Allan Sutin

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10 Ways to Make Store-Bought Hummus 10x Better

My friends make fun of me for focusing too much on condiments, beverages, and accompaniments. I've got a fridge stocked with homemade harissa, chili oil, yogurt, candied sesame seeds, and almond milk, but come dinnertime, these random jars do not a meal make.<p>I reached a real breaking point last …

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The Addictive Prosciutto Sandwich We're Packing All Summer Long

<i>As Food52 gets older (and wiser), and our archive of recipes grows, we’re making the effort to revisit some good-as-gold recipes. Today, check out a sweet, salty sandwich that has us running for nectarines.</i><p>We’ve sung the praises of prosciutto-wrapped melon, a combo so sweet and salty and simple …

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20 Wallet-Friendly Ways Eggs Get You Halfway to Dinner

There's lots of talk about ingredients <i>saving</i> dinners. Sardines. Beans. Hot sauce, lemon, Parmesan. That's great and all, but let's get real here: eggs are the real saviors of Ye Olde Stress-ed, Tired Weeknight. They're warm, they're runny, they're anything we want them to be—and they're finished …

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Why My Japanese-Style Scrambled Eggs Are the Softest & Dreamiest

Whenever I go out for sushi, I always order one <i>tamago nigiri</i>, that omelet with the rice underneath, wrapped around the middle with nori like a Band-Aid. You know the one? For me, it's the perfect end to a sushi dinner—a little sweet, very comforting.<p>I used to fantasize about ordering an entire meal …

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5-Ingredient Eggplant Parm Skips the Fuss, Keeps the Cheese

<i>A Big Little Recipe has the smallest-possible ingredient list and big, BIG everything else: flavor, ideas, holy-cow factor. Psst: We don't count salt, pepper, and certain fats (say, olive oil to dress greens or sauté onions), since we're guessing you have those covered. Today, we're making eggplant</i> …

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A Smoky Grilled Salsa So Good, You'd Better Make a Double Batch

<i>As Food52 gets older (and wiser), and our archive of recipes grows, we’re making the effort to revisit some stellar recipes from our community. Today's swoon-worthy salsa comes from Erika.</i><p>Growing up in Northern California, I only ate Mexican food a few times a year, and it usually consisted of …

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This Fancy 4-Ingredient Party Starter is Secretly Cheaper Than Making Onion Dip

<i>Every week in Genius Recipes—often with your help—Food52 Creative Director and lifelong Genius-hunter Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that will change the way you cook.</i><p>The very best dinner party starters aren’t just there to buy you time to get the rest of dinner buttoned up (or, conversely, …

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Quick-Soaked Oats Are Our New Weekday Breakfast Hero

Five months ago, I told you all about overnight oats, the world’s easiest make-ahead breakfast. Basically, you combine 1/2 cup or so rolled oats with an equal amount of milk, be it from a cow or almond or soybean. Then stir in some bonus doodads from nut butter to raisins. I like tahini and …

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Meet "Shortcut Pie," Your New Essential (& Easy) Summer Dessert

During summer, I spend most days balancing my excitement about the bountiful produce at the market with my lack of interest in making anything complicated. Enter this...dessert, which has graced many an impromptu summer dinner party. All I do is make a simple cookie crumb crust, fill it with …

Baking

24 Ways to Serve Summer's Most Fleeting Produce

<i>We've partnered with Bloomingdale's to celebrate all the unexpected ways we'll be putting produce on our plates this summer.</i><p>Long gone are those chilly winter Sundays when braising, roasting, or any other rendition of oven-on-all-day slow-cooking sounds appealing. Now that summer is in full swing, …

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Fiery Green Tahini Sauce

Makes about 2 cups<p>This is the condiment version of those summer sandals you want to wear with everything. This tahini sauce recipe goes with sandwiches, crunchy vegetables, and chips.<p>August 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 lemons<p>2 serrano chiles<p>2 garlic cloves, crushed<p>3 cups chopped parsley<p>¼ cup extra-virgin …

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Grilled Serrano Salsa Verde

Makes about 2 cups<p>Grilling the chiles tames their heat a bit and adds a nice smoky flavor to this green sauce recipe. You can also fine-tune the heat by using fewer or more chiles, depending on the intensity of the ones you have and your personal taste. Try this sauce with our dinner-served-cold …

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Hot-Smoked Salmon with Salted Yogurt and Fennel

4 servings<p>This is entrée recipe you want to serve to guests when you have no time to cook and have no desire to turn on the oven. Hot-smoked salmon is sold wherever you purchase gravlax and other cured fish; in the supermarket it’s probably stocked alongside packages of smoked trout.<p>August 2018Print<p>…

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Antipasto Salad

4 servings<p>A no-cook summer salad with a lemony, garlicky dressing. And salami. Long sweet peppers show up at farmers’ markets during the peak of the season and may be sold as long sweet yellow, sweet banana, Hungarian Sweet, or Cubanelle. For this antipasto salad recipe, you can substitute two …

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Peach Lassi Sorbet with Crushed Blackberries

4 servings<p>The splash of vodka we add to this sorbet recipe is the key to a smooth frozen treat. The alcohol helps prevent big ice crystals from forming, making the sorbet easier to scoop out of the loaf pan. Just don’t add more than a couple of tablespoons—too much alcohol will cause the sorbet to …

