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11 Game-Changing Chips and Dips

Game day is fast approaching. Yes, we're talking about football. But, we're <i></i>also <i>not talking about football</i>. This is about the other playing field; this is about your kitchen. Most of us will watch to see who reigns victorious on that fateful Sunday (whether in sport, advertising, or cuteness), but …

Cooking

The Perennial Plate on cacao farming

DIY Vietnamese Pho is just what we're looking for during the winter - relatively healthy, fresh, and of course delicious: http://thekitc.hn/1geZ5SO via Refinery29

How to Roast the Perfect Chicken

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: White meat or dark meat, you just can't lose. Here are your strategies for a</i> …

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Start the Day Strong With Peanut Butter and Kale

This peanut butter kale smoothie packs in protein and flavor for a powerfully delicious morning boost.<p>Weekend brunch doesn't have to be an overload of butter and sugar and egg (though sometimes, of course, that's precisely what we want). But for when it's <i>not</i> what we want, it's good to know that …

Breakfast

14 Chocolate Cakes

Forget the jewelry. Forget the flowers. Forget the fancy dinners, the oysters, the caviar, the steak. Let's be real here: chocolate cake is the best part of Valentine's Day.<p>Chocolate cakes aren't moody, aren't choosy. They're gorgeous. They can be consumed wherever you desire: at a candlelit table, …

Dessert

7 Budget-Friendly Weekend Cooking Projects

DIY + delicious eats + extra money in your wallet.<p>Food52 is a community for people who love food and cooking. Follow us at Food52.com and on Twitter @Food52. And check out our new kitchen and home shop, Provisions!

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How to Make Chocolate Soufflé + 3 Tips for Soufflé Success

<i>Every other Friday,</i> <i>Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co.</i> <i>shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Don't be scared of chocolate soufflé! Yossy has a classic recipe, plus three essential tips for success, to help you tackle</i> …

Dessert

Binge Watch Kelsey's Essentials Online

If you want to know how to make easy homemade pasta or a fail-proof roast chicken or perfect pie crust, Kelsey Nixon will show you how on Kelsey's …

Book Club

Here's is Amazon's list of "100 Books to Read in a Lifetime," a "bucket list of books to create a well-read life." Two food-related books made the list: <i>The Omnivore's Dilmena</i> by food scold <b>Michael Pollan</b> and <i>Kitchen Confidential</i> by <i>Parts Unknown</i> host <b>Anthony Bourdain</b>. [Amazon]

Fried Rice at Home? Top Chef's Hung Huynh Shows How

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Fried rice has become a staple for ordering in. It has somehow become a classic even though very few people attempt to make it at home.<p>But Hung Huynh -- winner of <i>Top Chef</i> Season 3 and Executive Chef at The General -- has a recipe that …

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How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

Food & Dining

Sunday Brunch: Curried Lentils With Savory Sweet Potato Fritters

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>This brunch is a wonderful way to start off a lazy Sunday. Lentils, …

4 Wildcard-Winning Recipes

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved. Every other Saturday, we'll roundup the most recent winners.</i><p>Thanks to our community, we've got four more recipes to add to our …

Recipes

25 Ready-in-30-Minutes Super Bowl Snacks

Running low on Super Bowl snacks? DVR that halftime show and whip up one of these ready-in-30-minutes snacks.<p>If you're running low on food by the time the Super Bowl Halftime Show comes on, fear not. DVR that baby, get in the kitchen, and whip up one of these treats. Hopefully your team won't cut …

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Yes, Chipotle Has a Show—And So Will a Lot of Your Favorite Brands

Chipotle doesn’t make commercials. At least, not the 30-second kind. The popular burrito chain is instead launching a new online comedy series about …

5 Links to Read Before Making Stir-Fry

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: Grab your wok -- we're stir-frying tonight.</i><p>When you get home from a long day of work, you're probably more likely to reach for your phone than your …

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Alie Georgia's Guide to Super Bowl Drinks

Whether you’ve got money riding on the office pool or you’re just tuning in for Katy Perry, the Super Bowl is — let’s admit it — a national holiday. …

Flourless Banana Muffins

After a holiday season of just pure eating and giving presents, your stomach needs a break. Whether it's a green smoothie or a salad, for me, there always has to be some sort of sweet on the side. But a healthier sweet treat! Let me introduce to you some magically wonderful banana muffins. …

5 favorite slow-cooker recipes: Tacos, bread pudding and more

Slow cookers aren't just for soups and stews — check out some of our favorite slow-cooker recipes, so you can set it and forget it!<p>Cuban-style pork sliders, Asian-style short ribs, slow-cooker brownies<p>Get the recipes<p>Sandra Lee’s slow-cooker shortribs<p>Get the recipe<p>Whole "roast" spice-rubbed …

Top 10 Landmarks in U.S. National Parks

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50 Incredible Travel Destinations to Consider for 2014

Where will you go in 2014? We can't plan your vacations for you, but we can certainly help you narrow your wish list of destinations with our annual Top 50 Travel Destinations list. No, we don't propose that you visit all 50 in a year -- although, hey, that's an admirable goal -- merely that you …

Watch Stunning Food Porn from elBulli's 1846 Film

Last Friday world-famous chef <b>Ferran Adrià</b> unveiled his exhibition "Notes on Creativity" at the Drawing Center in New York City. Along with Adrià's drawings, diagrams, lists, and other papers from <b>elBulli</b>, the exhibit also features two films. <i>Documenting Documenta</i> is a film about Adrià's participation …

Industrial Design Elements Softened by an Appealing Mix of Textures: Loft 002 in Canada

Located in Toronto’s trendy King West area, Canada, <b>Loft 002</b> by Toronto-based studio <b>Rad Design Inc</b> is packed full with exciting items which design …

Curtis Stone's Blueberry Pancake Recipe

Sexy chef Curtis Stone shares his recipe for a brunch favorite: blueberry pancakes.<p>HOTCAKES WITH DELICIOUS BLUEBERRY COMPOTE<p><b>Serves 4</b><p><b>BLUEBERRY COMPOTE</b><p>18 ounces fresh blueberries1/4 cup sugarGrated zest and juice of 1 lemon1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh mint leaves (optional)<p><b>HOTCAKES</b><p>1 cup fresh …

Dark Chocolate Waffles

6 Servings<p>Buttermilk brings slight tang and moisture to the batter, while olive oil offers fruity richness. Choose a mild-flavored (not too peppery) type of oil for these waffles.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>¼ cup (packed) brown sugar<p>2 teaspoons …

Breakfast

Top 10 experiences on Hawaii's Big Island

Island fever may happen elsewhere, but it's almost unheard of on Hawai'i. The aptly named Big Island is fantastically diverse, with miles of highways and - better yet - byways to explore. From age-old fishing villages to modern mega resorts, from snow-capped peaks to sandy beaches, you'll …