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11 Ways to Use Up Non-Wheat Flours

Balanced in your pantry among all the different nuts, sugars, canned beans, and long-forgotten jars of artichoke hearts, it's possible that there is also a teetering bag or two of alt flour—that is, not the all-purpose stuff, but the buckwheat flour, the almond flour, the chickpea flour that you …

Diets

The Devil's Food Cake Recipe That Everyone Should Have

There are cake recipes, and then there are <i>cake recipes</i> -- the kind your grandma passes down to you, which you either cling to with great secrecy or share with those you love dearly. But in the world of devil's food cake, mediocre recipes abound, and great ones are hard to come by.<p>So we got a little …

All Of The Things You Can Make With A Can Of Pumpkin

As soon as the first, color-turned leaf hits the ground this fall, you will notice cans of pumpkin puree populating the grocery store shelves. The physical cans are hardly impressive; they don't compare when matched up against the gorgeous gourds their contents are made from.<p>But these cans deserve …

Apples, Apples Everywhere: 9 Easy Recipes For Fall's Favorite Fruit

Apple season is here -- time to round up the kids and get picking! After you've Instagrammed all of those adorable orchard pics, you've got to figure out what to do with all of those apples. From breakfast to dessert, here are nine easy recipes to help you use them all up.<p><b>1. Amish-Style Baked</b> …

Healthy Banana Bread Chocolate Chip Oat Breakfast Bars {vegan & gluten free}

Healthy Banana Bread Chocolate Chip Oat Breakfast Bars {vegan & gluten free}<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>15 mins<p>Total time<p>25 mins<p>Healthy, gluten free …

Breakfast

The Best General Tso's Chicken Recipe

If the British can proudly call Chicken Tikka Masala their national dish, then surely it's time that General Tso got his chicken in our national spotlight. Everybody knows the candy-sweet take-out joint version, but I firmly believe that it has the potential to be so much more than that. How great …

How To Make Real Caramel Sauce At Home

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich is going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Your ice cream called. It wants to be covered in the kind of gooey, warm caramel sauce that puts store-bought varieties to shame. Lucky for you (and your ice cream), Alice is</i> …

8 Barre-Inspired Moves for Amazing Inner Thighs

Your legs won't know what hit 'em.<p>If you want to strengthen your thighs, all you really need to do is squat, stand, and repeat to see results. But it's not as easy to target your inner thighs.<p>To zero in on the area, try the exercises below, designed by Andrea Rogers, former dancer, certified …

sugar-and-spice candied nuts

I am, without a better way to put it, swimming in nuts.* Appalled by the price of nuts everywhere around here but insisting that it wasn’t going to …

The Food Lab: Better-Than-Twix Chocolate-Covered Caramel-Filled Shortbread Cookies

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>Just because something's your favorite doesn't mean that it can't be improved upon. The Beatles woulda been better had Magical Mystery Tour never appeared in their catalogue. Any given bathtub could be improved by making it just an …

The Fastest, Freshest, Fluffiest Ice Cream Ever: 30-Minute Philadephia-Style Ice Cream

So: You have 30 minutes to make dessert. You want something good. And impressive. And easy. And you don't want brownies.<p>Enter ice cream. Yup, really.<p>Most of the time when you make ice cream, you have to fuss with separating eggs and carefully cooking custard. You need to strain and chill your base …

A Cookie a Day: Moist and Chewy Double Chocolate Coconut Macaroons

Chocolate is something that seems to be forgotten this time of year. Our preoccupation with chocolate chip cookies and rich chocolate cakes falls by the wayside, ushering in a season filled with tons and <i>tons</i> of cinnamon.<p>Don't get me wrong, I am a massive fan of sugar and spice and everything nice, …

The 14 Foods You've Been Storing All Wrong

If you find yourself tossing soggy celery and mealy tomatoes in the trash all too often, you're not alone. No one gives you a guidebook on how to store food properly to prolong shelf life and flavor. So, it's no surprise that the average American throws out more than 20 pounds of food per person …

9 Gluten-Free Cookie Recipes for the Holidays

Christmas cookies, holiday cookies, winter treats—whatever you want to call them, they used to be the perfect gift. Everyone loved getting a little …

Persimmon Bread

8 Servings<p>Prep Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 3 min<p>Use very soft, ripe, heart-shaped Hachiya persimmons rather than the smaller, firmer Fuyu variety. If you can't find Hachiyas, substitute 1 cup of canned pumpkin. Stir any leftover purée into yogurt for a sweet breakfast.<p>January 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 …

