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Three Ways to Make Iced Coffee at Home

Not even the laziest coffee-drinker needs to suffer through a watery, lukewarm cup of regular coffee on ice. Try one of these methods.<p>It's tough to choke down a steaming cup of coffee in the heat of the summer, but you may still want — or need — to enjoy your morning brew.<p>You could just throw some …

Cinnamon French toast recipe

Once you try this French toast recipe, you'll wonder why you ever make anything else for breakfast<p>Since I started making French toast in a baking dish I’ve never looked back. Not only do you not need to fry individual slices of ­bread, you don’t need to do anything in the morning besides preheat …

Breakfast

41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

Cooking

Malted Milk Cookie Tart

Makes 16 wedges<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 3 min<p>July 2010Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups all purpose flour<p>1 cup malted milk powder<p>1/2 cup sugar<p>1 teaspoon (scant) coarse kosher salt<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch pieces, room temperature<p>1/2 cup bittersweet chocolate chips (about 3 …

Baking

Pictures: Looters Shatter Museum of Ancient Egyptian Treasures

Amid the deadly chaos sweeping across Egypt, looters ransacked the archaeological museum in the town of Mallawi last week.

16 All-American Classics for the Fourth of July

The most patriotic holiday is right around the corner, and we've got you covered no matter how you choose to celebrate. Although typical Fourth of July fare is far from fancy—as it should be—we have a few ideas up our sleeve for making the best versions possible. Munch away on 16 of our American …

Recipes

Pati Jinich's Chicken Tinga

<i>Our guest editor this week is Pati Jinich, authority on Mexican cooking and author of Pati's Mexican Table. She'll be sharing a week's worth of recipes, choosing a Wildcard winner, answering our questions, and giving away a few copies of her book.</i><p><i>Today, Pati shares a chicken recipe that's fit to</i> …

Spices

A Mexican Menu, From Salsa to Flan

<i>All week long Pati Jinich has served as our Guest Editor. She chose a Wildcard Winner, answered our questions, and shared 4 recipes from her cookbook.</i><p>Pati Jinich's love for Mexican food -- and her understanding of its tastes and history -- come through in everything she makes, including the four …

Cooking

Squash Blossom Frittata + Potato Salad with Arugula

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today, reclaim the morning that got away by making breakfast for dinner.</i><p>It's Monday. That means you didn't wake up at 6 AM to go for a run, …

Potatoes

Update Your Kebabs (+ 8 Tips for Cooking them Right)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: Kebabs have come a long way since their 1970s heyday.</i> <i>Tom shares a recipe to bring kebabs into the 21st century, plus 8 tips</i> …

BBQ

Suzanne Goin's Grilled Pork Burgers

<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: When rethinking the perfect burger, it's what's inside that counts.</i><p>There are perfect burgers made of beef, salt, and pepper. This is not one of those burgers. …

Burgers

Grilled Avocado with Cherry Tomatoes and Herbs

<i>Each week, we'll be scanning through recipes for exceptional photos from our community, and sharing our favorites.</i><p><i>Today: Our hearts were captured by a grilled summer salad with herbs at its center.</i><p>In our Your Best Fresh Herbs contest, you showed us your most classic and creative herb recipes. …

Grilling

Lunch, By Way of France

<i>Every week we take a peek inside the lunches of the luckiest kids in Brooklyn. Read on, suppress your jealousy, and get a little brown bag inspiration.</i><p>Who doesn't like ratatouille and a ham-and-butter sandwich for summer camp lunch? When my kids grow up they won't be able to say I didn't try to …

Summer Camp

Feast Your Eyes: Squash Blossom Pizza

<i>Each week, we'll be scanning through recipes for exceptional photos from our community, and sharing our favorites.</i><p><i>Today: It's a fact: squash blossoms can make the most beautiful dish even better.</i><p>This pizza is beautiful in its own right. With a charred crust, vibrant tomato sauce, and flakes of …

