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Cook The Ultimate Chicken Soup

Kick the canned crap out of your kitchen!<p>Some foods possess magical powers. A really great steak can somehow make you feel like more of a man. A peak-season tomato can transport you to summers past. And a bowl of chicken soup can simultaneously reinforce and refresh you.<p>If your diet has taken a …

How to Store Cheese

<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: Good cheese is an investment -- protect it.</i><p>When it comes to cheese, sometimes our eyes are bigger than our stomachs. Ideally, you shouldn't buy more …

8 Edible Gifts You Can Make at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Gift-giving isn't a competition, but if it were, these 8 homemade treats would blow all of the other gifts out of the water.</i><p>You've all heard the …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>In case you hadn't heard, it's Cookie Week here at Food52! And what better way to bring this glorious week to a close than by highlighting eight …

Lotus Root and 4 Ways 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: Even if Jack Frost isn’t nipping at your nose yet, you can still enjoy a slice of winter in your kitchen.</i><p>When you were a kid, did you revel in catching snowflakes on your mitten …

7 Effortless Holiday Crostini

Dips are a satisfying appetizer -- but man, the holidays are exhausting. Be the most accommodating host and spare your guests the step of reaching the distance from vegetable tray to to dip bowl.<p>These 7 crostinis are the effortless, perfecly-composed bites -- instantly classing up any appetizer …

Pesto Pasta

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Jodi Moreno of What's Cooking Good Looking shares her mother's recipe for pesto, one that's been a lifelong favorite.</i><p><i></i><p><i></i><p>Growing up with an Italian mother, you can only …

How to Prep Mushrooms

<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: Mushrooms may be mysterious, but preparing them doesn't have to be.</i><p>Mushrooms are mysterious.<p>Since ancient times, people have been practicing mycophagy …

Pomegranates and How to Use Them at Every Meal

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: Pomegranates show up in all manner of legends and lore -- they should start showing up on your plate, too.</i><p>It’s hard to find a fancier fruit than the pomegranate. It’s robed in a …

Dinner Tonight: Pasta e Fagioli + a Negroni

You might be thinking, "that is not dinner." Most of you are probably thinking that. Or you're thinking, where are the greens? Where's the substance? The stuff? Well, hear us out. It's two days before Christmas, which means that you're probably a little tired, a tiny stressed (in that fun way that …

Winter Vegetable Soup with Smoked Trout

<i>Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four -- for under $20, in under 20 minutes.</i><p><i>Today: A vegetable soup that can stand alone.</i><p>Winter larder vegetables -- like parsnips, rutabagas and celery root -- are incredible. They are these huge sources of aromatic …

Classic Lasagne alla Bolognese

<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 classic dish from Emilia-Romagna that's a classic of the Christmas table.</i><p><i>Lasagne</i> hardly needs an introduction. Famous the world over, it is a …

El Bulli: 1998-2002

Ferran Adria is widely considered to be the most innovative, most influential, and indeed the greatest chef in the world today. Culinary giants like …

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These Are the 16 Best Burgers of 2013

Twinkie, ramen, and Cronut buns. Pockets of deep-fried PBR. More bacon than Louie Anderson eats for second breakfast. 2013 was more than a slightly ridiculous year in the burger creation game, and we were there to greasily chronicle it all. While it was a torturous task, we picked out the 16 finest …

Best portraits of 2013 – in pictures

Photography,Malala Yousafzai,Roberto Mancini,Nigel Farage,Rafe Spall,Chloe Smith,Nigel Kennedy,Zawe Ashton,Haim,Iain Banks,Alistair Darling,Ruth Wilson,Robbie Rogers,Chris Froome,Keir Starmer,Laura Mvula<p>From artists to activists and politicians to personalities, a selection of the best portraits …

10 Ingenious Bike Hacks

Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-onssome silly, and some essential.<p>Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-ons—some silly, and some essential.

Misty Traffic Lights in Germany Photographed by Lucas Zimmermann | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying this series of photos by photographer Lucas Zimmermann captured on a foggy night near Weimar, Germany. You can see more from the …

Radiation Physicist Beautifully Colorizes X-Ray Images of Nature

<b>Hanging Begonia, Chameleon</b><p>In late October, at the TEDx event in Groningen, Netherlands, one man stood on the stage and gave a fascinating talk about how his life's work had taken him on a journey to becoming an artist. Arie van't Riet studied radiation physics at Delft University of Technology and …

Painting

An Octopus Painted in Layers of Resin by Keng Lye | Colossal

<p>Artist Keng Lye whose work we explored earlier this year recently completed a new painting that blends sculpture and layers of acrylic paint to …

DIY: Eco-Friendly Fire Starters

I wouldn’t call myself a pyromaniac exactly, but I’ve never turned down an opportunity to sit around a campfire. In an effort to avoid dousing …

National Geographic's Best Travel Photos 2013 - in pictures

National Geographic has picked 10 of the most stunning travel images from 2013, from their daily photo feature Travel 365 Continue reading...

The Crazy Logistics of Holiday Deliveries, In One Timelapse

The 10 Best American Martial-Arts Movies

<b>Keanu Reeves brings his sword</b> and samurai colleagues to the battlefield in this week's <i>47 Ronin</i>. It's not Reeves's first foray into martial-arts epics, nor is it the first time Americans have tried their hand at Asia's fighting techniques — for years, Hollywood has been making dramas and actioners …

Best Get Out! Posts of 2013

10. NeighBirds by Andreu Carulla Studio for Utoopic<br>Modular, hexagon-shaped birds’ nests that can be connected together to help the birds form a …

2013 Year in Review: Design Store(y)

Our second year of our column, Design Store(y), sent us around the world spending time inside design-focused shops, interviewing shop owners to hear …

Portraits Made Electric by Luminescent Neon Paint

Flecks of vivid neon paint glow brilliantly off faces and shoulders in this series of portraits by Portuguese photographer Hid Saib. At times, the glowing paint seems like the scattered embers of a fire or an explosive shower of sparks racing across the cheeks of the model. In other instances, the …

Photography

Core77 2013 Year in Review: Top Ten Posts

<b>Core77 2013 Year in Review</b>: <i>Top Ten Posts</i> · Furniture, Pt. 1 · Furniture, Pt. 2<br>Digital Fabrication, Pt. 1 · Digital Fabrication, Pt. 2 · Digital …

Articles about 7 winter white kitchens and bathrooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Smart details in recent KitchenAid products point to how appliances are becoming increasingly efficient and intelligent.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's April 2015 issue.<p>For an architect’s family getaway in Connecticut, the kitchen is no shrinking violet.<p>White has often …

Kitchens

Best Skim Milk Posts of 2013

10. BN0032 Steel Range by Braun<br>A minimalist timepiece with a simple, classic design that never goes out of style. Based on a style by the infamous …