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17 Apple Recipes You'll Fall For

It's easy to see the changing of the seasons just by looking at the fruit vendors at your local market. This is time of year when peaches, cherries, and strawberries fade away and are replaced by pears, persimmons, and—of course—apples. As a kid I always knew fall had hit when it was time to go …

Neapolitan Pizza With Cherry Tomatoes, Mozzarella, Garlic, and Basil

I baked this pizza not more than a mile away from Una Pizza Napoletana, Anthony Mangieri's San Francisco pizzeria. Fitting, as the original New York East Village location of the restaurant was the first place I'd tried this particular combination of ingredients. Known on his limited menu as the</i> …

How to Make Poached Eggs With Corn, Chorizo, Basil, and Brioche Croutons

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Every chef has their little tricks and secrets. My good friend Tony Maws of Craigie on Main and the newly opened Kirkland Tap and Trotter in Cambridge/Somerville, MA may not admit it, but after years of dining at his …

21 Light and Easy Chicken Dinners

Gallery21 Light and Easy Chicken Dinners<p>Chicken: that inoffensive, play-it-safe option. Breathe life into the dinner staple with these recipes, in which chicken plays nicely with everything from soup to frittata, and Thai chili to Indian curry. Here are 21 quick, light meals to whip up on …

Strip-T's Fried Cauliflower Sandwich Is One of the Boston Area's Best

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>The first iteration of <b>Strip-T's</b>, the place <b>Paul Maslow</b> opened in the late '80s, was a lunch spot that served good sandwiches at fair prices. Since his son Tim took over the kitchen in 2011, the food has become sexier and the cost …

Serious Entertaining: Grilled Cheese Roll-Ups for a Crowd

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I'm not going to try to pretend to take credit for this genius idea—I saw it late the other night during my daily pre-bedtime bath (not to be confused with my daily post-wake-time bath) on the foodporn sub-Reddit and …

Eat This Now: A Double-Layered Pizza at Pizzeria Via Mercanti in Toronto

Try not to freak out when I say this: Authenticity is overrated. Case in point? The double-layer pizza at <b>Via Mercanti</b> in Toronto. It's a tasty concoction, despite my sincere doubt that there's any region in Italy specializing in two-layer pizzas (of course, now that I've made that proclamation, I'm …

Chicken and "Slick" Dumplings Recipe

<b>Notes:</b> Use a good quality chicken for this dish. I use my hands to form dumpling mixture into a dough. Take care when stirring the dumplings in the broth, so that they don't break apart.<p><b>Read more: Chicken Dinners: Chicken and Slick Dumplings</b><p>Ingredients1 whole small chicken, about 3 pounds2 medium …

The Food Lab Lite: Five Ingredient Smoked Salmon and Potato Salad

It's time for another round of The Food Lab. Got a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Email Kenji here, and he'll do his best to answer your queries in a future post. Become a fan of The Food Lab on Facebook or follow it on Twitter for play-by-plays on future kitchen tests and recipe …

16 Easy Fall Soups

Gallery16 Easy Fall Soups<p>Fall is the perfect time of year to enjoy a nice, warm bowl of soup, given the wide availability of seasonal vegetables and the end-of-summer heat. Unfortunately, making a really good soup often requires a lot of time and effort, while pre-made soups tend to lack flavor, …

Dinner Tonight: Roasted Butternut Squash, Kale, and Lemon Soup

I have something of an aversion to blended soups, mostly because the homogeneous texture gets boring after a while. Instead, I love brothy soups—ones with all kinds of things floating in the bowl for me to scoop out. But who says you can't add things into a blended soup to get the best of both …

Quick and Easy Pasta With Mushrooms and Brussels Sprouts

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Some folks see marriage and relationships as some sort of magical game of acceptance of differences; loving the other person for exactly who they are, no changes required. I see it as a gradual wearing-down process. A long, determined badgering that …

Mushroom Risotto Recipe

Risotto has a reputation for being time-consuming and finicky. But we tested basic risotto techniques and found a way to get perfect risotto without constant stirring. The result is this straightforward, foolproof technique that yields creamy rice and tender browned mushrooms. It's almost as easy …

