Olivia Spencer

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How to Make Perfect Pizza at Home

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Food52 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: The tricks to making the pizza of your dreams.</i><p>Some nights, our pizzas …

Parsnip Biscuits with Black Pepper and Honey

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Leftover parsnip purée gets biscuited.</i><p>Our little guy is now six months old, which is apparently the age …

Roast Chicken with Kimchi Smashed Potatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Jarred kimchi delivers flavor and color in this roast chicken dish. Learn how to make this recipe and more in our online cooking class with Sur la Table.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ lb lb. fingerling or baby Yukon Gold potatoes<p>4 tablespoon vegetable oil, …

Valuing Vegetables

<i>By Alia Akkam</i><p><i>No longer sidelined, produce is having its moment.</i><p>"Pretty disheartening" is how Amanda Cohen described the limp, bland roasted vegetables placed in front of her at some of New York City's top tables in the early aughts. Though at the time farmers' markets and Whole Foods were busy …

Nowruz: A New Day

The Persian New Year celebrates the first day of spring with highly symbolic feasts<p>Saffron rice. Mountains of fresh green herbs. Bowls overflowing …

4 Crazy-convincing Mocktails That Taste Just Like Real Booze

Bartender Jon Harris of Washington, DC's Firefly has perfected four shockingly convincing alcohol-free drinks that mimic the mouthfeel and flavor of their boozy counterparts. Here are the secrets behind his amazing mocktails. <i>-- Justine Sterling</i><p><b>Old-Fashioned:</b> To create a boozeless version of one of …

Spiked Coffee Goes Pro: 6 Fantastic Coffee Cocktail Recipes

A cuppa joe. Java. The elixir of life. The humble coffee bean has many names, but one thing's for sure: a lot of us consider it the best part of waking up or the only way to get through a long day. But coffee isn't just for the a.m. hours. Its savory-chocolaty-fruit-and-nut flavor blends well with …

13 Seasonal Chicken Recipes for Spring

Give your weeknight staple a seasonal (and seriously tasty) update with these seasonal, veggie-heavy recipes<p>Nothing wears spring produce quite like chicken, from rhubarb salsa to a sprinkling of peas. Give your weeknight staple a seasonal (and seriously tasty) update with these 13 recipes.

The Whiskey Sour

<i>When he's not busy running the cocktail program at New York City's Maialino, Erik Lombardo is giving us the rundown on all things spirits -- and showing us the best ways to drink them.</i><p><i>Today: A classic whiskey sour to set all other whiskey sours straight.</i><p>Before the revolution (that’s what I’m …

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Roasted Chicken with Warm Bread Salad | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Chicken and onions roast quickly while staying moist in a <b>steam oven</b>. Then the roasting juices and onions are combined with bread cubes, currants and arugula to create a lighter variation on stuffing. To prepare the dish in a conventional oven, preheat it to 400ºF. Put the onion slices in a roasting …

Moroccan Lamb Meatball & Couscous Soup | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Israeli couscous has bigger pearls than Moroccan couscous, and it still cooks very quickly, adding heartiness and texture to this soup. The meatballs also make a delicious dinner on their own, served over a bed of couscous.<p><b>Moroccan Lamb Meatball & Couscous Soup</b><p>For the meatballs:<p>1 tsp. ground …

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CALDO TLALPEÑO: A WARM, SMOKY SOUP WITH WINTER VEG, AND A CASE FOR THE COLDEST SEASON

All winter I have been dreaming of winter. I know: most of you are ready for it to be done. You’ve had snowmageddons and polar vortices and ice …

Indian Spiced Chicken Stew

Heat vegetable oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper and place skin side down in to the pan. Cook until …

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Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Brown Butter

I’m not one to wax poetic about soup.<p>Soup is soup and often quite boring soup at that.<p>For me, soup is usually a vehicle for eating more bread. Creamy …

