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13 Piglet-Watching Snacks

The Piglet is to us what game day is to sports fans: There's excitement, heightened emotions, cheering, yelling, and plenty of eating. On a good day, there might even be a foam finger thrown into the mix. Though we're not tossing around a pigskin, we are frying some bacon and wrapping it around a …

Food

Kale and 9 Different Ways to Use It That Don't Involve Salad

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: The leaf everyone loves to hate -- except us! We just can't quit you, kale.</i><p>With how divisive kale has become, it’s no surprise to hear that kale is a member of the oft-maligned …

Healthy Eating

5 Perfect Pancake Recipes for Shrove Tuesday

Start preparing those flapjack stacks—Lent is fast approaching! Here, five perfect pancake recipes for your Shrove Tuesday feast.<p>Start preparing …

How to Make Candied Citrus Peel

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich is going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Don't throw away your citrus peel just yet: Alice shows us how to turn the would-be trash into a zesty treat.</i><p>If you have ever tasted handmade candied citrus peel, you know it …

Food Preservation

Plantains and Your Favorite Ways to Use Them

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: This fruit -- technically a berry -- is</i> <i>so versatile, you can treat it like a fruit or a vegetable and use it at every stage of ripeness.</i><p>Plantains look like oversized bananas, so …

Whitefish

The 50 Recipes Every Cheese Lover Needs

There aren't many occasions in life that encourage you to eat a whole wheel of brie cheese without feeling shame. Except for today. Today, you can down that brie, follow it with mozzarella sticks and <i>own it</i>. Because today, January 20, is National Cheese Lovers Day.<p>Every other day of the year, us …

5 Ways to Use Avocados Besides Guacamole

We're not ragging on guacamole; we're just hardcore crushing on avocado. Here's how to sneak it into everything you make.<p>So you've perfected your guacamole game, you're Instagramming expertly-crafted avocado toast, and you'll never eat a brown rice bowl without a few slices on top. You're now ready …

Healthy Eating

4 Wholesome and Hearty Bean Soups to Get You Through Winter

<b>1. Pasta e Fagioli</b><p>Pasta e fagioli -- literally "pasta and beans" -- is a hearty and heartwarming Italian soup, perfect for a chilly night. There are countless recipes but this one, adapted from Chef Joe Cicala's recipe in the <i>The Washington Post</i>, is the best I've tried. The base of the soup is made …

The Best Wintery Oatmeal Toppings

We’ve got so much love for a steaming bowl of oatmeal. Cook up a batch and in no time you’ve got the ultimate blank canvas for a filling, healthy breakfast (or lunch...or dinner...) for the entire week ahead. The best part is that you can choose your own cast of characters—there are no limits! …

Breakfast

All About Napa Cabbage and How to Put It to Good Use

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: It's more delicate in texture and flavor than the standard green cabbage you might be used to, but this cabbage is no featherweight.</i><p>As its name suggests, napa cabbage is indeed a …

Food & Dining

9 Globally Inspired Recipes for Ground Turkey

Ground turkey is one of the best proteins for keeping a meal healthy, and it’s so versatile you can swap it for beef in all kinds of recipes inspired …

Recipes

Baked Chicken Recipes That Are Anything But Boring

There's nothing that sounds less appetizing than baked chicken, right? Those two words paired together conjure up images of dry, bland, dense chicken breast you could break a tooth on. And sometimes, that's exactly what baked chicken is -- but not always.<p>Baked chicken can be tender, moist -- yes, …

22 Hot Sandwiches You Need to Make to Get Through Winter

For those days when all you want is a sandwich stuffed with fixin's and toasted or grilled to hot, melty perfection.<p><b>Sometimes all you want on a frigid winter day</b> is a sandwich stuffed with fixin's and toasted or grilled to hot, melty perfection. Beware: There's a lot of cheese ahead.

