Melanie Klausner

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Tequila Sunrise Ice Pops: The Best Use of Tequila in the History of Ever

Who says popsicles are just for kids? Not me! I dabble in the art of ice pop making year-round, but come summertime, my friends and family tell me I'm a force to be reckoned with. As soon as the air ceases to drop below 70 degrees or so, no liquid is exempt from the freezer.<p>Over the years, I've …

Horchata Is Your New Best Friend This Summer

If you've never had horchata, and even if you have, listen up. There's a lot more to this sweet beverage than you might think. Horchata is a milky, but dairy-free, drink that originated in Valencia, Spain (also the birthplace of paella). It was originally made with tiger nuts (which are not …

Hyères, Provence

I had no sooner returned from Sicily, then I unpacked my suitcase, re-packed my suitcase, and headed back out, to Provence. Even though I’d just …

Kale Salad with Roasted Sweet Potato, Avocado, and Pomegranate Seeds

<i>Vegan lunches can -- and should -- be a lot more interesting than bare salads or carrot sticks and hummus. New Veganism columnist Gena Hamshaw will be sharing inspiration for midday meals that stave off both hunger and boredom.</i><p><i>Today: A New Year's kale salad that's hearty, filling, and bright with</i> …

Healthy Eating

Spicy Chickpea and Sour Tomato Curry with Pasta

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: With a properly stocked pantry, you can have an Indian-inspired dinner on a weeknight, on a whim.</i><p>Whenever a simple, …

Recipes

Moro's Warm Squash & Chickpea Salad with Tahini

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The salad you want to eat right now (and the dressing you'll want to put on everything).</i><p>Our local farmers' markets -- just when we need them most -- are …

Recipes

10 Best Hotels for the Perfect Babymoon

With the growing trend of couples squeezing in one last trip before their child is born, more and more hotels are catering to soon-to-be parents with romantic vacation packages called "babymoons." Pre-natal massages, sunbathing (poolside or on the beach), and no-holds-barred gourmet cuisine (no …

The Taco Crawl

We had good intentions. We were going to meet at the Guerilla Taco Truck at 11, then go on to four or five more taco places. The problem was that the …

A Wintertime Salad Alternative

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: Leftover vegetables are the new salads. Brussels sprouts are a good place to …

Healthy Eating

Pork Sorpotel (Goan Pork Offal Stew) 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>Ingredients1 pound pork shoulder1 pound pork liver1/2 pound pork heart/kidney/tongue (any offal of your choice or all—totally …

Pasta e Ceci (Pasta with Chickpeas)

<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: An Italian classic that's</i> <i>part soup, part pasta, and all comfort.</i><p>Cold winter days call out for comfort food -- and what could be better than this …

Italian Food

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Sweet Potato Oven Fries | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Nutrient-dense sweet potato fries are a healthy alternative to standard French fries, and chances are they will get devoured just as quickly. Serve these enticing oven fries as an after-school snack or a side dish — they go equally well with sandwiches and turkey burgers or roast chicken and fish. …

Kale market salad recipe

A quick and satisfying kale salad by one of the world's favourite healthy food bloggers<p>Cavolo nero is my variety of choice here.<p><i>Serves two to four</i><p><b>For the spring-onion dressing:</b><br>2 spring onions, rinsed and chopped<br>2 tbsp fresh lemon juice<br>80ml (2¾fl oz) extra-virgin olive oil<br>2 tbsp ripe avocado flesh<br>1 …

Recipes

Sticky Sriracha Wings

Chicken wings can be a glorious thing when they're fresh, hot and coated with great sauce (or great spice like this recipe I want to try when I work …

Recipes

Superfood Sunshine Smoothies Recipe

Happy almost new year! I don’t know about you, but I’m sure ready to start eating a little bit lighter and brighter. And of course, “healthy” in my …

Breakfast

Serious Reads: Five Books We're Loving

Grand Forks, by Marilyn Hagerty<p>Marilyn Hagerty has been writing the EatBeat column for the Grand Forks Herald of Grand Forks, North Dakota (pop. 55,000) for 27 years. The column recently gained attention when Hagerty's rave review of the local Olive Garden went viral. But this review was hardly …

12 Ways You'll Actually Enjoy Eating More Greens In 2014

With a spoonful of pancetta, the medicine goes down.

Vanilla-Almond Chia Breakfast Pudding

Shares 20.8K<p>Once the ultimate energy food for ancient Mayans and Aztecs, chia seeds are an excellent source of antioxidants, omega-3s, calcium and …

Breakfast

10 Tourism Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

3 Charming and Affordable European Cities You Haven't Visited Yet

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello Budget Travel.</i><p><b>BIRMINGHAM, U.K.: A foodie destination in England's heartland</b><p>Anybody visiting a city from which both J.R.R. Tolkien and Ozzy Osbourne sprang should be prepared for a dose of cognitive dissonance, and Birmingham (or …

23 Most YOLO Pastas Of 2013

Pasta is always perfect. But sometimes it's fun to shake things up a little bit.

Platt: New York Sushi Ko Isn't Short on Style, Substance, or Uni

<b>The old chef-as-rock-musician trope</b> has worn a little thin in this age of scruffy kitchen beards, tediously loud restaurant soundtracks, and …