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Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

10 Butter Keepers and Crocks

Norpro Marble Butter Keeper, $17 from Amazon<p>Some say butter keepers or crocks are the secret to soft, spreadable butter. Ever since Melissa Clark …

Butter

The Definitive Ranking Of Vegetables From Worst To Best

The foolproof, ironclad, indisputable, authoritative guide to crap that grows in dirt.

Recipe Of The Day: Burrata Appetizer

Burrata is a cheese like no other. It's the creamiest, richest, best piece of dairy you can get your hands on. Burrata, which means butter in Italian, is fresh mozzarella cheese that's mixed with cream -- which is obviously what makes it so great. It's delicious eaten as is, with a drizzle of olive …

Caramelized Fennel, Leek, and Orange Salad

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.

Ask a Sommelier: Which Wines Go Best With Chinese Food?

GalleryAsk a Sommelier: Which Wines Go Best With Chinese Food?<p>A BYOB restaurant is a beautiful thing; it's also fun to get takeout and be able to open wine from your own collection or favorite wine shop. But if Chinese food is on the menu, which bottles should you pop? Depends on if you're eating …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Portland, ME: The Healthier Side of Duckfat

Duck fat-fried fries and doughnut holes. Duck confit. Poutine with duck gravy and, if you want, a fried duck egg. Suffice it to say, Duckfat in Portland, Maine, has become a destination for all things anti-diet. That's not to say fried food is all the Old Port cafe offers, but it's what they take …

The Easiest Way To Make Pizza At Home

Jim Lahey's no-knead technique takes a while because there's an overnight rise, but it's more likely to actually work than other recipes.<p>NYC baker Jim Lahey popularized this genius no-knead method when he published his cookbook last spring. Kneading is not so strenuous (it'll never cramp your …

3 Essential Ingredients For Making World-Class Party Cocktails

I appreciate a good drink at a restaurant, and the same goes for dinner parties or events. It's the little extra something that isn't required but …

Cocktails

Chanterelles and Other Seasonal Mushrooms

Seasonal mushrooms like chanterelles (pictured) used to be rare, but they’re pretty common these days at farmers’ markets and fancy food shops. Even …

8 Sweet Ways To Use Fresh Mint

Gallery8 Sweet Ways To Use Fresh Mint<p>Mint extract is fine and dandy, but there is nothing like cooking and baking with fresh mint leaves—especially in spring. The leaves are chockfull of aromatic oils that pair perfectly with lemon and decadently with chocolate. Also try it with fruit: strawberries …

Before & After: Jill’s Office Makeover

If I had to choose an absolute favorite paint color it would be, without a doubt, grey. I prefer Benjamin Moore’s Chelsea Gray to all others (it’s …

Patterns We Love: Gingham

Gingham. These distinctive checks are popping up everywhere, even in interiors that are decidedly non-country. Big checks feel bold and graphic; …

Living Rooms

25 Gardening Essentials

This month is all about <b>GREEN</b> so I’ve been loving the chance to bookmark all of my favorite gardening accessories. I may not have a yard to cultivate …