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These Spicy Beef Lettuce Cups Are a Hit Any Night of the Week

Sponsored by Cholula® Hot Sauce<p>4 servings<p>Spicy beef meets the crunch of cucumber, creamy avocado, and the tang of a Cholula® Green Pepper mayo. It’s bursting with flavor and a match made in lettuce cup heaven.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 bunch scallions<p>1 head Bibb or butter lettuce<p>2 Persian cucumbers<p>1 large …

Bell Peppers

Vermicelli Noodles with Lemongrass Pork Meatballs

These noodle bowls are great any time of year, but because the noodles are served cold, they’re especially nice on a sweltering day. In that case, …

Sandwiches

Coq Au Vin Meets Sheet Pan in This Easy, Warm Weather Take

Coq au vin always feels to me like a dish for sharing. During the 80s and 90s, it was a dinner party staple, often served alongside a potato dish with sufficient cream and butter to match the richness of the red wine chicken dish, like a dauphinoise, with another glass of red wine to drink for good …

Sheet Pan

Chicken Soup with Caramelized Ginger

4 servings<p>A ginger-forward chicken tonic soup that will provide some much-needed relief when you’re not feeling too hot.<p>March 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ bunch cilantro, divided<p>2 Tbsp. sugar<p>1 6" piece ginger, peeled, thinly sliced into rounds<p>3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced<p>4 scallions, pale-green and white …

Soysauce

Peri Peri African Chicken Recipe

"This is a great spicy marinade recipe, a traditional African dish, great for BBQ. Nice with salad and fries, but I like adding it to a pita with …

Spicy Dry-Fried Beef

This is a typical Sichuan technique for dry-frying beef. Unlike most meat stir-fries, the beef is not marinated; instead it is stir-fried immediately …

Be a Person Who Makes Focaccia on the Regular

Top it with crunchy flakes of Maldon salt, thinly sliced red onion, a big red ribbon—you do you.<p>I hear that if you say “classic focaccia” three times aloud on the night of a full moon, it might appear hot and puffy from the oven right before your eyes. And if that doesn’t work, we’ve got a …

Focaccia

I Bring This Salsa to Every Party, Then Eat It Alone in a Corner

It's 157% better than the jarred stuff, and it's always a party sensation—when I share.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the homemade salsa recipe that BA.com senior editor Alex Beggs couldn’t live …

Cooking

10 Popular Cauliflower Recipes to Make Right Now

One of the coolest things about being an adult (I use that term loosely) is to see foods that used to take a backseat to other showstoppers finally …

Cooking

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Country Lifestyle

Pour Hot, Smoky Bacon Dressing Over Cabbage and See What It Can Do

<i>As Food52 gets older (and wiser), and our archive of recipes grows, we're making the effort to revisit some gold recipes and pick the brains that invented them. Today, it's co-founder Amanda Hesser, on the wintry side salad her grandmother whipped up with precision and ease.</i><p><b>Nikkitha Bakshani: When</b> …

Cabbage

Thomasina Miers’ recipe for soba noodles with rainbow vegetables in a sesame seed dressing

More food: really? After two weeks of leftover roast potatoes dipped in mayonnaise for elevenses (because it’s Christmas), cake in the middle of the afternoon (ditto), mince pies drowning in rum butter and cream after practically every meal, endless cheese? I very rarely say this, but I’m ready for …

Spices

This Roasted Broccoli Recipe Indulges All My Food Obsessions

All the miso. All the broccoli. All the hemp seeds. (So what if my food obsessions are healthy?)<p><i>This story is part of the 2018 Feel Good Food Plan, our two-week mind-body-belly plan for starting the year off right.</i><p>I was initially attracted to this recipe because it calls for so many things I …

Healthy Eating

These Crispy Chicken Thighs Are the Only Way to Start the Year

By Alex Delany<p>Chicken thighs, with garlic-honey, are here for the first Rent Week of the year. Breathe. You're in a safe space now.<p>My wallet is not doing well. To be completely frank, it's more depleted than my iPhone's battery after a new software update. That’s what the holidays do; they strip …

Cooking

These Crispy Chicken Thighs Are the Healthy Comfort Food You Deserve

Winter sucks, but these harissa-spiced chicken thighs are amazing.<p><i>This story is part of the 2018 Feel Good Food Plan, our two-week mind-body-belly plan for starting the year off right.</i><p>I am not a fan of winter. Lots of people don’t like the cold, but I really, really, really hate it. I blame growing …

