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Italian Easter Pie

Italian Easter Pie<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the crust: Combine flour, sugar, and salt in the bowl of a food processor and pulse until combined, 3 …

Baking

Saffron Rice with Partridges and Amontillado Sherry (Arroz con Perdiz)

In Jerez, a sherry maker and a criminologist have embarked on a quest to find the oldest, most potent casks of amontillado (and discover why it just …

Recipes

Poem of the week: The Housewife by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

At the centenary of the 1918 Representation of the People Act that paved the way for universal suffrage, this ringing, turn-of-the-century denunciation of domestic servitude has not lost its bite<p><b>The Housewife</b><br>Here is the House to hold me – cradle of all the race;<br>Here is my lord and my love, here are …

Literature

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

These crispy, spicy Brussels sprouts are crazy addictive—and easy to make at home.<p>Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned …

Food & Dining

After 400 years lost, 'cursed' novel of Spain's imperial age is finally published

Previous workers on Golden Age manuscript The Orphan’s Story died, leading to rumours of curse<p>Four hundred years after it was written, a lost and supposedly cursed Golden Age novel chronicling the splendour, adventure and violence of Spain’s imperial zenith has been published for the first …

Books

Beef Braciola

This impressive roast comes together quickly with a no-cook stuffing, then braises gently in the oven, becoming meltingly tender. The best part? The …

BBQ

It's Poe's birthday, so here's Neil Gaiman reading The Raven

Neil Gaiman says Edgar Allan Poe should be read aloud, and he's right: he recorded this video of him reading "The Raven" in 2016 as part of Pat …

Smoked Salmon and Leek Tart | America's Test Kitchen

You will need a 9-inch fluted tart pan with a removable bottom for this recipe. Buy smoked salmon that looks bright and glossy and avoid salmon that …

Pasteles de Masa con Cerdo - A Traditional Puerto Rican Christmas Dish

pasteles There are three things you must have on the table for a proper Puerto Rican Christmas pernil, arroz con gandules, and pasteles! This post is …

Recipes

The Odyssey translated by Emily Wilson review – a new cultural landmark

The first version of Homer’s groundbreaking work by a woman will change our understanding of it for ever<p>Homer’s <i>Odyssey</i>, probably composed around 700BC, is one of the oldest poems in the western tradition, with a concomitantly long history of translation. The first into Latin was in the third …

Alain Gilles' Different Take on Cabinetry

The Frame Sideboard is designed to "create a dialogue" between materials<p>Interesting furniture design from a man with an interesting background: Alain …

17 Stuffed Squash Recipes That Are Full of the Good Stuff

Squash is an undeniable fall favorite. Full of fiber, flavor, and comforting as can be, it’s one of those ingredients that complements almost every …

Spicy Mussels with Chorizo and Wine

Special equipment: If harissa cannot be found, substitute 1 tablespoon of tomato paste plus 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper.<p>In a large saucepan or Dutch …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s lentil recipes

Need help to get through the run-up to Christmas? You could do a lot worse than turn to lentils, a safe haven from everything the season can throw at you<p>A day after Black Friday and with just a month to go until Christmas, now is a time I turn to lentils. Lentils are, for me, the culinary …

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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> This is a dish so regal it was once served on the luxurious Orient Express train. …

Recipes

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Life and Legend of India’s Bandit Queen

On a chill February day in 1983, a 20-year-old young woman known as Phoolan Devi—literally, Flower Goddess—walked out of the forested ravines of the …

India

Recipe: Thanksgiving Lentil Salad

Thanksgiving Lentil Salad<p>Serves 8 to 10 as a main course<p>1 medium butternut squash (2 1/2 to 3 pounds), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes <br>1 large red …

Recipes

Turkish Revani: Semolina Cake Steeped In Syrup

Revani (reh-vah-NEE') is a classic dessert that has been present in Turkish cuisine since the Ottoman period. It's said to have been given its name …

Dragon's Breath Chili

Add the bacon grease and butter to a large stockpot over high heat. Add the Anaheim chiles, poblano chiles, red bell peppers, jalapeno chiles and …

Recipes

The Human Stain: Why the Harvey Weinstein Story Is Worse Than You Think

The <i>New York Times</i> last week broke the story of Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s long record of sexual harassment. Actresses including Rose …

quick pasta and chickpeas

Pasta e ceci (pasta and chickpeas) is one of Rome’s most iconic dishes, the only dish so essential that it shows up on both Tuesdays and Fridays on …

Italian Food

A Genius Method for Never Cooking Boring Lentils Again

Lentils don’t usually elicit flashes of anticipation in the way that, say, a molten, just-baked skillet cookie or a summer-perfect tomato sandwich do. But I humbly submit for your consideration a lentil recipe from vegetable whisperer Anna Jones, which—as practical as it may be—will hereby rank as …

Recipes

The Creepiest Urban Legend in Every State

<i>Welcome to Urban Legends, a month-long collection of articles dissecting persistent myths, unexplained phenomena, shared nightmares, and tales so</i> …

Chef John's Spinach and Feta Pie Recipe

Recipe by: Chef John<p>"This is great for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, either hot, warm, or cold! This reminds me of spanakopita, a Greek spinach …

Joseph Highmore infanticide painting to be shown in UK for first time

The Angel of Mercy is part of exhibition of artist’s work at Foundling Museum, built to save abandoned children of 1700s London<p>A nearly 300-year-old painting of a woman strangling her newborn is to hang on the walls of the institution for which it was intended, the Foundling hospital, built to save …

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ithankthevirgin:With this drawing, your slave Juan Luis thanks you, Virgin of Guadalupe, for teaching him new tricks to please his wife, …

With this drawing, your slave Juan Luis thanks you, Virgin of Guadalupe, for teaching him new tricks to please his wife, who already was making eyes at the neighbor Raul and others.

Reconsidering gefilte fish, the sausage of the sea 

<i>In Acquired Tastes,</i> The Takeout <i>explores the food and drinks we can’t live without.</i><p>The most heated discussion to take place around the Jewish high …

Travelers, beware: These are 5 of the most haunted towns in America

Ask the locals of any town in America and they’ll give you leads to hometown haunts and ghost stories. But due to gruesome and dark histories, some …