Lenette Mandella

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Beef Brisket Picadillo-Stuffed Empanadas

Make the dough: Combine flour, butter, and salt in a large bowl, and using your fingers, rub butter into four until pea-size crumbles form. Add 1 1⁄2 …

Recipes

DIY Hamburger and Hot Dog Buns

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell -- alongside photographer Sarah Stone, who both blog at The Shutter Oven -- is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today: Add</i> …

Thai Portobello Salad with Herbs and Snow Peas

<i>Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four -- for under $20, in under 20 minutes.</i><p><i>Today: Brighten up your weeknight meals with an easy, tangy take on the classic Thai salad.</i><p>Green papaya salad is one of my favorite foods to eat, though it tends to be …

Eggs Poached in Tomato Sauce

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>An adaptable one-pot meal, straight from the heart of Tuscan kitchens,</i> <i>made with just a few kitchen staples</i><i>.</i><p>This essential, easy, and cheap meal …

How to Make Homemade Curry Paste

<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: To make your Thai food fresher, spicier, and more vibrant, start with a batch of Megan Scott of The Joy Kitchen's homemade curry paste.</i><p>When I …

A Lesson in Lamb Chops: 3 Cuts, 3 Tips

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: We're talking lamb chops -- 3 different kinds, to be exact, and the</i> …

Strawberry Shortcakes: Your New Show-Stopping Spring Dessert

<i>Every other Friday, Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co. shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>An impressive, four-layer cake to make the most of strawberry season.</i><p>Spring is birthday season at my house, and I am always …

Haute Dogs

From food trucks to high-end restaurants, gourmet hot dogs are a becoming a big deal. Haute Dogs will show you how to make them at home. This …

Carrot-Ginger Dressing

1 cup vegetable oil<p>1⁄2 cup rice vinegar<p>1⁄4 cup soy sauce<p>1 tbsp. sugar<p>1 1⁄2 tsp. finely grated ginger<p>2 medium carrots (about 8 oz.), peeled and …

Kaffir Lime Gelato

Whisk milk, cream, sugar, lime zest, salt, and yolks in a 4-quart saucepan. Stir in Kaffir lime leaves and cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 1 …

Recipes

Savory French Toast with Kimchi

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: A new kind of French toast -- with the works.</i><p>I vividly recall the first time I saw someone treat French …

Roasted Beet and Carrot Soup with Parsley Lime Cream

<i>In Cooking from Every Angle, we hear from our fearless leaders: Food52 co-founders Amanda & Merrill.</i> <i>This post was brought to you by our friends at Evolution Fresh. The ingredients in their Organic V vegetable juice inspired this recipe.</i><p><i>Today: Merrill makes a soup to cool us down as the days heat up</i> …