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6 Tips for Perfect Meringue

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Alice shares her secrets to perfect meringue -- a dessert so spectacularly simple, you'll have everybody fooled.</i><p>Meringues are easy to make and quite impressive to most …

Dessert

13 Quinoa Recipes for Morning, Noon, and Night

With chia seeds popping up in the breakfast aisle and kale on every corner, it's easy to think that we're living in the superfood golden days. While it's true that people ate berries, salmon, and dark leafy greens long before marketing geniuses came up with the concept of superfoods, it's also …

Healthy Eating

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 …

Dessert

Understanding Umami

<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: Which ingredients carry that fifth taste -- and the best ways to cook with them.</i><p>A long, long time ago, only four tastes ruled the culinary world: sweet, …

Soysauce

How to Make the Perfect Lemon Meringue Pie

<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: Redeem all of your past lemon meringue disasters. Here's how to make one that works.</i><p>Lemon meringue pie is the kind of classic …

Baking

Green Giant Greek Turkey Burgers with Minted Cucumber Sauce

Give turkey burgers a green twist with Green Giant® frozen chopped spinach, and bring it all together with a refreshing cucumber-yogurt sauce! And check out more great recipes from Green Giant® here.<p><i>Green Giant Greek Turkey Burgers with Minted Cucumber Sauce</i><p>Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 30 …

Romaine Salad with Bacon, 5-Minute Eggs, and Pesto Dressing

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: A customizable, comforting salad to ground even the busiest of weekday nights -- and a dressing</i> …

Eggs

The Food Lab: For the Best Baba Ganoush, Go For a Spin

It's time for another round of The Food Lab. Got a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Email Kenji here, and he'll do his best to answer your queries in a future post. Become a fan of The Food Lab on Facebook or follow it on Twitter for play-by-plays on future kitchen tests and recipe experiments.<p>My …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Did you stay up late every night this week watching the Olympics and <i>House of Cards</i>? Yeah, so did we. The result of which was a frantic, …

Breakfast

How to Make and Infuse Simple Syrup

<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: Learn how to take your drinks to the next level -- it's as simple as syrup.</i><p>To make simple syrup is to be a real, adult person. To make simple syrup is …

Kitchens

How to Make Monkey Bread

I like food that’s casual, a bit messy, and fun to eat with your hands—and monkey bread just happens to fit perfectly into all of these categories.<p>If you’ve never had the pleasure, monkey bread is a sweet bread made of little balls of yeasted dough rolled in butter and spiced sugar, then baked in a …

Baking

Cozze Ripiene (Stuffed Mussels in Tomato Sauce)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: From Puglia, two dinners in one -- stuffed mussels with Pecorino, and the sauce that they're cooked in.</i><p>With a few humble ingredients and a little …

Grand Tours

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Game day is just two days away, and while everyone has different reasons for watching (a love of football, a weakness for commercials, a crush on …

Cooking

Buffalo-Style Quinoa Chili + Beer Float

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: Enjoy classic game day foods -- chili and beer -- while leaving the pigskin on the field.</i><p>Today's the day of the year that's all …

Cooking

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>This weekend calls for whipping up warm, comforting dishes. Dishes -- like cassoulet, ravioli, and potatoes -- that can soothe your frostbitten …

Pasta

Nike Air Yeezy 2 Nike iD Rumor

The Nike Air Yeezy 2 “Red October” release has sparked a lot of talk within the online sneaker community today. And then, we all got the cryptic …

Gallery: 16 Lemon Desserts That We Love

The Food Lab: How to Roast Fall and Winter Vegetables

I associate different appliances with different times of the year. The vacuum cleaner comes out in the summer as the dogs start to shed their fall coats. (Ironically, the vacuum cleaner <i>also</i> comes out around November when my building decides to kick in its …

Bacon, Cheese, and Scallion Waffles

When we recently re-outfitted and upgraded the Serious Eats Test Kitchen with all-new appliances, little did we know that the cadillac of waffle irons we got from Kitchenaid would prove to be one of the most-used pieces of equipment in the kitchen. You've already seen the stuffing waffles that …

Crostini With Fontina and Tomato Marmalade From 'The Glorious Vegetables of Italy'

I've noticed a recent trend in cookbooks to hide a recipe for tomato-based jam, conserve, marmalade, or chutney somewhere in the pages. The tomato preserve will usually show up in a sandwich recipe, or else on a burger or cracker. Most of them taste okay, but they're often too sweet or too savory …

How to Make Huevos Rancheros

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>As I drove from New York down through Alabama, west across Texas from Austin to El Paso, through New Mexico and Arizona to LA, (all before coming back up to San Francisco), I noticed that the time that elapsed between each …

Chain Reaction: We Try the New Chicken Waffle Tenders From Popeyes

The new <b>Chicken Waffle Tenders</b> from Popeyes are not chicken and waffles. They are tender pretenders, culinary link bait that reflect, perhaps, fried chicken's attempt to rebut the bacon arms race that had plagued awesome-ized every hamburger joint in America. They are an opening salvo in a war for …

19 Southeast Asian Recipes We Love

Gallery19 Southeast Asian Recipes We Love<p>Southeast Asia is home to an incredibly rich food history. From French colonial-inspired bánh mì to Singapore's iconic chicken rice to creamy Thai tom yam kung soup, this is one cuisine that embraces enough flavors to satisfy any palate. Here are 19 recipes …

Sauced: Ajvar (Serbian Roasted Red Pepper Sauce)

Spending a lot of time to find just the right recipe for cevapi—an uncased grilled Balkan sausage—it would have been a shame to serve it with a subpar <b>ajvar</b>—the traditional roasted red pepper sauce accompaniment. So while already at the grill, I took a shot at preparing ajvar in a few different ways …

Flying Sea Urchin Pasta with Fish Roe and Chives from 'The Catch'

I had my first bite of raw fish sushi in high school, but it wasn't until a couple of years ago that I finally persuaded myself to try uni. The delightfully pure saltiness of the roe was a surprise; somehow I had expected something more funky. Its subtle, oceany richness captivated me, and I've …

Pizza Lab: How to Make Ramen Crust Pizza

It looks like pizza, smells like pizza, it even <i>tastes</i> a little like pizza, but it's not pizza. At least, not inasmuch as pizza is defined by its bread-based crust. The slice you are looking at shares much in common with pizza. It's got gooey melted cheese. It's got a robust tomato sauce that …

Ramen Hacks: 9 More Ways To Upgrade Your Instant Noodles

We like to think that we take our ramen seriously here at Serious Eats. We like to think that, but the fact of the matter is, our past performance has painted a decidedly more nuanced picture. Sure, we've written about everything from where to find the best ramen in New York to how to make a vegan …

Ramen Week 2013 Recap: Recipes, Guides, Taste Tests, and More!

We spent last week buried inside of a ramen bowl, exploring everything from noodle factories to tonkotsu recipes, with one massive style guide and a few wacky instant ramen commercials thrown in for good measure. Here's a look at everything we covered during Ramen Week 2013. Other topics you'd like …

20 Light Pasta Recipes We Love

Gallery20 Light Pasta Recipes We Love<p>More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Make the best of late summer produce in this array of light and refreshing pasta dishes. Jump straight to the recipes below, or click through the slideshow for some more inspiration.<p>Tagliatelle with Red Provençal …

Sauced: Fresh Tomato and Caramelized Onion Jam

"This is a tomato? I thought it was a heaven ball," exclaims Luanne, prompting a quick reply from Hank that "tomatoes don't have any flavor," who is left eating his own words after one bite. I felt a close affinity to that <i>King of the Hill</i> episode, which found the all-American Hank Hill forced into …