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How to Make Custard Pies (+ A Recipe for Maple Chess Pie)

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today: We love custard pies as much as we fear them—but not for long. Erin shows us</i> …

Baking

What should I drink in your country?

Every culture has at least one unique libation that visitors must try.<p><i>“</i><i>Sláinte!</i><i>”</i><p>“<i>Prost!”</i><p>“<i>Skål!”</i><p>With every variation of “Cheers!” around the world, there’s often a traditional drink to complement the toast. Whether beer, wine, liquor or even non-alcoholic, regional beverage specialties can be a …

São Paulo

Why In The World Is It Called A Moscow Mule, Anyway?

There’s a lot of murkiness surrounding the origins of our favorite cocktails -- probably because booze are always involved, which has the tendency to make our memories foggy. But there are some stories that are generally held to be true, and that is the kind of story we’re going to be telling today …

Busting Wine Myths That Are 100% Wrong

<b>Myth 1: Want To Get Healthy? You MUST Cut Wine Out Of Your Diet!</b><p>It never ceases to amaze me when I hear of someone turning down a glass of wine because of the carbs.<p>It has been well-reported that wine consumed in moderation has a multitude of health benefits. A glass a day for women (two for men, …

There's More to Beaujolais Than Beaujolais Nouveau (Part One)

November in the wine world means time for Beaujolais Nouveau, with all the pomp and circumstance and celebration surrounding the release of this wine around the world. Legally it cannot be released until 12:01 am the third Thursday of November. That's when you hear proclamations of "le Beaujolais …

Vermouth Cocktails

SAVEUR<p>https://www.saveur.com/gallery/vermouth-cocktails<p>article<p>A few years back, vermouth—an aromatized, fortified wine—held little sway over American …

How To Use Your Slow Cooker As A Steamer

With fall well under way and winter knocking at the door, slow cooker season is officially here, and we couldn't be happier. Slow cookers are one of our favorite kitchen gadgets; they're like magical machines that churn out meals we never thought we could make on our own. From moist and tender meat …

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 Perfect Mocktail for Gin Lovers

Seven years ago, chef Tony Messina of Boston’s Uni started to get migraines. That, unfortunately, meant no more post-shift cocktails. Now, Messina …

How to Make Queso Fresco, the World's Easiest Cheese

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Let's face it, there are some skills that are just cool to have. Being able to weld things, very cool. Ability to moonwalk? Always cool. And being able to turn everyday milk into wicked good cheese definitely belongs …

Adidas: the hidden hoard

A cobwebbed window in a ramshackle store located in a nondescript Buenos Aires suburb. Adidas expert Gary Aspden animatedly recounts the moment a friend emailed him this photograph. “The shop window was stacked floor to ceiling with old blue Adidas boxes. Stuff from the ’78 Argentina World Cup and …