Erin Christine Barr

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How To Create An Apple Pie Cone

I have sort of a weird obsession with trying to recreate foods in cone form. So far I've created Sweet and Sour Chicken in a Wonton Cone, a Chocolate Chip Cookie Cone, Cobb Salad in a Crouton Cone and a Chicken and Waffle Cone among others.<p>For about a year and a half though one more cone idea has …

How to Reheat Leftovers, from Pizza to Pasta to Eggs

Our ultimate guide to reheating leftovers like pizza, rice, chicken, steak, pasta, pancakes, eggs, fish, vegetables, muffins, coffee, tea, pie, and risotto<p>Yesterday, Gawker's <b>Tom Scocca</b> admitted that he had been reheating pizza wrong his entire life. Rather than warming it up in a toaster oven, …

Cooking

Bottoms Up! 11 Festive Cocktails to Try This New Year's Eve

New Year’s Eve is just a few days away and whether you’re planning a low-key evening or hosting an end-of-the-year bash, we couldn't think of a …

The 26 Best TV & Movie Wedding Dresses of All Time

Get dress inspiration from Hollywood's most iconic fictional brides.<p>Check out the most unforgettable on-screen wedding dresses for some serious bridal inspiration. <i>This post originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com.</i>

How to Make the Perfect Boozy Punch for the Holidays

At Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.<p>Today: Food52's Assistant Editor Kenzi Wilbur shows us how to make boozy party punch with whatever is lingering in your …

31 Amazing Whiskey Cocktail Recipes

Whiskey is the king of classic cocktails, so we love ourselves a good Old Fashioned, Manhattan, or Julep. But we’re not afraid to mix it up either. These 31 cocktail recipes know what we're talking about.<p>When we’re not sipping some fine whiskey neat or on the rock, we’re mixing up cocktails that …

Gifts from the Kitchen: 22 Edible Holiday Presents You Can Make at Home

From spicy mustard to chocolate bark, make your holiday gifts for family and friends right in your own kitchen<p>If the thought of going to a crowded mall and picking out the perfect present for everyone on your list is stressing you out, just don't do it. Make your friends and family thoughtful gifts …

Dessert

31 Days of Cookies: Lemon Ricotta Cookies with Lemon Glaze

This year, we're celebrating the season with a month of nonstop cookies. For the 17th day of cookies, we're eating sunshine, courtesy of Giada's …

Beet Bellini With Pickled Ginger

Beets might be a vegetable, but they are inherently sweet and lend themselves marvelously to this Bellini. Here, red beetroots are juiced and then mixed with ginger liqueur, fresh ginger juice and Prosecco to make a most dazzling cocktail. The garnish of the pickled ginger only makes this Bellini …

Ivan Ramen's Slurp Shop: Damn the Authenticity, Full Speed Ahead

Ivan Ramen Slurp Shop<p>600 11th Avenue, Inside Gotham West Market (44th street and 11th Avenue; map); ivanramen.com<b><br>Setting:</b> Upscale food court<b><br>Must-Haves:</b> Smoked white fish donburi, slow-cooked pork donburi, chili eggplant mazemen, classic shoyu ramen<b><br>Service:</b> Food court-style self-service, but the …

Five Actors Who Could Play Tolkien

The late English author was a man of unparalleled erudition and imagination. So which modern men could pull that off?<p>Many fine actors, from Viggo …

Literature

J.R.R. Tolkien Is Getting a Biopic

AP Photo/Sang Tan<p>J.R.R. Tolkien's novels and the movies adapted from them have been phenomenal successes, with the films alone generating more than $4 billion. And now, fans can better get to know the man behind the classic "Lord of the Rings" works in an upcoming biopic.<p>The L.A. Times reports that …

Must-have Tolkien Books: 14 Holiday Gifts For Any Middle-earth Lover's Library

Here's the thing about us Tolkien fanatics: we just can't get enough books about that place called Middle-earth. If you have a friend, relative or loved one who has a passion for <i>The Hobbit</i> or <i>The Lord of the Rings,</i> you can't go wrong by giving them one of these Tolkien tomes as a Christmas present …

The Hobbit Schools Tolkien Fans on How to Pronounce “Smaug”

Admit it: you were pronouncing the word “Smaug” — the name of the <i>Hobbit</i> dragon, the one who’s in the subtitle of the upcoming movie installation — as …

‘Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug’: Ian McKellen on his Tolkien legacy | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Martin Freeman as Bilbo, from left, Jed Brophy as Nori and Richard Armitage as Thorin in a scene from "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." (Mark Pokorny / Warner Bros.)<p>Ian McKellen as Gandalf, left, and Sylvester McCoy as Radagast in "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." (Warner Bros.)<p>Evangeline …

Movies

The Only Eggnog Recipe You'll Ever Need

<i>When he's not busy running the cocktail program at New York City's Maialino, Erik Lombardo is giving Food52 the rundown on all things spirits -- and showing the best ways to drink them.</i><p><i>Today: The holiday drink of all holiday drinks -- minus the preservatives and the long ingredient list, plus the</i> …

Single Serving Pie in a Jar

Step 1: Pie Dough<br>The first thing you’ll need is dough. You can use any pie dough you like. Here’s a great tutorial on making a basic crust. That …