Cooking

Dining Routine a Little Drab? Spice Things Up with These Flavorful Recipes

Your weeknight meals are getting a makeover thanks to these delicious spice blends<p>Tell us if this sounds familiar. You’ve spent the last 12 months mastering a handful of go-to dishes, to great acclaim in your household—and then, WHAM, you’re bored. Don’t sweat it, even the most reliable …

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One

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is a dish so regal it was once served on the luxurious Orient Express train. This—simplified—recipe reveals my lazy side: no making brown stock and veal stock as the originator, Philippe de Mornay (of Mornay sauce fame) would have us do. It’s a rich braise of mushrooms, chicken, …

Spices

This Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe Is Probably the Reason My Partner Likes Me So Much

By Erika Owen<p>Sure, roasted brussels sprouts are great, but these sauce-doused babies are a dealmaker.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the roasted brussels sprouts recipe that associate director of audience</i> …

Cooking

5 Types of Alcohol That You Need to Refrigerate

Or you'll risk ruining your cocktails!<p>This is the year you finally decide to make proper cocktails at home. Your bar cart is stocked with the best gin and all the ingredients for a Negroni, and you're ready to get shakin'. Guess what? You've already effed up. Because one major ingredient in a …

Vermouth

The Genius Little Secret to No-Fry, Crispy Buffalo Wings

People have done some truly obsessive things—unnecessarily, as it turns out—in the name of creating the perfect Buffalo wing.<p>Our most dedicated wing scientists have not just deep-fried, but twice-baked, steamed then roasted, fried then baked, and brined then poached <i>then</i> fried. We even got in on it …

Cooking

39 Healthy Soup Recipes That Make Any Day Cozier

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White Bean and Chorizo Chili

October 2017<p>Makes about 12 cups<p>Never cooked dried beans before? No problem. Soaking them the night before makes them cook faster and more evenly, and popping the whole pot in the oven means they stay at a gentle simmer the whole time. Set your timer, queue up a movie, and win Sunday: Netflix and …

Food Preservation

Cuban-Style Black Beans

Makes about 2 quarts<p>Double, triple, or quadruple the recipe and freeze for feeding crowds down the road. These beans are great with Ropa Vieja, or as a basic side for dinner (think rice and beans!), as well as an eggy breakfast.<p>October 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound dried black beans, picked through, …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

A Shreddy, Saucy Ropa Vieja Recipe to Make This Weekend

Cancel your plans, make this instead.<p>Every few weeks we sit around a room and shout out recipe names.<p>Crepe cake!<p>Portuguese egg tarts!<p>Chicken Scarpariello!<p><b>Ropa Vieja!</b><p>Dream recipes, classics that deserve a revamp, random ingredients we're craving. We're searching for recipes we'll make again and …

Cooking

This Roasted Pork Shoulder Is the Easiest, Most Impressive Dinner Party Dish Ever

By Meryl Rothstein<p>The crowd always goes wild for this sweet-salty, fall-apart-tender roasted pork shoulder, and it's basically impossible to mess up.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the roasted pork shoulder</i> …

Cooking

Make One-Pot Chickpea Tagine in Less than One Hour

Several years ago I took a tagine cooking class at Tara Kitchen, a Moroccan restaurant in nearby Schenectady, New York. Much to my surprise, I learned that tagine cooking is easy: There is no browning of meat or fish prior to entering the tagine, no staggering the entry of ingredients, no deglazing …

Spices

Mario Batali's Bucatini all'Amatriciana Recipe

<i>The chef’s own favorite recipe is a perfect example of his simple-meets-satisfying cooking.</i><p>Mario Batali’s Bucatini all’Amatriciana<p>2 tbsp. kosher …

Mario Batali

How to Make French Canelés (It's Simple)

When I set out to write my book, I was looking for recipes that made baking more approachable. Depending on the type of baked good in question, this could mean multiple things. For some baked goods, it meant simplifying a confusing process, or showing multiple ways to do it. For others, it meant …

Dessert

Cast-Iron Roast Chicken with Crispy Potatoes

4 servings<p>Size matters. This isn't the time for a mammoth Oven Stuffer, nor do we want some petite poussin—a 3½–4-lb. bird has the proportions we're after. When the breasts are roasted to perfection, all that dark meat is on-the-nose-done too.<p>October 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 3½–4-pound whole …

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Spicy Indian Bombay Potatoes with Chilies

Ever had delicious spicy Bombay potatoes at an Indian food restaurant and wondered just how they get something as simple as potatoes to taste so …