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This Chicken & Sweet Potato Skillet Is Ready in 30 Minutes

We're in the Thanksgiving home stretch here, and people have turkey and stuffing and mashed potatoes on the brain. But as you ramp up for the big …

Next-Level Banana Bread, Courtesy of One Basic Ingredient

Banana bread plays an important role in most home baking repertoires. It holds sway in our minds as a delicious comfort food. It’s a staple of bakery counters; you can find it everywhere easily. But despite all that, it’s so ordinary. So simple. No one swoons over banana bread they way they do over …

Make This Easy Sheet Pan Chicken with Sweet Potatoes Tonight

The standard sheet pan meal is a weeknight lifesaver, but after a while the same old chicken and veggies with olive oil, salt, and pepper can get a …

This Moist, Cakey Banana Bread Will Win You Friends

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Coat 2 (9x5-inch) loaf pans with cooking spray or butter; set aside.<p>Place the flour, …

Do You Really Need to Refrigerate Butter? (& 9 Other Debated Foods)

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun. And today, we're republishing one of our favorite posts from June 2015.</i><p>There has been many a heated debate over how to store delicate items like eggs and …

50 Impossibly Easy, Slightly Lazy, 100% Reliable Summer Dinners

Dragging open a can of anchovies. Cubing cold, snappy vegetables to toss in a mustard jar vinaigrette. Spooning anything at all onto toast, with pepper and cheese and salt. There's something wonderfully languid about making summer dinners, the kind that come half-prepped right from the produce bag …

10 Genius Cookie Recipes for Dads Who Love Cookies

For all the dads out there who love cookies (which has to be pretty much all dads) and especially for my dad, who loves all cookies indiscriminately, I present to you the ultimate in edible gifts: 10 genius cookies—from a salty-sweet genre-defying shortbread to the butteriest chewy-crisp macaroons, …

Parker House Rolls

Makes 36 Servings<p>A top coat of melted butter and salt makes this Parker House rolls recipe irresistible. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>November 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 envelope active dry yeast<p>1 cup whole milk<p>¼ cup vegetable shortening<p>3 tablespoons sugar<p>1½ teaspoons …

Red Wine–Braised Short Ribs with Carrots

8 Servings<p>These Red-Wine Braised Short Ribs with Carrots are the perfect crowd-pleasing dinner party entrée. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes. Learn how to make this recipe and more in our online cooking class with Sur la Table.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Short Ribs<p>5 …

Recipes

Buckwheat Banana Cake with Yogurt-Espresso Frosting

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 45 min<p>Total Time: 2 min<p>Earthy, nutrient-rich whole grain flours give this classic banana loaf cake recipe some added personality.<p>November 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1 cup whole wheat flour<p>½ cup buckwheat flour or whole wheat flour<p>2 teaspoons ground …

Dessert

No-Fail Roast Chicken with Lemon and Garlic

February 2018<p>4 servings<p>This recipe eliminates one of the most common complaints about whole roast chickens—that it’s hard to know when they’re cooked all the way through. We’ve made it easier to check for doneness with lots of visual cues that anyone can follow, but if you have an instant-read …

Recipes

No-Nut Granola

Makes about 2 quarts<p>Choose a mild, not-too-grassy, not-too-peppery olive oil for this granola recipe so that its savory flavor doesn't overwhelm the other ingredients. Coconut oil is a great substitution—just warm it until it's pourable first.<p>January 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups old-fashioned oats …

Salted-Butter Apple Galette with Maple Whipped Cream

8 Servings<p>This laid-back apple galette got a standing ovation during tastings, thanks to its crisp crust and the ideal sweet-salty balance. Learn how to make it in this video.<p>November 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup (½ stick) salted butter<p>½ vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>Basic Tart Dough (click for recipe)<p>…

Daniel Boulud’s Madeleines

Makes 12 large or 5 dozen mini Servings<p>As if you need another reason to make this madeleine recipe for dessert: The batter can be prepped the day before.<p>February 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 teaspoon baking powder<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>¾ cup all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting<p>2 large eggs<p>⅓ cup …

One-Pot Baked Pasta with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe

December 2017<p>8 servings<p>Baked pasta doesn’t need to take every pot in your kitchen or lots of different steps. This weeknight-friendly version uses one skillet, one pot, and plenty of cheese.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Kosher salt<p>12 ounces Fontina and/or aged cheddar cheese<p>6 garlic cloves<p>2 large sprigs sage<p>1 …

