Erika Guzman

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Sesame-Soy Surprise

"Buy organic tamari—wheat-free soy sauce—low-sodium if possible," chef Jonathan Waxman advises. "A lot of other soy sauce is just crap." Waxman …

Breakfast Porridge with Soft Egg and Pea Shoots

4 Servings<p>This recipe will convince you that a savory breakfast can be a wonderful thing.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 medium shallots, peeled, halved through root<p>1 1” piece ginger, peeled, crushed<p>½ cup brown rice, rinsed well<p>½ cup red quinoa, rinsed well<p>¼ cup low-sodium soy sauce<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground …

8 Scallop Recipes for Every Diet

Scallops are a wonderful option for all types of diets. Whether you’re counting calories, avoiding carbs, or looking to indulge in a decadent seafood …

5 Healthy and Delicious New Year's Resolution-Worthy Dishes

You know the drill. January 1st. We make promises to ourselves in earnest. We go strong for a few months, and then slowly, that treadmill becomes a coatrack again. Well, I've blown enough New Year's resolutions to know that I probably won't go to the gym four times a week in 2015. But eating well …

8 Healthy Additions to Chicken Soup

Good, basic chicken soup is already one of the healthiest foods around, so the ways to make it healthier actually involve adding ingredients rather …

10 Best Fast Recipes of 2014

Executive food editor Tina Ujlaki reveals her favorite fast recipes that F&W published in 2014, from hearty cauliflower steaks to luscious scrambled …

How to Turn Bagels and Cream Cheese into a Strata

Sometime during the course of my childhood, my family acquired the tradition of eating strata for Christmas morning breakfast along with cold leftover meatballs from the night before (sliced and piled on toast—it’s a good way to eat meatballs). My mother got the strata recipe from a book group …

97 Brunch Recipes to Make This Weekend

At-home brunch means no waiting in line, plus: eating in pajamas! These leisurely homemade brunch ideas will help you do it up in style.<p><b>An at-home brunch means no waiting in line</b>, as many mimosas as your heart desires, and, best of all, eating in your pajamas. These recipes will help you tackle a …

7 DIY Chinese Take-out Recipes

Anyone can make these 7 upgraded versions of classic dishes at home with these recipes.<p>It's well-known that take-out Chinese food is a Jewish …

A Very Merry Brunch: 14 Recipes to Cook this Christmas

Brunch is the perfect excuse to kick back with loved ones while eating food normally reserved for dessert. But before the relaxing and eating can begin, you have to prepare the dough, buy the eggs, get out the mimosa glasses, and set the table -- and that can be more work than you reckoned for.<p>This …

6 Hearty One-Pot Meals That Will Have You Winning at Winter

It seems like the overworked meteorologists at the Weather Channel have been busy predicting Nor'easters with a furious frequency. And what's better than a hearty pot of stew to right the wrongs of a wet, treacherous slog home from work? Aside from being filled with slow-cooked, nutritious and …

15 Dinner Recipes that You Should Really Eat for Breakfast

Our favorite breakfasts look an awful lot like dinner—here are the best nontraditional breakfast foods to start your day.<p><b>It's time breakfast breaks free from its shackles.</b> Think about it: We're totally cool with pancakes and bacon for dinner, so why shouldn't we inject a little dinner food into our …

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Swirled Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies

Since Kate’s last post was a gorgeous salad, specifically to provide a little detox from the pumpkin-apple-spiced baking overload everywhere (I saw …

DIY Raisins (Yes, Raisins)

I've never been much of a dried fruit fan, and I think I can trace the root of this back to those little red boxes of raisins so frequently tossed onto my elementary school lunch bag. In my memory, the raisins always ended up packed tightly into the bottom of the box, requiring precision coaxing to …

A Guide to Tofu Types and What to Do With Them

Tofu: Either you love it, or you haven't had it prepared well. The jiggly soybean product has been around for eons—William Shurtleff and Akiko Aoyagi's <i>History of Tofu</i> digs up a mention of tofu in a Chinese text dating to AD 950. Buddhist monks spread the good word about tofu across Japan and Korea, …

French Toast {The Best.}

Is there nothing better than French toast for Sunday breakfast? Thick slices of bread, soaked in a mixture of beaten eggs with milk and cinnamon, …

Breakfast

Better Than Nutella (Chocolate-Hazelnut Spread)

Makes about 4 cups<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups (heaping) hazelnuts, preferably skinned (about 10 ounces)<p>1/4 cup sugar<p>1 pound semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped<p>1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch pieces, room temperature<p>1 cup heavy cream<p>3/4 teaspoon kosher salt<p>Special …

Recipes

9 Foolproof French Recipes to Make for Brunch

Here are nine amazing French recipes for brunch that are delicious no matter what time you eat them.<p>Chefs, like the rest of us, feel strongly about …

Coffee Science: How to Make the Best Pourover Coffee at Home

There seem to be new coffee brewing gadgets showing up all the time, but sometimes it's hard to separate what's worthwhile from what's a waste of money. It's helpful, then, to back up and try to understand how coffee brewing works and how brewing equipment differs. Then, you can make an informed …

Homemade Texas Roadhouse Rolls

Texas Roadhouse rolls you can make at home! We love that Stephie used one of her great-grandmother's recipes for inspiration.<p>Bread. Rolls. Carbs. They’re pretty much my life-line.<p>So it should come as no surprise to anyone that one of my favorite yeast rolls are those served at Texas Roadhouse …

The Food Lab: How to Make Creamy Vegetable Soups Without a Recipe

When I was a totally green cook with my first serious restaurant job, working under Chef Jason Bond at what's now a landmark Boston restaurant, No. 9 Park, there were many moments when I learned a new technique or perfected an old one and said to myself, "holy crap, I just made this?" But the very …

How to Make Grilled Cabbage With Ginger-Miso Dressing

I never thought in my life I'd see cabbage and think, "I absolutely must have that." I'm not a cabbage hater by any means—I give it tons of love in coleslaw—but I never thought it had the power to elicit such a response from me until I saw Kenji's grilled cabbage article. I could tell by just …

Actually, This Is How You Spice Pumpkin

From spicy curry to quesadillas, these international dishes feature pumpkin—without the pumpkin spice.<p>This time of year, it seems we can't escape the <del>wrath</del> reach of "pumpkin spice" (that's, generally speaking, a heady mix of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, allspice, and/or cloves) wafting …

Recipes

Spiked Pistachio Cream Cake Milkshakes.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 14, 2014 35<p>This is my all time favorite thing.<p>I realize I say that about nearly everything which makes me a complete flake but …

The Essential Techniques That Every Home Cook Should Know

<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: We're going back to basics with the essential cooking techniques -- think of this as Cooking 101.</i><p>The problem with cooking basics is that people often …

How to Brew Coffee: 8 Step-by-Step Videos from Stumptown Coffee & Bon Appétit

We got a major lesson on how to brew coffee—eight different ways—with these videos from java experts Stumptown Coffee Roasters<p>Coffee. Any way you look at it, it's become way easier to get a decent cup in the past decade or so. The rise of good coffee (and the attendant coffee nerdery) has made us …

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The Handsome X 3Sixteen Coffee Travel Kit – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

LA’s Handsome Coffee Roasters are known for many handsome things—their coffee bar, their packaging and their owners to name a few. Now you can add …

3 Amazing Juices for Weight Loss

As an added bonus, they all taste amazing.<p>Let us be clear: We're not advocates of purely liquid diets for weight loss. Most juices are missing fiber and protein—both of which are key to feeling satisfied and dropping pounds. That said, enjoying a juice with a meal or as a snack can help you …

Eggplant Baked Pasta (Riggidanella)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: A must at any Italian family gathering, this Calabrian spin on baked pasta has a bit of a kick, and is a perfect place for late-summer …

How to Make Fresh Spring Rolls at Home

<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: DIY takeout has never been easier -- it’s time to spring (roll) into action.</i><p>It’s easy to buy pre-made fresh spring rolls from your favorite takeout …