Benjamin Truman

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Meet the cookbook ghostwriter behind busy chefs' best sellers

There is one kind of food writer who gets stuffed in the closet when cookbook awards are given out. He or she is the ghost -- the person who does the …

The spoon: Used by every human culture in the world

Have you ever wondered about the history of cutlery? Bee Wilson, author of <i>Consider the Fork: A History of How We Cook and Eat</i>, discusses the past of …

How to feed 10,000 people from food grown on 3 acres in the city

Will Allen is proving that city farms work -- big time. He’s not conjuring up theories; everything that he is teaching in cities across the country …

Exploiting the taste bud: The industrial science behind creating irresistible food

In 1999, Minneapolis was the site of a top-secret meeting. The people attending would normally not choose to be in the same room. They were the CEOs …

How to make kombucha, the mother of fermented drinks

Everything we eat is either raw, cooked or fermented. The really intriguing food begins with fermentation: bread, cheese, pickles, miso, salami, …

You can eat a pea pod after all

How far would you travel for the first perfect pea of summer? Would you take a day or two out of your life just for that first taste?<p>If you would, …

Keeping the Basque tradition of cheesemaking alive

The Perennial Plate could give you wanderlust really quickly, at least if you're curious about food. The weekly, online documentary series follows …

Healthy Foods to Feed Your Dog

The Evangelist of Hash and His Dining Escapades

A Glimpse Inside a Wild and Cultivated Organic Mushroom Farm

Expert Advice For Raising Goats in the City

Funny Foods of Arrested Development

Golden Globes hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have several things in common: a history at Chicago's Second City, stints on Saturday Night Live and, …

Umami Burger Comes to New York, Armed With One Addictive Ingredient

<b>When he’s asked</b>, as he often is these days, about the much-anticipated smackdown between Danny Meyer’s East Coast Shake Shack franchise and his West …

How to Grill Any Steak in 5 Steps

<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: How to grill any steak like a pro.</i><p>Some of the best steaks I’ve eaten in my life were not cooked in New York, …

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A Medieval Feast

<i>Now that Food52's Editorial Assistant Brette Warshaw has stocked her</i> <i>First Kitchen, she's</i> <i>ready to throw parties in it: no-stress weeknight parties for anyone, anytime, and (almost) every kitchen. You're invited.</i><p><i>Today: A feast fit for royalty, on a weeknight -- plus a step-by-step plan.</i><p>There are toga …

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Feeding Table Scraps to Animals: Some Dos and Don'ts

If you're an animal lover, you've no doubt shared morsels of "people" food with your furry and feathered friends. Feeding table scraps to animals can …

Growing Backyard Mushrooms

Short Stack Editions (Vol. 1 - 3)

<i>A delightful little food project. Love the way they have integrated cooking, learning, eating, crafting, and art --- all the elements of their</i> …

Weekend Project: Homemade Crackers | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Make your next cheese and charcuterie course one to remember with delicious homemade crackers for serving. Our version comes together quickly and easily, and it’s easy to vary with your favorite spices and herbs. Best of all, you can roll out and freeze sheets of dough for up to a month before …

Turmeric Milk - Indian Home Remedy

Pin It <br>It is humbling to know anyone would think I would know anything about Ayurveda. Honestly, I don't. What I do know nevertheless is simple …

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Labneh

508<p>58<p>I have always loved Middle Eastern foods. The fresh vegetables, the liberal use of herbs and seasonings, including a touch of spiciness at …

Get the Most Out of Your Mandoline: Tips and Techniques

Do you have a mandoline hiding in the back of your pantry, just begging to be used? Get into the habit with these recipes and tips for making the …

Akutaq aka Eskimo Ice Cream - Why Would You Eat That?

Lior Lev Sercarz on spices

Watch this Street Fighter, Super Smash Brothers-inspired brawl

YouTube user Jonny Lawrence created a stop motion homage to fighting games Street Fighter and <i>Super Smash Brothers Brawl</i> called "Maker vs. Marker."<p>The video features Lawrence's hand battling his own illustration. According to Lawrence, the video is "based from the Street Fighter series with elements …