Melody McFarland

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Bee Sting Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This delicious yeasted cake comes from Deb of Smitten Kitchen. It's a traditional German cake is made from yeasted cake batter, which is topped with sticky almonds and filled with a thick vanilla pastry cream. —Yossy Arefi<p><b>Makes: one 9-inch cake</b><p><b>For the cake and honey-almond …

Bunny Bags From Japan That Turn Your Household Stuff Into Rabbits

Tired of seeing stuff around your house that you kind of need but don’t like the look of? Well, you’re in luck, because now you can turn all that …

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Adorable 'Killer' Guard Dog Is Living, Barking Proof That Size Doesn't Matter

A would-be burglar in South Africa was sent packing last week by a guard dog that could only be described as adorably vicious.<p>The tiny terror was so fearsome that the robber climbed two fences about as fast as he could in this video, posted online by Live Leak.<p>As Mark Twain is reputed to have said, …

The P.G. Wodehouse of environmental writing: Why Lydia Millet is the funniest literary writer you may never have read

<b>Lydia Millet (W.W. Norton/Ivory Orchid Photography)</b><p>A comic thriller about mermaids, the natural world and ruthless capitalism? Yes, it’s possible and it’s great<p>Laura Miller<p>November 24, 2014 12:00am (UTC)<p>I never expected anyone to write an environmental thriller about mermaids in the comic vein of a …

Puff Pastry Shells (Vol au Vents) - How to Make Puff Pastry Cups for Fillings

David Foster Wallace’s amazing fiction syllabus: “We can talk about whatever you wish to — provided that we do it cogently and well”

<b>(Hachette/Salon)</b><p>EXCLUSIVE: Take a class with David Foster Wallace. Here’s his syllabus, reading list, rules — and even footnotes<p>David Foster Wallace<p>November 4, 2014 12:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The David Foster Wallace Reader”<p><b>COURSE SYLLABUS</b><br>ENGLISH 170R, SPRING ’03<br>SELECTED OBSCURE/ECLECTIC FICTIONS…<p>…

Makers Mondays: On The Road

For Detroit-based manufacturer Shinola's Makers Monday initiative—which encourages purchasing American-made products to help create and keep jobs in the United States—Cool Hunting is highlighting and looking back on our favorite brands that make quality products in our very own backyard. First up, …

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Green Goddess Sandwiches • The Bojon Gourmet

They say bad things happen in threes and this summer I seem to have reached my quota. First there was my pain in the neck, then a bout of poison oak. …

Beef Meatballs (Vietnamese)

Put all the ingredients for the meatballs in a food processor and blend until everything is mixed and minced. Transfer to a bowl.<p>Put a little oil in …

Recipe: Homemade V8 Juice

Combine the tomatoes, carrots, beet, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper, and 1/2 cup of the water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and then reduce …

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Tinga Chicken Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> After tasting Tinga Chicken at Cover 3 here in Austin, I searched for the origin and recipe, but every recipe I found called for cooked chicken and a can of chipotle chiles in adobo sauce. My version is stewed chicken in a smoky, spicy sauce, so good "it'll just tear your lips off"! - …

Fall Orzo Salad + Pan-Roasted Cauliflower

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: Roasted vegetables, two ways.</i><p>You love roasted vegetables (join the club), but how can you turn them into a substanial vegetarian …

Chopped Spinach Fattoush Salad with Tahini

<b>Author Notes:</b> Fattoush salads hail from many parts of the Middle East. Generally, fattoush salads are made up of seasonal, chopped vegetables and stale pita or flatbread. —Lindsey S. Love | Dolly and Oatmeal<p><b>Serves: 4</b><p><b>Fattoush Salad</b><p>2 cups fresh spinach, roughly chopped<br>• 1 cup fresh parsley, chopped …

Beet and Feta Burgers Recipe on Food52

• 3 cups grated beets (about 4 to 5 beets)<br>• 1 onion<br>• 2 garlic cloves<br>• 2 tablespoons olive oil (we prefer cold-pressed)<br>• 2 organic eggs<br>• 1 1/2 cups rolled oats (gluten-free if you prefer)<br>• 7 ounces sheep's feta cheese or firm tofu<br>• 1 handful fresh basil, leaves picked<br>• 1 pinch sea salt and black pepper<br>• 2 tablespoons …

Sweet Corn Fritters with Sriracha

<b>Author Notes:</b> I live for sweet corn season. I come from a family that has proudly proclaimed themselves “corn snobs.” (Really, my mother feels the need to declare this to anyone and everyone, especially if she’s presented with a particularly offensive big-kernelled ear.) Consequently, I spent most …

Wheat Berry Salad with Roasted Fennel and Bell Pepper Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This wheat berry salad is conveniently made using pantry items like roasted red bell peppers from a jar combined with canned white beans, tangy capers, and creamy feta cheese. Fennel, along with plenty of parsley, adds freshness to the salad. It makes for a healthy and sustaining …

78 of Our Favorite Potato Recipes Ever

Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat potatoes every night of the week.<p>When it comes to potatoes, we don't discriminate. Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat 'em every night of the week. Here are 48 of our favorite comforting potatoes recipes to add to your next meal.

39 Recipes to Make Anyone Love Cabbage

Slow-baked, sautéed, or shredded for slaw, the humble cabbage is one of late winter’s most versatile vegetables—we've got 39 recipes to make anyone love it<p>Slow-baked, sautéed, or shredded for slaw, the humble <b>cabbage</b> is one of the most versatile vegetables.<p>All those people who tell you to discard …

Best of the Hotline: How to Save Fresh Herbs

<i>Some questions on the Hotline have staying power, and for good reason -- they cover the questions we ask ourselves time and time again. Join us as we revisit some of the most popular.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Keep those fresh herbs going all through fall and winter.</i><p>As summer winds down, you might be wondering how you …

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Select a sub-section...<p>Chef's Recipes<p>Aaron Turner's Mum's chocolate ripple cake<p>Recreate the Igni chef's favourite childhood cake for your next …

Fish and Corn Cakes with Tartar Sauce

4 Servings<p>This fish and corn cake recipe is a less expensive, equally delicious option for anyone who loves a crab cake. Could you put it on a bun? Why not?<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>tartar sauce<p>½ cup mayonnaise<p>3 tablespoons finely chopped cornichons or dill pickle<p>1 tablespoon whole grain mustard<p>2 …

How to Make Any Veggie Burger Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Forget about those frozen hockey puck-looking things. Associate Editor Marian Bull shows us how to make</i> …

Colorfully Dreamy Portraits Show Pit Bulls in a Softer Light

Some dogs unfortunately and unnecessarily get a bad rap. We've seen efforts to show the beauty of all-black canines, and now photographer Sophie Gamand has shared with us a new series, <i>Flower Power</i>, where she aims at presenting the pit bull breed in a different light. Rather than portraying them …

Lemon Ricotta Cake with Almond Glaze - Kristine's Kitchen

Lemon Ricotta Cake with Almond Glaze<p>I'm totally addicted to this lemon ricotta cake with almond glaze. It is so moist and bursting with bright lemon …

Beef and Onion Curry

<b>A traditional Bangladesh dish, Pithali, or beef curry, is served at all major events. Caramelized onions and potent spices make this beef and gravy</b> …

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