Pizza

Ideas for Using Pesto

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p>This time of year, the herbs in your garden or window box are probably going crazy -- …

Food

Candied Lemon Sheet Cake (+ 5 Tips for Taking it With You)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: Drive-in memories, a gluten-free Candied Lemon Sheet Cake, and 5 tips for taking it with you.</i><p>A lemon cake. That's what I …

Baking

8 Summer Soups

There's nothing better than a nice bowl of warm soup on a cold winter day -- but there's no need to pack your stock pot away when the weather heats up. Soup can be warm and comforting, but it can also be light and refreshing. When you're bored of using your summer produce in salads, turn them into …

Food

A Mexican Feast

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, you can make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Gabriella shows you how to ditch the takeout menu and make Mexican food at …

Cooking

8 Perfect Picnic Foods

Picture this: You and a group of friends sitting on a blanket. You're on the beach -- or in a park if you prefer. You're laughing, talking, playing cards or catch. You're shading your eyes from the bright and warm sun as you read a book. And then there's food, packed away in tupperware, to be …

Food

Shrimp Salad Sandwich

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: We promise, they eat this for breakfast somewhere.</i><p>There is almost nothing that signifies summer in Norway …

Seafood

Make Any Pesto in 5

<i>What can you do with just 5 minutes? Actually, way more than you think. Check out Food52 in 5—our list of 5-minute recipes, mini projects, and joyful moments—for more.</i><p>Today: Pesto can be anything you want it to be. Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella breaks it down with the minimum amount of fuss (and …

Pesto

Mable's Texas Sheet Cake

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: A cake to bring out everyone's inner child.</i><p>I like a good office birthday. Not my own, of course. On my birthday I call in sick and get a pedicure. But I enjoy the minor …

Dessert

Green Kitchen Stories' Vanilla Peaches with Pistachio Crumble

<i>This week, David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl from Green Kitchen Stories are</i> <i>serving as Guest Editors at Food52. They're sharing a week's worth of recipes and giving away 3 copies of their book, Vegetarian Everyday.</i><p><i>Today: You don't have to flambé your peaches to make them soft, juicy, and …

Baking

9 Summer Tomato Recipes

Summer is a time for many things --- vacations, trips to the beach, backyard barbecues, endless amounts of ice cream. But most importantly, it is tomato time! Nothing tastes like summer quite like a freshly-picked, juicy tomato. Roasted, simmered, salted, sliced: you truly cannot go wrong. Here are …

Food

New England Lobster Rolls with Lemon Chive Mayonnaise

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p><i>Today: No need to travel to New England for its quintessential summer food.</i><p>WHO: Sonali aka The Foodie Physician is a culinary …

New England

Manchego, Grilled Red Pepper + Potato Sandwich with Paprika Mayo

<i>Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four -- for under $20, in under 20 minutes.</i><p><i>Today: With a little help from roasted red peppers and spicy mayo, potatoes become summer food.</i><p>The first time I discovered a sandwich containing potato was in a tiny dive in …

Grilling

How to Cook a Lobster

<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: Get yourself to a shoreline and melt some butter -- this is how to cook a lobster.</i><p>It's a tough time to be talking about lobster. They're no longer just …

Kitchens

9 Back to School Sandwiches

It's that time of year again: time for new shoes, new pencils, new notebooks, new routines. But don't let your lunches become routine; there’s no reason you should be subsisting on a diet of peanut butter and jelly. You can put just about anything between two slices of bread and call it a sandwich. …

Sandwiches

Summer Tomato Tartines with Garlic Confit

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: Everything is better with garlic confit, especially open-faced tomato tartines.</i><p><i>Dude, please.</i> …

Food Preservation

Chocolate Coffee Ice Cream Cake

<i>Every other Friday, we'll be sharing dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because weekends are the sweetest part of the week.</i><p><i>Today: Yossy shows us that tackling ice cream cake at home isn't that hard -- all you need is a sturdy base, a great ice cream recipe, and a little</i> …

Dessert