Erin Gendt

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3 Variations on Pan Sauce for Weeknight Chicken

<i>Stock is one of the building blocks of a well-stocked kitchen (and pan sauce), so we've partnered with Progresso Cooking Stock to share recipes that will get you through the holidays.</i><p><b>If sauces were coats, pan sauce would be the stylish light jacket for your chicken:</b> It's a quick solution that can …

You Accidentally Invited 20 People for Dinner...Now What?

<i>Tips for throwing a large dinner party—even if you don't have enough cutlery, linens, or table space.</i><p>I am the kind of person who bumps into you in the street and insists that you to join us for dinner. I have a habit of planning a supper party for four, then six, and then—by the logic that to cook …

All About Architecture and Beautiful Buildings

Unless you live way out in the country, the art of architecture can be found everywhere. From big cities to small suburbs, beautiful buildings and modern marvels have become an intrinsic part of contemporary life.<p>But for architects—you know, the people responsible for making buildings come …

30 places to see before you turn 30

Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set.<p>These spots might be more physically challenging or tougher on your schedule.<p>They might be easier on the wallet, or a reveler's playground best appreciated while you can still stay up …

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Tall vs short: Which is it better to be?

Is bigger better, or do the best things really come in small packages?<p>Your height is a simple biological fact that you can do little to change, yet it may be influencing your destiny in ways you didn’t realise. BBC Future combed through the evidence to size up its impact on everything from your …

The Best Way to Chop Bacon

<i>The chiller way to chop bacon.</i><p><i>Left: Bacon that did not meet a freezer. Right: Bacon firmed from the freezer.</i><p>Our Test Kitchen Manager Derek Laughren is a bit of a bacon pro. He taught us how to cook flat bacon—and now he’s showing us how to more easily, more efficiently chop bacon so that your bacon …

15 awesome fall beers you can only get during Oktoberfest

For a limited time, breweries across the world are whipping up special-edition blends to commemorate Oktoberfest, the annual celebration of German culture and beer.<p>Our friends at UnderTheLabel looked at awards and reviews from RateBeer and BeerAdvocate to find the best possible brews for the …

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How To Give An Iconic 136-Year-Old Cathedral A $177 Million Overhaul

The three-year restoration of NYC’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral is finally complete.<p>New construction is no small feat, but architectural conservation requires next-level expertise. And in the case of St. Patrick’s Cathedral—a majestic Gothic-Revival church across the street from NYC’s Rockefeller …

10 (Mostly) No-Cook Meals to Eat Cold on Hot Nights

It's hard to be a cook, or to enjoy cooking, when it's this hot outside. (Do ice pops for dinner count as "eating seasonally"? Please?) For days when every fan is pointed directly at you and the last thing you want to be doing is making dinner, don't look too hard at the thermometer—is it 80°? 90°? …

The 5 Recipes That Taught Me to Like Zucchini

I’ve been sneaking bites of zucchini things around the test kitchen for some weeks now, dipping my toes in, testing whether I finally like the summer squash. For forever, zucchini were, to me, too boring to bother with: mostly tasteless, with the texture of something soaking wet (I just can't get …

5 Netflix Shows to Watch (and Cook to) When it's Too Hot to Go Outside

<i>Go camping and travel the world—all from the comfort of your couch.</i><p>After a long, hot week, sometimes all you want to do is hide in the comfort of your air-conditioned apartment and watch TV. That can come with some guilt though: Your brain is telling you to go out and enjoy the sun, but your body …

10 of Our Best Grilled Cheese Sandwiches (Is It Lunchtime Yet?)

Everyone has their method for making grilled cheese sandwiches: Some add bacon, or an egg, or greens. Some smear mayonnaise on the bread, others butter. You may like yours with tomato soup, you may like it eaten standing up at midnight. Any which way you go about your grilled cheese, everyone's …

A Knockout Pineapple Punch & 18 Other Tropical Drinks

<i>We're the kind of people who have to eat every three hours, and Pure Leaf Iced Tea is here to help with that.</i><p><i>Today: Drink this to make you feel like you're on vacation.</i><p>Picture this: You're sitting on a beach. The waves crash gently on the shore, the sand's warm from the sun, and you worry—just for …

Cook Like Hermoine Granger and 11 Other Ladies of Literature

<i>Eat like your favorite literary heroines with this menu from Cara Nicoletti, author of Voracious.</i><p>Before my book <i>Voracious</i> became a book, it was a blog. But even before that, it was a literary supper club that I hosted in my Brooklyn apartment.<p>I love throwing dinner parties, but preparing for them …