Sunday Dinner: No-Holds-Barred Lasagna Bolognese Recipe

Following this week's ricotta-fest, I found myself with a few quarts of the stuff left over. There's only so much <i>queso fresco</i>, paneer, or ricotta salata one can make and consume, so I decided to get rid of the excess in what is probably the least efficient (and most delicious) way possible: <b>a</b> …

19 Easy Packed Lunches

Gallery19 Easy Packed Lunches<p>There's no reason to settle for a subpar paper bag lunch, haphazardly thrown together between drinking your coffee and rushing out the door. These travel-friendly recipes can all be made the day (or night) before, allowing you to sleep in a little later and to start out …

Meat Lite: Roasted Cauliflower Soup With Bacon and Parsley Oil

Soup weather has officially arrived here in New York City, and I couldn't be more overjoyed. I think many people consider soup easy to make because it's not a super precise process (got an extra carrot? chuck it in), and it's also very forgiving (forgot to season in the beginning? it's not a …

10 Thanksgiving Green Bean Recipes, No Cans Required

When I think of my must-have Thanksgiving recipes, green bean casserole—the kind made almost entirely with canned ingredients—comes to mind before almost anything else. The thing is, I love it mostly for the gloopy cream of mushroom soup and the crispy fried onions—the bland, mushy green beans are …

The Food Lab: Ultra-Crispy New Potatoes With Garlic, Herbs, and Lemon

Do you enjoy being lied to? I certainly don't. Yet nearly every time I eat roasted potatoes, I feel like I've been betrayed. They come to the table all nicely browned and craggy, but they inevitably have soft, papery skins that don't offer any real contrast with the creamy flesh below. It's like,</i> …

Sicilian Pasta With Swordfish, Fennel, Mint, and Bread Crumbs

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>When my husband suggested that we go on a honeymoon in Sicily, I was skeptical.<p>The he turned to me and said, "They eat nothing but olive oil, swordfish, and almond granita."<p>I booked the tickets myself.<p>We started in Palermo and took a two-week road …

15 Squash Recipes for a Brighter, Sweeter Thanksgiving

Squash is an iconic feature of the fall kitchen—your local grocery store is probably overflowing right now with fat pumpkins, butternut squash, and perhaps a few more esoteric varieties, like <i>kabocha</i>. Despite its seasonality and symbolism, squash isn't prominent in too many classic Thanksgiving …

The Food Lab: Really Good Stuffing

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>I'm not going to come down on either side of the whole stuffing-versus-dressing debate, except to say that three reputable sources give three different answers:<p>The <i>Oxford English Dictionary</i> says that stuffing is stuffed in a bird or joint, while dressing is a more …

Gluten-Free Tuesday: Sweet Potato Latkes

Ask anyone who makes latkes what they think of their recipe (or their mother's or grandmother's recipe) and most will tell you that "it's the best." And they're right. I mean, we're talking about fried potatoes here. So when I decided to create sweet potato latkes to celebrate Thanksgivukkah, I …

Quick Turkey Gravy

The deeply browned and greasy scrapings from the bottom of the roasting pan might not look like much when you first take the turkey out of the oven. …

Roast Turkey

Are you roasting a whole turkey for the first time this year? Or perhaps you've done this many times before, but you want a quick refresher to brush …

Classic Sage Dressing

On Thanksgiving, I don't think any dish inspires quite as much love and jealousy as stuffing. Or, for that matter, technical debate over <i>stuffing</i> vs.</i> …

Golden Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are one of my favorite comfort foods, and it's not hard to make them taste amazing. The easy way, my friends, is fat. A lot of it. I …

How to Make Better Whipped Cream

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Think you know everything about whipping cream? Think again. Alice has 5 smart tips to make your holiday desserts even better.</i><p>Whipped cream may be the easiest and best …

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How To Make Gravy

Exactly How My Mom Makes Her Awesome Gravy.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 10, 2013 88<p>I’m trying to be timely!<p>I’ve got to tell you that my mom is the gravy …