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Asian Water Roux White Bread Recipe

"Secret to homemade bread that will stay soft for days! if you enjoy the silky, cotton-soft but expensive loaves from Chinese bakeries, then you will …

Baking

Self-Compassion: Tips for loving yourself just as you are

Do you love yourself just as you are? The way that people answer this question reveals a great deal about their upbringing. Well-loved children absorb from their parents a sense of self-worth that lasts a lifetime. But receiving mixed messages as a child is more common. These messages include the …

Self Compassion

Cool off With Cold Ramen: How to Make Hiyashi Chuka at Home

As the weather gets hotter, my desire to light up my oven shrinks by the day. One of my favorite spend-less-time-in-a-hot-kitchen recipes is <i>hiyashi chuka</i>, cold ramen noodles. The idea (and the recipe) is pretty simple: cold ramen noodles are topped with assorted veggies, meat, and other good stuff, …

Asparagus

strawberry summer cake

Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Butter a 10-inch pie pan or 9-inch deep-dish pie pan (what I used). I did not test this with a standard 9-inch pie …

9 Ways to Feel Less Stress When Life Gets Crazy Busy

<i>Don’t stress. Do your very best. Appreciate each step. Forget the rest.</i><p>Stress is one of the primary causes of major health problems in our lives: it …

Mindfulness

The Unwritten Relationship Contract

<i>“The easiest kind of relationship for me is with ten thousand people. The hardest is with one.” -Joan Baez</i><p>There comes a time in every relationship …

watermelon lemonade

As will happen from time to time (cough<i>daily</i>), last week I got to longing for what I consider one of the greatest Cocktails Out There That Is Not a …

Cook Spicy Drunken Noodles | Men's Health

In an odd love triangle, I watched this happen to my girlfriend. She fell in love with a dish called “drunken man noodles” from a local Thai restaurant. Her loyalty to this spicy, garlicky, salty dish impressed me. Despite my urgings for her to try something else, despite the sodium-induced thirst …

The Genius Ramen Shop Staple That Will Make Your Lunches Better

<i>Every week—often with your help—Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: How to make perfect, Momofuku-style soy sauce eggs—the simple ramen shop staple that will be your new Not Sad Desk Lunch (and last-minute breakfast, dinner, and</i> …

Brooklyn's Great Unsung Chinatown: A Food Tour of Avenue U

There are more Chinatowns than meet the eye in New York. In Brooklyn, Sunset Park gets all the attention, but locals know of another Chinatown farther south, a stretch of Avenue U from Coney Island Avenue to Ocean Avenue, that's been home to a growing Chinese community for the past 15 years.<p>Here …

Food & Dining

zucchini bread pancakes

For someone who doesn’t garden, lives pretty far from farms and couldn’t even keep a couple herbs alive on her kitchen windowsill, I take zucchini …

5 Best Wines Under $10

Great wine doesn't have to be expensive. Our top picks priced at $10 or less are perfect for wine lovers on a budget -- or those who just love a good deal. From California Cabernet Sauvignon to an aromatic white wine from Portugal, these bottles are rich in flavor yet low in cost, so you can spend …

Flavors

salted chocolate chunk cookies

I would like to go on record as stating that I was not in the market for a new chocolate chip cookie recipe. Maybe I’m getting a little cranky in my …

Give Us All the Green Things: How to Make a Spring Pesto

You can make pesto out of almost anything green and leafy, which makes spring the perfect time to experiment.<p>There's nothing quite like a good pesto: Fresh, vibrant, green, with just enough richness (thanks, cheese and nuts!) to keep things from feeling austere. We slather it on bread, sauce our …

Food

strawberry, lime and black pepper popsicles

I had these popsicle molds for 14 months before using them once, yet in the weeks since I used them for the first time, I’ve made three other …

shakshuka

There are a lot of reasons to make <i>shakshuka</i>, an Israeli Tunisian dish of eggs poached in a spicy tomato sauce: It sounds like the name of a comic …

5 Easy and Tasty Pickle Recipes

Pickling is a method I use whenever I have a fridge full of vegetables that are getting close to their expiration date. It's incredibly easy and the result is always delicious! I'll eat cornichons and dill pickles out of the jar as a snack, but my favorite types are Asian style pickles. I love the …

Flavors

21 London Street Foods Everyone Must Try

Street feast.

How to Love: Legendary Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh on Mastering the Art of “Interbeing”

“To love without knowing how to love wounds the person we love.”<p>What does love mean, exactly? We have applied to it our finest definitions; we have examined its psychology and outlined it in philosophical frameworks; we have even devised a mathematical formula for attaining it. And yet anyone who …

Meditation

Homemade Knife

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> Knife-cut noodles (Dao Xiao Mian) are legendary in China, a specialty of the …

Food & Dining

Taiwanese Five-Spice Pork Rice Bowl Recipe (Lu Rou Fan)

Simple, savory and saucy. Those words sum up this recipe for a Taiwanese favorite. I first had this rustic comfort dish in Taipei in 2010, while …

Los Angeles

7 Recipes For Meals With Authentic Spanish Flavors

Traditional Spanish cuisine derives chiefly from Roman and Arabic influences, consisting of simple yet boldly flavored ingredients. About Food …

Chocolate Mochi Snack Cake Recipe on Food52

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> While this cake looks dense and rich and indulgent and could pass for a …

Cotton Cake, so light and pretty and delicious!

<b>For detail steps and pictures, please see http://maobaocun.blogspot.com/</b><p>For 6 inch baking pan<p>3 large egg yolks+1 whole egg<p>warm milk 50g<p>egg white …

Bhartha (Spicy Indian Eggplant) Recipe on Food52

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> Bhartha (sometimes “bharta”) is a vegetarian Indian dish best served over a bowl …

The ROI of Employee Engagement In Hospitals

How does employee engagement drive results for healthcare systems? What is the hard return-on-investment (ROI) of engagement for hospitals?<p>“Without employee engagement, you’re never going to get the kind of ultimate patient experience you’re hoping for.” –Mike Packnett, CEO, Parkview Health<p>Hospital …

Employee Engagement

How to Make Homemade Mochi for the Lunar New Year

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: You don't have to take a trip to the fro-yo store to enjoy fluffy, chewy mochi. Celebrate the Lunar New Year by making a batch at home with help</i> …

16 Appetizers to Ring in the Chinese New Year

Gallery16 Appetizers to Ring in the Chinese New Year<p>The Chinese New Year is just around the corner. What better way to ring in the Year of the Goat than with a smattering of delicious Chinese appetizers? From Dan Dan Noodles to dumplings galore, we've got 16 starters to help you kick off the new …

How to Make Chinese Steamed Whole Fish for Your Lunar New Year Feast

Food served during the Chinese Lunar New Year is full of symbolism. A platter of citrus on the table, for example, isn't just there because it looks pretty—having fresh fruit around the house signifies liveliness, good fortune, and luck. Of all the New Year celebrations, perhaps none other is …

How to Make Shanghai Lion's Head Meatballs

With a grand and exotic-sounding name, you'd think the Chinese meatballs know as "Lion's Heads" would be troublesome to make at home. Fortunately, they're as easy as can be. A Shanghai specialty, Lon's Head meatballs are made of simple, humble ingredients—namely pork and cabbage.<p>There are two …

Food & Dining