Joyce Groppi

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Use This Simple ‘Drop Test’ to See if Your Batteries Are Juiced

Even though most camera bodies these days use some sort of Lithium-ion battery, chances are there’s still some gear in your bag that still runs off …

Cell Phone Thief Unknowingly Saves Photos to the Internet

Unfortunately, things don’t always go our way. Just ask the group of tourists who, while on vacation in Ibiza, Spain, had all their possessions …

Photography Tips

How We Remember To Remember

The way our brain handles remembering to remember something, called prospective memory, has been somewhat of a mystery to scientists, until now.<p>"Remind me not to forget…" I often say to my roommate. My phone charger. The sandwich I made to take to work. The bill I need to put in the mail.<p>The way …

$67M doled out to those aiding others navigate health care

<i>This story was originally published Aug. 15, 2013.</i><p>TAMPA — The Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday awarded $67 million in grants to 105 navigators, or groups of people who will help uninsured Americans sign up for health insurance beginning in October.<p>HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius …

We Try 5 Sweet, Fizzy, Icy, and Creamy Coffee Drinks in NYC

Earlier this year in Montreal, we came across <b>Cafe Sardine</b>'s lovely <b>Filtre Froid en Soda</b>, a seltzery, fresh-tasting rendition of cold coffee with a soda fountain flair. As the mercury's climbed in New York, cold, fizzy, and sweet-treat summer coffee drinks have spiked as well. We hunted down five …

Know Your Sweets: Funnel Cake

The Basics<p><b>Funnel Cake</b> (aliases: Dribble Cake, Funny Cake) is a carnival classic that has all the trappings of the perfect fairground food: it's fried, it's doughy, and it's a fantastic vehicle for any number of luxurious, extra-sugary toppings. The snack is created when battered is poured through a …

Nigella Lawson's Linguine with Lemon, Garlic, and Thyme Mushrooms

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: A no-cook, company-worthy sauce that fits right into our laziest pasta-dressing habits.</i><p>Boiling pasta is what we do when we don't know what to do -- it's in our …

Italian Food

Recipe Of The Day: Creamed Corn

When corn is in the peak of its season, <i>this</i> is the recipe you should make. And we don't mean just any creamed corn recipe, but this particular cream-less version of creamed corn. If you're a skeptic like us, you're probably wondering why you'd ever bother with a creamed corn recipe that has no …

Paris From Above

Last Sunday, France celebrated Bastille Day, commemorating the start of the French Revolution in 1789 -- the end of monarchy and the beginning of modern France. Reuters photographers Charles Platiau and Gonzalo Fuentes took to the skies above Paris for the occasion, capturing images of the capital …

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

Dessert

How To Cook Fish If You Hate Cooking

Wrap it inside parchment paper with some other ingredients and it cooks itself.<p>Cooking fish can be intimidating. It's messy, it has a tendency to dry out, and flipping it midway through cooking often makes it fall apart. Which sucks, because fish is delicious and good for you. But there is another …

Seafood

Creamy Tomato Soup

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>This recipe can easily be doubled to feed a larger group—and makes for great leftovers. For a lighter soup, omit the cream; or for a little decadence, add more cream or swirl in a little crème fraîche.<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted …

DIY Webbing Tutorial on a Budget, Part 1: Materials & Hardware

Learning how to work with webbing is a useful skill, but many industrial design programs don't cover how to work with flexible materials. And if …

How to Make any Galette (or Crostata) in 7 Steps

<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: With these 7 steps, you won't need a recipe to make rustic, free-form fruit tarts -- through summer and</i> …

Baking