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Mole Negro

8 Servings<p>Chilhuacle negro chiles give this mole its traditional flavor and should not be substituted. They’re difficult to find in the U.S., but you can find them—and the other chiles you’ll need—at spicetrekkers.com.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 dried mulato chiles<p>8 dried pasilla chiles<p>4 dried chilhuacle …

Recipes

Homemade Marinara Sauce Is Easy to Make—If You Avoid These Common Mistakes

Jarred marinara sauce can't hold a candle to the homemade version. Avoid these common mistakes and whip up a batch tonight.<p>Is there any dinner that's easier to make and more satisfying than pasta and marinara sauce covered in a flurry of shredded Parmesan? We think not. But before you reach for a …

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Sunday Brunch: Steak Tartare Recipe

<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>Those who love steak tartare generally have very strong opinions about how it should be served. Ground or chopped, seasoned in the kitchen or at the table; …

Roasted Summer Vegetable Mac + Cheese

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a baking dish with nonstick spray. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.<p>In a large bowl, combine corn, …

Skillet Chicken Fajitas with Avocado Recipe

<b>About the Author</b>: Yasmin Fahr is a food lover, writer, and cook. Follow her @yasminfahr for more updates on her eating adventures and discoveries, which will most likely include tomatoes. And probably feta. Happy eating!<p><b>Read more: Skillet Supper: Chicken Fajitas with Avocado</b><p>Ingredients1 1/2 pounds …

Grilled Skirt Steak Fajitas Recipe

A richly flavored fajita marinade makes these grilled steak fajitas, served with sizzled peppers and onions in soft flour tortillas, an instant classic.<p><b>Read more: The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Fajitas</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Steak Fajita Marinade:</b>1/2 cup (120ml) soy sauce1/2 cup (120ml) lime juice, …

Mark Bittman's Green Beans with Crisp Shallots

<i>This week,</i> <i>Mark Bittman</i> <i>is serving as a Guest Editor at Food52. He'll be choosing a Wildcard winner, answering your questions on the Hotline, and sharing recipes from his new Cooking Basics app.</i><p>Boiling and then sautéeing vegetables is one of my favorite preparations, as it gives you more control over …

Patricia Wells' Zucchini Carpaccio with Avocado and Pistachios Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> When you just can't look another zucchini in the face, put it on a pedestal. Raw zucchini can be spongy, bitter and strangely sticky, so pamper it like Patricia Wells does here, by shaving it into delicate ribbons, then bathing them in a lemony marinade.<p>A trusted mandoline makes a big …

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Food and Drink - Recipes, Inspiration | HuffPost

Food and Drink - Recipes, Inspiration | HuffPost

Marinated Flank Steak with Lemony Arugula and Feta Salad from 'Kitchen Garden Cookbook'

<b>Jeanne Kelley</b>'s marinated and grilled flank steak with arugula salad comes from the "Spring" chapter in her new <i>Kitchen Garden Cookbook</i>. But with its clean flavors and almost effortless preparation, the dish lands squarely in the realm of summer cooking. Besides, arugula grows year-round in many …

Cooking Off the Cuff: Glazed Pork and Carrots, Hearty Food for a Waning Summer

Why do we wait (or at least think we should wait) until winter before cooking dishes like the one Jackie and I had for dinner last week: the most flavorful cut of pork -- belly -- and carrots, glazed in deeply reduced braising liquid? And when I say "we" I include myself, as anyone who follows …

Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe on Food52

• 1/4 pound guanciale or pancetta, cut into 1/3-inch cubes<br>• 7 large egg yolks<br>• 1 large egg<br>• 1 pound spaghetti<br>• Kosher salt<br>• Freshly ground black pepper<br>• 1/2 cup freshly-grated Pecorino, plus more for garnish<p>Put guanciale in a large skillet and place over medium-low heat. Cook, stirring frequently, until fat …

Italian Food

Pasta e Ceci (Pasta with Chickpeas)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: An Italian classic that's</i> <i>part soup, part pasta, and all comfort.</i><p>Cold winter days call out for comfort food -- and what could be better than this …

Dinner Tonight: Pasta e Fagioli + a Negroni

You might be thinking, "that is not dinner." Most of you are probably thinking that. Or you're thinking, where are the greens? Where's the substance? The stuff? Well, hear us out. It's two days before Christmas, which means that you're probably a little tired, a tiny stressed (in that fun way that …

Community Picks -- Hors d'Oeuvre

The results are in -- here are the recipes our community loved from the Your Best Hors d'Oeuvre contest.<p>Once again, we want to give a big thanks to all of our volunteer recipe testers for your thoughtful comments and for helping us continue to strengthen our recipe recommendations. You can read the …

