Michelle Y

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Holiday Appetizer Recipe: Baked Brie with Cranberry Sauce

Preheat the oven to 425°F. Peel or slice off the top rind of the brie and scrape out a small amount of cheese to form a shallow hollow in the center. …

Curried Beef Stew

4 Servings<p>All Thai curries start with a handful of aromatic ingredients (chiles, galangal, lemongrass, turmeric, etc.) pounded into a paste with a granite mortar and pestle. The paste is then stirred into soups or stews (often with coconut milk), or used as the basis of sautéed dishes. Use a …

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3 Tips for Making Better Poached Eggs

Poached eggs sure do cause a lot of anxiety. Ostensibly, this is a quick and easy breakfast to go with a side of toast. But when confronted with a …

Toast with Squash, Prosciutto, and an Egg

<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: If you like toast and squash and prosciutto and eggs, you will like them together.</i><p>This isn’t really my …

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How To Make The Perfect Poached Egg And Never End Up With A Sloppy Mess Again (PHOTOS)

Unless you're a total anarchist, you can poach an egg.<p>Listen. Poached eggs are delicious, and I doubt you need to be convinced of that. What you <i>do</i> need to be convinced of, however, is that poaching eggs is easy. Before you start throwing things at your screen, just hear us out.<p>For some reason, many …

27 Brussels Sprout Recipes That Want To Celebrate Thanksgiving With You

No one deserves a place on the table more than Brussels, the tiniest and tastiest cabbages in all the land.

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How to Frost a Cake

Tips for smooth, stress-free cake frosting.<p><i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, on Food52, chef</i> <i>Camille Becerra</i> <i>is going beyond the basics to help us tackle even the</i> …

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Simple Baked Apple Chips

What is it about turning something into a chip that makes it so irresistible?<p>Rachel freely admits she could eat popcorn every day on her blog Rachel Cooks. Given her love of snacks, we decided she'd be a perfect addition as a Snack Fanatic.<p>What is it about turning something into a chip that makes …

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5 Easy Umami Boosters, from Momofuku Culinary Lab

Give food—any food!—a flavor boost with these 5 easy-to-find ingredients recommended by the Momofuku Culinary Lab<p>When <i>Wired</i> asked us to help with their food issue, we didn't have to think twice. After all, they might have had the last word on all things tech, but we have a test kitchen. Then we …

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How to Adapt a Recipe to a Slow Cooker

Picture this: You throw everything into a pot. Then it's off to go run errands or even go to work for the day. Hours later, you unlock the door, and return to a perfectly cooked dish. <b>This can happen for most traditional recipes—because they can be adapted for a slow cooker</b>. Don't believe us? Read …

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How to DIY Cake Flour and Self-Rising Flour

<i>We're revisiting this post to remind you that you probably have everything you need to make both cake flour and self-rising flour in your pantry. Right now.</i><p>A lot of us keep a bag of all-purpose flour kicking around, a faithful old friend that we lean on for pancakes, muffins, and everything in …

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The Etymology of Soup and Stew

What do baths and brothels have to do with what we cook in a pot? More than you'd ever suspect<p>Whether your whole face is dried and cracking from the side effects of your stacked cold meds or from the bone-dry and bitter cold, solace may be found in a bowl of soup or a pot of stew. It steams, it …

How to Make Any Puréed Vegetable Soup in 5 Steps

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Set your abandoned</i> <i>vegetables free, in just 5 steps.</i><p>It’s six o’clock, you’re just coming home from work, and …

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How to make soup

Chuck away the cook book, it's time to go freestyle with your soup. If you get an organic veg box or simply find a load of veg lurking in your fridge …

How To Roast a Whole Head of Garlic in the Oven

<b>Heat the oven to 400°F:</b> Set a rack in the middle position.<p><b>Peel (most of) the paper off the garlic:</b> Use your fingers to peel away all the loose, …

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Sherry

• 2 tablespoons unsalted butter<br>• 1 large leek, white and light green part only, chopped (about 1 cup)<br>• 1 3-to-4-pound butternut squash, peeled and cubed<br>• 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg<br>• 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper<br>• 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste<br>• 3 tablespoons dry sherry, plus more to …

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Baby Back Ribs Recipes That Are Worth The Mess

Get the wet wipes ready.<p>When it comes to ribs, there are a lot of great cuts to choose from: Spare ribs, rib tips, St. Louis cut, and, the one we're particular partial to, baby back ribs. If there's one meal we don't mind getting messy for, it's baby back ribs.<p>Baby back ribs are a natural fit on …

How to Buy and Cook Tomatillos, In Season in October

Tips for buying, storing, and cooking tomatillos, in season in October.<p><i>Autumn is in the air, and root vegetables, squash, and hearty greens are coming from the ground. This week, we’ll be taking you through the seasonal ingredients you should be cooking with this month. Today: Tomatillos.</i><p>Unwrapping …

Mix The Ultimate Lobster Salad

For a taste of summer anytime, hit up this simple recipe<p>If this weekend you’re running the Smuttynose Rockfest Marathon & Half Marathon in Hampton, New Hampshire, you'll enjoy a lobster roll and a Smuttynose beer at the finish.<p>Best post-race meal ever?<p>“Yeah, if we switched over from our lobster …

5 Links to Read Before Cooking with Pumpkin

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen -- or in the pumpkin patch. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: How to cook with October’s mascot -- pumpkin.</i><p>If each month had a mascot, the pumpkin would certainly be October’s. Its …

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Humble cauliflower turns into glam steak, with just a few ingredients and a little bit of time. Fancy enough for a weekend, easy enough for a weeknight. GET THE RECIPE: http://thekitc.hn/1eZqFWG

One Bowl Baking: Maple Walnut Blondies

As much as I love summer, it's tough to be an inspired baker. But every year, autumn saves me from falling into a total block. My ideas are endless and the desire to fire up the oven is once again renewed.<p>Example? I couldn't wait to experiment with these maple walnut blondies. As I'd never baked …

31 Delicious Things To Cook In October

Roasted vegetables, welcome back to the regular dinner rotation.<p><b>WHAT'S IN SEASON:</b><p>This will vary depending on time of the month and where you live:<p>Apples<p>Beets<p>Blackberries<p>Broccoli<p>Brussels sprouts<p>Cabbage<p>Cauliflower<p>Chicory<p>Cranberries<p>Dates<p>Figs<p>Grapes<p>Leeks<p>Lettuce<p>Okra<p>Oranges<p>Parsnips<p>Pears (late …

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Twitter founder reveals secret formula for getting rich online

Ev Williams has figured out the internet.<p>That's what he told the gathered tech heads at the recent XOXO conference in Portland, Oregon, and while he …

Ask the Food Lab: How Many Times Can I Reuse Fry Oil?

How Many Times Can I Reuse Fry Oil?<p>I wanted to ask you today about reusing deep-fry oil. How many times can you keep reusing it until it goes bad? I remember you writing in your Wok Skills post that you can reuse oil until it becomes dark and somewhat bubbly. However, a popular Japanese TV show …

27 Pancakes Worth Waking Up For

September 26th is National Pancake Day. Which is pretty flippin' sweet.

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