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27 Low-Carb Versions Of Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Cheese is better than bread, anyway.

Cooking
Cooking

5 Kid-Friendly Yoga Poses To Help Your Child Sleep

Yoga before bedtime is a miracle in our household!<p>When our spirited and active preschooler is tired, she doesn’t get lethargic — she gets wired. When …

Yoga

Wrong Place, Wrong Time: Some Very Bad Politics From The White House

In which we learn that it's time for the president to give some fks again, trade policy included.<p><b>We've all enjoyed</b> Obama Unleashed since he appeared in the wake of the 2014 midterms. But his performance on the Trans-Pacific Partnership has not been his finest work in that genre. And now he's …

Democrats

We Found an Incredible Coffee Cake Recipe in the Back of our Closet

We discovered the best coffee cake. Turns out, we didn't even know that we were already in the possession of greatness.<p>We take a lot of time and care to bring you BA's Best. We want these to be the recipes you come back to again and again. We comb through our database, see what we've already …

Dessert

Mother's Day Brunch Recipes

Whether Mom prefers a leisurely breakfast in bed or a family brunch around the table, you’ll delight her with these homemade sweet and savory breakfast dishes.<p>Breakfast never looked so elegant. These crepes are lined with Black Forest ham, with a sunny-side-up egg peeking out of each.

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What I’m Reading: Tech Evangelist Hillel Fuld

<i>When you hear the words “startup scene,” you probably think Silicon Valley, right? Sure, the Valley is very much a technological epicenter. But it’s not too early to look beyond the Bay Area—to, say, Israel.</i><p><i>Yes, Israel, where tech evangelists like Hillel Fuld have helped develop a vibrant startup</i> …

The Genius Way to Cook Chicken Thighs (That Are Better than Fried)

<i>Every week—often with your help—Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: Kristen is gallavanting around on the Genius Recipes cookbook tour, so she's sharing an excerpt from the book (and a new favorite chicken recipe).</i><p>"Short of turning …

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A Lighter Twist on Ravioli

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian local</i> <b>Emiko Davies</b> <i>is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: The perfect, punchy little ravioli dish.</i><p>I recently strolled through my favorite market in Florence and came across some intriguing <i>ravioli</i> …

Italian Food

How to Use Every Last Bit of Your Rotisserie Chicken Leftovers

Here's how to make the most of your rotisserie chicken leftovers—right down to the bones.<p>Rotisserie chickens are pretty amazing. Oh, sure they're delightfully convenient—all you have to do to prepare one is pick it up from the store and carve it—but what we <i>really</i> love about these birds is how …

Cooking

This Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding Recipe Is The Best Way To Do Dessert

Stop everything you're doing right now and go buy yourself some avocados, bananas, peanut butter and cocoa powder. Then, go straight home to make yourself what is quite possibly the greatest pudding you'll ever taste. Minimalist Baker's vegan-friendly Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding recipe, …

15 Delish Salsa Recipes to Celebrate National Salsa Month

You may have been under the impression that National Salsa Month is every month, but it is actually in May. Maybe it’s got a little something to do with Cinco de Mayo? ;) No doubt at this stage in the game you’ve got your drinks and decor on lockdown for the holiday, so let’s get some food inspo …

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Grilled Shrimp with Maker's Mark Butter Sauce

Need to impress a member of the fairer sex? Make this fool-proof recipe you'll both actually enjoy for date night.<p>Living in the Low Country has taught me a few things. One, food is king. Two, when you order a beer, you better chase it down with a shot of bourbon; and three, bourbon and food make …

Seafood

Cabbage Recipes That'll Add Color and Crunch to Your Meals

Whether it's shredded for a slaw or sauteed to a golden crisp for a side, cabbage is one of the most versatile vegetables to include in your next meal.<p>We start with a classic take on cabbage -- roasted slices.

