Chris Welch

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How to Make (Deep-Fried) French Toast Sticks

My school cafeteria served the predecessor to sad desk lunch.<p>Kids would take the rubbery cheese out of the stuff crust pizza and see if they could bounce it; "turkey and gravy on a biscuit" contained "real meat"; and the salad bar’s lettuce was limp enough to make a gas station salad seem appealing.<p>…

The Oddest Sauce Around Is Also the Most Awesome

“Is that ketchup... on your mac and cheese?”<p>I can’t recall who said this to me, but I do remember I was in elementary school, it was a classmate, and I was horrified. Shielding my mac and cheese behind a carton of milk and a juicebox, I ate my noodles trepidatiously while remaining on the lookout …

Chickens, It's Your Time to Brine

That Thanksgiving turkey isn't the only bird that you can brine. Here's why you should be brining chicken—all year 'round.<p>We all know how much better a turkey tastes if you brine it before roasting it. But we're about to take things a step further: You should also be brining your chickens—and not …

This Hot Soup Is (Maybe) Even Better Than Coffee

It's fast, it's comforting, and it's a great breakfast—all hail miso soup!<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot. It’s a chance to eat</i> …

Caramelized-Honey Brûlée

8 Servings<p>If you don’t have a kitchen torch, time to treat yourself. They’re inexpensive and super fun to use—and you can’t make this dessert without one.<p>February 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup honey<p>1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>3 cups heavy cream<p>1 cup whole milk<p>¾ teaspoon kosher salt<p>8 large egg …

Pan-Roasted Brined Pork Chop

2 Servings<p>Brining these pork chops makes them moist, tender, and seasoned throughout, and the sugar helps create a dark, caramelized sheen. Learn how to make this recipe and more in our online cooking class with Sur la Table.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup kosher salt<p>1/2 cup sugar<p>1 teaspoon …

<i>Today: Food52 photographer James Ransom chooses his favorite shots from the forthcoming Food52 Vegan Cookbook (available for pre-order!).</i><p>Sixty dishes, countless shots, lots of leftover containers, and one seriously awesome book: That's the Food52 Vegan Cookbook in a nutshell. (Or, more accurately …

Chocolate-Cinnamon Coffee Cake

12 Servings<p>If you like, serve this chocolate-cinnamon recipe with whipped cream or an extra dollop of yogurt—or, of course, a cup of coffee.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan<p>½ cup blanched hazelnuts, chopped<p>2 ounces bittersweet …

A Trick for Transforming Unripe Avocados in Just Two Hours

<i>We heard a suggestion to pickle unripe avocado slices and we had to try it ourselves.</i><p>When we saw a Facebook post that suggested pickling hard avocados rather than waiting around for them to soften, reactions around the office ranged from skepticism to curiosity. But above all, we were hopeful:</b> …

20 Salted Desserts That Make Us Want to Break Out the Maldon

Salted caramel and chocolate desserts are here to stay—make one of these and see why.<p><b>Salted desserts have never been more popular</b>, and it's easy to see why. Not only does it bring out other flavors, it's a perfect foil to rich chocolate and sweet caramel. Try these confections and see for yourself.

23 of Our Favorite Recipes Made with 3 Ingredients or Fewer

Meals should not be brief. We like to linger at the table, sneaking cold potatoes with our fingers and refilling our wine glasses and talking and talking and talking. But recipes? Those can be brief—and maybe they should be, letting the ingredients or the technique speak the loudest. Thick, buttery …

Grilled Beet Baba Ghanoush

4 (makes about 2 cups) Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>There’s a method to making baba ghanoush. And it applies to way more than eggplant.<p>July 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Olive oil (for grill and drizzling)<p>2 pounds red beets (about 4 large)<p>2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>1 tablespoon tahini<p>½ …

Say Hello to Cold Brew Tonic, the Fizzy Coffee Drink Keeping Us Cool

What's cooler than being cool? Ice-cold coffee with a whole lot of tonic water suddenly popping up all over the U.S., that's what.<p>What's cooler than being cool? <b>Ice-cold coffee with a whole lot of tonic water</b> suddenly popping up all over the U.S., that's what. <b>Cold brew tonic</b> is composed of espresso …

