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At a Village Bakery, Croissant Class Is in Session

You can give a Chowhound a great croissant, or you can teach her how to make one. Bakery Mille-feuille takes the latter path. Every month it offers a …

Croissant

The 10 Worst Breakfast Cereals Of All Time (PHOTOS)

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, which is why you shouldn't screw it up by stuffing garbage in your face. To clarify: I don't mean that all sugary cereals are garbage, nor am I suggesting that you're really eating garbage for breakfast (if you are, ignore this silliness, …

Essays: Cupcake-ology, or A Love Letter to Science

<i>We're bringing the Food52 community a little bit closer by sharing your food stories. Want to contribute? Send it to us at [email protected]</i><p><i>Today: Food52 Head Recipe Tester Stephanie Bourgeois sounds off on why science is cool -- and why food science is even cooler.</i><p>Everyone talks about memories of …

Dessert

Top Spots for Tea

Most cafés offer a basic tea selection, but when you’re on the hunt for higher quality or a wide selection, where do you go? Locals recommend …

San Francisco

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Orange Cream Cheese Icing

<i>Every other Friday,</i> <i>Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co.</i> <i>shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today: Cinnamon rolls like you have never seen them before: with pumpkin, cream cheese, and more cream cheese.</i><p>Chilly weekend …

Baking

25 Ways to Use Persimmons

Persimmons are the bright orange fall and winter fruits that are often mistaken for unripe tomatoes and even more frequently passed by in the market …

3 Food Truck Parks You Should Know About

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>You can tell it's peak harvest season by the sheer amount of orange in the blog world right now. Butternut squash, pumpkin, sweet potato -- all are …

Butternut

9 Savory Pies for Anytime

We're going to keep this short and sweet, because you've got pies to eat. Make that short and savory. For those of you who are new around these parts, we've got a bit of a pie obsession going on. Whether they're individual or for a hungry hoard, pies are perfectly suitable for any meal, any time of …

Pie

The 18 Hottest Doughnut Shops in America Right Now

How do you doughnut in 2013? Take one part airy bakery with huge windows and glossy tiles, one part sriracha peanut butter frosting, a healthy wallop of bacon and booze-flavored offerings, and maybe even a burger or two, and you have an idea what the 18 entries on Eater's Doughnut Heatmap are up to …

Restaurant Check Sermons: The Weakest Kind of Power Grab

Tips are a non-negotiable part of eating out: If you go to a restaurant and you finish your meal, you will tip your server. This is a societal norm, …

Vote for Eater's Stone Cold Stunner Restaurant, City by City

Next Monday, Eater will present the <b>2013 Eater Awards</b>, our fourth annual celebration of all that's made North America's restaurant world run—and run wild—in the past twelve months. Winners will be selected on both the local and national levels in five major categories. So far, votes are in for …

5 Ways You're Psyching Yourself Out in the Kitchen

<i>By Julia Bainbridge</i><p>Bonappetit.com editor Matt Gross makes Bolognese sauce all the time. (His kids love it!) And each time, he makes it the same way: same amount of ground pork and beef, same copious amount of olive oil, same insanely long simmering time--heck, even the same darn Le Creuset Dutch …

10 Essential Thanksgiving Techniques Every Cook Should Know

The 10 time-tested techniques you’ll need to ace the holiday classics, from fluffy mashed potatoes to, yes, a truly moist bird.<p>1. Baste With a Brush<p>News flash: You don’t need a baster. Use a brush to paint the drippings onto the turkey every 30 minutes or so, which keeps the bird moist and helps it …

Cooking

The 10 Foods Every Man Must Eat Before He Dies | Men's Health

It's prime beef, minced, and usually mixed with Dijon mustard, capers, chopped shallots, Worcestershire, anchovies, ground pepper, and a raw egg. Steak tartare has a velveteen texture and a deep, luxurious flavor that trumps any high-end steak you’ve ever eaten. It'll leave you to wonder why man …

This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

GalleryThis Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters<p>This week we made too many waffles, ate too much raw cookie dough, taste tested too much gravy, and more.<p>But most importantly, this slideshow contains 45 percent dog action.

Red-Hot Spots to Grab a Bite and Negra Modelo

Hunker down in a booth at Josh Capon's red-hot El Toro Blanco and wash down delicious guacamole and gooey queso fundido with a Negra Modelo.<p>Alex Stupak continues his exploration of Mexican cuisine at Empellon Taqueria, and it's pretty hard to go wrong with specialities like beer braised pork tongue …

What’s the Best Gift a Dinner Guest Can Bring?

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Hold the wine -- we've got unique gift ideas to help you earn the title of "Best</i> …

Homemade

Sunday Brunch: Smoked Salmon and Egg Bagels

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Over the summer, I spent some time in Amsterdam with my family. One dish that has …

Dragon Fruit Health Benefits Are Only Surpassed By Their Beauty

When trying to eat healthy, monotony is the enemy. Instead of that same old apple, reach for a stranger, prettier, nutrient-richer fruit: Dragon fruit.<p>Here's what you need to know about the fruit that should be at the top of your shopping list this weekend.<p>First of all, dragon fruit is beautiful. …