Erin Turner

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Vietnamese Steak Summer Rolls Party!

This is how we roll: perfectly cooked steak, chewy vermicelli noodles, crisp vegetables, and fresh herbs all tucked into a rice paper wrap and dipped …

Cooking (Canada)

Making an Incredible Sourdough Starter from Scratch in 7 Easy Steps

Flour, water, salt. That’s it. Nothing more, nothing less. If you had told me many years ago that I could make enticingly crunchy, tender, healthy …

Burn Out

Victor Albisu grew up in Falls Church, Virginia, with a Cuban grandfather who found "all kinds of little ways to make things taste better, brighter …

Chashu Summer Rolls Recipe

Too hot out to cook? Make these refreshing chashu and herb summer rolls and dip your way to deliciousness. Fresh rice paper rolls filled with juicy …

Chocolate Bundt Cake Recipe on Food52

Enchiladas Suizas Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Chicken enchiladas with a smooth and savory green sauce have always been one of my go-to weeknight dinners. It's a great dish to make with leftover roasted, grilled or even rotisserie chicken. And faces always light up around here when I say: "We're having Enchiladas Suizas for dinner …

A Tamarind and Ginger Glaze Makes These Chicken Wings Fly

There are few ingredients that you can keep in your pantry that offer more bang for their buck than dried chilies. A paste of blended dried chilies may start out astringent and bitter, but cooking transforms it into something aromatic, fruity, and complex. Dried chilies are the secret to my …

Take a bao: Chinese steamed buns are easier than you think to make at home

If you’ve ever ordered Peking duck at a Chinese restaurant, you know the pleasures of a good bao, the steamed bun into which you pile a helping of …

Food & Dining

gua bao with hoisin and ginger pulled pork

Yes, this is definitely right up there amongst the most tasty and interesting things I’ve made in a while. The pork cooks in a slow cooker for about …

Devil’s Food Chocolate Ice Cream

834<p>843<p>There are a lot of ways to do the same thing, just as there are a variety of ways to get to the same place. Which is why it’s always fun for me …

Dessert

17 Refreshing Chilled Soups to Beat the Heat

All throughout June, our Cookbook Club is focusing on <i>The Moosewood Restaurant Table</i> by The Moosewood Collective. We were already wowed by the delicious summery dishes everyone's whipped up, but this week, Laura G. Myers really caught our attention when she posted her take on the Chilled …

Potato, Chorizo, and Cheddar Breakfast Tacos Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> As far as fast, easy, and so-good-you'll-get-out-of-bed-for-it morning meals go, it's pretty hard to beat a breakfast taco. This one combines loosely scrambled eggs with melty cheddar, crispy breakfast potatoes, and Mexican chorizo, plus toppings of your choice.<p><i>This recipe was</i> …

This Magical Coffee Will Make You Feel Like a Wizard

Every so often you eat something magical. Something so special you can’t decide between taking your time to savor it, or chewing it as fast as possible so you can swallow it, so you can tell everyone around you just how good it is. These are mystical moments, far and few between.<p>The experience of …

Sesame Soy Ginger Meatballs + Noodles

<i>Sesame Soy Ginger Meatballs + Noodles – the perfect pork meatball, baked in a delicious and sweet soy ginger sauce and served over chow mein …

Kansas City BBQ Sauce

There are many regional takes on barbecue in the United States, each with its own idea of the perfect sauce to complement barbecued meats. However, …

BBQ

Is There Any Better Breakfast Than a Taco?

<i>We’ve partnered with the farm families who own Cabot to showcase one of our favorite ways to use Cheddar cheese—in a breakfast taco!</i><p>As far as fast, easy, and so-good-you'll-get-out-of-bed-for-it morning meals go, it's pretty hard to beat a breakfast taco. Any kind of taco is fine by me, but there's …

My Love Is Like a Red, Red-Braised Pork Belly Bao Bun

The humble bao bun is, to me, an endless source of surprise and wonder. When I was in elementary school, my mom would often pack two or three little baos into my lunchbox with a mystery filling. One day it could be flowing with red bean paste, another day with lotus root, and sometimes, when she …

20-Minute Broiled Shrimp With Harissa and Beer, No Plate Required

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Although I’m known for spending my free time peeling grapes, in reality, most weeknights end with me standing pantsless in front of an open refrigerator, eating cold food with my bare …

Seafood

Ginger and Sesame Combine in This Spicy-Tart Mezcal Cocktail

I recently polled a group of friends about their cocktail preferences. I expected them to report that their favorites were Negronis or Margaritas, maybe Martinis or Sazeracs. But almost all of the folks I asked said they'll always order the gingery drink on any menu.<p>And while there are a number of …

Three Variations on Asparagus alla Milanese

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>There was a moment, about fifteen years ago, when New York City chefs seemed to collectively discover asparagus <i>alla Milanese</i>. The infatuation lasted at least a couple years, if not longer. Casual Italian restaurants that had …

Italian Food

Kale and Ricotta Stuffed Shells Recipe

Stuffed shells get a little bit of a kale makeover – you'll love this cheesy kale-ier baked dish.

A Honey-Garlic Chicken to Mix-Pour-Bake in 20 Minutes

Weeknight cooking comes in two forms for me, in general. There’s the hurried—nay, <i>harried</i>—kind of nights when the hours slip away like seconds, and you’re rushing to get anything resembling a balanced meal on the table. And there’s the rhythmic, all-business kind, when you’re just executing …

Pear Crisp With Salted Bourbon Caramel

The only thing that rivals picking apples at this time of year is picking pears.<p>When October comes, whether I have apples or pears on my hands, I …

Recipes

tamago kake gohan | a simple, quick japanese breakfast

Meet one of my favorite breakfasts: tamago kake gohan. A traditional, Japanese breakfast dish, tamago kake gohan is a rice and egg bowl that’s quick, …

Cooking (Canada)

wild mushroom, fennel, & camembert pot pie

The goal with this mushroom pot pie was to create a new holiday tradition. I’m southern, and nothing says Thanksgiving like pie, but they’re usually …

Food

Sam Fromartz' Sourdough Starter Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> To make a sourdough starter, you should realize you are a farmer, not a cook! You are creating the conditions for your microscopic animals to live happily. If you keep that in mind, the process will go a little smoother. I use organic whole rye flour because it’s an especially active …

Banh Pate Chaud Australian Meat Pie Recipe

Celebrating 3.14 Pi Day with this Vietnamese take on Aussie-style pies: buttery pie crust stuffed with pork, shallots, and wood ear mushrooms …

A Cheeseburger Goes to New Zealand, Becomes a Mini Pie

The moment we arrived in New Zealand, the long line at the car rental station made it clear to me that most visitors prefer to view the country by driving through it. Sure, you could easily take a short flight to go from the top of the North Island to the bottom of the South Island, but you would …

Lacy, Crisp, and Chewy Ricotta Cookies Are the Mistake of a Lifetime

Two days after Christmas, while playing around with some leftover ricotta, I made a delicious mistake. The goal had been to make a batch of Italian ricotta cookies with a brown butter twist, but, thanks to some miscalculation, the experiment fell flat...literally. The cookie dough started out nice …