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How Bakery Breads Get Those Gorgeous Patterns (and How Your Loaves Can, Too)

Slash and learn.<p>You don’t need a specialty <i>lame</i> (French for “blade”) to make professional-level bread at home, but it certainly helps in creating those telltale slash marks. You need a truly razor-sharp edge to make a clean cut; even a sharp paring knife will drag as it moves through the wet dough. …

Bread for Success: How to Make Bakery-Style Loaves at Home

An artisan bread revolution is about to take over your home kitchen.<p>There’s an artisan bread revolution happening in America. You know the loaves coming out of so many pro kitchens these days: crusty, hearty, chewy, and deeply flavored. We wondered if something similar could be re-created at …

Your Ultimate Guide to Cooking with Dried Beans

If words like “humble” and “homey” come to mind when you think about beans, this primer will change your tune. Whether tumbled with citrus, roasted with sausage, or stewed with all that is bright and green, these are winter’s stealth powerhouses.<p>If words like “humble” and “homey” come to mind when …

A Brilliant Trick for Better Mac & Cheese

There are some clever vegan pasta recipes out there that approximate cheese sauces by way of blending nutritional yeast, miso, paprika, and probably a pinch of voodoo magic.<p>This is not one of those recipes. If you aren’t planning on diving face-first into a gooey bowl of pasta, butter, and extra …

Southern Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Whether your tastes lean towards cheesy grits or buttery sweet potatoes, these side dishes are the perfect way to have a southern Thanksgiving. These …

Homemade Naan Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This naan is wonderfully easy to make, and the results are delicious. It can be made on a pizza stone or in a cast iron skillet on the stove top. I’ve found that I prefer the latter, as it still cooks up beautifully and it doesn’t require opening a hot oven every minute. You can also …

These 3 Enchiladas Recipes Are All You Ever Wanted

These three enchiladas are, well, perfect. Here's how to make them.<p>It’s hard to find a good enchilada. Don’t get me wrong, I have had some really good ones: my mom’s, Mrs. Estrada’s (my elementary school lunch lady), and El Patio restaurant in Austin, Texas. Few things are more comforting than a …

Momofuku's Soy Sauce Eggs Recipe on Food52

• 6 tablespoons warm water<br>• 1 tablespoon sugar<br>• 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar<br>• 3/4 cup soy sauce (we used low-sodium—if yours is regular strength, you might want to err on the side of shorter marination time)<br>• 6 large eggs<br>• Maldon or other flaky salt, for serving<br>• Black pepper, for serving<p>In a medium bowl, whisk …

Lady & Pups' Magic 15

• 3 large eggs<br>• 1 1/2 tablespoons whole milk (1/2 tablespoon for each egg)<br>• 1 3/4 teaspoons potato starch or cornstarch (1/2 + 1/8 teaspoon for each egg)<br>• Salt to season<br>• 3 tablespoons unsalted butter (1 tablespoon for each egg)<p>First, crack 3 eggs into a medium bowl.<br>• Then, in a separate cup or bowl, evenly …

8 Recipes All About That Cream of Mushroom Richness

In the early 20th century, the Campbell Soup Company produced a line of condensed soups that changed American cooking. It’s cream of mushroom, when …

Cooking

The Food Lab's All-American Meatloaf Recipe

Americans are proud of their meatloaf, and rightfully so. It's one of our national dishes and deserves a place up on the pedestal, rubbing shoulders with the likes of hamburgers, barbecue, and hot dogs. The very best meatloaf should be tender and moist, with a distinctly soft but never mushy …

How to Never Overcook Salmon (or Other Fishes) Again

<i>Every week, Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i> <i><br>Today: The most foolproof way to cook any fish—and a petition for a new cooking term.</i><p>The most unfair implication of slow-roasting is the <i>slowness</i> part. Sure, there are plenty of …

9 Recipes for All-Star Hushpuppies

<i>Shrimp and Okra Hushpuppies from CHOW</i>Hushpuppies are a truly delectable addition to any meal–small balls of cornmeal batter are dropped in hot oil, …

