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8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p><i>This week: Ice pops galore for #popsicleweek!</i><p>Cross malted milk with stracciatella and dunk the whole thing in melted chocoalte for good measure. (Top …

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Grilled Mexican Street Corn (Elotes) Recipe

The classic Mexican street food of grilled corn slathered in a creamy chili-, garlic-, and Cotija-spiked sauce. For a version of <i>elotes</i> that you can eat with a spoon, check out my recipe for <i>esquites</i>.<p>Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p><b>Read more: How to Make Mexican Street Corn (Elotes)</b><p>Ingredients1/4 …

20 Refreshing Drinks for Your Independence Day Party

If you're going to celebrate Independence Day by a grill or on the beach, then you're going to need ice cold refreshments. Once you've stocked your cooler with beer and wine, it's time to get just a little bit fancy. Pull out your blender to prep a pitcher or two of frozen cocktails made with sweet …

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Every once in a while there I am wide awake at 3 in the morning, tossing and turning to every position possible, stacking multiple pillows on top my …

Salty, Deep-Dark Chocolate Brownies

369<p>44<p>When I was in Brooklyn a few months back doing a booksigning with the lovely folks from The Brooklyn Kitchen, a friendly woman came up to me …

Asparagus Potato Leek Soup Recipe | Vegan, Healthy

I can’t believe that I successfully made it though my 30 day detox. I hit a really dark patch on the third weekend, as I sat around the dinner table …

Beaujolais Nouveau 2014: Previewing Europe's Latest Vintage

The third Thursday of November each year heralds the arrival of Beaujolais Nouveau and the first opportunity for consumers to taste the latest …

A Kitchy Kitchen Recipe: Salted Caramels

That melt-in-your-mouth honeyed flavor with a subtle punch of salt is so addictive.<p>Caramels are one of my favorite candies. That melt-in-your-mouth honeyed flavor with a subtle punch of salt is so addictive, and the perfect canvas for creating delicious Halloween candies. I love making batches of …

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Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Icing and Caramelized Pumpkin Seeds

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>The inspiration from this cake came from Tartine's pumpkin tea cake. I wanted to make a lighter, cake-ier cake, closer to a dessert you'd eat at a dinner party than to a quickbread you'd eat for breakfast. The frosting recipe is based on my idol Dorie Greenspan's Tangy Cream Cheese …

Recipes

Bar Tartine Cauliflower Salad Recipe

I'm not much of a menu collector, although I have a small stack of gems in one of my desk drawers. A good number of them are menus from past meals at …

Helene’s Brownies

189<p>14<p>The French do a lot of baked goods very well. if you’ve been to Paris, you don’t need me to tell you that with over 1300 bakeries in Paris, it’s …

25 Creative Lentil Recipes That Go Way Beyond Soup

From soups to salads, here are 23 of our favorite recipes to cook with a pantry staple, lentils.<p><b>One of the most humble pantry items is also one of our favorites</b>: The lentil. From stews and soups to salads and side dishes, they're a real recipe workhorse. Grab a pot and some stock—here are our …

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Barbara Kafka's Marinated Eggplant

• 1/4 cup tamari or soy sauce<br>• 2 tablespoons loosely packed cilantro leaves<br>• 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar<br>• 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil<br>• 1 1/2 medium-size cloves garlic<br>• 3/8 ounce fresh peeled ginger (a 1-by- 1/4-inch piece), cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices<br>• 4 small Chinese eggplants (2 to 3 ounces …

Recipes

My Biggest Takeaway From India

I recently traveled to India on a research trip and got a lot more than I bargained for. There is truth in the saying "Keep Korma and Curry On." India is a controlled and chaotically enriching assault on the senses which has altered my perception on reality forever. I would go as far as to say that …

The Best Doughnuts. Ever.

Flavored with lemon zest and ground nutmeg, these doughnuts are sturdy and sublime.<p><i>Every week on Food52, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Adrienne Kane of Nosheteria gives us the best doughnuts, ever.</i><p>Growing up, my …

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The Best Tequilas Of 2014: Epicurious' Official Taste Test Results

We sipped our way through 21 blanco and reposado tequilas, and we did it all for you.<p><i>by Gabriella Vigoreaux</i><p>If there is one thing we like here at the Epicurious offices, it's great tequila. In fact, Nilou Motamed, our EIC, keeps a rather expansive selection of artisanal bottles in her office bar at …

Tequila

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

Josey Baker’s Adventure Bread

4K<p>3K<p>It gives me a little frowny face when people tell me that they can’t find good bread in America. But I’m turnin’ that frown upside down because …

The New York Sour

1 Servings<p>This wine-spiked whiskey sour is our pick for comeback cocktail of the year.<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Combine 2 ounces rye or bourbon whiskey, 1 ounce fresh lemon juice, and 1 ounce simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice, cover, and shake until outside of …

Joe Yonan's Online Portfolio

Joe Yonan is the two-time James Beard Award-winning Food and Dining editor of The Washington Post and editor of "America The Great Cookbook" (Weldon …

Crisp Baked Tofu

411<p>56<p>Someday, someone is going set up a camera in my place. At least I hope so. Because over the last three years, I can safely say that the craziest …

Savory Hamantaschen, Inspired by Spain, Russia, India, and Beyond

For Purim, we're giving hamantaschen a savory makeover, with culinary influences from Spain, Russia, India, Mexico, and the Middle East<p>There's an old joke about how Jewish holidays are all the same: "They tried to kill us. We survived. Let's eat." And for Purim, which begins this Saturday night, …

Super Fluffy Gluten Free Bagels ⋆ Great gluten free recipes for every occasion.

Crisp on the outside, soft and fluffy on the inside, these are the fluffy gluten free bagels that everyone who’s not from New York loves. :)<p>These are</i> …

Green Curry Porridge Recipe

I thought I'd share another QUITOKEETO lunch with you today. This one in particular was a stand-out. It went something like this: a boisterous green …

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 …

Slow Cooker Recipes: 20 Warming Soups for a Frosty Day

Try one of our 20 steamy soup slow cooker recipes to warm your belly on a frosty day.<p>Ah, winter. It's bliss-sparkling ice-covered trees abound, making us long for warm places to curl up inside, and sip on warm liquids. It's time to grab your slow cooker and pour in the ingredients to craft a steamy …

Slow Cookers

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …