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The Chocolate Cake That Changed Everything

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> From Sweet Laurel Bakery’s cookbook: “This was the cake that changed everything. …

Dessert

You Can Riff on This Healthy Blueberry-Sour Cream Muffin Recipe All Summer Long

Do you ever wake up, and the first thing you think about is muffins? No? That’s just me? Well, okay fine. Even if your level of muffin adoration has …

Breakfast

The Insanely Simple 5-Ingredient Salad I Make at Least 3 Times a Week

Despite living in a city with one of the most diverse and vibrant food scenes in the world, I'm embarrassed to admit that repeated Seamless orders to …

Healthy Eating

13 Products People Who Don't Eat Meat Or Dairy Actually Swear By

Available on Amazon and completely suitable for the vegan or vegetarian in your life.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time</i> …

Cooking

The 3 Best French Foods from Trader Joe’s You Need to Buy ASAP

Trader Joe’s is wonderful for so many reasons. From Keto snacks to Whole30 compliant treats, to just all-around clean-eating pantry staples, TJ’s has you covered. What you probably didn’t know, however, is that they also have one of the best selections of staple French ingredients around. Here, …

Trader Joe's

7 Bok Choy Recipes That Prove It Should Be the Next Trendy Green Veg

It can be easy to get into a veggie rut. Maybe you buy the same two bags of spinach and kale each week, or are more of a …

Choy

If You Love Oatmeal, You Need to Know This Trick

Frozen Steel-Cut Oatmeal<p>From Jenny Sugar, POPSUGAR Fitness<p>Notes<p>This recipe makes enough for seven breakfasts if you use three "oatmeal muffins" per serving.<p>Ingredients<p>8 cups water<br>• 1/4 teaspoon sea salt<br>• 2 cups steel-cut oats<br>• 7 tablespoons pure maple syrup<br>• 2 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon<p>Directions<p>Bring water …

Breakfast

30 Easy Vegetarian Weeknight Dinners — Recipes from The Kitchn

When we hear vegetarian dinners, you know what comes to mind? Luscious veggies, tender beans, rich broths, flavorful sauces, and great textures. …

Cooking

I Never Leave Trader Joe’s Without Grabbing These 11 Products

It's no secret that I'm at Trader Joe's at least three times a week. Between cooking for my blog, College Housewife, and making weeknight meals, it's …

Trader Joe's

5 Vegan Soup Recipes So Good Staunch Carnivores Will Lick Their Bowls Clean

Although the calendar says it's officially spring, the weather certainly indicates otherwise. Our colleagues on the East Coast are enduring a …

Vegan

Fluffy-Gooey Genius Cinnamon Rolls (No Yeast Know-How Required)

If you can make scones (or muffins or any other quick bread), you can make these sparkly, gloriously poufed cinnamon rolls—with no wait time, and no mastery of yeasted doughs required.<p>Wait, they don’t require proofing or punching or other know-how about yeast behavior? Anything the airport Cinnabon …

Baking

Hands Down the Best Way to Roast a Sweet Potato

I thought I knew how to roast a sweet potato, but I was wrong. Sure, pricking a sweet potato with a fork, wrapping it in tinfoil, and roasting it until done at 350 degrees Fahrenheit <i>works</i>, but there is a better way. A method that’s equally uncomplicated, takes no more time, and yields superlative …

Curries

The 11 Best Ina Garten Recipes of All Time

Let’s face it: We can never get enough of our idol in all things cooking and life, Ina Garten. So put on your chambray button-down, grab a wooden …

I Drank Fire Cider for a Week, and I Don’t Need Coffee Anymore

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as the remedy for everything from dull skin to dandruff, so it’s not surprising that fire cider, an apple cider vinegar drinking tonic, has been catching on too. Fire vinegar, as it’s also known, is not unlike a shrub (a fruity, vinegary syrup you mix with water …

Alternative Medicine

14 Trader Joe’s Items That Will Basically Change Your Life

Trader Joe’s Vegetable Masala Burgers<p>“I am recently a vegetarian, and this is the best pre-made veggie burger I’ve found. It has Indian spices (kind …

Healthy Eating

15 Common Mistakes You Might Be Making While Baking

All the things standing between you and the best cake of your life.

How to Freeze and Thaw Fruits and Vegetables

Green thumbed gardeners, CSA members, and frequenters of the farmer’s market are all too familiar with the dilemma of having tons of fresh produce …

Country Lifestyle

This 2-Ingredient Vegan Ice Cream Is a Total Game-Changer

When it comes to vegan desserts, it doesn’t get easier than this two-ingredient banana “nice” cream. Made simply with bananas and a little non-dairy milk, it’s just the thing to whip up when you’re craving something sweet but don’t feel like turning on the oven to make a batch of vegan cookies. You …

Ice Cream

42 Ridiculously Easy Vegan Recipes Anyone Can Master

Whether you're new to the kitchen, new to being vegan, or just looking for some new things to try.

Gingerbread Dutch Baby with Poached Maple Pears and Creme Fraiche

For the creme fraiche topping: Whisk together the creme fraiche, vanilla extract, orange zest and vanilla bean seeds in a small bowl until combined. …

If You Want to Diminish Belly Fat, Eat Any of These 32 Delicious Dinners

If you're one of those people who tend to carry weight in their belly, you can do something about it! While hundreds of crunches aren't exactly the answer, what you put in your mouth is. Certain foods are proven to diminish belly fat, like whole grains, MUFAs like avocado, nuts, seeds, and olive …

Healthy Eating

21 Cooking Charts That'll Make Any Foodie Say "Excuse Me, What?!"

* prints and tapes to fridge *

This Steak Dinner is The Easiest, Best-Looking Meal You’ll Cook All Week

I don’t have a significant other, but if i did, I would cook them this for every special occasion under the sun. In the meantime, I guess this means …

Country Lifestyle

Quick-Pickled Vegetables

Makes about 1 cup<p>You can use any thinly shaved or sliced vegetable you like for this recipe. We love quick pickles on sandwiches because they add acidity and crunch. And you don't have to be someone who's "into canning" to make your own. Keep them in the fridge for days and put them on …

Food Preservation

Why You Should Definitely Pan-Sear Steak for a Weeknight Dinner

When we think of steak, we usually associate this big, hearty piece of meat with eating out, or at least, some sort of special occasion. But...why? …

Cooking

The 5 French “Mother” Sauces That Guarantee a Great Meal

Cooking

6 Last-Minute Valentine's Breakfast Ideas You Can Count On

The weeks have a way of racing by at top speed, and special occasions tend to creep up faster than expected, leaving us little time to prepare. When …

The Crêpe-Making Hack We’re Flipping For

Ah, the crêpe, that paper-thin disk of soft and pliable dough. The pancake’s skinny cousin. Fill them, fold them, snack them. Wrap one in a cone of parchment paper and pretend you’re on the streets of Paris. Circular snacks just begging to be stuffed and eaten, either sweet <i>or</i> savory.<p>On an …

The Best Make-Ahead Dinner Rolls

While we’re certainly not above using heat-and-serve rolls, there’s nothing quite like the feeling of pride that comes from making a basket of warm, …

Country Lifestyle

15 Potato Hacks You'll Wish You'd Learned A Whole Lot Sooner

Never met a potato I didn't like.