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<b>100 Best Fonts of 2014</b>To close the big feature I made to the best fonts of 2014 here I bring you a big wall post of the 100 fonts in a form of a logotype, just as the designers have decided to display and promote their own typefaces.<p>Check the big list below and click the name you want:<p>You can always check betype.co/fonts to see the daily new fonts or follow us on

Relish in These 27 Condiments for All Your Summer Barbecue Needs

No summer meal is complete without one of these flavor-packed condiments.<p><b>We're not above bottled ketchup and mustard.</b> We're just saying no summer meal spread is complete without the homemade relish, salsa, chimichurri, and mayo. The recipes for all these grilled-food enhancers and more are straight …

Potato Salad with 7-Minute Eggs and Mustard Vinaigrette

8 Servings<p>Egg salad and potato salad: Unite! We like how the still-soft yolks dress the salad, but you can cook the eggs a minute or two longer if you like them more set.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2½ pounds new or baby Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed<p>4 large eggs, room temperature<p>1 teaspoon mustard seeds<p>…

80 Fruity, Sweet, and Creamy Summer Desserts

Homemade ice cream, boozy popsicles, easy crumbles, and all of the fruit pies.<p><b>Dessert just tastes better in the summertime</b>. With ripe berries, juicy watermelon, fruit pies, and ice cream leading the way, we're suddenly feeling very hungry. Eat 'em all—before they melt!

A Special Place Cake

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Why you should be eating your (brown sugar pound) cake with a view.</i><p>Cake is always welcome. It's good in …

75 Reasons Green Food Is the Best Food

Yes, we compiled 75 recipes in honor of our favorite color of food.<p><b>Sometimes, we just can't get enough green.</b> No, really. So we created this monster slideshow that celebrates our favorite color of food. Break out these recipes on St. Patrick's Day if you want to get really festive.

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The Best Way to Garnish a Bloody Mary

<i>Today: A tasting of Bloody Mary garnishes with</i> <i>Hugh Acheson left us satisfied, with a better understanding of how much to fuss over this unfussy beverage.</i><p>Bloody Marys are probably my favorite cocktail because they have all the components of my favorite foods: sodium (check), spicy in no less than …

zucchini bread pancakes

For someone who doesn’t garden, lives pretty far from farms and couldn’t even keep a couple herbs alive on her kitchen windowsill, I take zucchini …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>This week we celebrated Earth Day, which inspired us to turn to vegetable-focused recipes. Whether you make soup, fried rice, fritters, or tacos this …

maple pudding cake

There is a whole catalog of cooking devoted to what to make when you peer nervously into your bank account and find the balance lacking — one could …

Why Your Salads Should Be Cutting Out the Middle Man

<i>If you're like us, 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: Who needs greens? The Sussmans show us the way to a better salad.</i><p>A good portion of eating is excavation. I fish out the cooked-forever vegetables in my minestrone, the …

19 Recipes That Taste Better Thanks to Feta

From fruit salad to eggs, here are 19 dishes that taste great with feta cheese.<p><b>We love adding cheese to</b><p>someall savory dishes we cook. But there's something special about feta. Its briny goodness adds a bracing-in-a-good-way salty taste to everything from fruit salad to eggs. Here are 19 dishes that …

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How to Make an Oil Reed Diffuser (so your House Smells in a Good Way)

<i>As satisfying as a well-written recipe, a smart and thoughtful DIY is our kind of lunch break reading. Bonus points if it's an easy project AND teaches us how to make something beautiful.</i><p><i>Today: Scent your home in a natural, inexpensive way—and with whatever fragrance you like (sorry, cucumber</i> …

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An Overachieving Breakfast Skillet Pizza

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a. fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast—because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: This breakfast skillet pizza is an overachiever, but some mornings call for a little showing off.</i><p>Pizza for …

Genius Recipes (The Book!)

On Tuesday, Genius Recipes "wobbled into the world like a just-born turtle" (those are Kristen's words). While <i>Genius Recipes</i> might still be newly-hatched in the world of cookbooks, it's already making its way into homes from the U.S. to Finland to South Africa.<p>Take your book out of its box (and if …

Your Spring Weekend Menu Plan, With Cocktails for Every (Yep!) Meal

These weekend menu ideas pair some of our best spring recipes with our favorite drinks. Bon Appétit!<p></head>Rejoice! TGIF! It's the freakin' weekend! However you wanna say it, we're stoked for two blissful days of warmer weather and good eating. Here are the best combinations of food and drinks you …

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