Jeff DePalma

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This Apple Trick Will Wow Your Whole Family

Hasselback apples are a real (delicious!) thing.<p>We start getting giddy about fall by mid-August — when we first spot new pumpkin-spiced foods hitting shelves. A month later, we're suffering from full-on fever (don't send help; we're <i>all</i> good), and now we're knee-deep in apple mania.<p>We're baking them …

OXO's Good Grips Cold Brew Coffee Maker

The $50 cold-brew maker makes some important design improvements over its pioneering competitor, the Toddy, but you get the same quality coffee with …

Coffee

The 50 Best Tips to Get Your Home Super Organized

Your mess is simply no match for these helpful solutions.<p>Your mess is simply no match for these helpful solutions.

10 Sneaky Ways to Fake a Foyer

Make the most of your non-existent entryway with these clever design tricks.<p>Make the most of your non-existent entryway with these clever design tricks.

Home Decorating

10 Tips for Creating an Entryway in an Entryway-less Home

When you have guests, what is the first thing they see when they walk through your front door? Is there a place to hang their coat? How about a spot …

For a Good Puck

Have you ever had your coffee-making analysed by someone who sticks their fingers in your spent pucks?<p>Have you ever decided not to use a particular …

Cook the Book: Crème Brûlée

In all of my years working in restaurants, no dessert has proved to be as universally popular as <b>crème brûlée.</b> It seems as though if you put crème brûlée on a dessert menu one out of every two people will invariably order it, myself included. But why? It's really nothing more than a vanilla-scented …

The 10 Hottest Coffee Shops Around Austin

Coffee

Cut Your Coffee Costs in Half By Roasting Your Beans at Home

<i>Guest post from Anne of Modern Mrs Darcy</i><p>At my house we love our coffee, and not just any coffee will do. We enjoy high quality, freshly roasted beans …

Digging Into Chicken-Fried Steak, A Texas Icon

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>"Chicken-fried steak is a dish that's about taking something that's less than palatable, in this case a tough piece of beef, and with a little ingenuity turning it into something delectable," says Lisa …

Texas

How to Make Homemade Chocolate "Munchkins"

<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: Grab a tall glass of milk and get ready to dunk a few homemade chocolate "munchkins". Samantha</i> <i>Seneviratne of Love, Cake is explaining the</i> …

The Best Indian Flatbread to Make at Home

Andrew Zimmern serves up a recipe for Kulcha, a lesser-known Indian flatbread that's more versatile (and easier to make) than naan.<p>North Indian …

Nigella Lawson's Genius, One-Step, No-Churn Ice Cream

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: 4 ingredients. 1 step. No cooking. No churning. Ice cream!</i><p>Not having an ice cream maker never stopped us before. We've done all kinds of weird stuff in the …

How to Use up Leftover Beer

<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>You just woke up, opening one eye slightly to assess the damage. The party’s long over, and everyone’s gone home. The only company you’re surrounded by is an …

Brew Great Coffee Without a Chemistry Degree

National Drinks | Ashley Mason<p>Is that a chemistry lab or a coffee shop?<p>Space age brew labs like Intelligentsia's NYC outpost in the High Line Hotel make it hard to tell.<p>We covet their fancy glass drippers and siphons, and we don't think fancy-pants coffee joints should have all the fun. To bring …

Our Essential Coffee-Making Tips, Techniques, and Tools

The beauty of coffee is that it's a no-bar-to-entry sport: You'e got options on how to make it! And our favorite coffee-making tips and gadgets are here to show you the way.<p><b>Pick—and store—your beans.</b><p>We're all about strong food foundations here at Food52, and coffee is no exception: <b>Great coffee</b> …

MasterChef Casting Season Six; Chang at H'University

<b>CASTING CALLS</b>— FOX's amateur cooking competition <b>MasterChef</b> is currently casting for its upcoming six season. Non-professional cooks interested in getting yelled at by Gordon Ramsay, Graham Elliot, and Joe Basatianich can attend one of the 11 open calls (which start <b>September 13</b> in San Diego) or …

The Whole New Way to Make a Monte Cristo That Will Blow Your Mind

If you've ever had a Monte Cristo sandwich, you will devour this bread. Serve it with warm raspberry jam for dipping.<p>Growing up in North Carolina, there was only one diner. That's right. One. Herby's. I loved that joint. It had a purple life-sized half of a VW Beetle affixed right to the front of …

The Only Popcorn You'll Ever Want to Eat Again

So, popcorn. I love it. These days, I take one night each week off from working. Typically Mondays. That's my TV and popcorn night. Lots of butter, lots of salt, and no work allowed. Okay, maybe I'm on Pinterest or Facebook a little, but that hardly counts. If it wouldn't make me fat, I'd eat …

This Pancake-on-a-Stick Maker Will Change Your Life

File under kind of pointless single application kitchen gadgets that you actually want: A Japanese company is selling a machine called <b>Roky</b> that makes pancakes on a stick for about <b>$60</b>. All users have to do is drop a little bit of oil plus batter and a stick into the thermos-like machine and soon …

5 Ways to Drink Coffee Around the World

No matter where you find yourself in the world, chances are you'll start your day off with a cup of coffee.<p>Everyone has their preference: cappuccino, latte, black with a little sugar (or not), but your choices will be slightly different depending on what country you're in. Coffee is prepared and …

One Good Find: Ulu Knife

I visited Alaska with my family a few years ago, and one of the highlights of the trip was salmon fishing with a local fisherman. We watched as he …

Salmon

Kefir is tangy, about as thick (and creamy!) as a smoothie, and full of those good-for-you probiotics we hear so much about. Get the recipe: http://thekitc.hn/1ipc8ll

How to Make Macaroni and Cheese Waffles

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Waffled macaroni and cheese might not rank quite as high on the list of "things you must try before you die" as, say, a fresh-from-the-water oyster, or a sliver of Parmesan sliced off of a wheel that has just been …

An Ingenious Tip to Keep Berries Fresh: The Video

Fresh berries are one of summer's great pleasures, but they don't come cheap — which makes it even more disappointing when a basket of strawberries …

Here's a completely safe, natural and effective way to clean your oven — no harsh chemicals and no high-heat auto-cleaning with smoke detector funny business: http://thekitc.hn/1fDGXjh

How to Make Bread Pudding Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: If you have bread and a touch of creativity, you're only a hop, a skip, and a jump away from bread pudding</i> …

Breakfast

Ben & Jerry's Nails It With New Core Ice Cream Flavors

We love Ben & Jerry's for almost too many reasons to count -- they're witty, they're ethical, they're responsible, they invented Half Baked, and founders Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield are the cutest friends of all time. Now we have a new reason to swoon: four new flavors of Ben & Jerry's Cores.<p>The …

27 Clever Ways To Use Everyday Stuff In The Kitchen

All the boring old junk you've got lying around the house secretly yearns to be where the food is.

Alice's Grilled Chocolate Sandwiches

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Who ever said you can't have a sandwich for dessert? Alice begs to differ.</i><p>Here’s a rabbit-from-your-hat trick -- with ingredients straight from your pantry -- guaranteed …