The Best, 5-Minute Smoked Salmon Appetizer

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: With good smoked salmon on hand, you can have an impressive appetizer ready in 5 minutes flat</i><i>. Here's how.</i><p>Last summer, my …

Scallop Crudo with Citrus, Mint and Sea Salt Recipe on Food52

• 2 scallops<br>• 1/2 lime, juiced and strained<br>• 1/2 lemon, juiced<br>• 1/2 lemon, zested<br>• 1/2 lime, zested<br>• 2 pinches flaked sea salt such as Maldon or Trapani<br>• 1 tablespoon best Extra Virgin Olive Oil<br>• 4 mint leaves, finely chopped<br>• 2 scallops shells (optional)<p>Wash and dry scallops and slice into about 4 slices …

Scallops and Prosciutto over Capellini Recipe on Food52

• .5 pounds small bay scallops<br>• 8-12 slices of prosciutto diced<br>• 8 cloves roasted garlic, pealed<br>• .5 cups white wine or champagne<br>• 3 tablespoons fresh basil<br>• flour for dusting<br>• salt and pepper<br>• Olive oil<br>• .5 pounds capellini pasta<p>In a large flat sided pan brown the prosciutto in a little olive oil. Remove the …

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Marinade this: Bulgogi Recipe – Korean Barbequed Beef

There are three dishes in Korean cuisine most people are familiar with. The first one is kimchee, fermented spicy cabbage. Either you love kimchee or …

Onion-Braised Beef Brisket

5 stars based on 96 votes<p>This recipe was recently featured in Food 52’s Genius Recipes column. It comes from Nach Waxman, owner of the New York City …

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. …

The Food Lab: Homemade Shin Cup-Style Spicy Korean Ramyun (Beef Noodle Soup)

When I asked you folks for your favorite instant noodle brands on Twitter a couple months back, I was chuffed to note that a great chunk of you picked <i>my</i> favorite non-Japanese noodle: <b>Shin Cup</b>. Spicy, savory, and intensely garlicky with flavor to spare, it's in a league of its own when it comes to …

Sunday Brunch: Bourbon Glazed Pork Chops with Fried Eggs

<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>Any combination of pork and eggs makes for a satisfying brunch, but if you're …

Brazilian flan with barbecued pineapple recipe

Pudim de leite condensado is the Brazilian version of crème caramel, but a little sweeter to suit Brazilian tastes. It’s delicious with pineapple, as the acidity balances the sweetness.<p><i>Serves six to eight</i><p>200g sugar<p>1 x 397g tin sweetened condensed milk<p>600ml whole milk<p>3 eggs, lightly beaten<p>1 vanilla …

Gluten-free cherry and custard tart recipe

A brilliantly easy recipe for cherry and custard tart, using foolproof gluten-free pastry.<p>I find Doves Farm organic gluten-free flour is the best for this recipe.<p><i>Serves 6-8</i><p><i>Gluten-free pastry</i><p>200g/7oz gluten-free plain white flour<p>100g/3½oz butter<p>500g/1lb 2oz cherries, stalks removed<p>100ml/3½fl oz …

Gluten-free raspberry and polenta cake recipe

Polenta provides a wonderfully moist and rich gluten-free base for fruit cake.<p><i>Serves 12</i><p>225g/8oz unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for greasing<p>225g/8oz sugar<p>3 eggs<p>125g/4.4oz ground almonds<p>125g/4.4oz polenta<p>1 tsp gluten-free baking powder<p>Juice and zest of 2 lemons<p>200g/7oz raspberries, plus a few …

Dessert

Ginger chicken with smashed Japanese cucumber recipe

Diana Henry's roast chicken, marinated in a hot, sweet sauce, to serve with chunks of ice-cold cucumber<p>SERVES<p>4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>50ml (2fl oz) soy sauce<br>• 3 tbsp sake or dry sherry<br>• 3 tbsp soft dark-brown sugar<br>• ½ tbsp brown miso<br>• 60g (2oz) ginger, peeled and finely grated<br>• 4 cloves garlic, finely grated<br>• 1 tsp …

Southern fried chicken with rapeseed oil recipe

This healthier chicken is baked rather than fried and uses rapeseed oil for a deliciously crisp and light coating<p>SERVES<p>4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>100g white breadcrumbs<br>• 2 tbsp chopped fresh thyme<br>• 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley<br>• ½ tsp cayenne pepper<br>• 1 tsp smoked paprika<br>• 8 free-range chicken drumsticks and/or thighs<br>• 4 tbsp …

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