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Cucumber and Melon Salad with Chile and Honey

4 servings<p>Consider this salad more supporting evidence that, yes, you need a mandoline in your life. The shaved cucumber and melon will release some liquid and lose a bit of crunch after they’re dressed, so toss everything together just before serving.  If you’re truly averse to turning on your …

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Plum Salad with Black Pepper and Parmesan

4 servings<p>Don’t bother trying to halve and pit the plums before slicing them for this plum salad recipe. Instead, cut off slices, working your way from the outside to the pit.<p>August 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 Tbsp. sherry vinegar or red wine vinegar<p>1 Tbsp. honey<p>½ tsp. cracked black pepper, plus more<p>6 …

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Radish Rainbow Salad

4 servings<p>Why make a salad of only red radishes when you can use a mix of Easter Egg and Watermelon radishes too? Going to the farmers’ market is the time to be shamelessly superficial, picking these up in place of the more commonplace varieties at the supermarket. They’re equally delicious and …

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Ricotta Panna Cotta with Nectarines and Honey

6 servings<p>Treat this spoonable dessert as a vehicle for piles of your favorite peak-season fruit. Swap out nectarines for plums, peaches, cherries, or blackberries. Using a food processor makes the ricotta ultra smooth and airy.<p>August 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 envelope unflavored powdered gelatin …

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Master Vegetable Marinade

Makes about 1 cup<p>Turn any roasted or grilled vegetable into a picnic-ready cold salad by marinating it for a few hours in this sweet-tart vinaigrette. Stir in your favorite fresh herbs just before serving.<p>August 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup extra-virgin olive oil<p>½ cup sherry vinegar or red wine vinegar<p>…

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Lemony Yogurt Sauce

Makes about 2 cups<p>Grating the garlic with a microplane instead of finely chopping reduces it to a pulp so it can dissolve into sauces like this one. Try this sauce with our dinner-served-cold recipes: salmon, lamb, chicken, or beef.<p>August 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice<p>1 garlic clove, …

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Curried Tofu Wraps

4 servings<p>Store-bought curry pastes come in varying degrees of spiciness, even if their labels all say the same thing. If the cooked tofu isn’t as hot as you’d hoped, amp it up by tucking a slice or two of Fresno chile into your wrap.<p>August 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 scallions<p>4 garlic cloves, finely …

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Watermelon with Lime Dressing and Peanuts

4 Servings<p>Sometimes the easiest way to upgrade an old-school and often disappointing dish—such as fruit salad—is to change the way it looks. That means swapping retro cantaloupe cubes and honeydew balls for a melon with a modern cut. The jagged, irregular chunks of fruit in this recipe make it …

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Chicken Cobb Salad

4 servings<p>Step one: Crisp bacon. Step two: Turn bacon fat into an addictive warm vinaigrette. Boom. Cooks' Notes:  We love how the warm dressing clings to tangles of frisée in this Cobb salad recipe, but any crunchy lettuce like romaine or endive would be great. Choose tomatoes that feel heavy for …

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Peaches and Tomatoes with Burrata and Hot Sauce

4 servings<p>Take your peaches to dinner: Combine them with a zippy dressing and a creamy cheese and serve with grilled wings or pork ribs.<p>August 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil<p>2 Tbsp. mild hot sauce (such as Crystal or Frank’s)<p>2 tsp. unseasoned rice vinegar<p>2 tsp. honey<p>Kosher salt<p>3 …

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Cold Roast Salmon with Smashed Green Bean Salad

8–10 servings<p>Roasting salmon low and slow yields fish that stays moist and tender even when served chilled. A raw green bean salad is a perfect crunchy accompaniment; our trick for smashing and marinating the beans softens their texture and flavors them inside and out.<p>August 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 …

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Rice Noodles al Pomodoro with Chili Oil

4 servings<p>Chili oil and rice noodles completely upend the typical Italian flavor profile here. We’ve got bursting, jammy cherry tomatoes that make their own sauce, rice noodles that cook in a flash, and a weeknight dinner that tastes like it took a lot longer than 20 minutes.<p>August …

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Plum-Cardamom Crumble with Pistachios

8 servings<p>On the rare occasion you need an “excuse” to use up fruit before it goes bad, well, that’s what crumbles are for. All of these juices will overflow a standard pie dish and you’ll end up with burnt fruit caramel on your oven floor. For this crumble recipe, make sure to use a deep pie dish, …

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Honey-Chipotle Shrimp Tacos

July 2018<p>4 servings<p>These easier-than-easy shrimp tacos are ideal for busy weeknights, but those fancy-seeming toppings—lime juice-massaged red onions and a throw-together garlic crema—are destined for dinner party greatness.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 Tbsp. adobo sauce from 1 can chipotle chiles in adobo<p>2 …

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Why I Take Cannabis Terpenes Instead of Smoking Weed

The non-psychoactive aromatic compound could become the biggest thing in wellness since CBD.<p>I stopped smoking weed my senior year of college. I woke up one February morning, mouth still fuzzy, lying on top of my covers with my winter coat, scarf, and boots still on— I’d been too disoriented to get …

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