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8 Classy Hors d'Oeuvres for Your New Year's Fête

If you throw your New Years Party right, no one will care about the snacks. Everyone will be too busy hobnobbing and chit-chatting and gossiping over fancy champagne cocktails -- in short: too busy having fun. Which is exactly what you want.<p>However, that doesn't mean your end-of-the-year fête …

10 Luxurious Recipes for New Year's Eve

Whether it's been the most amazing year or the worst, whether it's been <i>meh</i> or great or mediocre or spectacular, New Year's Eve calls for a celebration. It calls for opulence; it calls for luxury. Because the holidays <i>still</i> aren't over; there are still oysters to be eaten, Champagne to be toasted, …

Starfruit and How to Use It

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: We’re a little starstruck -- over fruit.</i><p>Starfruit's real name? Carambola. When sliced, it resembles a star -- and thus, the fruit's more common name, starfruit. The entire fruit …

Seasonal Food

How to Make a French Omelette

<i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, chef and stylist</i> <i>Camille Becerra</i> <i>is going beyond the basics to help us tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today</i>: <i>Camille</i> …

The 12 Prettiest Food Photographs of 2013

<i>This week, we're rounding up our favorite things of 2013: the prettiest, the funniest, and the nerdiest things on the internet this year.</i><p><i>Today: A list of the prettiest food photographs that made us swoon this year.</i><p>2013 was the year of the food photo. (You heard it here first.) With the rise in …

Chestnut and Chickpea Soup

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: A velvety, rustic soup from central Italy -- in fifteen minutes flat.</i><p>Chestnuts have long been a staple of Italy's Apennine and Alpine regions, …

9 Ways to Be a Better Baker in 2015

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Last year, you made a commitment to be a better baker in 2014. Since we know resolutions can be hard, we're reminding you of what you agreed to last year, and we're</i> …

Broiled Oysters + Sugar Steak with Bourbon

It's New Year's Eve, people. And whether you're staying in on the couch or heading out on the town, you deserve a Dinner. You deserve to treat yourself to the kinds of foods you probably won't eat on a Tuesday night in 2014: to toast the year ahead, to give 2013 a worthy send-off. And what a better …

Champagne Cake!

<i>It's New Year's Eve! We're celebrating with a Champagne Cake, from Valerie Gordon's new Cookbook, Sweet.</i><p>When I was growing up my family had a New Year’s Eve tradition of celebrating with strawberry ice cream, Champagne and New Year’s Rockin’ Eve. My parents seldom drank Champagne: it was a treat …

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: A cookie with the perfect combination of fat, flavor, and comfort. Who needs detox?</i><p>Year round, …

Pluot & Poppy Yogurt Bowl Recipe

Before the pluots are gone for the year, I thought I'd sneak this in. I was saying to a friend the other day - when pluots are good, few fruits are …

Sushi tuna

Gift Ideas | Sushi Lover

On today´s original Gift Ideas we focus on essential items for sushi lovers. With Japanese food becoming such a popular type of cuisine, we no longer …

22 Mouthwatering Pictures Of Sushi At New York's Newest 4-Star Restaurant

Daisuke Nakazawa, the protégé of Jiro Ono (the subject of the documentary "Jiro Dreams of Sushi"), has received a rare four-star review from New York Times restaurant critic Pete Wells.<p>Wells called Nakazawa's sushi "eye-opening," and the entire review was a glowing call for all New Yorkers to try …

Dining Rooms

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13 Wholesome Recipes for the Mid-Holiday Detox

Give yourself a pat on the back. You've made in through Thanksgiving, the ultimate food-centric holiday, with hopefully minimal cooking disasters, quibbles about politics, and general family drama. But now you've got a new problem: it's called a food hangover, and it's mental as well as physical. …

Christmas Cookie Recipes | Holiday Recipes

Home > Seasonal > Christmas > 157 Christmas Cookies & Holiday Recipes<p>157 Christmas Cookies & Holiday Recipes<p>December 2, 2013 // 29 <i>Comments »</i><p>Goodbye …

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

Cranberry, Ginger & Almond Chocolate Chunk Cookies

If you ever shop at Trader Joe’s, you’ve probably seen their impressive Pound Plus chocolate bars. These bars are made of high quality Belgian …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Invisible Girl

Throughout photography’s history, mirrors have often been used to create spooky or magical effects. In the age of Photoshop, it can be difficult to …

Photos

10 Tips for Taking More Interesting Photos

The end of one year and the beginning of another is always a time for reflection, and for many people a time to make New Year’s resolutions about …

Staff Picks: Best Cars of the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show

What was once a relatively small-potatoes event on the international auto show circuit now plays host to a number of major debuts, and we were on the scene at the 2013 Los Angeles auto show to comprehensively cover all the new sheetmetal. This year, a wide array of concept and production vehicles …

Hubble senses water on five planets, bodes well for finding new Earths

There's water in them thar planets – five massive "hot Jupiters" spied by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.<p>But if you just thought "Life?!" think again. Despite the presence of water molecules in their atmospheres, none of these five planets is suitable to life as we know it. They are all gas giants, …

Universe

A New Way to Preserve Herbs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Chef Jeff Mahin teaches us how to make herb salt -- with whatever herbs you have in your crisper.</i><p>At this time of year, there's a lot of talk about …

5 Ways to Use up Your Vegetable Scraps

<i>Tara Duggan's new book, Root to Stalk Cooking, shares ways to minimize kitchen waste by getting the most from our vegetables. Today, she's sharing five easy ways to use every part of your favorite vegetables.</i><p><b>Apple Peel Bourbon.</b> When making an apple pie, collect all your cores and peels and place …

Tamron Has a Shiny New 150-600mm Lens in the Works, Will be Its Longest Zoom Yet

Here’s a little gear porn to keep your G.A.S. revving this Thursday. Japanese lens manufacturer Tamron has officially announced that it is working on …

Landscape Photography Tips Checklist

This article is a review of landscape photography tips and techniques I’ve covered before. Have you wondered why I’m going over previously covered …

A Week's Worth of Protein-Packed Breakfasts

The right breakfast may help you achieve your weight loss goals, according to several published reports that found eating a healthy, protein-rich morning meal turns down hormones that trigger hunger and cravings, making it easier to eat fewer calories.<p>In one recent study, published in the <i>European</i> …

Breakfast

Everything Cookies

Makes about 48 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups old-fashioned oats<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>1 teaspoon baking soda<p>2 teaspoons ground cinnamon<p>1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg<p>1/4 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>1 cup natural chunky or creamy peanut butter<p>1 cup …