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Crispy Salt and Pepper Soft Shell Crab

Truth be told, if you are going to make soft shell crab I recommend sauteing it over deep frying but if you are gluten free like we are in my home …

Cook the Book: Garlic and Black Pepper Soft-Shell Crabs

When thinking about springtime eating it's usually the vegetables that get the most attention. But spring is also a time for <i>sea</i>-sonal specialties—the ones from the sea, namely soft-shell crabs. Having spotted them on a few menus around town lately, I decided to try frying up a few of these molted …

Kung Pao Chicken

1 tbsp. cornstarch<p>4 tbsp. soy sauce<p>1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed<p>3 tbsp. shaoxing (Chinese rice wine)<p>2 tbsp. sugar<p>3 tbsp. chicken …

Togarashi Popcorn

6 to 8 Servings<p>Look for shichimi togarashi, a Japanese seasoning mix, at Japanese markets and savoryspiceshop.com.<p>October 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter<p>3 garlic cloves, minced<p>1/3 cup popcorn kernels<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil<p>1 teaspoon shichimi …

Inspiring New Design for the Odessa Restaurant in Kiev by YOD Design Lab

Meet the Odessa restaurant, located in Kiev’s city centre. Opened back in 1962, it has recently suffered some transformations, in order to fit the …

The Top 25 Restaurant Trends of 2014

From the bialy boomlet to uni overload, the food, drink, and restaurant design trends of 2014, as identified by Andrew Knowlton<p>From the bialy boomlet to uni overload, if it was trending in 2014, <b>Andrew Knowlton</b> was there to document it. What follows is a taste of everything he ate, drank, and …

15 EPIC Yet Easy to Make Japanese Recipes Under 10 DOLLARS!

<b>15 Simple and Affordable Japanese Recipes</b><p>The Japanese food craze in Singapore has been at it’s peak for years, with countless new Japanese …

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Beyond Sushi and Ramen: Japanese Chefs Recommend 9 Lesser-Known Foods

Japan is a diverse land of culinary pleasures, but lately it seems all America cares about are the raw and slurpy parts.<p>Sushi and ramen aren't the sole culinary delights from the Land of the Rising Sun. So to spotlight some of the culture's lesser-known delicacies, <b>we asked Japanese chefs to offer</b> …

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Squid with Watercress Salsa Verde Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Squid deserves a spotlight and this recipe from Chester Gerl at Hundred Acres does it. While many seafood choices come with warnings of mercury or overfishing, squid populations remain both clean and robust. Plus it’s one of the most affordable proteins around and cooks in about a …

herbed tomato and roasted garlic tart

I had a friend in town this week and just when we were at the point in the conversation when we’d usually pick a place to meet for lunch, something …

Classic Shrimp Aguachile With Lime, Cucumber, and Red Onion Recipe

If you love ceviche, then Mexico's <i>aguachile</i> is for you. Traditionally made with raw shrimp, lime juice, chilies, cucumber, and onion, it's served immediately while still totally raw, unlike most other ceviche recipes. This recipe is about as close to the Sinaloa classic as you can get, and it's …

Breads You Can Mix By Hand (+ How to Make Ciabatta)

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i><i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell -- alongside photographer Sarah Stone, who both blog at The Shutter Oven -- is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today: Who</i> …

How to Cook a Lobster

<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: Get yourself to a shoreline and melt some butter -- this is how to cook a lobster.</i><p>It's a tough time to be talking about lobster. They're no longer just …

Real Deal Kung Pao Chicken Recipe

<b>Read more: Wok Skills 101: Stir-Frying Basics</b><p>Ingredients1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs, trimmed of excess fat, and cut into 1/2 to 3/4-inch pieces2 tablespoons soy sauce, divided2 tablespoons Shaoxing wine, divided (or dry sherry, if unavailable)1 tablepoon cornstarch, divided1/3 cup …

Pesto Chango: Try This Mint, Feta, and Pistachio Pesto Variation

I love that no matter how much I learn about food and cooking, it can still surprise me. Last month, after rounds of recipe testing to determine the best way to make a classic pesto sauce, I concluded that using a mortar and pestle made the biggest difference in the quality of the sauce. One might …

Everything You Need to Know to Start Baking Awesome Bread

Hi everyone, and welcome to our brand new bread column. Think of this as a safe space, committed to talking about—and demystifying—your breads and doughs. It's a vast world with a whole lot of potential for experimentation, but the root of the problem is this: Yeast, mysterious and giving, seems to …

Spicy Lobster Pasta

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>There’s something special about lobster you’ve prepared yourself, but if cooking one on a weeknight isn’t your speed, buy cooked lobster or shrimp instead.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>12 ounces spaghetti<p>Kosher salt<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>2 tablespoons …

Grilled Flatbread Recipe on Food52

• 3 cups bread flour (396 g)<br>• 1 teaspoon kosher salt (3.5 g)<br>• 1 teaspoon instant yeast (4 g)<br>• 1 1/4 cups warm water (292.5 g)<br>• 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil (43 g), plus more for brushing<br>• Flaky salt, for finishing<br>• Leaves of 1 to 2 sprigs rosemary, for finishing<p>In a large bowl, whisk the flour and salt to …

Herb Salted Garlic Parmesan French Fries

Herb Salted Garlic Parmesan French Fries.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 8, 2014 73<p>Friday fries! We’re doing it.<p>Especially because if there is a time a place to …

Fresh Mint, Feta, and Pistachio Pesto Recipe

Mint, pistachios, and feta make a deeply flavorful, rich variation on a classic pesto. It's delicious tossed with pasta, drizzled on fresh vegetables like sliced tomatoes, or served as a sauce for meats like chicken, pork, or lamb.<p><b>Read more: Pesto Chango: Try This Mint, Feta, and Pistachio Pesto</b> …

Grilled Pesto Shrimp Skewers

5<p><i>5 / 5 (4 Reviews)</i><p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i> Leave a review »<p>3 Freestyle Points 180 calories<p><b>Total Time:</b><p>30 minutes<p>Homemade pesto with basil from my …

Steamed Mussels in a Coconut Curry Broth

Coconut Curry Mussels.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> July 31, 2014 75<p>HELLO. I am completely dying over this meal. Two words: dy.ing.<p>Not sure if I can even fully …

Lentil "meatballs" In Lemon Pesto

Lentil "meatballs" In Lemon Pesto from Sprouted Kitchen• 2 Cups Cooked Lentils<br>• 2 Eggs, lightly beaten<br>• 3/4 Cup Ricotta<br>• 1/4 Cup Fresh Grated Parmesan …

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Salmon With Sriracha Sauce And Lime

Salmon With Sriracha Sauce And Lime from Self Magazine• Juice and zest of 1/2 lime<br>• 1 tablespoon maple syrup<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoons tsp sriracha sauce*<br>• 1/2 …

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Watermelon, Tomato, and Four

<b>Author Notes:</b> This salad is exactly what I want to make and eat during the heat of summer -- either as a light dinner or a side to grilled meat. It’s inspired by the various watermelon and feta salads I’ve made over the years. For this version, I decided to pay homage to the recipes from Jerusalem …

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