Breakfast

Make Homemade Candy Cane Fudge Like a Boss

Candy cane fudge will be beautiful on your dessert table this year. Sweet peppermint fudge is all decked out for the holidays!<p>Well, here I am as the candy contributor FINALLY bringing you a holiday treat. I say it all year long, that fudge can be enjoyed any time of year.<p>But, if you’ve been waiting …

5 Perfect Pumpkin Recipes Just in Time For the Holidays

<b>1. Perfect Pumpkin Bread</b><p>I've tried many pumpkin bread recipes over the years, but none as good as this one. It's easy -- just a bit of mixing and stirring, pop it in the oven, and, in about an hour, you'll have a house smelling of sweet autumn spices and two scrumptious, pumpkiny loaves. <b>GET THE</b> …

DIY Poached Shrimp

4 Servings<p>Cooking the shrimp off the heat will allow them to poach gently, preventing overcooking.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ pound shell-on large shrimp<p>Kosher salt<p>1 onion, quartered<p>½ bunch fresh flat-leaf parsley<p>1 celery stalk<p>1 bay leaf<p>1 cup dry white wine<p>1 tablespoon black peppercorns<p>2 lemons, …

Seafood

How to Make Gluten- and Dairy-Free Pie Crust

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Thanks to Lindsey S. Love of Dolly and Oatmeal, gluten- and dairy-free eaters can enjoy flaky pie crust this holiday season.</i><p>There’s nothing more …

Baking

How to Make Your Own Egg Replacers for Vegan Baking

<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: How to make truly excellent baked goods -- without the eggs.</i><p>There are many reasons why you might need to replace eggs in a recipe. You could be making a …

Kitchens

How to Make Queso Fresco, the World's Easiest Cheese

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Let's face it, there are some skills that are just cool to have. Being able to weld things, very cool. Ability to moonwalk? Always cool. And being able to turn everyday milk into wicked good cheese definitely belongs …

Yeasted Brown-Butter Waffles

8 Servings<p>Once you make the batter, all you need to do the next morning is plug in the waffle iron.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup (1½ sticks) unsalted butter plus more for serving<p>2 cups warm whole milk<p>½ cup buttermilk<p>2 tablespoons sugar<p>1 ¼-oz. envelope active dry yeast (about 2¼ tsp.)<p>1¼ …

Breakfast

The Best Sweet Potato Cupcakes You've Ever Had

Sweet potato cupcakes are just what you should serve post-Thanksgiving dinner. One sweet little cupcake is the best way to end a fabulous meal.<p>Is it just me, or are sweet potatoes too often overlooked? They’re always given the backseat to Russet potatoes with dinner, which I honestly don’t …

Do Yolk and Grease Really Ruin Egg Whites for Beating?

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Last month, we published an article and recipe for a light and tender honey-almond cake in which we discussed techniques for beating egg whites. Among tips like adding a touch of acid and beating the whites slowly, we also …

Spiced Oat and Pear Blondies

8 Servings<p>A cross between a moist pear cake and the best oatmeal cookie you’ve ever had, these blondies will have kids adults coming back for more.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>topping<p>⅓ cup cup all-purpose flour<p>⅓ cup cup old-fashioned oats<p>¼ cup cup (packed) dark brown sugar<p>¼ teaspoon tsp. kosher salt<p>3 tablespoon …

Dessert

Homemade Texas Roadhouse Rolls

Texas Roadhouse rolls you can make at home! We love that Stephie used one of her great-grandmother's recipes for inspiration.<p>Bread. Rolls. Carbs. They’re pretty much my life-line.<p>So it should come as no surprise to anyone that one of my favorite yeast rolls are those served at Texas Roadhouse …

Crispiest Potato Chips

6 Servings<p>Keys to great potato chips: A lower frying temp gets the moisture out; a vinegar soak ensures they're crisp.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ pounds russet or purple potatoes<p>½ cup distilled white vinegar<p>Vegetable oil (for frying; about 8 cups)<p>Kosher salt or Nori Salt (click for recipe) or …

Cooking

30 Homemade Candy Recipes To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Candy is awesome. Homemade candy is better—here are 30 recipes we love.<p><b>Is there anything better than eating handfuls of candy</b> until you teeter on the edge of sheer bliss and belly-aching agony? We say no. There's only one way to make this time-honored pastime better, and that's indulging in …

Dessert

Gluten-Free Fudge Brownies

MAKES 24 Servings<p>Just what we want a gluten-free brownie to be: rich and super fudgy. Beating the eggs and sugar for a long time incorporates air into the batter, making for a crackly crust when baked.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup pecans (optional)<p>1½ pounds semisweet chocolate, divided<p>6 tablespoons …

Dessert

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