Cooking

Watch: 4 Grilled Cheese Recipes That'll Rock Your World

Tired of the classic and overused American cheese grilled cheese recipe? Well you are in luck... Here are 4 outrageously tasty recipes to step up your grilled cheese game.<p><b>Nutella and Banana Grilled Cheese</b><p><b>Prep Time:</b> 1 minute<p><b>Cook Time:</b> 5-7 minutes<p><b>Total Time:</b> 6-8 minutes<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>2 slices white bread<p>…

Maker's Mark Bourbon n' Coke Wings with Peanuts

Make this crowd pleaser the next time the guys come over for the game<p>Living in the Low Country has taught me a few things. One, food is king. Two, when you order a beer, you better chase it down with a shot of bourbon; and three, bourbon and food make one of the sexiest combos ever. So, when this …

Recipes

This Grilled Naan Recipe Might Just Be Better Than Pizza

And the winner of our 2015 Readers' Choice Week contest is...<p>Remember last month when it was Readers' Choice Week? Well, as a part of that wacky program we asked you guys to send us your best, your greatest, your you-have-to-make-this recipes. And then you actually did! We love it when you work …

Recipes

The best cheap Bluetooth headphones

Looking for a good Bluetooth headphone that's affordable? Here's a look at the best inexpensive Bluetooth headphones we've tested.<p>Used to be that cheap Bluetooth headphones didn't sound so good. And by cheap, I mean anything under $100 or so.<p>But that has started to change, as we're seeing more …

21 Terms Every Whiskey Lover Should Know

The most important whisky jargon, from cooperage to small-batch, defined.<p><b>1. BEER</b><p>Whiskey is made from beer. Boring, sometimes weird beer, but beer nonetheless.<p><b>2. CASK STRENGTH</b><p>Whiskey bottled at the (high) proof at which it came out of the barrel. More expensive, ounce for ounce, but if you're …

Alcohol

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

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How to Sprout Your Own Grains, Beans & Seeds (No Sunshine Required)

<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: In a matter of days, give the dry grains, beans, and seeds languishing in your pantry a fresh start—and give yourself a seriously nutritious, delicious,</i> …

Healthy Eating

10 Finger Foods for a Cozy Friday Night In

<i>Fredagsmys</i> is Swedish for "Cozy Friday"—a weekly phenomenon that invites you to stay home and snuggle up with family, friends, cats, dogs—really whatever you find coziest. While any food is <i>Fredagsmys-</i>friendly, tacos are a popular choice in Sweden—often topped with corn and cucumbers. But if you are …

Recipes

15 Indie Record Stores You Can’t Miss on Record Store Day

To music mavens, vinyl hoarders and those who love a leisurely afternoon spent expanding their record collections, Record Store Day is basically Christmas. Every third Sunday in April, record stores across the world throw parties, welcome bands, offer deals and stock limited-edition RSD-exclusive …

Jimi Hendrix

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Interior Design

9 Picnic-Perfect Recipes

What better way to celebrate spring than with an outdoor feast? Think outside the lunchbox and try one of these delicious, easy-to-transport dishes for your next picnic.<p><b>1. Couscous Salad with Apricot Vinaigrette</b><p>This is the perfect side dish for a picnic: it's wonderfully light, takes mere minutes …

Why the Rock Hall of Fame Should Go Dark for 5 Years

Esquire's music correspondent argues how we can save the Hall of Fame before it's too late.<p>We must draw the line at Billy Corgan. But it'd be okay too if your point of demarcation was Kid Rock. It's always been a little inane, but also fun, to argue about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. On the one …

Jimi Hendrix

Crawfish Pie & the Power of Cooking with Strangers

<i>With a little digging, we're sometimes lucky enough to unearth Heirloom Recipes, dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: It's peak crawfish season in Louisiana, so Jessica Bride from Belle Année is sharing a story about a quirky local dish that uses these</i> …

Recipes

SF mayor proposes revisions to city's 'Airbnb law'

Proposed amendments would put a 120-day cap on the number of days per year residents can rent out their homes or rooms in the city.<p>San Francisco's mayor is proposing amendments to the city's so-called Airbnb law in an effort to ease community concerns over the controversial law governing short-term …

5 Ways to Make Your Homemade Pizza Better

<i>Today: Pat Clark—homemade pizza dare devil and head baker at Marta—shares his pizza wisdom for a successful home-baked pie.</i><p>Whether by pie or slice, piled with toppings or minimalist, pizza is a classic dinner staple. The combination of blistered crust, gooey cheese, and fresh ingredients tastes …

Pizza