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I Just Made Copycat Trader Joe’s Tottins (Tater Tot Muffins), and They’re the Best Thing Ever

When Trader Joe’s posted a recipe for tottins, I knew I had to make my own version. The result is an entirely new way to enjoy potatoes and eggs, …

20 Things You Should Do With a Chocolate Chip Cookie

There's nothing more satisfying than a warm, fresh out-of-the-oven chocolate chip cookie. When you lift it off the tray and it's oozing with gooey, melted chocolate, there's nothing on Earth that can give you more joy than that simply decadent cookie. National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day only rolls …

5 Tricks to Making a Mind-Blowing Burger

<i>Each week this summer on Food52, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>From cuts to fat content to seasoning, Cara is teaching</i> …

xoFOOD: How To Make Summer Pies With Perfect Crusts

There are some things in life that you want to be tough -- like the crotch of your favorite jeans and Channing Tatum’s abs. Pie crust is not one of those things.<p>Pies should be tender and flaky, brimming with the juiciest fruits and creamiest custards. Too often they’re chewy, dense, and rubbery -- …

This Mac and Cheese Pie Wants to Be Your Dinner

Yup, you heard me. Pie for dinner. Pie for dessert is grand, too. Heck you can have pie for both courses. That’s some serious pie-on-pie action. This …

Recipes

How to Make Blueberry Slab Pie

<i>Every other Friday on Food52, Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co. shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Feed the masses at your next summer gathering with an ooey, gooey, tasty mess.</i><p>Slab pies are pretty easy to love: …

Burgers with Cucumber-Celery Slaw and Havarti

<i>Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four -- for under $20, in under 20 minutes.</i><p><i>Today: A crispy, pickled slaw makes an otherwise simple cheeseburger into bistro-worthy fare.</i><p>I've become a bit of a jaded burger cook, and, as a burger eater, my tastes have …

Salads For the Reluctant Salad Eater

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Salads, for even the most reluctant of you.</i><p>In the …

Chocolate Brownie Cookies

Makes 2 dozen<p>If a fudgy brownie and chewy chocolate chip cookie had a baby, it would be this decadent creation.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups gluten-free powdered sugar<p>¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>2 large egg whites<p>1 large egg<p>4 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped<p>3 …

Dessert

Our 20 Most Popular Grilling Recipes of All Time

From chicken tacos to barbecued ribs, here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.<p><b>It's grill time.</b> Though we love our charred kale salads and grilled squid, you love some of our grilling recipes way more than the others. Here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.

Cooking

Bourbon–Sea Salt Caramels

Makes about 100 caramels<p>Sweetened condensed milk makes this salted caramel recipe extra-luscious.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 cups sugar<p>½ cup light corn syrup<p>1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces<p>2 tablespoons bourbon<p>…

Baking

5 Best-Ever Brunch Smoothies

Slurp your way through the weekend.<p>From blueberry to banana, here are five delicious smoothies to make this weekend.<p>This simple recipe is a great way …

Grilled Zucchini and Leeks with Walnuts and Herbs

4 Servings<p>We like the texture of the leeks and zucchini when left al dente—if grilled too long, they’ll both go floppy.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>⅓ cup walnuts<p>1 garlic clove, finely grated<p>2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>5 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>2 large …

Recipes

Perfect Cast-Iron Skillet Chicken Thighs

2 to 4 main-course<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Sophisticated enough for a Sunday supper yet quick enough for Wednesday's dinner, this master recipe is all in the technique. Cook the thighs skin side down in a cast-iron skillet to render out the fat and make the skin as crisp and, dare we say, delicious as …

Cooking

The Only Hot Fudge Recipe You'll Ever Need

If you ever thought that the best hot fudge you could get at home was the kind that squirts out of a bottle, we'd just like to say <i>welcome</i>. Welcome to the first day of your <i>real ice cream sundae life</i>. We have found a hot fudge recipe for you that's so simple, so good, so chocolatey, you will never …

Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe on Food52

• 1/4 pound guanciale or pancetta, cut into 1/3-inch cubes<br>• 7 large egg yolks<br>• 1 large egg<br>• 1 pound spaghetti<br>• Kosher salt<br>• Freshly ground black pepper<br>• 1/2 cup freshly-grated Pecorino, plus more for garnish<p>Put guanciale in a large skillet and place over medium-low heat. Cook, stirring frequently, until fat …

Italian Food

Dinner Tonight: Pasta e Fagioli + a Negroni

You might be thinking, "that is not dinner." Most of you are probably thinking that. Or you're thinking, where are the greens? Where's the substance? The stuff? Well, hear us out. It's two days before Christmas, which means that you're probably a little tired, a tiny stressed (in that fun way that …

Breakfast tacos are probably (definitely) the best way to wake up in the morning. Get the recipe: http://thekitc.hn/1jtqKz3

The Food Lab Turbo: Easy Fingerling Potato Salad with Creamy Dill Dressing

Dill, potatoes, and sour cream go hand in hand. Just ask any Scandinavian and they'll tell you. That said, most Scandinavian-style potato salads tend to be extraordinarily creamy. This version uses only the barest touch of sour cream, instead relying on good technique to pack the potatoes with …

How to Make Beer Can Chicken

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: It may look a little silly, but the flavor of this beer can chicken</i> …

Spicy Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: Weeknight dinner, in its highest form.</i><p>It is very difficult to surprise my children with new dishes. I can slave over the stove for hours on end, and they will barely …

Soy-Glazed Chicken Thighs with Asparagus and Scallions

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>A little bit of sweetness makes these especially appealing to pint-size palates.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 teaspoons aniseed<p>4 garlic cloves, finely chopped<p>¼ cup fresh lime juice, plus wedges for serving<p>¼ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce<p>2 tablespoons honey<p>8 …

Recipes

White Peach Sangria Recipe

Herbaceous and tart, this is a cocktail drinker's sangria. Rosemary and gin add a layer of herbal complexity against the sweetness of white peaches.<p>Ingredients3 ripe white peaches, pitted and cubed6 tablespoons sugar1 tablespoon juice from 1 lemon9 (3-inch) sprigs rosemary, plus more for garnish if …

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