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I think we can all agree: we can never have too many weeknight meal options. 15 quick dinners for your average tuesday night: http://thekitc.hn/JiLvmM

Joanne Chang's Hot and Sour Soup

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: A Chinese restaurant classic strips off its winter coat, and you get the post-holiday soup you've been waiting for.</i><p>Hot and sour is what we hanker for when we're …

The Pumpkin Bread I Can't Stop Eating

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: A pumpkin bread true to its name.</i><p>If you’re on the hook for Christmas morning breakfast and you’re feeling a bit cheeky about the whole thing, how about The Pumpkin Bread …

Best One Bowl Baking Posts of 2013

If you thought that only cookies could be made in one bowl, think again. Over the course of the year, this column has showed that all it takes is one bowl to make everything from rich pudding cakes to airy scones.<p>While all of the treats made this year were ridiculously easy, here are my top picks …

Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins with Flaxseed

<i>Merrill's daughter Clara has quite the appetite -- and it's all Merrill can do to keep up. Armed with her greenmarket bag, a wooden spoon and a minimal amount of fuss, she steps into the fray.</i><p><i>Today: Blueberry, oatmeal and flaxseed muffins.</i><p>My child is a creature of habit when it comes to breakfast. …

9 Ways Winter Is Ruining Your Skin

Here’s a cold hard truth: <b>Winter isn’t pretty</b>. While Olivia Palermo manages to look effortlessly cool in the middle of a polar vortex, the rest of us …

This Week in Recipes

Breakfast<p>Date Rum Cake with Walnuts and Coconut<p>Appetizers, Sides and Condiments<p>All-Purpose Apple Butter<br>• Duck Fat Crackers<br>• Pear and Ginger Preserves<br>• Sautéed Root Vegetables With Soy Sauce and Honey<br>• Cheesy Onion and Potato Gratin<p>Mains<p>Smoky, Spicy Cabbage Rolls<br>• Black Beans and Rice with Bacon<br>• Sous-Vide City …

Show-Stopping Christmas Cakes for Your Holiday Parties

33 Super-Fancy Ways To Eat More Nutella

Obviously you could just smear it on toast, but where's the fun in that?

'Tis the season for giving & receiving! Enter for a chance to win a KitchenAid 7-Quart Stand Mixer: http://thekitc.hn/ISkAyd

Candied Orange Peel

<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: Orange you glad you didn't throw away that citrus peel? Jennifer Farley from Savory Simple shows us how to make the perfect, customizable holiday</i> …

Put down that pint of ice cream! 7 single-serve cookies for when you want (need) something a little sweet: http://thekitc.hn/ISjXVi

American Classics: Apple Cinnamon Kringle

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>When Christmas time rolls around, I thank my Wisconsinite friends for schooling me in the ways of the Kringle. This tender, buttery, fruit or nut-filled pastry takes its name from the Danish word for pretzel. But …

20 Recipes That Won Pinterest In 2013

These were the things we all aspired to eat in 2013, according to Pinterest.

These Are The Top Pasta Dishes On Pinterest

When it's cold outside (or even when it's not) sometimes you just need a big plate of super comforting, preferably cheesy pasta. There are endless …

7 Oatmeal Cookie Recipes

Oatmeal cookies are perfect for two reasons: 1) they are delicious, and 2) they are made of oatmeal, which means they are really, really good for us. (Right?) There is no such thing as a bad cookie, but oatmeal cookies are special: a little more unique than the ubiquitous chocolate chip, but not …

17 Warm And Cozy Breads To Bake When It's Cold Outside

And OMG imagine the smell in your kitchen.<p>A light, muffin-topped loaf with an ample amount of cinnamon butter swirled inside.<p><i>Makes 1 loaf</i><p>For the bread dough<p>3/4 cup milk<p>1/4 cup room temperature water<p>1 package active dry yeast<p>1/2 cup sugar<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened<p>5 to 5 1/2 …

'Tis the Season for Seasoning Chicken with Chermoula

A quick and flavorful North African-inspired dinner is just what you need after braving the mall for holiday shopping.<p><i>Hallelujah, the weekend is in sight, and you need a no-brainer dinner tonight. Quick Main Thursday has you covered.</i><p>It's hard being Santa's little helper: your niece wants this, your …

8 Edible Holiday Gifts: Sweet, Savory, and Everything In Between

Everyone knows the host who throws the best holiday party and who declares, one week before, to NOT BRING ANYTHING. They say it with such severe finality and borderline hostility that you're actually afraid they'll hit you if you show up with a bottle of wine or pretty little potted plant (because …

Our New Eggnog, with Cow, Soy, Almond & Coconut Milk

We made the ultimate eggnog recipe—and adapted it for soy, almond, and coconut milks, too.<p>Nothing says "holidays" like eggnog, right? Well, yeah, but after a meeting earlier this week, the <i>BA</i> staff realized a few things about the creamy, iconic winter libation. For starters, <b>a lot of people seemed</b> …

5 loaf cakes & quick breads that make perfect gifts: http://thekitc.hn/1gH9NlR

Chicken Kapama

<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: Alexandra Stafford of Alexandra's Kitchen knows it takes a pinch of this and a pinch of that to make a delicious chicken dish.</i><p>My great-grandmother transcribed recipes in …

Robicellis Bring Cupcakes Back to Bay Ridge

Four years after they closed their neighborhood food market to focus on cupcakes, pastry power couple Allison and Matt Robicelli are returning to the …

Ask a Sommelier: Wine Gifts for Your Thanksgiving Host

You really shouldn't go to Thanksgiving empty handed. And even if you volunteered to make the pull-apart rolls or the pecan pie, it's extra-nice to arrive with a bottle in hand as well. We asked sommeliers from around the country for their wine gift-giving advice: <b>what should you bring if you're a</b> …

Gallery: The Food Lab: Roast Turkey Breast For A Small Gathering

Best Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

I don't often claim to make the best of anything, although there are exceptions: vegan pancakes (fluffy on the inside, golden crispy outside); and this Chunky Monkey Chocolate Chip Banana Bread. Fresh out of the oven, with a charming, craggy golden crust and moist, banana-flavored inside studded …

Babka Barons: The One Bakery That Supplies New York’s Finest Loaves

Recently, a friend and I were debating whether Russ & Daughters or Dean & DeLuca has the city’s best babka. After a little digging, we reached a …

8 Great Pie Tips

A few essential techniques will help you achieve rich, flaky crusts and perfect fillings<p><b>Beat the dough</b> with a rolling pin after it rests. This will …

Get a Grandfather's Web-Only Family Thanksgiving Recipe for Granma Rolls

In our humble opinion, Thanksgiving is superior to any other day of the year. In an effort to make this year's feast the best of all time (sorry, …