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How to Make Fluffy Quinoa

<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: No one likes soggy quinoa. Here's how to fluff up your favorite starchy seeds.</i><p>Quinoa is the indisputable wunderkind of the grainy food world, so much so …

Raw Snack Balls with Apricots, Dates, and Cashews

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: A packable snack that's sweet, wholesome, and adaptable to whatever dried fruit and nuts you have on hand.</i><p>When back-to-school season hits, some people get excited …

How to Make Orange Soda at Home

<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: Recreate the preferred beverage of your childhood -- orange soda -- in just ten minutes. Tieghan Gerard of Half Baked Harvest shows us how.</i><p>I am …

A Fruit Crumb Pie for Late Summer

<i>Every other Friday, Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co. shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today: A late-summer dessert that's equal parts pie and crumble -- and all parts delicious.</i><p>Summer is pie season and in my kitchen, …

Chinese Boiled Peanuts Recipe • Steamy Kitchen Recipes

posted by<p>Alongside fire-roasted chestnuts, Boiled Chinese Peanuts are sold as cheap street food in China. It’s a cold-weather thing, and I know I’m …

Spices

Earl Grey Tea Weekend Loaf From 'Paris Pastry Club'

There's something so sweet and homey about a simple loaf. Hardy and adaptable, it can be wrapped in plastic and kept for days, or dressed up like it is here, with a spoonful of confit and some cream. This version, from <i>Paris Pastry Club</i> employs Earl Grey tea along with several sorts of citrus to …

Lime Possets With Mint and Mango Fruit Salad Recipe

Made with cream and sugar, flavored with lime zest, and thickened with lime juice into a pudding-like consistency, these possets are an easy, elegant chilled dessert. A simple mango-and-mint fruit salad adds refreshing and tropical touch.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Adding acidic lime juice to the cream …

Gougères

Makes about 50 Servings<p>These delicate cheese puffs always impress. Once you get the hang of the dough, you’ll serve them at every opportunity.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 tablespoons (¾ stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces<p>¾ teaspoon kosher salt<p>Pinch of nutmeg<p>1¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>4 large eggs<p>…

Baking

How to Make Quinine Syrup for a Better Gin and Tonic

<i>All week long, Jeffrey Morgenthaler of Portland's Clyde Common and Pepe Le Moko will be sharing recipes and techniques from his new book, The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique. Follow along to win one of five copies we’re giving away -- and to perfect your at-home cocktails.</i><p>I began my first …

Ricotta and Braised Leek Crostini Recipe

Soft braised leeks are accented with basil and rounded out with ricotta cheese for these simple, summery crostini.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Whole-milk ricotta is an easy and delicious spread with not extra work required.<br>• Braised leeks offer a depth of flavor and silky texture and are ready in just 20 …

Grilled Halloumi with Strawberries and Herbs

You may not have not have noticed but last week was the first time in years that I have gone a week without posting anything to the site (if you …

Breakfast in Bed with Homemade English Muffins (and Doughnut Muffins, too!)

Breakfast in bed is rarely served at my house, but that's something I'm trying to rectify. I know it's considered best if someone makes it for you, …

Features

Salty and Malty Brown Butter Treats

Let’s set aside our pretentious and our kale. We won’t need them.<p>We’re also going to set aside any tinges of guilt or doubt.<p>What we’re going to do is …

White Bean & Artichoke Hummus

Laundry is my favorite chore (if there is such a thing) because while I fold laundry, I can watch TV with absolutely no guilt. This is when I catch …

Strawberry Pudding and Macerated Strawberries with Strawberry Sugar Recipe

Created as the strawberry component of a reinvented strawberry shortcake recipe, these macerated strawberries and rich strawberry pudding are made with the help of a flavor-packed freeze-dried strawberries. It's delicious as part of the larger strawberry shortcake recipe, but also works well as a …

Pastry Affair

New post! Chocolate Cacao Nib Banana Bread errs on the healthier side but can easily be made more …

Pea and Bacon Panzanella with Warm Vinaigrette

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: A satisfying lunch for one that you'll want to eat with your fingers, straight out of the …

Mixed Berry Crisp for a Crowd

We go a little crazy when berries finally arrive at the farmers markets and then think, W<i>hat in the world are we going to do with two flats of these?</i> …

Raw Buckwheat Porridge: A Summertime Oatmeal Alternative

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>A hearty breakfast porridge to keep you cool -- even in the dog days of summer.</i><p>There are few things I love more than porridge. It’s the thick texture, the way it fills …

Carrot Soda Bread

<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: The quickest soda bread you can make -- with a bonus serving of vegetables.</i><p>There is really nothing quite …

How to Make Homemade Coconut Milk

<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:</i> <i>Tieghan Gerard of Half Baked Harvest shows us how to make coconut milk for cooking, baking -- and drinking right out of the bottle. Let's get</i> …

Yogurt and Dill Crackers From 'The Nourished Kitchen'

Homemade crackers are a great baking project—they're not terribly difficult to make and they taste miles better that most of what you can find at a regular grocery store. These yogurt dill crackers from Jennifer McGruther's <i>The Nourished Kitchen</i> are no exception. Made with whole wheat flour soaked …

Soft Pretzel Nuggets with Spicy Cheese Dipping Sauce

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 6 to 8 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>1 hour 30 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>2 hours<p>A favorite soft pretzel recipe in nugget form with a …

Mancakes - Bacon, Green Onion, & Cheddar Corn Pancakes Recipe - Father's Day Brunch

White Pizza Pull Apart Bread

White Pizza Pull Apart Bread. (aka, an embarrassingly easy summer snack.)<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 5, 2014 99<p>Today’s dish is really just a math lesson.<p>How …

Melty! Salted Caramel Hazelnut Chocolate Chunk Cookies

June 1, 2014<p>Oh my gosh I couldn’t stop eating these cookies! I gave a few to my mom and I was going to give the rest away too, but then… I opened the …

Gourmet

Rhubarb Strawberry Pudding Cake: http://bit.ly/1mMmmQH

13 Cheesecake Recipes, from Chocolate to Pumpkin to Greek Yogurt

13 of our best cheesecake recipes, from classic to pumpkin to s'mores to peach.<p><b>Cheesecake is an all-seasons treat</b>—berries in the summer, pumpkin in the fall, chocolate ALL THE TIME. You can even give it an Italian accent (we're looking at you, ricotta and mascarpone). But, most importantly, it's …

Cheesecake

Gourmet

Lemon Curd Tart with Olive Oil: http://bit.ly/1haQK8h