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Wine

One-Pan Pasta Is Easy to Make, Filling, and Requires Next to No Cleanup

Weeknights are busy enough without having to spend hours planning, cooking, and cleaning up dinner. Try this one-pan pasta for a fresh meal that’ll …

Recipe: Salted Caramel Café au Lait

A perfect blend of sweet chocolate and caramel balanced with two touches of salt<p>Learn how to make your own cup of sweet-and-savory Café au Lait or …

15 Recipes We Made Over and Over (and Over) Again This Year

It comes as no surprise that we all have many, many recipes bookmarked in "to make" lists—we learn about new ones each day, we try some on photo shoots, and they get us all excited. Some we deem a fun romp, and some stick—like, permanently.<p>Here are some of the recipes you could very well find on …

We Can't Stop Eating These Doughnuts. Here's How to Make 'Em

A good cake doughnut is chewy, tender, crackly—and entirely possible to make at home.<p>A really great cake doughnut is a thing of beauty: tender, chewy (but never tough), with a puffy, cracked top that's slightly crunchy in spots. These Matcha Doughnuts were such a big hit with our staff during the …

Dessert

Fancy Grilled Cheese with a Fried Egg

Makes 4 Servings<p>A knife-and-fork situation, with plenty of crunch and gooey, melty textures going on.<p>September 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more, room temperature, for bread<p>8 slices cranberry-walnut or country-style bread<p>6 ounces raclette or Gruyère, grated<p>4 large …

Breakfast

How to Use Lightroom's Radial Filter to Enhance Your Subject

When post processing images in Lightroom, the Basic Panel is a powerful tool in enhancing the total image. Just above the Basic Panel are three easy …

How to cook like a chef at home

I had no idea what it would really be like to 'follow your dream', or, more pertinently, live without the City salary<p>The email was sent at about 1am and closed with the line: “You have no idea what you’re getting yourself into.” I brushed the comment off – perhaps feeling this was just chef bravado …

Onions

How to make the Italian version of mac and cheese, which Anthony Bourdain calls the world's greatest pasta dish

One of the earliest known recipes for macaroni and cheese comes from the 13th-century tome "Liber de Coquina," an Italian cookbook. In it, a recipe called "de lasanis" calls for cut-up sheets of pasta to be tossed with parmesan cheese, which sounds a lot like cacio e pepe to me.<p>If you've never …

Italian Food

How to Make Bacon Your Go-To Post-Gym Snack

A quick and simple recipe perfect for post-workout munchies.<p>Eggs and bacon are the true breakfast champions. They're delicious, easy to make, and boast unlimited combos. But these Bacon and Egg Tartes are a total game-changer. In her new book, <i>The Athlete's Fix</i>(VeloPress), nutritionist and …

Breakfast

14 Creative Ice Tray Hacks to Try This Summer

After a week of commuting around Manhattan, we can see why everyone hates New York City in the summer. Warm air + sweaty people + no personal space = everyone standing waaaay too close for comfort. And then your night always starts the same way: you're out with your pals, you order a drink from the …

Hacking

How to make basic pancakes

We're into February, which means one thing for us: Pancake Day has arrived. While many often turn to ready-made pancake mix – Aunt Jemimas, invented in Missouri in 1889, has been sold for centuries – cooking the dish from scratch is actually incredibly simple.<p>Traditionally, pancakes were eaten on …

caramelized onion and gruyère biscuits

We’ve been on a huge breakfast-for-dinner kick this winter and while I’d like to tell you it has been triggered by earnest, respectable inclinations …

Gourmet Italy: what to eat and drink in Umbria

Tim Jepson offers a guide to the best dishes, destinations and food-themed holidays in Umbria, the "green heart of Italy"<p>Umbria is known as “the green heart of Italy” for a reason. Although it is tiny and land-locked – this is the only Italian region without either a coastline or a foreign border – …

Alton Brown's Pizza

August 11, 2006<p>Alton Brown’s Pizza<p>In honor and anticipation of this weekend’s cooking seminar in Nashville, I made Alton Brown’s pizza dough as seen …

How to Make a Checkerboard Cake That Will Blow Your Guests’ Minds

This unassuming cake has a deep secret. While seemingly modest with its fluffy buttercream frosting, ruffle borders, and dash of sprinkles, there is actually much more going on than what initially meets the eye. The real party is <i>inside</i> the cake! Last year we introduced you to the Vertical Layer …

Dessert

22 Basil Recipes to Use Up Your Summer Bounty

Fresh minty-herbal basil hits its stride come late spring and keeps growing strong all summer long. While we can't get enough of classic preparations like pesto, there are <i>so</i> many more ways to make the most of it. From light salads to crisp fritters, refreshing juleps, and beyond, we've got 22 ways …

Italian Food
Dessert

Oreos From Scratch

Did you know that Oreo cookies are the number one brand of cookies sold across the world? Oreos are more preferred than the cherished chocolate chip cookie, making the Oreo the Beyonce of the cookie world and demoting the sad faced chocolate chip cookie to Justin Bieber status.<p>Oreos have been …

Dessert

Slow Cooker Breakfast Recipes That Will Save Your Sunday

Is there anything better than a big, lazy breakfast on Sunday? Pancakes, eggs, bacon, coffee, the Sunday paper, and that full, sleepy feeling that …

Breakfast

Flour Power: Your Definitive Guide to Baking With White, Wheat, and More

Confused about the different types of flour? This guide will walk you through when and how to use AP, bread, pastry, whole wheat, gluten-free, and more.<p>Wheat, whole-wheat, bleached, gluten-free…when it comes to baking with flour, there are more choices than ever. It's a big, scary world in the …

Baking

These Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies Will Put All Your Other Desserts to Shame

While Valentine's Day has come and gone, we at <b>Spoon</b> appreciate a good dessert anytime of the year. These red velvet cheesecake brownies are a hybrid of three of your favorite sweets: red velvet cake, cheesecake and brownies. Whether you're craving something with chocolate or something with cream …

Dessert

These Buttermilk Biscuit Recipes Will Up Your Baking Game

Biscuits are great any time of day, any day of year, in any flavor possible. But buttermilk biscuits? Those truly make this life great. One bite of a rich buttermilk biscuit and you'll see the sun shine and hear the birds sing, even on the gloomiest of days.<p>While you only really need one great …

Breakfast

50 Things to Do in Tahoe This Summer

Kayak to Fannette Island, hike up to the tea house, and jump off the rocks into Emerald Bay<p>Play a round of lakeside golf<p>Secret Cove Beach<p>The Top of …

What and When You Should Eat to Build Muscle

No matter how old your Facebook profile says you are, your component parts are considerably younger.<p>Even your bones replace themselves every 10 years. By that standard, your muscle cells, with an average age of 15 years old, are the adults at the party.<p>Your workouts will cause the protein in your …

Everything You Need to Know About Pie Crust

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell -- alongside photographer Sarah Stone, who both blog at The Shutter Oven -- is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today: You</i> …

Coconut-Almond French Toast Casserole

The buttery coconut-almond crust makes this French toast casserole truly special and offsets the creamy, fluffy texture of the bread. You'll want to …

This No-Knead Bacon Bread Recipe Is Our Everything

Bacon bread is the stuff that great days are made of. Soft, doughy bread loaded with bites of salty, briny bacon is the culmination of all of our favorite things. It's downright irresistible. But when you add the fact that this loaf of bread is no-knead -- read: almost no work -- it gets even …

Breakfast