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Twinkie Cupcakes

Twinkies are a pop culture icon, as well as a snack cake. They’re something that everyone can recognize, even if your mom never packed one of the …

Cinnamon Layer Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Cinnamon is a delicious spice that, like vanilla, is often used in conjunction with other flavors and rarely gets the spotlight all to itself. It is …

Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodle Blondies

I strongly associate flavors like cinnamon, ginger and cloves with the fall because they are the main ingredients in pumpkin pie spice, which …

Carefree Caramel Cake

September 30, 2013<p>Cake. Caramel. Get Carried away!<p>Gather your ingredients. Butter, flour, sugar, milk, eggs, baking powder, salt and vanilla.<p>Then …

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky toffee pudding is a classic English dessert. The traditional version of the recipe calls for a steamed date cake that is drenched in toffee …

Old-Fashioned Pumpkin Spice Cake Doughnuts

So a few years ago, I posted a recipe for apple cider doughnuts. Every time I made them, they came out great, but there were a lot of people who had …

Xai Xai, a South African Melting Pot in Hell's Kitchen

Calvin Trillin was once quoted as saying "the banh mi sandwich is the only good argument for colonialism." I am not so sure about that after a recent meal at <b>Xai Xai</b>, a South African restaurant that seemingly reflects every culture that has graced (or disgraced as the case may be) the golden cape. …

Cookie Monster: Caramel Apple Crumb Bars

I went to a wedding a few years ago where out of town guests got awesome snack bags in their hotel rooms. (Yeah—sorry to everyone who went to my destination wedding. You got nothing but love.) One of the treats was a caramel-covered candy apple. I love the combination of apples and caramel, so much …

Chocolate-Caramel Cake with Sea Salt

10 Servings<p>Mayonnaise in the batter isn’t as weird as it sounds—it’s just eggs and oil, after all. It’s also why this cake is so moist.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>¾ cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1¾ teaspoons baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon …

Apple and Cranberry Upside-Down Cakes

For the fruit: Preheat oven to 350°. Put 1 1⁄2 cups of the sugar and 1⁄4 cup water into a medium saucepan, cover, and boil over high heat until sugar …

40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

Strip Steak with Japanese Dipping Sauce

4 Servings<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>To give steaks a boost, chef David Myers of Hinoki & the Bird in Los Angeles, makes an herb rub (he likes to dry the herbs himself; if you don’t have a microwave, sub in 1 tsp. of each dried herb) and pairs the meat with a tart ponzu sauce (ponzu is available at Asian …

Tart little barberries and strands of candied orange peel complete this decadent rice dish - http://thekitc.hn/19LsjWs

One pot meals are the best kind of meals, especially when it's full of roasted red peppers, tomatoes, and brie - http://thekitc.hn/18fc5Yu

How Short Ribs Make You A Better Cook

If you're looking for a restaurant-quality meal you can make with ease in your own kitchen, short ribs are the answer. This flavorful cut of meat slowly cooks down into a dish so tender you could eat it with a spoon. (Bonus: for a meal with so much flavor, short ribs are perfectly affordable, too.) …

Soup Recipes Simmering With Chicken, Potato, Veggies And More

It doesn't matter how many bowls of chicken noodle soup you've eaten ... the next time you come down with a cold it's going to be exactly what you need. And the number of times you've had tomato soup and grilled cheese for dinner will not stop you from craving it on that next rainy, autumn evening. …

Peanut Dessert Recipes You Have To Make (PHOTOS)

When it comes to nutty desserts, peanut butter tends to take the spotlight -- and we understand why, as it is the ultimate companion to chocolate. But don't be so quick to turn to this favorite spread, the peanut is a star in its own right.<p>Thankfully, the mysterious folks behind food holidays …

Pletzels, the Yom Kippur Food You've Never Heard Of

All about the pletzel, the bialy-like bread/sandwich that in some Jewish families is the traditional fast-breaking meal on Yom Kippur<p>Rosh Hashanah has brisket, Hanukkah has latkes, Purim has hamantaschen—Sukkot even has a weird-looking lemon. But there is one Jewish holiday that's explicitly not …

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Sauced: Ajvar (Serbian Roasted Red Pepper Sauce)

Spending a lot of time to find just the right recipe for cevapi—an uncased grilled Balkan sausage—it would have been a shame to serve it with a subpar <b>ajvar</b>—the traditional roasted red pepper sauce accompaniment. So while already at the grill, I took a shot at preparing ajvar in a few different ways …

Secrets to a Great Crust on Roast Leg of Lamb

A perfect roast leg of lamb not only has a moist, rosy interior, but also a deliciously crispy, burnished brown crust. What’s the trick to achieving …

Sunday Supper: Spanish Beef Stew With Pimentón and Piquillo Peppers

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday afternoon we bring you a Sunday Supper recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>As the weather starts to cool, hearty, soupy stews come to mind. That's a good thing. Getting stuck in a rut, however, is not. That's why it's nice to …

One Bowl Baking: Pineapple Coconut Muffins

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Who doesn't love the quintessential tropical summer flavor combination of pineapple and coconut? I know I do, though preferably when used in conjunction with rum. Except when it comes to breakfast. Though many a …

97 Brunch Recipes to Make This Weekend

At-home brunch means no waiting in line, plus: eating in pajamas! These leisurely homemade brunch ideas will help you do it up in style.<p><b>An at-home brunch means no waiting in line</b>, as many mimosas as your heart desires, and, best of all, eating in your pajamas. These recipes will help you tackle a …

Glazed Five Spice Burger with Gingery Mangos

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: The five reasons you should make this dish, tonight.</i><p>I feel a twinge of guilt reporting to all of you about the exciting yumminess of Burger with Gingery Mangoes on …

How to Make Mayonnaise (or Aioli) Without a Recipe

<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: Food52's Assistant Editor Kenzi Wilbur really likes mayonnaise. Here's how she makes it, without a recipe,</i> …

A French Picnic Party

<i>Now that Food52's Managing Editor Brette Warshaw has stocked her</i> <i>First Kitchen, she's</i> <i>ready to throw parties in it: no-stress weeknight parties for anyone, anytime, and (almost) every kitchen. You're invited.</i><p><i>Today: A game plan for pretending you're somewhere else.</i><p>Pretending to be somewhere else -- or …

Luscious Lemon Ricotta Pancakes Recipe (for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner!)

<b>Written by Kristi Arnold</b><p>Pancakes for breakfast (and even often for dinner) are a family-favorite at our house. But we love to mix it up with different varieties. This luscious lemon ricotta pancakes recipe is filled with rich ingredients and it's absolutely packed with healthy nutrients.<p>With 1 1/2 …

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Onion Frittata

4 to 6 Servings<p>The key to making this dish is to have all the ingredients prepared before you begin sautéing the onions.<p>May 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 large eggs<p>1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan<p>3 large fresh basil leaves, torn into pieces<p>3 large fresh sage leaves, minced<p>1 tsp. minced fresh rosemary<p>1/4 tsp. …

The Food Lab: Miso Ramen With Crispy Shredded Pork and Burnt Garlic Sesame Oil

This recipe incorporates two of my own personal humble additions to the ramen universe. They're going to stick around my repertoire, and I hope you consider incorporating them into your own because—not to too my own horn—they are <i>damn</i> delicious.<p>The first is a crispy braised pork shoulder that adds …