Ginger Tea Latte

We love Colorado. Always have.<p>John and my families both vacationed there when we were growing up, and we honeymooned in Breckenridge for two weeks …

16th Century Military Manual Appears To Show Cats Strapped With Jet Packs

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Nymphomaniac Vols I & II – review | Mark Kermode

Watching <i>Nymphomaniac</i> raises several thorny questions. How seriously should we take Lars von Trier? Is there a difference between art and porn? Does it need to be this long? Do we really have to use that brackety/vulva (<i>Nymph( )maniac</i>) title gag? And, most pressingly, what the hell is up with Shia …

Hayao Miyazaki offers anime enthusiasts a final flight of fancy

It seems like yesterday that Hayao Miyazaki, the master of Japanese anime, was making his US debut with The Princess Mononoke, a lush, deeply imagined environmental allegory. That 1997 movie was the first time many American filmgoers entered Miyazaki's world of myth, magic and lyrical, finely …

Cheesy Roasted Potatoes

Shelly shares all things sweet on her blog Cookies and Cups, but we knew this ex-pat Texan as our Comfort Food Fanatic could never be a bad thing.<p>I adore roasted veggies! Roasting can take any vegetable you think you don't like and turn it into a magical little caramelized version of itself. Don't …

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Penne with Mushrooms and Turkey Sausage | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Pasta with porcini and sausage makes a sensuous combination in this weeknight dish. Start with a shaved fennel salad topped with extra-virgin olive oil and Parmesan for a complete meal.<p><b>Penne with Mushrooms and Turkey Sausage</b><p>3/4 oz. (20 g.) dried porcini mushrooms<p>1 Tbs. olive oil<p>1 onion, finely …

Braised Chicken Thighs with Carrots, Potatoes and Thyme | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Fresh herbs and sweet carrots update this old-fashioned skillet dinner. Serve with a side of homemade cornbread for a meal that feels homey and special — perfect for fall.<p><b>Braised Chicken Thighs with Carrots, Potatoes and Thyme</b><p>1 1/2 lb. (750 g.) skinless, boneless chicken thighs, fat trimmed<p>Kosher …

Fall Vegetable Risotto with Blue Cheese | Williams-Sonoma Taste

This novel take on risotto is packed with caramelized onions, tender Brussels sprouts, earthy shiitake mushrooms and creamy blue cheese. It’s a great way to show off autumn vegetables. Serve an endive salad to round out the meal.<p><b>Fall Vegetable Risotto with Blue Cheese</b><p>5 cups (40 fl. oz./1.25 l.) …

Apple Galettes with Salted Caramel | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Here, a generous measure of salt heightens the seductive buttery flavor of the caramel that tops these rustic tartlets. The result is a deep caramel essence that pairs perfectly with the lemony apples and flaky crust.<p><b>Apple Galettes with Salted Caramel</b><p>For the pie dough:<p>2 cups (10 oz./315 g.) …

Baking

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I made this woodland birthday cake a while ago for my daughter's 7th birthday. She absolutely adores animals and nature so th[...]<p>Nothing like a cold …

Corn Chowder with Smokey Bacon and Thyme Scented Croutons

Corn Chowder with Smokey Bacon and Thyme Scented Croutons<p>Prep 20 mins<p>Cook 1 hour<p>Total 1 hour, 20 mins<p>Author Little Figgy<p>Yield 4 - 6<p>This cozy Corn …

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Citrus-Braised Lamb Shanks | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Lamb shanks meet a bright trio of winter citrus — lemon, lime and orange — in this dish. The rich braising liquid that results from the slow cooking almost surpasses the lamb shanks themselves. If you want to stretch the recipe to serve six, shred the meat from the bones, divide among shallow …

Ancho Spice Cashews Recipe by Carolyng Gomes

<b>Perfect on their own or thrown into some party mix, these nuts pack lots of smokey flavor in each bite.</b><br>By Carolyng Gomes<p>Ancho Spice Cashews<p>Print<p>Prep …