Cooking

5 health benefits of cinnamon

Cinnamon is one of my feel-good foods. The scent reminds me of fall, my favorite time of year, and brings back memories of making apple pies with my mom, and celebrating the holidays.<p>While I’ve always been a fan of its flavor and aroma, as a nutritionist, I’m also thrilled to spread the news about …

Israeli Food Recipes You Can't Live Without

Israeli food has been on the up and up the past couple of years, and that can largely be attributed to the beloved UK chef Yotam Ottolenghi. With the success of his restaurants and the immense popularity of the cookbook he penned with Sami Tami "Jerusalem," it's easy to understand why the world is …

15 Things You Didn't Know About Coffee

"Even bad coffee is better than no coffee at all." - David Lynch<p>Have you ever swam in a pool of coffee? Have you ever thought about using the saucer to slurp? If not, you really need to <i>coffree</i> your mind. You very well may drink a cup of Joe like a thirsty fox every morning/afternoon/night but do …

Thai Mexican Chicken Soup

I came up with this recipe recently when I went over to Katherine and Barlow's shared home up on Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County. The deal was I'd bring dinner, they'd host. Their home is in the midst of the redwoods... so much in the midst there is actually a redwood tree coming up out of their …

How To Cook The Perfect Steak For Your Valentine

Love is patient. Love is kind. Love is a perfect medium-rare.<p><b>Prime</b> beef is the absolute best. It's produced from young, well-fed cows, and has lots of marbling (fat). Only 2% of the beef in the U.S. is labeled Prime, and most of that goes to restaurants. If you can get your hands on a Prime steak …

BBQ

With a chewy texture and nutty flavor, barley is a delicious whole grain that can be used in a number of ways, way beyond the classic Beef and Barley Soup. Here's how to cook tender, chewy barley: http://thekitc.hn/1nalOSq

7 Healthy & Flavorful Ground Turkey Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Healthy ground turkey recipes that actually taste good? It's a miracle!<p><b>Ground turkey: the leaner, healthier alternative</b> to ground beef. When it's used correctly, it's great—but, in the wrong hands and in the wrong recipe, it can be boring and tasteless. You wouldn't sub in Lou Dobbs to tell jokes …

Cooking

14 Ways to Be a Better Baker in 2014

<i>Every week on Food52, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Alice's tips are going to help you to be a better baker in 2014 -- and along the way, you're going to save time, save money, and eat more chocolate, too.</i><p>It's …

Anzac Biscuits

For my afternoon snack, nothing beats these buttery Australian cookies, sweetened with golden syrup and packed with coconut and rolled oats. …

Breakfast

How to Poach Fish

<i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, chef and stylist</i> <i>Camille Becerra</i> <i>is going beyond the basics to help us tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today: How to</i> …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Martha Stewart's daily green juice is a beauty tip you can afford

When Martha Stewart opened up her bathroom cabinets last week to reveal her beauty routine, we realized with a deep sigh that we'd probably never be able to afford (or have time for) her elegant, elaborate regimen. (The first red flag should have been when she opened with, "I get up a couple hours …

50 Most Beautiful Nordic-Style Workspaces

The simplicity and cleanliness of Nordic interiors rarely fits an area as well as it fits a work space. That’s because work spaces are meant to be …

Kale Pesto

This wintry version of pesto is robust, but just as luxurious as the classic basil sauce. Indeed, kale lends itself marvelously to making pesto! And the sauce is quick to make -- all that's needed is to blanch the hardy leaves for a few minutes before making the sauce... and voila!<p>But it did take …

Pasta With Tuna, Garlic and Parsley

This recipe is the essence of easy. It uses tuna from a can and takes barely any effort at all. Yet it is beautiful and delicious -- the essence of style and artistic restraint.<p>For someone who is inclined to overkill (me), it takes an act of considerable willpower to keep from adding to this dish. …

Unique Christmas Decor Ideas for an Unforgettable Holiday

Love design? So do we! That’s why each holiday season, we at Decoist eagerly await the seasonal avalanche of festive ideas that will inevitably hit …

Top 10 DIY Advent Calendars We Absolutely Love

Beginning with the 1st of December we all start to feel the anticipation of Christmas and we start counting the days till this very special holiday. …