Allison Schmidt

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How to Make Hot Cocoa Mix

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Make a batch of Izy Hossack from Top With Cinnamon's hot cocoa mix and you can have rich, homemade hot chocolate made from real ingredients in a</i> …

A Nearly-Flourless Chocolate Cake for Valentine's Day (or Any Day, TBH)

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: Orangette's Winning Hearts and Minds Cake, for anytime you'd like to win hearts and minds -- or for anytime you're tired of wintertime vegetables.</i><p>By our calculations, …

Kim Boyce's Olive Oil Cake

<i>In anticipation of this year's Piglet, we'll be sharing articles, recipes, and tips from past winners over the next three weeks. First up: Kim Boyce's Good to the Grain. Learn more about this year's tournament here, or head to Provisions to add some of the titles to your bookshelf!</i><p><i>Today: An olive</i> …

How to Make Monkey Bread

I like food that’s casual, a bit messy, and fun to eat with your hands—and monkey bread just happens to fit perfectly into all of these categories.<p>If you’ve never had the pleasure, monkey bread is a sweet bread made of little balls of yeasted dough rolled in butter and spiced sugar, then baked in a …

11 Recipes to Honor Peanut Butter

If you have a peanut allergy, or have traumatic peanut butter associations, stop reading immediately. Even flicking your eyes over this post could cause a severe reaction, because friends, today we're celebrating the spread most near and dear to our hearts: peanut butter.<p>On National Peanut Butter …

Ideas in Food's Korean-Style Chicken Wings

<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 genius trick for oven-crisped chicken wings that might be even better than fried (plus a magic dipping sauce you're going to use on lots more than wings).</i><p>This …

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8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Tis the season for trying to squeeze as much maple, apple and pumpkin into food as possible. This weekend, unwind and appreciate autumn -- these …

How to Make Roasted Pumpkin Seeds without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: There are snacks hiding inside your pumpkin. Here's how to roast any squash seed, without burning -- and</i> …

Artistic Mom Turns Meals into Masterpieces

When Lee Samantha was pregnant with her second child, she began making food art in an effort to encourage her elder daughter to eat independently. If …

13 Staircases Worth the Climb (Photos)

Looking at any major city today, it's hard to imagine a time without staircases. A new book takes a look at the winding history of getting from one …

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Comical Series Entitled 'World's Best Dad'

Dave Engledow is redefining “doting father” with the creation of an unusual scrapbook for his little daughter, Alice Bee. Once this young girl grows …

Parenting

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

Michael Wacha named NLCS MVP

The Cardinals' outstanding rookie hurler has allowed a grand total of one run in 21 postseason innings.<p>St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha was named the Most Valuable Player of the National League Championship Series after his team's series-clinching 9-0 victory over the Los Angeles …

Treacherous Lake Turns Any Animal That Touches It into Stone

Lake Natron is a salt lake found in northern Tanzania, near the Kenyan border over at the eastern branch of the East African Rift. The lake gets its …

Creative Lip Synching Music Video Created from 4,000 Portraits of 350 People

It’s getting harder to impress these days when it comes to music videos, because there seems to be an abundance of uber-creative people putting …

Anne Frank's Amsterdam: A Then and Now Photo Series

Anne Frank was born on June 12, 1929, in Frankfurt, Germany. She lived in Amsterdam with her family during World War II. Escaping Nazi persecution of …

World War II

Wildlife photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The results of the wildlife photographer of the year 2013 competition have been announced at London's Natural History Museum. The overall winner is South African photographer Greg du Toit for his picture Essence of Elephants, a portrait of elephants in Botswana. Here is a selection of some of the …