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Meat Lite: Butternut Squash Lasagna With Bacon-Braised Greens and Béchamel

My mom, the woman from whom I learned my way around a kitchen, is a fantastic cook with great instincts, but there are a few differences in our styles. For one, her kitchen soon looks like the scene of a bomb explosion each and every time she prepares any kind of food, with dirty spoons here and …

Dinner Tonight: Baked Eggs + Grilled Garlic Toast

This is the kind of dinner to have on a weeknight when you're tempted to make breakfast for dinner but really want dinner for dinner. Baked eggs and garlic toast falls somewhere right in the middle -- satisfying and hearty like brunch, but also well suited to a glass of wine or simple cocktail. …

A Simple Homey, Coconut-y Red Lentil Dal

<i>Every other Thursday, we bring you</i> <i>Nicholas Day -- o</i><i>n cooking for children, and with children, and despite children. Also, occasionally, on top of.</i><p><i>Today: Nicholas resolves to feed his children too much dal.</i><p>Last year I resolved to feed my children too many eggs.<p>Dear Reader: I did not fail. And not …

How to Make Croquembouche

<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, chef and stylist</i> <i>Camille Becerra</i> <i>is going beyond the basics to help us tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today</i>: <i>Camille</i> …

Everything You Need to Know About Cooking Grains

Sure, we're all familiar with rice and the ever-popular superfood, quinoa. But there's a whole world of grains (and seeds masquerading as grains) out there for you to explore, from itty bitty millet to toothsome wheat berries. These wholesome guys will upgrade every meal, providing you with a …

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Bay Scallops and Peas With Pesto Sauce on Rotini Pasta Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Bay Scallops and peas with homemade pesto sauce served over rotini pasta is a very …

How To Quick-Soak Dried Beans in Just One Hour

(Image credit: Emma Christensen)<p>We've all been there. You go to start a recipe for your favorite chili or bean soup or from-scratch hummus and then …

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Glazed Winter Vegetable Medley With Chestnuts and Caper Berries From 'Feast'

The final savory chapter in Sarah Copeland's new cookbook, <i>Feast</i>, focuses on a few larger, celebration-sized meals. These recipes take a bit longer to prepare than those in the rest of the book, requiring more attention to detail, but they're worth the time—think paella, vegetable tagine, and silky …

Pork Sausage Patties With Braised Cabbage and Apples

Each and every year, as the cold winter nights grow even colder, I find myself craving the Eastern European-style dishes of my heritage: warming soups like borscht, starchy fare like kasha varnishkes, and long-cooking braises of meat and vegetables alike.<p>One of my favorite square meals in this …

The Food Lab's Soup Month: Creamy Chanterelle Mushroom Soup

<b>Editor's Note:</b> All month, the soup's on, with over a dozen new recipes coming at you for everything from simple 15-minute meals, to updated homemade versions of the canned classics you loved as a kid, to all-dayers that are hearty enough to eat like a meal. Check out all the recipes right here, and …

The Food Lab: Escarole and Parmesan Soup With Chicken Meatballs

"You're actually going to let me get near the stove?"<p>My wife <i>claims</i> that I'm a control freak in the kitchen. She's wrong. In fact, I'm totally willing to let her make dinner, and I offer a wide berth of latitude when it comes to how she does it. My wife gets to select her own knife from my "knives …

The Food Lab: Black Bean Soup With Chorizo and Braised Chicken

It's time for another round of The Food Lab. Got a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Email Kenji here, and he'll do his best to answer your queries in a future post. Become a fan of The Food Lab on Facebook or follow it on Twitter for play-by-plays on future kitchen tests and recipe</b> …

The Food Lab: How to Make Creamy Vegetable Soups Without a Recipe

When I was a totally green cook with my first serious restaurant job, working under Chef Jason Bond at what's now a landmark Boston restaurant, No. 9 Park, there were many moments when I learned a new technique or perfected an old one and said to myself, "holy crap, I just made this?" But the very …

Pumpkin Mush

<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: In defense of mush -- or, in other terms, pumpkin breakfast polenta.</i><p>Ladies and gentlemen, I bring you: …

Post-Piglet Cauliflower Soup

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: A soup for friends, a soup for you, a soup for good times and troubled times.</i><p>If love tastes of chocolate and bourbon, friendship comes forth in soup.<p>When life unravels …

Spicy Chickpea and Sour Tomato Curry with Pasta

<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 a properly stocked pantry, you can have an Indian-inspired dinner on a weeknight, on a whim.</i><p>Whenever a simple, …

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 …

Apostle's Fingers (Crêpes with Lemon and Ricotta Filling)

<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: Meet Puglia's answer to Sicily's cannoli: lemon- and ricotta-filled crêpes.</i><p>One of Puglia's best-loved desserts, <i>dita degli apostoli</i> -- or …

Turnip Gratin with Bleu Cheese | Bijouxs | Little Jewels from the Kitchen

Gratins are little bubbly jewels, perfect sides to warm your fall table. Surprise your guests taste buds with a change from the predictable potato …

Balsamic Rosemary Onion Jam

This is a big one folks.<p>Perhaps the biggest one yet.<p>In collaboration with Anolon® and their <i>Make It Yours</i> campaign this holiday season, I’m so excited …

French Onion Pastry Puffs

There are two phrases that when placed together make me rrreeaaalllyy nervous: “It’s cool. There’s a method to my madness.”<p>No. There seems to be no …

Easy Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup

You can make this absolutely delicious, <i>Easy Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup</i> in just 20 minutes! Perfect for a comforting homemade mushroom soup any …

Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Brown Butter

I’m not one to wax poetic about soup.<p>Soup is soup and often quite boring soup at that.<p>For me, soup is usually a vehicle for eating more bread. Creamy …

French Onion Soup Grilled Cheese

<i>makes 1 sandwich</i><p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon each grapeseed (or olive) oil and butter, for frying<br>2 slices of french baguette or french bread<br>1 tablespoon …

The Lasagna Grilled Cheese | BS' in the Kitchen

The Lasagna Grilled Cheese<p>Author: BS' in the Kitchen<p>Recipe type: Grilled Cheese Sandwich<p>Prep time: 20 mins<p>Cook time: 10 mins<p>Total time: 30 …

30 Amazing Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

April is National Grilled Cheese Month and I have 30 amazing grilled cheese sandwich recipes for you, one for every day of the month! Grilled cheese …

How To Make An Insanely Delicious Buffalo Chicken Sandwich

If you want to learn how to make basic food taste incredible, watch a restaurant cook make himself dinner on his night off.<p>Most nights Jim Stein cooks on the line at McCrady's restaurant in Charleston, SC, where he trains under James Beard Award-winning chef Sean Brock (and makes things like …

Sopa de Ajo (Garlic Soup)

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: Meet Spain's fluffy, pungent</i> sopa de ajo, <i>a peasant soup that will carry you through the last stretches of winter.</i><p>When winter persists, shooing us back towards our …