> …

The Cookies Instagram Can’t Quit

If you’ve been anywhere near the internet in the past few months, you’ve seen Alison Roman’s Salted Butter Chocolate Chunk Shortbread. They are round and thick, with sugary, glittery edges and big flakes of salt. Chocolate chip cookies that don’t want to be called chocolate chip cookies. Those, …

Here Are The Recipes We Tried And Loved Recently

Here’s what our editors and writers are making in their own kitchens.

This Challah Was On My Grandmother's Table Every Friday Night

<i>Every so often, we scour the site for cool recipes from our community that we then test, photograph, and feature—this special challah comes from longtime Food52er MrsWheelbarrow.</i><p>At my grandmother's house, challah was on the table at every Friday night for Sabbath dinner. For years, her …

7 Self-Improvement Books That Actually Work

Stuck in a rut and want to get more out of your day than sitting at a desk, punching keys and drinking lukewarm coffee? Hate reading those dull …

Choose Your Own Adventure

How to Cook Fish in the Oven Perfectly Every Time

You can make almost any slow-roasted fish in under 30 minutes. Just memorize this technique.<p>Learning how to cook fish at home can be incredibly intimidating. There are a lot of mistakes you can make, but we think the best way to nail it every time is to let the oven do all the work. That's why …

Cooking

Seventy

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> One of my favorite pizza-dough recipes is Jim Lahey’s no-knead dough, on which …

9 High-Protein, Low-Carb Recipes That You'll Want to Devour

Restricting yourself when it comes to what you eat can be challenging, but what about when you’re looking for high-protein, low-carb recipes? The …

This Homemade Pizza Dough Just Calls for 2 Simple Ingredients

Did you know that you can make the most amazing pizza dough with just two ingredients? Sound too good to be true? Perhaps, but after you try this fun food hack, you’ll forget all about delivery and want to make these every time you’re craving a slice. Plus you can top it with anything you’d like, …

Chocolate Dutch Baby

January 2018<p>2 servings<p>Introducing a warm chocolate dessert that is way simpler and faster than a soufflé (no beaten egg whites) or a molten chocolate cake (no double boiler) but every bit as delicious.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 large eggs<p>⅓ cup all-purpose flour<p>¼ cup sugar<p>3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa …

Dessert

This Is Ina Garten's Most Popular Recipe on Food Network

Second only to actually <i>being</i> Ina Garten's husband, Jeffrey, true happiness is watching <i>Barefoot Contessa</i> on Food Network and channeling Garten's …

Instant Pot Herbed Chickpea Plov

Plovs. I started cooking them last year pretty regularly, locking onto one in particular early in my exploration. It was the Green-herbed Plov with …

Cooking

Stuffed Bell Pepper Recipes to Spice Up Your Weeknights

During the winter, seasonal soups and decadent comfort foods tend to reign supreme. As delightful as these offerings may be when the weather <i>first</i> …

5 Planks, 10 Minutes: Your Ultimate Abs Workout

[caption id="attachment_59963" align="alignnone" width="620"] <i>Photo: Ryan Kelly / DB10</i>[/caption]With 10 minutes on the clock, holding plank after …

Workouts

Slow Cooker Stuffed Cabbage Cooked in a Sweet & Sour Sauce

Slow Cooker Stuffed Cabbage Rolls<p>Serves 4<p><i>For the cabbage and sauce:</i> <br>1 large head regular or Savoy cabbage (about 2 1/4 pounds), including outer …

Slow Cookers

This Super-Simple Orange Cake has a Kooky, Genius Secret Ingredient

For all of us who can't get enough of juicy-sweet citrus season, there is a cake for us. I don't think we could make a brighter, moister, more deliciously-riddled-with-orange cake if we tried.<p>You might be thinking this is one of the genius breed of cakes made with whole citrus boiled for hours to …

How Long to Marinate Chicken (and All Meat) for Maximum Flavor

By Alex Delany<p>You're probably marinating your meat for too long. This is how long to marinate chicken, beef, and pork so that you get the most bang for your buck.<p>Marinating meat is like stretching. Stretching is important. You know, before going for a run or playing in your coed rec soccer league …