Elaine Gao

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How to Re-Imagine Bolognese to Make It Even Better

This bolognese bakes in the over for 6 hours, but is worth it.<p></head><i>This is Cook Like a Pro, in which experts share tips, tricks, and techniques that elevate a good dish to an unforgettable one.</i><p>The Pro > Mike Easton<p>Chef / Il Corvo / Seattle<p>There’s a line at Il Corvo every day. I know, because I’ve …

Italian Food

James Beard's Braised Onion Pasta

<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: A humble pasta you'll be skeptical of --</i> <i>and yet another recipe from James Beard that teaches us to have faith.</i><p>It took us 47 emails to figure out what we’d serve. We …

Apple Peel Bourbon (+ An Indian Summer Cocktail)

<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: Associate Editor Marian Bull puts apple peels to good, boozy use.</i><p>You've been good. You've been saving your onion scraps, your kale stems, your wayward strands of …

Summer Cordial - Food&_ | Food, Stories, Recipes, Photography & Illustration

Summer in the mountains consists of many an afternoon spent by the river, foraging for wild mushrooms and berries, a picnic for a few, followed by …

5 Upgrades For Better Steak Sandwiches

Reinvent the classic with pesto, bacon aioli, and homemade Funyuns!<p>Among the superior ranks of sandwiches, found hobnobbing with elites such as The Muffuletta, The BLT, and The Po’boy, there stands The Steak Sandwich.<p>Traditionally, this Philadelphia favorite sports thinly sliced steak, “whiz” …

8 Essential Pound Cake Recipes

You know it, you love it, you've nibbled it at showers and bar mitzvahs. Pound cake is amazing, perfect for dessert or breakfast, always impeccably …

Pound Cake

5 Bright New Main Courses to Get You Out of Your Winter Cooking Rut

In our new entrees, veggies and grains co-star, meat makes a cameo, and the bright flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean take the lead. Chef Sara Kramer of L.A.'s Madcapra shows us how it's done.<p><b>It's time to rethink your entree.</b> We're talking meat in a cameo, veggies and grains as co-stars, and the …

Sal's Molasses Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> When I was in college, I had a craving for my grandma's molasses cake so I called her up to get the recipe. After telling me the ingredients, she (a woman who had learned to cook on wood stove) said, "And then you bake it."<br>"At what temperature, grandma?" I asked.<br>"In a moderate oven," …

These 8 Recipes Were Inspired By the Strong Women in Jacques Pépin’s Life

In this week’s Chefs in Conversation video, the extraordinary Jacques Pépin talks about the amazing female chefs who raised him. Here, eight of his …

How to Make Vegetarian Ramen at Home

<i>Every week, a DIY expert spares us a trip to the grocery store and shows us how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today, Food52 alumni Catherine Lamb teaches you how to make a batch of flavorful, umami-rich ramen from start to finish -- no pork belly required.</i><p>As any ramen expert will …

38 Tofu Recipes: Stir-Fries, Stews, Dips, and More

A collection of great tofu recipes, from stews and stir-fries to dips, on the grill, and in beignets<p><b>We love tofu. There, we said it.</b> (Again.) Bean curd—whether bouncy firm, dribblingly soft, or somewhere in between—is a versatile, healthy, and, dare we say, flavorful ingredient. Make the most of it …

Cooking

Recipe: Soba Noodle Soup with Mushrooms & Chard

Heat a medium stockpot over medium-low heat. Add the olive oil followed by mushrooms. Cook mushrooms for 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in the garlic and …

29 Foods That Will Sexually Awaken You

Playing it cool is overrated.

19 Overnight Oats Recipes To Restore Your Faith In Breakfast

Breakfast of convenience! It does all the work while you sleep, people.<p>1. First, mix rolled oats with an equal amount of your liquid of choice. You can use any combination of dairy or non-dairy milk, yogurt, or even juice; just stick with the same basic 1:1 ratio. If you're using steel cut oats …

23 Satisfying Lunches You Can Prep the Night Before

Do you get stumped for good lunch ideas, falling back on the same unsatisfying sandwiches and cans of soup? So do we. So let's talk about some fresh …

15 Dinner Recipes that You Should Really Eat for Breakfast

Our favorite breakfasts look an awful lot like dinner—here are the best nontraditional breakfast foods to start your day.<p><b>It's time breakfast breaks free from its shackles.</b> Think about it: We're totally cool with pancakes and bacon for dinner, so why shouldn't we inject a little dinner food into our …

33 Fall Weeknight Meals You Can Make in an Hour or Less

From roasted chicken to winter squash pasta, here are 33 quick weeknight meals for fall.<p><b>Pasta, winter squash, roast chicken—fall is the best time for weeknight cooking</b>. Plan your entire week's worth of dinners with these 33 meals, each of which can be made in an hour or less.

Chocolate-Stout Brownies

Makes 16 Servings<p>A rich dose of stout adds big flavor to these fudgy, chocolate-glazed brownies<p>February 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup stout (such as Guinness)<p>16 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, chopped, divided<p>1 cup plus 2 tablespoons (2 1/4 sticks) unsalted butter<p>1 1/2 cups sugar<p>3 large …

65 Tomato Recipes for the Height of the Season

From pastas to salads to salsas, make these 65 tomato recipes all summer long.<p><b>It's tomato season!</b> Make the most of this ephemeral fruit with these summery recipes.

A Couple Jars of Anchovies, 5 Dinners

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples -- or your seasonal produce -- every which way.</i><p><i></i><p>To many, anchovies are a scary ingredient: They’re bony, briny, tiny, and slimy.<p>But we …

Pantry Pissaladière Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Improvisation encouraged! I sometimes add, very untraditionally, roasted or sautéed mushrooms. Also, about the dough: I've written the recipe with all bread flour, but I typically swap a third of that for spelt or white whole wheat flour. If you do, you'll need to add a couple …

Johnnycake Bread

8 Servings<p>We recommend using a finely ground cornmeal for these; it will give them the ideal texture.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup vegetable oil, plus more for pans<p>1¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>¾ cup cornmeal<p>¼ cup granulated sugar<p>1½ teaspoons baking powder<p>¾ teaspoon kosher salt<p>2 large eggs<p>1 cup …

Recipes

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 …

Lemongrass-Seafood Stew

4 Servings<p>We've said it before and we'll say it again: When seafood gets top billing, it has to be top quality. Don't even attempt this stew from Rose's Luxury with less-than-stellar stuff.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>broth<p>3 lemongrass stalks, tough outer layers removed<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>3 …

Burnt Onion Butter

Makes about 1 cup<p>The broiled onion needs to be really black, all the way through, so that it’s dry enough to turn into powder to mix in this compound butter from Rose's Luxury. Things get smoky—open a window first!<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon vegetable oil<p>1 small red onion, ½ finely …