Patrice Costa

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Homemade Tonic Water

401<p>1K<p>1<p>Shares 2K<p>Jennifer McLagan always seems to know what we want to read about, and cook, before even we do. She wrote a slew of popular and …

Marion Cunningham’s Bridge Creek Fresh Ginger Muffins Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> You can use whatever tool you prefer—Cunningham suggests a food processor or a knife; a Microplane would work well, too. All make quick work, though it’s helpful to remember that the finer the grind, the stronger the flavors will be. Note: The Breakfast Book version called for a …

Muffins

crispy frizzled artichokes

Promise me something: The next time you see baby artichokes, whether in a 9- or 12-pack clamshell of indeterminate origin at your local supermarket …

Recipe: Cherry-Vanilla Soda Syrup

Cherry-Vanilla Soda Syrup<p>Makes 2 cups (enough for about 16 drinks)<p>1 pound sweet cherries, pitted and halved (about 3 cups) <br>3/4 cup sugar<br>1 vanilla …

Cherries

Summer Recipe: Fresh Peach Soda

Peel the peaches with a vegetable peeler (or blanch them for 30 seconds in boiling water and then slip off the skins). Slice the peaches in half, …

Peaches

cinnamon brown butter breakfast puffs

I took a Home Economics class in the 7th grade. I probably don’t need to tell you how stoked I was about this (especially after nearly flunking Wood …

coconut bread

Three weeks ago, we together rolled our eyes because it seemed like everyone was either celebrating spring (pea tendrils! meyer lemons!) or on …

For a Better Pesto Pasta, Add Ricotta Cheese

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and each week we'll share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Pesto? Good. Cheese? Good. Pesto plus two cheeses</i> plus <i>pasta? Very, very good.</i><p>The pasta aisle is a wonderful place to be. You can …

Pesto

broccoli parmesan fritters

Last week, it was pointed out to me that among the 750 recipes in the archives, there is but a single recipe that utilizes broccoli. Just one! (It’s …

10 Food Narratives & Memoirs We Want to Read Again & Again

<i>You know how some people are obsessed with stamp collections or fantasy football teams? Well, we're obsessed with cookbooks. Here, we'll talk about them.</i><p><i>Today: This person's story about a croissant in Paris is more interesting than yours.</i><p>Every single person has a story to tell about food -- likely …

Books

The One And Only Zeppole Recipe

<i>Jill Paradiso is a classically trained chef that blogs about her adventures in the kitchen at SavageandSage.com. This is her first in a series of</i> …

Barbara Kafka's Marinated Eggplant

<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 best, fastest, lightest eggplant technique you haven't tried yet. (It's in the microwave. Don't be mad.)</i><p>I'd like to make an announcement: You can cook …

Eggplant

10 DIY Flavored Syrups

While simple syrup is certainly the most useful syrup (and the easiest to make thanks to this quick video) it isn’t the only one you need to know. …

Cinnamon Scone Bread Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Scones are one of the most versatile baked goods around. They can be sweet or savory and filled with pretty much any combination of flavorings you can think of. This is my version of a cinnamon quick bread, adapted from my recipe for Royal Wedding Scones here in the archives. The …

Dessert

27 Diagrams That Make Cooking So Much Easier

Including easy ingredient substitutions, basic knife sk […]

Cooking

tomato sauce with onion and butter

I could no longer resist this sauce, and frankly, I don’t know why I even tried to: food bloggers obsess over it, and they’re not a bad lot to base a …

Chaoyi's Sophisticated Sunny Style

<b>Name:</b> Chaoyi <b><br>Location:</b> SF Bay Area, CA<p>I share an one bedroom apartment with my boyfriend in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our place is around 700 sq. …

Living Rooms

Clams (or Mussels) With Lime

<b>Author Notes:</b> Very lightly adapted from Charles Phan's The Slanted Door Cookbook. Key changes: for the heat-phobic child, I have left out the Thai chiles that Phan calls for. (If you have a pro-chile children, halve four Thai chiles and add them when the clams go in.) And although Phan calls for …

Clams

My Weekday Morning Rice Pudding Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I love to turn leftover rice into a quick rice pudding for breakfast. This is the way I make it when I need it to be done on the quick side. —fiveandspice<p><b>Serves: 1</b><p>1/2 cup leftover cooked rice<br>• 1/4 cup milk or coconut milk<br>• 1/4 cup cream (or coconut milk)<br>• 1/2 tablespoon maple syrup (use …

Breakfast

Recipe: Chicken & Artichokes in Wine Sauce

<b>Tester's Notes:</b><br>Kathryn published this recipe way back in 2009, and I've had it on my to-make list since then. I finally got around to it and <i>wow</i> was …

Artichokes

mushroom marsala pasta bake

Over the last couple years — a dark time in which I’ve slowly had to accept that my once-tiny baby with fairly simple needs now required real square …

key lime pie

January, as far as I’m concerned, is a pretty mediocre month. The holiday party tinsel-and-bubbly frenzy of November and December is replaced with …

Dessert

carrot cake with cider and olive oil

Not 10 seconds after I hit “publish” on Tuesday’s fall-toush salad, pretty much out of the clear blue sky, wherever it might be hiding, I …

butterscotch pudding

One of my worst cooking traits is that when I get frustrated with a recipe, it can take me years to get back to it. I mean, I’m theoretically too old …

Dessert

How to Make Date, Fig, and Walnut Panettone

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat</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: Make Milan's famous Christmas bread at home.</i><p>This tall, sweet Christmas bread originally hails from Milan but is now synonymous with Christmas all …

Dessert

How to Make French Onion Dip From Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Do you want to eat French onion dip without feeling weird about it?</i> <i>Sarah Coates of The Sugar Hit has a homemade version that you can feel better</i> …

Onions

Mocktail Monday // Blackberry & Basil Fizz

Oh Monday mornings…it’s so hard to crawl out of bed! But once I’ve had my shower and a few sips of coffee (it can take a mom all day to be able to …

Salvation Army

Zucchine alla Scapece Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This zesty dish is a summer time favorite in Naples. Served cold the day after it's been made, it makes a wonderful side dish or antipasto. It can be a meal in itself topping some crostini or toasted bread. Don't be shy to make a big batch of it -- conserved in vinegar and kept in the …

Italian Food

Semi Custom Kitchen Cabinets – Diamond Cabinetry

Kitchens