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One-Hour Dinner Rolls

There is something about the months of November through about February that make me want some form of warm carbohydrate to accompany every meal I …

One Skillet Huevos Rancheros With Steamed Eggs Recipe

Classic huevos rancheros with a spicy tomato sauce, beans, and a soft cooked egg all made in a single skillet in under half an hour.<p><b>Note:</b> For added creaminess, try topping the dish with crumbled feta or cotija cheese.<p><b>About the Author</b>: Yasmin Fahr is a food lover, writer, and cook. Follow her …

9 Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Dishes

Whether it's hosting a houseful of guests or cooking a feast for a select, lucky few, Thanksgiving is inevitably a busy, food-filled day. And we think it should be enjoyable, as opposed to anxiety-provoking—say, from waiting around until 9 pm for the turkey to reach temperature (if it happens, just …

Red-Wine-Braised Turkey Legs Recipe

<b>Read more: The Food Lab: Red Wine-Braised Turkey Legs</b><p>Ingredients2 whole turkey legsKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper2 tablespoons canola oil1 large onion, roughly chopped1 large carrot, roughly chopped2 sticks celery, roughly chopped2 medium cloves garlic, smashed4 thyme sprigs, about 3 …

Turkey Essentials (Winners Announced!)

The winners of the Turkey Essentials prizes are:<p><b>#7880 Deb B:</b> “All the family is coming to my house this year!” <b><br>#14860 Val S: “Cooking the whole</b> …

Cook's Illustrated's Foolproof Pie Crust

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The secret pie crust ingredient (and technique) that changed what we thought we knew about pie.</i><p>We all get in pie ruts. Well, crust ruts.<p>While what goes on …

Someday You Might Have A Black Truffle, And You Need A Recipe For That Day (PHOTOS)

It's a crazy world out there, and you never know what will happen. One day, you could be minding your own business and suddenly be presented with an opportunity to buy a real black truffle (Burgundy truffles even popped up on Fresh Direct recently!). If you can afford to, you should absolutely do …

Dinner Tonight: A Tomato Sandwich + Lemon Caper Dressing

After a long day -- be it at work, or running errands, or taking care of kids -- sometimes all we crave for dinner is something simple. Luckily, simple foods are meant for summer; most of the produce is begging to be eaten in the most straightforward form possible. This menu is thick toast spread …

Smoked Salmon on Mustard-Chive and Dill Butter Toasts

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p><i>Today: A tasteful upgrade to a classic party hors d'oeuvre.</i><p>WHO: Kukla is a classical pianist living in West Hollywood.<p>WHAT: A …

Chocolate-Butterfinger Overflow Cheesecake and Some News!

Gosh. It's been two whole weeks since my last blog post and honestly, I don't know how time got away from me.<p>Well, yes I do.<p>I've been building sand …

Strawberry Balsamic Sauce Recipe

<b>Read more: Sauced: Strawberry Balsamic Sauce</b><p>Ingredients1/2 cup balsamic vinegar2 cups ripe strawberries, stemmed, hulled, and roughly diced2 tablespoons dark brown sugar1/4 teaspoon kosher salt1/8 teaspoon lemon zest<p>Directions<p><b>1.</b> Bring balsamic vinegar to a boil in a small saucepan over medium heat. …

Honey Grilled Watermelon Caprese Salads

Honey Grilled Watermelon Caprese Salads.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> July 31, 2013 133<p>I’ve become very brave this summer.<p>By grilling EVERYTHING.<p>I really mean …

Brownie in a Mug Recipe [with video]

Oh my. We’re doomed. My young friends Reilly and Alden just showed me how they make single serving brownies, in a mug, in a microwave. Takes 5 …