Morgan Middleton

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Still Stuck for Gift Ideas?! 45 Edible Gifts to Whip Up for Everyone on Your List

It’s hard to believe we’re already a few days away from Xmas. (Seriously, where did 2014 go?) With tree decorating, holiday parties and Christmas decor DIYs, it’s a miracle we can even tie our shoes. If you’re still struggling to think of gift ideas for your loved ones, we’re here to help. We’ve …


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How to Make Banh Xeo, Crisp Vietnamese Filled Crepes

How to make the hot and crunchy filled crepes known as banh xeo in Vietnam.<p><i>Banh xeo</i> translates to “sizzling cake.” Once you’ve made a batch of these lacy, ultra-crisp crepes, you’ll know why. Remember: Work quickly, and watch for splattering oil when the batter hits the pan.<p>Once oil is shimmering …


Lunch al Desko: Upgrade Your Midday Meal

With a few strategies, a bit of planning, and a little sea salt in your cubicle, weekday lunch can be as delicious and exciting as any meal of the week. Here’s how to rethink the way you brown-bag it<p><i>Imagine an office meal you’re actually excited to break for (no hard feelings, turkey</i> …

This schoolhouse-inspired dining room is so fun, with its floor-to-ceiling world map, vintage chairs, and purple (!) dining table:

9 Bar Cookie Recipes

We love a good cookie. What's even better? When said cookie comes in the shape of a bar and takes half the time and effort -- no scrambling to transfer hot cookies to a cooling rack, no messy portitioning of subsequent batches, no devastating cookie pangaea. It's a one-and-done, no-fuss …


Boiling Bacon With Parsley Sauce From 'My Irish Table'

<b>Cathal Armstrong</b> serves this "boiling bacon," or brined pork belly, for Halloween, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy it in March. It is, after all, comforting enough to tide us through the rocky weather of early spring, and the bright, herbaceous parsley sauce with which it's served has hints of …

Healthy, quick dinners for all! Your guide to the deluxe dinner bowl:

Meat Lite: Polish Cabbage, Potato, and Bacon Casserole

Ever since I was a little kid, there have a been a few kitchen aromas that I've found absolutely irresistible: melting butter, turning browned and nutty in the pan; bright, freshly-grated lemon zest; and dark black coffee—long before I had the urge to actually drink it. But as of today, a new …

The Secrets of Good Fondue, According to Cheesemonger Anne Saxelby

When it came to food, the 1970s got a lot of things wrong. Fondue wasn’t one of them. Cheesemonger Anne Saxelby explains.<p>My husband, Patrick, turned 41 last year. For his birthday, he wanted a dinner party with fondue. I said, “Okay, if we’re going to do this, we’ve got to do it right.” So we …

Stylish Storage: 10 Ways To Organize Under Your Sink

• <b>Suspend Spray Bottles</b> Since my goal is to have every possible cleaning product in a pretty spray bottle, this tip from Martha Stewart is</b> …

Here are 10 budget-friendly kitchen helpers and organizers that make life better, from a smart wall-mounted dish drainer to a life-changing plastic wrap dispenser:

31 Delicious Low-Carb Breakfasts For A Healthy New Year

It's time to kick that bagel-a-day habit.


8 Classy Hors d'Oeuvres for Your New Year's Fête

If you throw your New Years Party right, no one will care about the snacks. Everyone will be too busy hobnobbing and chit-chatting and gossiping over fancy champagne cocktails -- in short: too busy having fun. Which is exactly what you want.<p>However, that doesn't mean your end-of-the-year fête …


Balsamic-Roasted Shallots

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: Your shallots want to be heroic -- this is how to let them.</i><p>I bet you have shallots in your kitchen right now. They are your right hand man: they're the thrumming …


Nutty, oat-y, sweet with maple syrup and a touch of jam, these thumbprints will please vegan and non-vegan palates alike:

How to Buy, Store, and Cook with Chestnuts, In Season in December

Tips for buying, storing, and cooking chestnuts, in season in December.<p>It's no wonder there's a Christmas song that leads with "chestnuts roasting on an open fire"—these buttery, meaty nuts are in season in December. Sure, they're amazing when they're roasted, as the song suggests, but chestnuts …

The Only Eggnog Recipe You'll Ever Need

You can spike your nog with anything you like -- rum, bourbon, and brandy are the most common choices.<p><i>When he's not busy running the cocktail program at New York City's Maialino, Erik Lombardo is giving Food52 the rundown on all things spirits -- and showing the best ways to drink them.</i><p><i>Today: The</i> …


Gifts from the Kitchen: 22 Edible Holiday Presents You Can Make at Home

From spicy mustard to chocolate bark, make your holiday gifts for family and friends right in your own kitchen<p>If the thought of going to a crowded mall and picking out the perfect present for everyone on your list is stressing you out, just don't do it. Make your friends and family thoughtful gifts …


23 Delicious Dips For A Veggie Platter

Because store-bought hummus is for alone time, not your holiday party.


17 Holiday Drinks That Are Even Better Than Eggnog

Looks like you know what you're getting for the holidays.


How to Buy, Store, and Cook Lemons, in Season in December

Tips for buying, storing, and cooking with lemons, in season in December.<p>Thankfully, lemons are readily available throughout the year—it would be hard to imagine grilled fish without a spritz of lemon or a citrus-less drink in the summertime. But, like almost all produce, lemons <i>do</i> have an actual …

Helpful Infographic Perfectly Pairs Wine with Food

Whether you consider yourself a wine connoisseur or not, you could probably use this infographic to learn a thing or two about the liquid of the gods. How many calories does a typical glass of white wine versus red wine have and, more importantly, which wine should you pair with tonight's dinner? …

13 Wholesome Recipes for the Mid-Holiday Detox

Give yourself a pat on the back. You've made in through Thanksgiving, the ultimate food-centric holiday, with hopefully minimal cooking disasters, quibbles about politics, and general family drama. But now you've got a new problem: it's called a food hangover, and it's mental as well as physical. …

Bourbon Bacon Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Crispy Sage

Whipped Bourbon Bacon Sweet Potatoes.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 13, 2013 143<p>I present to you… the trashiest of the sweet potatoes.<p>It’s like every single …

27 Awesome Easy Lunches To Bring To Work

Deep down, you know the truth: Any lunch you make yourself will taste 17 times better than the slimy chopped salad you'd end up buying. Also, save your money for booze.

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