Iron-Skillet Peach Crisp

8 Servings<p>The best way to transport this peach crisp is right in the pan, snug in a box.<p>July 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Topping<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>⅔ cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>½ cup (1 stick) chilled unsalted butter, cut into pieces<p>Assembly<p>1½ cups pecans<p>2 tablespoons unsalted …

You Can ( and Should) Grill Avocados

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog</i> <i>Choosing Raw</i> <i>shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: Let your avocado flag fly free.</i><p>We're all a little bit obsessed with avocados. I jump at any opportunity to add avocado to a salad; I swoon over kale that has been …

Perfecto! L.A.'s best paella maker shares his secret rituals

Anyone who believes you need to have a fancy kitchen full of expensive equipment to make great food should watch Perfecto Rocher cook paella at home. Because he doesn't even have a charcoal grill, he balances the paella pan on two cinder blocks over a fire made with newspapers and lathing scraps. …

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9 Corn Salads for Summer

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Bushels upon bushels of corn waiting to be husked are a sure sign that summer is here. While a good old straight up cob is a …

Seasonal Food

Herbed Grilled Chicken Wings

4 Servings<p>An herb marinade is your secret weapon for these grilled chicken wings. And pretty much everything else.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 garlic cloves, finely chopped<p>1/4 cup chopped fresh oregano<p>1/4 cup chopped fresh rosemary<p>1/4 cup olive oil<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>2 pounds chicken …

Pasta-Free Baked Cauliflower and Cheese With Peas [Vegan]

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12 Grilled Chicken Drumstick Recipes to Make This Summer

More by Lori<p>I must admit that I reach for the chicken breasts more often than not when I’m making dinner. But an expert chicken grilling friend told …

Comeback Sauce

Makes about 1 cup<p>Chef Adam Evans says this creamy mayonnaise-based sauce originated “somewhere in Mississippi,” and is similar to rémoulade. “It’s great with peel-and-eat shrimp, fried oysters, on a grilled fish sandwich, or as a substitute for tartar sauce.”<p>September 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ small …

The Genius Ramen Shop Staple That Will Make Your Lunches Better

<i>Every week—often with your help—Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: How to make perfect, Momofuku-style soy sauce eggs—the simple ramen shop staple that will be your new Not Sad Desk Lunch (and last-minute breakfast, dinner, and</i> …

Cornbread Tamale Pie Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Could cornbread tamale pie—a quick and spicy chili topped with cornbread—be the greatest recipe of all time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we're using this new series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them.</i> …

Gimme Some Oven Baked Chicken Breast | Gimme Some Oven

Baked Chicken Breasts<p><i>My all-time favorite oven baked chicken breasts recipe! It never fails me, thanks to this simple 5-step method.</i><p>Every time we do …

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How to Make Homemade Bacon | The Art of Manliness

Yes, you. You can make your own bacon. We’ll walk you through it.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest article from Mike Lunney.</i><p>When I sat down to write …

Inspiring Home Cooks: Roast Pork Belly (Sio Bak) the Sous Vide way

If you love pork, you will love <i>Sio Bak</i>: the Chinese way of roasting it.<p>The meat is cut into bite size cubes and you use a pair of chopsticks to dip …

Middle Eastern Pita Bread Recipe

• Dissolve yeast in 1/2 cup of warm water. Add sugar and stir until dissolved. Let sit for 10 to15 minutes until water is frothy.<br>• Combine flour and salt …

Baking

Cheddar & Herb Cheese Straws

5 stars based on 26 votes<p>These crisp and flaky cheese straws specked with fresh herbs and crushed red chili flakes make a wonderful hors d’oeuvre to …

Creamy Broccoli Salad with Bacon, Cheddar & Almonds

Servings: 6-8<p>Ingredients<p>For the Dressing<p>1 cup mayonnaise, best quality such as Hellmann's or Duke's<br>• 2 tablespoons cider vinegar<br>• 3 tablespoons honey or …

9 Rice Krispies Treat Recipes for Any Occasion

Having trouble deciding on the right dessert? Rice Krispies Treats are a culinary giant. Everyone is glad to see them at a party or potluck table, …

Dessert