How to Never Overcook Salmon (or Other Fishes) Again

<i>Every week, Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i> <i><br>Today: The most foolproof way to cook any fish—and a petition for a new cooking term.</i><p>The most unfair implication of slow-roasting is the <i>slowness</i> part. Sure, there are plenty of …

How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

<i>Today, we're re-running one of our summertime references. A disclaimer: N</i><i>o fruit flies were harmed or killed in the writing of this post. (But we can't say we'd be sad if they had been.)</i><p>What's the only creature that loves fruit more than you do? Fruit flies. In the world of science, they're known …

Our Test Kitchen Manager's Favorite Things About the Food52 Kitchen

<i>Designed to make photoshoots a breeze, our test kitchen isn't all for show—and these are the features that make it run like a well-oiled machine.</i><p><b>For all the kitchen junkies out there (or anyone planning a remodel), our test kitchen is worth taking a closer look at—and not just because Brad Sherman</b> …

13 of the Best Ways to Start Your Day

<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: Wake and DIY at daybreak (or, you know, whenever).</i><p>Real talk: Breakfast is the reason we get out of bed. Sure, the sun is shining and there's all …

Calling All Cooks: How I Stocked My First Kitchen

<i>Last month, I asked for your advice for stocking my first kitchen from scratch. Today, I'm sharing some of your best advice and the kitchen it helped create.</i><p>Last month, I moved into my first real kitchen and faced the daunting task of stocking the entire thing from scratch. Luckily, when I …

18 Breakfast Recipes (That Make Great Dinners, Too)

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>I love breakfast food—fluffy pancakes, runny eggs, crispy potatoes, all of it—but I'm not what you'd call a "morning person." When I do make myself a nice breakfast, it's never during proper breakfast time, and …

Hey Chef, What Can I Do With Corn?

Super-sweet summer corn is one of our favorite things, and this time of year, there's almost more than we know what to do with. But there's a lot more to do with corn than boiling or grilling it straight. So we asked a panel of experts on their favorite ways to get the most out of this summer …

The Smarter Way To Cut A Cantaloupe

Splitting open a round fruit on a flat cutting surface is precarious, to say the least.<p>If you find cutting melon to be a challenge, know this: you are not alone. Splitting open a round cantaloupe on a flat cutting surface is precarious, to say the least. Especially when a sharp knife is involved. …

How To Make Boozy Watermelon Bites, A Summer Party Must

Watermelon is essential during the summer months. Figuring out the best way to cut it, eat it, and even drink it is important. Once you can cross all that off your list, it's time to branch out with this thirst-quenching melon and make boozy watermelon bites.<p>Sweet Paul created this beautiful …

Frozen Chocolate Souffle

On the list of intimidating-sounding recipes, soufflés are pretty high up there (also on the list: boeuf bourguignon and vichyssoise). All too often, what starts as an attempt to impress the new neighbors falls flat... literally.<p>The solution to this tricky dish? Freeze it.<p><b>Get the recipe.</b><p><b>Get the</b> …

This homemade Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich is fingerlickin' good!

Alejandra Ramos, a food and lifestyle expert, shares one of the most popular restaurant-inspired recipes on Pinterest — an irresistible homemade version of Chick-fil-A's chicken sandwich. Below is the recipe, adapted from blogger Cindy Shopper.

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Your Monday Lunch Break Reading List

<i>Busy weekend? Here's what you may have missed on our site, from kitchen transformations to inspiration from all over.</i><p>How to Transform Your Kitchen Using Color<br>• Your Favorite Music to Cook To<br>• Your Saturday Morning Farmers Market Inspiration<br>• 8 Food Blog Links We Love<br>• Our Favorite Links From Around the Web …

How to Make Your Very Own Milk and Cookie Shot

Last year on March 14th, Dominique Ansel (the genius behind the Cronut) shattered our perception of milk and cookies by unveiling the chocolate chip cookie shot, a shot glass made of chocolate chip cookie and filled with milk. Since then, multiple YouTube channels, food blogs, and even Spoon …

3 Secrets to Great Quesadillas

Quesadillas are the ultimate snack—and one of our favorite ways to use leftovers. Here are three tips to make them awesome:<p><b>Flour has power.</b> Flour …

Beautiful Berry and Goat Cheese Salad With Toasted Almonds

We're nuts about this beautiful berry and goat cheese salad with toasted almonds. The sweet and salty flavors put the 'wow' in this salad. Toasting the almonds is a cinch! We always toast extra for a ready-to-go energizing snack. Not a fan of goat cheese? Substitute your favorite cheese. Try feta …

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