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Meet the adorable Fairy Penguin, the smallest penguin species on Earth!

Driving green since 2004<p>1 of 13<p>credit: Wikimedia<p><b>Michael Graham Richard</b> (@Michael_GR) <b><br>Science / Natural Sciences</b><br>June 5, 2013<p>1 of 13<p>When we published an …

Woman Slothified After Rescuing 200 Sloths in Suriname

Monique Pool, founder of the Green Heritage Fund Suriname, helped rescue over 200 sloths in Suriname after they were displaced when their habitat was …

14 white lions found at Bangkok home

More than 200 live wild animals, including 14 white lions, monkeys and a leopard in a box have been found by Thai police during a raid on a house in Bangkok.<p>Two Thai men, including the owner of a pet shop at the city’s popular Chatuchak market, were charged with illegal wildlife trading. If …

Wildlife

Miami: How Rising Sea Levels Endanger South Florida

By century's end, rising sea levels will turn the nation's urban fantasyland into an American Atlantis. But long before the city is completely …

Rainfall

Heat Wave Hits Alaska

Obama: “We don’t have time for a meeting of the Flat Earth Society”

President Obama laid out a detailed plan to address the causes and impacts of climate change in a speech at Georgetown University on Tuesday. “I …

Climate

A handy guide to choosing safer sunscreens, and 9 surprising things about them

Sunscreen can help prevent sunburns that are a major risk factor for skin cancer, when used correctly. But not all sunscreens are created equal: some …

Have Extra Bananas? 7 Ways to Turn Them Into a Blissful Brunch

Banana bread is always a good thing. There are dozens of varieties, and even at its most basic, it pleases kids and adults alike. When it comes to …

No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Recipe

Creamy sweetened cream cheese topped with bright red strawberries makes a great early spring dessert. And the best part? It's no-bake. Just press the graham cracker crumbs in the pan, fill, top with berries, and chill.<p><b>Notes:</b> If starting with graham crumbs, use 3 cups.<p>Read the Whole …

Singaporean Chili Crab Recipe

<b>Notes:</b> Crabs need to be rinsed well, cleaned, and cut into pieces. Check out this video by Sydney Fish Market on how to do it, or get your fishmonger to do it for you. I keep the creamy part inside the top shell for the extra crab flavor that it lends to the dish. If using a wok with lid, make sure …

Edna Mae’s Sour Cream Pancakes

These pancakes…aren’t just any pancakes.<p>They’re…wait for it…<p>They’re Edna Mae’s Sour Cream Pancakes!<p>Of course, you probably already figured that out …

Breakfast

Pure Vanilla: Irresistible Recipes and Essential Techniques

Vanilla is one of the most important flavors in a baker’s kitchen. It is included in most recipes because it boosts the flavor of other ingredients …

Simple Springtime Dishes

40-Second Poached Scrambled Eggs

<i>Every week, Food52's Senior Editor, Kristen Miglore, unearths recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: 40-second scrambled eggs, and the perfect Mother's Day bonding experience.</i><p>- <b>Kristen</b><p>You may think there are a finite number -- say, 6 -- ways to take your eggs. Breakfast is a multiple choice …

Look! No-Bake Banana Cream Cheesecakes

There are a few reasons I rarely make cheesecake. First and most important, there are just the two of us at home and I can't think of any occasion …

Dessert

5 Must-Try Recipes for Cinco de Mayo!

You know that holiday in May? The one that pretty much translates to "sip margaritas and eat delicious food"? It's coming up soon! I'm excited to share five must-try recipes to help spice up your table for Cinco de Mayo! Pick your favorite or try all five to create a delicious, gourmet party menu …

5 Common Mistakes People Make With DIY Infusions

I've been making and writing about DIY cocktail projects for over six years, and I still learn something new every time I try a new DIY project. The fun thing about infusing spirits or concocting a liqueur is that there aren't a lot of rules and complicated techniques. Most of the time it really <i>is</i> …

Steak Fajitas with Fresh Lime

Ingredients<p>2 12-ounce skirt steaks, each halved<p>3 tablespoons fresh lime juice, divided<p>1 large onion, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced<p>4 large garlic cloves, pressed<p>1 1/2 tablespoons hot chili sauce (such as sriracha)<p>1 tablespoon ground cumin<p>1 teaspoon finely grated lime peel<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>12 …

Fried Pickles with Spicy Mayo

While the restaurant makes its own mayonnaise and pickles, we used our favorite store-bought koshers and Hellmann's mayo—and won raves.<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup mayonnaise<p>1 1/2 teaspoons Sriracha<p>1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice<p>1/2 garlic clove, mashed to a pastet<p>Kosher salt<p>2 cups grapeseed or vegetable oil<p>3/4 …

33 Amazing Plates Of Food

How can you just sit there chewing, content with your sad, conformist sandwich? You could be turning your food into ART.

Everything You Need To Know About Red Velvet Cake

Aside from the fact that it's the tastiest dessert ever.

33 Beautiful Things You Can Make With Food Coloring

For Easter — or any regular old day that needs brightening up — here are some ideas that are practically too pretty to eat.

12 Dishes You Should Beg Your Local Chinese Restaurant To Serve

If you're sick of General Tso's and crab rangoon, nudge your local Chinese joint to add these to the menu.

Teriyaki Chicken

597<p>9<p>5<p>Shares 611<p>I always feel like a tourist when I got to a Japanese restaurant because if bento boxes are on the menu, I’ll scan the other choices, …

28 Badass Burgers To Grill This Weekend

Praise the lord, barbecue season is finally here.<p>A little note: This list omits veggie burgers. If you feel miffed in any way by this, know that it is not because they are not delicious. It is strictly because they tend to be delicate, and thus tricky to grill.

Croque Madame with Crispy Ham

Croque Madame with Crispy Ham.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> April 25, 2013 114<p>I am turning into a sandwich person.<p>And I have never been a sandwich person. But …

Breakfast

15 Best Make-Ahead Brunch Recipes

I love brunch, you love brunch — I think we're all on board for a good weekend brunch, yes?! The one problem with brunch, however, is figuring out …

How to Make Any Meatballs in 5 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: If you can source good ground meat, you can make meatballs. Jennifer Steinhauer (a.k.a. Jenny) teaches us</i> …

Recipes

Turkey Burgers Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p>Adapted from Love Food | The Burger | Parragon Books, 2012<p>If ever there was a girlie burger, this is it. Unabashedly, …

Recipes