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Dessert Has Never Been Cuter Than These Teddy Bear Cookies

There is a certain criteria that baked goods have to meet to be considered awesome. They must be sweet -- that's an easy one. They can't be burned -- this one's a little trickier. And now, thanks to Japanese chef and blogger Maa Tamagosan, they have to be absolutely adorable, too. She has forever …

20 Fridge Organization Tips That Put Your Design Skills To The Test

<b>Cleaning</b> and <b>organizing</b> the <b>fridge</b> is one of those tasks we all try to avoid and to postpone for as long as we can. When you think about it, <b>fridge</b> …

Zucchini Fritters

4 Servings<p>Squeeze out as much liquid from the grated vegetable as possible. The little bit of cornstarch that the recipe calls for in the batter also helps these zucchini fritters get nice and crispy.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Soy Dipping Sauce<p>3 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1 tablespoon reduced-sodium …

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How to Make Your Fruits and Veggies Last

Fresh produce is a must at every meal, and many of us pay a premium for organic, so it's a shame to ever let it go to waste. Here's a complete guide to making your fresh produce last, whether you have just a grocery bag or crates full of it. This guide will help you enjoy succulent stone fruits and …

Baklava

Heat oven to 300°. Combine almonds, 1⁄2 cup sugar, bread crumbs, and ground cinnamon in a large bowl; set filling aside. Unwrap phyllo and trim to …

The Best Beauty and Makeup Apps

From virtually trying on makeup to appointing a hairstylist to your doorstep, these are the apps you'll want to make space for on that shiny new device.<p><b>1)</b> <b>GlamScout</b><p>The next time you go gaga over a gorgeous lip or smoky shadow look in your favorite magazine, snap a photo and upload it to Glamscout. …

10 Free Apps That Will Change How You Decorate

From the editors of HouseBeautiful.com, the best, free home makeover tools for your phone.<p><b>1) ColorSchemer</b> Inspired by a photo you took? Create your own color palettes from these photos and save and share them with other COLOURlovers members. Tap the built-in color wheel to explore different shades …

Your New Summertime Oatmeal Alternative: Raw Buckwheat Porridge

<i>Every other Thursday on Food52, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>A hearty breakfast porridge to keep you cool -- even in the dog days of summer.</i><p>There are few things I love more than porridge. It’s the thick texture, the …

Almond Milk Recipes To Fall In Love With

There's been a lot of discussion about almond milk lately. Food writer Tom Philpott of Mother Jones pissed off a lot of people when he told "ignorant hipsters" to "lay off the almond milk" in an article published on July 16. Philpott took issue with the environmental impact -- specifically the …

How to Make Panzanella 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: Our PR and Audience Development Director (and My Broke Kitchen columnist) Gabriella Paiella teaches you how</i> …

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Grilled Panzanella

4 Servings<p>Grilling the bread dries it out a bit, so it can absorb more dressing.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 bunch scallions<p>4 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more for brushing<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>4 slices thick country-style bread, crusts removed<p>1 garlic clove, …

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15 Brownies and Bar Cookies Perfect for Last-Minute Baking

It's hip to be a square-shaped cookie<p>SAVEUR<p>https://www.saveur.com/brownies-bars-recipes-chocolate<p>article<p>From nut-studded chocolate brownies to tangy …

Dessert

A Cool, Refreshing Lunch Recipe — No Cooking Required

Photo: Courtesy of Kitchen Konfidence.<p>On a hot summer day, what could be better than a cool, refreshing fish dish that doesn’t require you to turn on …

Plan Your Fourth of July Menu Without a Recipe

Fourth of July, like any good American holiday, revolves around food and entertaining. And while it’s fun to spend time in the kitchen, poring over a cookbook while your friends lounge in your backyard is not an ideal way to spend your holiday. Plus, what if you won't get around to grocery shopping …

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12 New Ways to Eat Corn This Summer

If you haven't noticed, we talk a lot about nose-to-tail eating. Pork tenderloin for dinner? We want offal and <i>sanguinaccio dolce</i>, too. Roasting a whole chicken? We’ll have wings one night and drumsticks the next, then use the bones for stock when we're done. We waste not; we want not -- and that …

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10 Best-Ever Pasta Salads for the Fourth of July

Get ready for a festive Independence Day with these 10 excellent pasta salads.<p>Get ready for a festive Independence Day with these 10 excellent pasta …

Vag 411: The 5 Vaginal Infections You Need To Know About

Illustrated by Ly Ngo.<p><i>UPDATE: This post was originally published on January 27.</i><p><i>By Kendall McKenzie</i><p>If you’re the proud owner of a vagina, chances are, …

20 New Ways to Use Bobby Pins

Innovative ideas from our friends at Cosmo.com<p><b>1. For better grip, flip the bobby pin over so that the wavy side is against your head.</b> If you have a hard time keeping your bobby pins in place, try flipping the pin over. The straight side is slicker and won't grip as well as the wavy, more textured …

97 Brunch Recipes to Make This Weekend

At-home brunch means no waiting in line, plus: eating in pajamas! These leisurely homemade brunch ideas will help you do it up in style.<p><b>An at-home brunch means no waiting in line</b>, as many mimosas as your heart desires, and, best of all, eating in your pajamas. These recipes will help you tackle a …

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Proof That Sweetened Condensed Milk Is The Best Stuff On Earth

There are certain foods we love so much that we unashamedly eat them straight from the container with a spoon. Sweetened condensed milk is one of those foods.<p>We know what you're thinking -- it's sugar overload, it's thick and sticky, it's syrupy and it is definitely not to be consumed on its own by …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Simple-To-Make Cookies That'll Be A Hit At Your Next Party

Photo: Courtesy of Lauren Conrad.<p>If you’ve ever had a Mexican wedding cookie, then you probably know how melt-in-your-mouth delicious they are. …

Gentle Exfoliants That Won't Leave Your Skin Raw

Exfoliating your face is kind of like going to the dentist: It's something you know you're supposed to do regularly, but it's still kind of scary. …

My Mother's Potato Salad

<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: Managing Editor Kenzi Wilbur explains why she has a genetic affection for potato salad, and why you should make her mother’s version as soon as you can.</i><p>The food of my …

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How to Make Ginormous, Fluffy Pancakes With Your Rice Cooker

Pancakes are fantastic, buttery beings. The post-cleanup can be disastrous, however, with your fingers covered in egg goo and batter dripping from every inch of kitchen surface. Dramatizations aside, if you crave the idea of a homemade breakfast but are known to burn an eggo waffle, this DIY …

11 Ways to Rev Up Your Metabolism

Sure, your metabolism slows as you get older. But who says you have to take that sitting down? New research shows the best ways to burn more calories—faster!<p>Traditional wisdom holds that a sluggish metabolism is a curse of midlife, like needing reading glasses to use a smartphone or starting to …

Salted Peanut Butter and Jelly Blondies

Makes 16 Servings<p>“These are really peanut buttery and not too sweet, so the strawberry jam on top is a perfect complement.” —Claire Saffitz, assistant food editor<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted, plus more for pan<p>1¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>1 teaspoon baking powder<p>1 …

Dessert

8 Rules for Altering Baking Recipes

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Go rogue the right way with Alice's tips for changing up baking recipes.</i><p>Altering recipes is a fantastic way to invent whole new dishes, but tinkering with cakes and …

Dessert

Refreshing Cucumber Recipes

Raw, pickled, or cooked, cucumber is a delicious, refreshing vegetable<p>While cucumbers are widely available year-round, summer's our favorite time to …

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