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The 9 Best Butt Exercises

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush<p>Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all …

What's the Difference Between a Street and a Road?

<i>Reader Brit asks: "Is there any rhyme or reason to calling a road an avenue, a boulevard, a street or a lane? Is it just at the discretion of whoever</i> …

New York City

39 Recipes to Celebrate the Beginning of Strawberry Season

We wait all year for strawberry season—it's finally here, so we're celebrating with these strawberry recipes.<p><b>Sure, you can find strawberries year-round.</b> But there's nothing like the real, ripe, red, juicy in-season stuff. And, we're thanking our lucky stars that strawberry season's just beginning. …

Ice Cream

How to Chill a Bottle of Wine Faster

<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: How to chill a bottle of wine so quickly, your guests won't even notice their glasses are empty.</i><p>You can prepare all you want for a party -- make lists, …

The Complicated Chinese Family Tree

Man, we have it so easy in English, kinship-term-wise. We only have to keep track of generations (grandmother vs. mother vs. daughter) and sex …

Got an Empty Peanut Butter Jar? Use It for Overnight Oats

Between my daily breakfast of toast and almond butter and my husband's post-workout peanut butter smoothies, we go through a lot of nut butter in my …

Breakfast

5 Gluten-Free Beers That Actually Taste Good

With the rise of gluten intolerance and celiac disease worldwide, beer masters and craft brewers around the world have decided the beer industry needs to produce delicious and tasty gluten-free beer options. In a world where most people who couldn't ingest gluten were limited to drinking wine, a …

The Kitchn

The Kitchn

Sunday Brunch: Eggs Sardou (New Orleans-Style Poached Eggs With Creamed Spinach, Artichokes, and Hollandaise)

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>If there's one thing you can say about New Orleans chefs, it's that they know how to …

Chinese-American Mashup: Silken Tofu With Spicy Sausage

Tofu gets a reputation as a meat substitute in Western kitchens, but many Chinese recipes actually combine tofu and meat into one extremely satisfying meal. There are a lot of homey recipes based on simply steaming silken-style tofu and topping it with a simple sauce of sautéed meat with a light …

Salad Swag: 3 Cures for the Common Salad

It's Lunch Week at The Kitchn, which means that salads are the star. Oh wait, what's that? Salads are your lunch of last resort? You'd prefer a good …

Food

Shredded Beef Tacos for the Slow Cooker

By Christy Landry<p>Mexican food is one of my absolute favorite things to eat. It’s entirely possible that I have Mexican blood flowing through my veins drawing me toward anything with cheese, jalapeño peppers, avocados, sour cream, corn, cilantro and all of those things (plus a lot more) are found in …

Cooking

Where to Drink Great Beer in San Francisco and the East Bay

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>The San Francisco area has been stoking the flame of America's craft beer movement since at least the 1970s. It seems that the city now has a brewery or craft beer bar on every corner, and new beer spots are springing …

Take the Weekdays Off: The Complete Weekend-Only Cleaning Plan

(Image credit: Adrienne Breaux)<p>Keeping your home clean is less about being born naturally obsessed with cleaning and more about finding the schedule …

24 Pancakes From Around The World

Welcome to the REAL IHOP.<p>Every country has a pancake: The flattened sweet or savory cake of various thickness, fillings, and toppings, bound in union with a batter (some sort of ground grain, egg, and milk/water). After being cooked in a pan they arrive on your plate to fulfill their glorious life …

Gorgeous Wood Boards and Recipe Boxes from Richwood Creations

Looking for a handmade wood cutting board with a bit of a twist? Brad and Emily Weckesser have it. Their not-for-profit Etsy shop, Richwood …

Woodworking

Gardening Without a Garden: 10 Ideas for Your Patio or Balcony

Few things are more satisfying than growing your own food. Few things are more frustrating than being a garden lover trapped in a teeny-tiny …

Gardening

Kickstarting: A Smart System For Learning Chinese With Minimal Pain And Posters

Chineasy uses pared-down graphics to ease the process of learning one of the world’s toughest languages.<p>There are some 20,000 characters in contemporary written Chinese. Knowing about 4,000 is considered educated, while the threshold for standard literacy is 2,000. “Basic” (or just-getting-by) …

Language Learning

How to Make Sichuan Chili Oil

A step-by-step guide to making your own Sichuan-style chili oil, with ingredients you can get at Asian supermarkets or online<p>If you're going to get into Sichuan cuisine—the most fiery and, to my mind, most flavorful of Chinese cooking styles—you are going to need some chili oil. It goes on …

Food & Dining

24 Foods You Hated As A Kid But Love Now

Oh, young you! If only you knew.

Pasta With Tuna, Garlic and Parsley

This recipe is the essence of easy. It uses tuna from a can and takes barely any effort at all. Yet it is beautiful and delicious -- the essence of style and artistic restraint.<p>For someone who is inclined to overkill (me), it takes an act of considerable willpower to keep from adding to this dish. …

Italian Food

6 Gluten-free Beers That Don't Suck

We'll drink granola beers or holy water beers. Hell, even garlic beers. But gluten-free beers? Gulp. Do we have to?<p>Those brews have earned a reputation for being horrible. Yet according to beer writer/judge/all-purpose expert John Holl, the brewing community has been stepping up its game in the …

Gluten-Free

The Best Gluten-Free Pastas

Gluten-free pasta doesn't have to feel like a sacrifice. To prove it, a panel of Bon Appétit editors gathered in the Test Kitchen for a blind taste test.<p>Gluten-free pasta doesn't have to feel like a sacrifice. To prove it, we procured 35 types (in five different shapes) from over a dozen producers: …

Italian Food

The Only Eggnog Recipe You'll Ever Need

<i>When he's not busy running the cocktail program at New York City's Maialino, Erik Lombardo is giving Food52 the rundown on all things spirits -- and showing the best ways to drink them.</i><p><i>Today: The holiday drink of all holiday drinks -- minus the preservatives and the long ingredient list, plus the</i> …

Eggnog