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10 Starbucks Secret Menu Drinks to Die for

Sure, you can walk into Starbucks and order something off of the menu like everyone else. Or you could get in the know and order something off the secret menu! We've broken down ten of the tastiest Starbucks secret menu drinks so you know exactly what to order.<p><b>1. Caramel Apple Frappuccino</b><p>For a …

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The Food52 Summer Reading List

Maybe you're heading to a beautiful country house this summer, or a rental in the mountains; or maybe you're the sort of person who cracks open a cookbook at the beach, for fun. (Don't worry -- you're in good company.) Whichever camp you fall into, you're going to want some new reading -- and …

Transform Your Camp Breakfast

Here at Sunset we hear from people all the time who say they'd love to try camping but don't know where to start. In my mind, a good breakfast is one of the surest ways to turn a wannabe camper into a true believer.<p>Take my urban-loving sister, who definitely didn't inherit the camping gene I seem …

Easy Creme Brulee With Ginger

As a child, I avoided pudding-like desserts. The only exception was chocolate pudding, which I considered to be a kissing cousin of chocolate ice cream, rather than a relative of rice pudding or vanilla custard.<p>Decades later, when I discovered crème caramel and crème brûleé, I realized what I'd …

Tips on Meal Planning

Shares 375<p>I am a big meal planner and I have been ever since I started my journey to being healthier nearly 6 years ago. Meal planning can really …

20 Ways to Waste Less Food

If you hate wasting food and essentially throwing money in the bin, then this post is for you, as I shall be sharing 20 ways that you can stop wasting so much food. I will hold my hands up and admit that I used to be the worst for this. I would go shopping on a Sunday with all good intentions and …

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This Is How You Peel An Entire Bag Of Potatoes In Under 60 Seconds

There are a lot of reasons to peel potatoes -- cheese fries, tater tots and potato salad, to name a few -- but that doesn't make the work of peeling them any less of a chore. It's not that this kitchen task is hard, being that it doesn't require even the slightest degree of culinary skill, it just …

The Scuttlebutt: A Sandwich to End All Sandwiches

<i>If you're like us at Food52, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: The sandwich to end all other sandwiches -- and why you should serve it at your next party.</i><p>Moving from one neighborhood to another is like a breakup, an …

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11 Sweet and Savory Pies for Summer

We firmly believe in pie for every occasion. Give us a long weekend, a picnic, or an irrational number, and we’ll dust off our ceramic plates in a heartbeat. Come summer, however, there's something especially glorious about our flaky friends: Piled high with juicy berries and slivers of stone …

Good & Cheap: Talking to Leanne Brown

<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>Today: We're chatting with Leanne Brown, author of Good and</i> …

A Spanish Gin and Tonic Party

Prepare the <i>salmorejo</i> a day ahead and pour it into ramekins or small bowls to fit with the small-plate theme. The meatballs can be prepared ahead, as …

The Charcuterie Board at Portland's Olympic Provisions Is All Pork

Unlike many of the butcher shops profiled thus far during the Five Days of Meat, <b>Olympic Provisions</b>'s flagship Portland restaurant does <i>not</i> make its charcuterie in-house. Instead, all production occurs just a few blocks away in the city's Central Eastside Industrial district, where head salumist <b>Elias</b> …

Here's Andrew Zimmern's Foreword to Jamie Bissonnette's New Charcuterie Cookbook

Beard Award winning Boston/New York chef <b>Jamie Bissonnette</b> has a cookbook coming out next month: <b>The New Charcuterie Cookbook: Exceptional Cured Meats to Make and Serve at Home</b>. The book not only takes a look at traditional French and Italian charcuterie (pates, salumi), it also includes …

Middle Eastern Grilling Recipes, from Lamb Chops and Tabbouleh to Pickles and Dips

Middle Eastern grilling recipes, from lamb chops and tabbouleh to pickles and dips, from cookbook author Anissa Helou<p><b>Sunday is grilling day in Lebanon</b>, where I grew up. It didn’t matter if people lived in the country or the city: If they had a sliver of outside space, they set up their <i>manqal</i> (a low …

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21 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

Be an iPhone ninja with these 21 awesome tricks<p>Your iPhone can do all sorts of magical things that you probably aren't aware of. Here's a list of …

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