Short Ribs Braised in Red Wine and Vanilla Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Anytime there is a bit of red wine left in a glass, I pour it into a jar in the fridge. Once the jar is full, I use the wine to braise some meat.<p>I shred the ribs before serving, but you can also garnish them and serve them whole, right out of the oven—or you can remove the ribs, skim …

The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever

You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie recipe that pleased everyone…<p>There is! And, no, it’s …

How to Make (Deep-Fried) French Toast Sticks

My school cafeteria served the predecessor to sad desk lunch.<p>Kids would take the rubbery cheese out of the stuff crust pizza and see if they could bounce it; "turkey and gravy on a biscuit" contained "real meat"; and the salad bar’s lettuce was limp enough to make a gas station salad seem appealing.<p>…

10 Best-Ever Chicken Pasta Recipes

There are few more comforting things than a delicious bowl of buttery pasta. But adding in a healthy protein like chicken makes for a satisfying and …

50 Indian Recipes We Love From Tikka Masala to Tandoori Cauliflower

Forget takeout with these 50 recipes for delicious Indian food at home.<p><b>Who needs takeout when you can bring home the sultry spices of the Indian kitchen?</b><p>Most of the ingredients called for in these recipes are available in supermarkets. If there’s something you can’t find, go to a local Indian …

How to Make the Juiciest Pan-Roasted Pork Chops

After you master our method for brined and pan-roasted chops, prepare to say goodbye to those dry, flavorless things you used to call pork chops.<p>A juicy, pan-roasted chop basted in aromatic brown butter? This is the kind of weeknight-friendly comfort food recipe you’ll want to have on hand." Start …

BBQ

Carrot-Walnut Loaf Cake

Makes one 9x5" loaf Servings<p>If you only have an 8½x4½" pan, there’s no need to go out and get a new one. Simply hold back about 1¾ cups batter for later—it makes a mean waffle!<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup vegetable oil, plus more<p>1¼ cups plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour; plus more<p>1½ teaspoons …

20 of the Dreamiest Foods Around

<i>We partnered with Casper Mattresses—the bed that arrives</i> <i>directly at your door, packed up small—</i><i>to share the meals that we dream about.</i> <i>Read on for a code to get $50 off a Casper mattress.</i><p>Really, is it any surprise we dream about fried chicken, pizza, and cinnamon rolls slathered in icing? Sure, …

How to Turn Thai Iced Tea into a Full-Fledged Dessert

<i>Thai iced tea is practically a dessert anyway—why not go one step further?</i><p>When it’s hot enough to stir-fry on the sidewalk, it’s hard to beat a dessert that combines icy with creamy and spicy/bitter with sweet. And it doesn’t hurt if the ingredients might already be on hand in your pantry.<p>I have …

The Best Oils for Cooking, and Which to Avoid

By Rochelle Bilow<p>Canola, grapeseed, olive, hemp, avocado, vegetable… the world of cooking oils is a big, confusing place. Here's how to make sense of it all.<p>When it comes to the performance and flavor, not all cooking oils are created equal. Some perform well at high temperatures, making them ideal …

Your Best Cooking Advice for a Young Foodie

<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: Wisdom is meant to be shared.</i><p>Family recipes serve a purpose. Beyond their "just like …

Classic French Toast

4 Servings<p>A mixture of milk and cream delivers a custardy interior texture, but you could use 1½ cups whole milk if that’s what you’ve got on hand. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 large eggs<p>¾ cup heavy cream<p>¾ cup whole milk<p>¼ cup sugar<p>Pinch of …

Best-Ever Grilled Cheese

Makes 1 awesome sandwich<p>After rigorous scientific testing for this best-ever grilled cheese, we’ve determined that sandwiches sliced in half on a diagonal actually taste better.<p>March 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 slices ½”-thick Pullman or other white bread<p>2 tablespoons mayonnaise<p>1 tablespoon unsalted …

The Genius Secret Ingredient Your Sautéed Mushrooms Are Missing

<i>We're bringing back this hit recipe from spring 2015,</i> <i>while Genius sleuth Kristen is on vacation after wrapping up the Genius Desserts cookbook. (It's not a dessert, but feel free to eat it like candy.)</i><p>Dill pickle brine's chief function is to preserve cucumbers into infinity. Its reason for being is …

7 Oyster Common Mistakes, from Shucking to Storing

When it comes to cooking or preparing oysters, there are a lot of rules—make sure you're not breaking any with this rundown of the most common mistakes<p>It's one thing to belly up to your favorite oyster bar and order a dozen. It's another if you want to order a dozen from your fish monger and crack …