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How To: Make Incredible Chocolate Mousse in Five Minutes, with Only Two Ingredients

I'm not a huge dessert guy. I mean, I like sweets as much as anyone, but I don't crave them often, and would much rather waste the calories on salty, …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

37 Roast Chicken Recipes to Learn, Make, and Master

A good roast chicken is one of the most important recipes you can master—here are some of our favorite versions of the classic.<p><b>Is there anything better than a roasted chicken?</b> It's doubtful. One of the most versatile dinner (and lunch!) staples there is, we like to roast whole chickens and use the …

Cooking

Tag: Kitchens

Kitchen of the Week: A Backyard Kitchen in Berkeley, Ceramics Included<p>by Annie Quigley<p>At Home in the Netherlands with a DIY Serial Remodeler and …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p>Cosgrove's response: "Running is just one exercise, but no one questions that when it comes to burning fat." (Another great way …

4 Exotic Grains That Can Improve Your Health

These ancient superfoods from all corners of the world are worth rediscovering.<p>Freekeh<p>Farro<p>Amaranth<p>Chia

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Whole grain oats provide a healthy start to your day. Steel-cut oats, also known as Irish oats, are a type of whole grain oat cut from the center portion, or kernel of the oat, called the groat. Although steel-cut oats undergo less processing than rolled oats or instant oatmeal, all whole-grain …

Steel-Cut Oats

Leafy Green Vegetables Recipes

Collard Greens

The Best Fat-Burning Breakfasts

Eat one of these morning meals, and burn calories all day long.

Breakfast

Honey Glazed Figs with Yogurt & Lavender Essence | Bijouxs | Little Jewels from the Kitchen

A sweet and simple way to start or end the day. Indulge in a labor less treat this long weekend with Honey Glazed Figs With Yogurt & Lavender Essence.<p>…

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<i>Let’s explore the world of special ingredients together! We’ll do the research and make some mistakes in the kitchen so you don’t have to. Today,</i> …

Breakfast

The 4 Rules of Cast-Iron Cooking

Harness the power of the ultimate piece of kitchen hardware<p>The more you cook, the more you realize that the best kitchen tools are often the simplest. One sharp chef’s knife is far more valuable than a 62-piece knife set. One big stainless-steel bowl will do more for you than the latest plastic …

3 Chic New Ways to Take Your Manicure

The pros behind the new NYC nail studio, Paintbox, give a step by step how to recreate the top looks for tips of the season, straight from their new look book.<p>The pros behind the new NYC nail studio, Paintbox, give a step by step how to recreate the top looks for tips of the season, straight from …

Rose Gold

3 Things to Pick Up at the Market This Weekend

<i>Here at Food52, we like to talk about what we’re buying at the market: what’s new, what’s exciting, the market's best finds. This is our water cooler talk. And now, we want you to join in.</i><p>Maybe we're inspired by the purple streaks in the sunsets lately, or the last of the purple-kissed Indigo Rose …

What to Do with an Overload of Persimmons

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Discover the many ways to use these vibrant, cool weather fruits.</i><p>If you’re …

Everything You Need to Know About Garlic

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: We're still all about alliums, and you should be too, assuming you've got a good head on your shoulders -- or a good head of garlic in your kitchen.</i><p>There are many, many varieties …

Fried Egg Advice, From a Few Professionals

<i>In our Phone a Friend column, we'll be asking some of our friends around the food world about how they cook and eat. And we want you to join the conversation, too.</i><p><i>Today: We talk to the experts about how they make and take their fried eggs.</i><p>After learning to boil pasta, the second thing most people …

Broccoli, Lemon, and Parmesan Soup + Semolina Crackers

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: "Crackers, you complete me." -Soup</i><p>Just like Thelma had Louise, Laverne had Shirley, and Romy had Michele, soup has crackers. Soup</i> …

2 Ways to Get Equal Amounts of Batter into Cake Pans

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich is going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Alice explains how to achieve batter equilibrium for perfectly even layer cakes.</i><p>Bakers and pastry chefs are notoriously anxious about details, one of which is getting equal …

7 Tools for Preparing Meat

<i>As home cooks, we rely on our instincts, our knowledge, and our curiosities -- but we also have to rely on our tools. Which is why we're asking the experts about the essential tools we need to make our favorite foods attainable in our own kitchens.</i><p><i>Today: Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook, our weekly</i> …

How to Cook Flat Bacon

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: A trick for making pretty, flat bacon -- no big wrinkles of fat in sight -- from our test kitchen manager Derek Laughren.</i><p>You can't cook bad bacon. Well, …

Savory Uses for Greek Yogurt

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: You probably have Greek yogurt in your fridge -- discover some savory ways to</i> …

How to Brine Meat -- And Why You Should Bother

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Why you should start brining your meat -- and how to start.</i><p>Have you ever suffered the travesty that is a dry, tasteless chicken breast? Or tried to cut …

VANILLA SUGAR COOKIE RECIPE! For Perfect Decorated Cookies Every Time - by Cupcake Addiction

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