Amy Holtsberg

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24 Signs You're A Good Traveler

You may love to travel, but just because you enjoy taking vacations and visiting far-flung destinations doesn't mean you're good at it. Unfortunately, simply liking travel isn't enough. There are a few traits that every good traveler should possess.<p>If you've ever wondered if you have what it takes, …

Do I Need a Smart-Chip Credit Card in Europe?

<i>A:</i><p>Yes, there’s a strong chance your credit card with the old-fashioned magnetic strip won’t work at most cash registers in Europe. American banks and retailers are woefully behind in security technology, and consumers are suffering for it. The recent hacking of ATM and credit information for tens …

Homemade Vanilla Bean Chai Syrup

<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: Lillie Auld of Butter Me Up Brooklyn is condensing all the flavors of your favorite chai into a spicy-sweet syrup you can use in your tea or</i> …

DIY Sriracha: 11 Recipes to Make (and Use) Your Own Rooster Sauce

<b>Written by Anna Brones</b><p>Everyone seems to be in love with the bright red hot sauce, but Sriracha maker Huy Fong Foods recently got put on a 30-day hold by the California Department of Health.<p>The shutdown was to allow time for public health officials to inspect the bottles, ingredients and the process …

14 Ways to Be a Better Baker in 2014

<i>Every week on Food52, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Alice's tips are going to help you to be a better baker in 2014 -- and along the way, you're going to save time, save money, and eat more chocolate, too.</i><p>It's …

7 Budget-Friendly Weekend Kitchen Projects

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i></i><p>You know those people who take pleasure in spending hours at a …

Sweet Onion Dip Recipe

Home > Recipes by Category > Appetizers & Snacks > Dips and Spreads > Sweet Onion and Parmesan Dip<p>Sweet Onion and Parmesan Dip<p>October 28, 2013 // 40</i> …

5 Unconventional Ways to Improve Your Photography

Photography books, schools, websites, and even your local camera clubs are your main source of help when it comes to improving your craft. There is a …

Frozen Bananas Dipped in Mexican Chocolate Ganache and Spicy Honeyed Peanuts Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This rich and satisfying handheld treat marries the creamy sweetness of a frozen banana with the deep and spicy undertones of a dark chocolate ganache infused with cinnamon. Peanuts roasted briefly in a coating of honey, cinnamon, and ground New Mexico chile, then dusted with flaky …

Purple Potato Pierogi

If you've never had a pierogi, allow me to describe it to you: it's like a cheesy, potato-y, onion-y ravioli that is seared in butter. These things …

Recipe: Lemony Pesto Pasta with Edamame & Almonds

Heat a large pot of water to boiling, and cook pasta until al dente. Strain and rinse with cold water.<p>In a large bowl, combine the pasta, pesto, and …

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15 Quick and Simple Vegetable Recipes to Get You Out of a Green Salad Rut

Don't get me wrong, I love a good green salad. But there is a whole world of quick, easy vegetable side dishes that don't involve lettuce. With …

How To Make Fresh Pasta Dough in the Food Processor

<b>Combine the flour and salt.</b> Combine the flour and salt in the bowl of a food processor fitted with a blade attachment. Pulse a few times to</b> …

Barbecue Potato Chips Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>Barbecue potato chips are one of those things everyone indulges in but no one talks about. Which is just wrong because these are</i> …

Grilled Cabbage Wedges with Spicy Lime Dressing

I love when I don't know what I'm going to make for dinner and I don't want to go to the store, but somehow (once in a blue moon) a meal magically …

Vanilla Chia Pudding

Easy Appetizer Recipe: Garlic and Herb Marinated Mozzarella Bites

Heat olive oil and garlic in a small sauce pan over medium low heat until bubbling gently. Remove from heat and allow to cool for a few minutes. Stir …

A Very Large Bowl of Pickles for a Potluck

Last Saturday, I taught a class about cucumber pickles. We made quick pickles, we made preserved pickles, and spent the afternoon filling a church …

Marinated Kale and Chickpea Salad With Sumac Onions Recipe

With marinated kale, you don't even have to massage your greens. This salad is good to go straight from the fridge.<p><b>Note</b>: Unlike most salads, this one keeps very well in the fridge, retaining its crunch and developing flavor over a couple days. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to …

The 10 Salad Dressings to Know

Without dressing, salad would be extremely dry (and boring). Having a repertoire of dressings on hand can save your leafy greens and give them a bit of personality. Here are the 10 essential salad dressings to know -- just add lettuce.<p>More from Food52<p>• 9 Summer Salads<p>• Quinoa and Vegetable Chorizo …

Paris Baguette's Unconventional Canele Still Satisfies

The <b>Canele</b> from Paris Baguette are unique among the dozen or so versions of this pastry available in New York. For one thing, they're very available, regardless of when you visit (most bakeries make small batches and sell out fast). They also have an excellent shelf life thanks to a custard-heavy …

Pappardelle with Crispy Fennel + Fresh Herbs

<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: Celebrate pappardelle and all of its charms.</i><p>Pappardelle is the perfect cut of pasta for a quick dinner on a cool night -- it is remarkably hearty, but it cooks in a …

Dinner Rush! Croque Madames

“I don’t like sandwiches for dinner,” he said. The clang of my dropped fork echoed my shock around the room. “What are you talking about, you don’t …

3 Hard Cider Cocktails to Make at Home

As we revel in the bounty of early autumn farmers' markets, we're drinking as much cider as we can—especially the boozy kind. Less sweet than fresh non-alcoholic cider, hard cider is ideal for mixing into cocktails. It's crisp and often effervescent like sparkling wine, making it a no-brainer for …

Your Weekend Has 60 Hours–Here’s How To Wring The Most Out Of Them

Do your weekends fly by too fast? Craft weekends that are memorable, relaxing, and productive with these 10 tips from productivity expert Laura Vanderkam.<p>Weekends always seem to go quickly, but they’re longer than we think. There are 60 hours between that 6 p.m. Friday beer and that 6 a.m. Monday …

Time Management

How to avoid mobile roaming costs

Mobile providers often charge high rates for data usage and phone calls while on holiday, but there are alternative ways to reduce incurring extra fees.<p>Mobile providers often charge high rates for data usage and phone calls while on holiday, but there are alternative ways to reduce incurring extra …

TSA PreCheck Now Available to All Flyers After $85 Background Check

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration will for the first time let travelers apply directly for expedited screening privileges to avoid …

Adventures in Romania

One of the great advantages of the Internet is the ability to plan out one's trip in great detail. I can reserve hotels, buy train tickets, even map out the routes that I will take between meetings. I can arrange by email or Facebook to see long-lost friends for dinner. I can be a great deal more …