Matty Spinale

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How to Photograph the Milky Way in 12 Steps (With 6 Epic Examples)

I don’t recall ever meeting anyone who claimed to not be fascinated to some degree by the night sky. There’s just something hypnotic about gazing …

Photography Histogram Explained

Today’s DSLR photo tip, the photo histogram explained, involves using the (gulp) histogram. This is another of those features found on most of the …

Despicable Me 2 Minion Cake

Recently, my friends at Betty Crocker asked if I'd like to create a minion cake to celebrate the newly released movie Despicable Me 2. I was over the …

Eggs in Bacon Baskets Recipe

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients8 eggs8 slices bacon<p>Directions<p><b>1.</b> Adjust oven rack to middle position and preheat to 425°F. Place 3 pieces paper towel …

Fried Cucumbers with Sour Cream Dipping Sauce

serves 8-12<p>For the Dipping Sauce<p>1 cup sour cream<p>2 tbsp. milk<p>1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice<p>1 tbsp. minced chives<p>1 tbsp. minced parsley<p>1 tbsp. minced …

The Many Ways to Prep an Artichoke

<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.</i><p><i>Today: The secrets to the artichoke's heart.</i><p>Like all things beautiful and rare, artichokes -- the greenmarket's thorny belles -- are tough to crack. To get to …

Kitchens

Peanut Butter Bacon Pancakes

I can smell my neighbor’s bacon.<p>That’s not a euphemism. If it were, you’d have permission to kick me in the shin and be officially grossed out.<p>I can …

Crunchy Quinoa, Toasted Almond and Dark Chocolate Brown Butter Granola

Crunchy Quinoa, Toasted Almond and Dark Chocolate Brown Butter Granola.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> April 19, 2013 104<p>Longest recipe name ever.<p>But I couldn’t leave …

Grilled Beef Kebabs With Yogurt-Mint Sauce and Onion Salad Recipe

If you can't get your hands on sumac, replace with 1 teaspoon lemon juice. Sumac is available at Middle Eastern grocery stores and online from Penzeys, www.penzeys.com.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following …

Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

"Crisp edges, chewy middles."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup butter, softened<p>1 cup white sugar<p>1 cup packed brown sugar<p>2 eggs<p>2 teaspoons vanilla extract<p>3 cups …

Coconut Macaroon Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p>Adapted from | The Back in the Day Bakery Cookbook | Artisan, 2012<p>This sweet, moist, tender coconut macaroon is reminiscent of one …

Scallion Pancakes from 'The Chinese Takeout Cookbook'

Scallion pancakes are definitely in that category of "easier-to-make-than-you-think" foods. All those flaky layers point towards hours of work and folding (like homemade croissants or puff pastry), but in reality these babies can come together in no time. <b>Diana Kuan's</b> scallion pancakes in <i>The Chinese</i> …

Recipe Rewind: Daffodil's Jerk Chicken and Lentil Stew | Crumb: A Food Blog

Spring seems to be coming in by fits and starts this year. Snow gives way to balmier days, which are swiftly followed by blustering snow flurries, …

Beef with Broccoli from 'The Chinese Takeout Cookbook'

Far too often, <b>beef with broccoli</b> is a gloppy mess. In fact, I rarely order it for takeout as I fear the curse of over-thickened and excessively-sweetened brown sauce will ruin what would otherwise be a perfectly fine meal. But after making <b>Diana Kuan's</b> version from <i>The Chinese Takeout Cookbook</i> at …

Egg Drop Soup from 'The Chinese Takeout Cookbook'

<b>Diana Kuan's</b> egg drop soup in <i>The Chinese Takeout Cookbook</i> is a simple affair. Her broth is flavored with just a bit of ginger, rice wine, white pepper, and sugar; bolstered with meaty dried shiitakes; and thickened (just barely) with a cornstarch slurry. The broth's simplicity allows the just-set …

Vegetable Lasagna Recipe - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 558

Grilled Ratatouille Recipe

If you, too, are a sucker for grilled veggies, mix a bunch of them together with a tangy herb vinaigrette for this irresistible grilled interpretation of ratatouille.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1/4 cup, plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided2 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar3 …

Simple Polenta

32<p>1<p>Shares 33<p>I’ve been a busy boy the last few weeks, hunkering down finishing a project that’s I’m working on night-and-day. And unfortunately, it’s …

Quiche Pockets with a Mornay Sauce | Brunch recipe

Hi Guys! Today we have quiche pockets for you! Think old school hot pockets, but breakfast-style, tasty, with a fun new shape! (I totally grew up on …

Springtime Veggie Skillet Lasagna

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Prepare water for pasta and bring to a boil. Once boiling, add pasta and cooking according to directions, shaving a …

Double Chocolate Coconut Macaroons Recipe

These chewy coconut flourless cookies are all about the moist and fudgy center.<p><b>Note:</b> If batter feels warm when it's time to fold in the chopped chocolate, let it cool in the fridge slightly before adding, so that the chopped chocolate does not melt.<p><b>About the Author:</b> Yvonne Ruperti is a food writer, …

Cookie Monster: Chunky Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>The staff of SE recently shared our favorite moments of food on film. I offered the entire film <i>Moonstruck</i>, citing a few of what I hope are obvious reasons.*<p>*TL/DR: Eggs in purgatory, oatmeal, Italian mothers, Olympia Dukakis, and …

Marcella Hazan's Braised Celery with Onion, Pancetta, and Tomatoes

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- FOOD52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p>Today: You've got a bundle of celery in the back of your crisper drawer. (Go check. You do.) This is what you should do with it.<p>Celery would like you to think it's …

Recipes

Recipe Of The Day: Fried Okra

Okra is one of those vegetables that unless you grew up with the green pod, you're not really sure how to handle it -- maybe you just stay away from it all together because this vegetable scares you. (And with good reason, too.) When cooked wrong, okra can be slimy and unpleasant. But when handled …