Karen Bess

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This Muffin Recipe Works With Any Mix-Ins You Have On-Hand, or Want to Add

Everyone should have a go-to muffin recipe, bonus points if that recipe is infinitely adaptable. Not only is this muffin recipe (linked below) super …

What Makes These Peanut Butter Cookies (Possibly) Better than the Classic?

Peanut butter is one of the more useful pantry staples. It pairs nicely with everything from tofu and noodles to chocolate and jam. It makes a very fine sandwich, and it does unspeakably good things to a simple piece of buttered toast. Peanut butter also happens to be a star in the realm of …

Chocolate Chip Sour Cream Coffee Cake with Apples Recipe on Food52

<b>Food52 Review:</b> WHO: Risa Jampel is an ice dancing, tuna salad-loving dermatologist who lives in Baltimore.<br>WHAT: A coffee cake that’s just as comfortable at your next dinner party as it is at an afternoon tea, a weeknight family meal, or a Rosh Hashanah celebration.<br>HOW: Hide thin apple slices and a …

Ditch Your Pie Pan and Make These Sweet Potato Pie Egg Rolls

Although we love tradition (we’re looking at you, pumpkin pie), a little recipe shake-up never hurts. So put down your pie pan and roll out a different type of dough with these sweet potato pie egg rolls. Sweet potatoes are brightened up with hints of cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, allspice and a few …

20 Impressive vegetable garden designs and plans

The vegetable garden designs are suitable for those who have a lot of spare time. Indeed, you will be very busy to keep the entire plant. Vegetable …

What's on Your Sci-Fi & Fantasy Bucket List?

Science fiction and fantasy is a vast, deep ocean. No matter how big your vessel, you’re never going explore it all; you have to pick and choose your …

Science Fiction

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 18 – The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan (1963)

The book that ignited second-wave feminism captured the frustration of a generation of middle-class American housewives by daring to ask ‘is this all?’<p>Betty Friedan, the godmother of the postwar US women’s movement, was an accidental feminist. “Until I started writing [<i>The Feminine Mystique</i>]” she …

Chocolate Breakfast Oatmeal Cupcakes – To Go!

<i>Chocolate Breakfast Oatmeal Cupcakes – You cook just ONCE and get a delicious breakfast for the entire month!</i>The original, non-chocolate version of …

19 Incredible New Books You Need To Read This Spring

~Spring~ into reading a new book!

Chocolate Alabama Stack Cake

A couple of years ago, I became infatuated with stack cakes. They aren’t traditional layer cakes—they look more like a stack of pancakes piled up …

Here's How To Make The Only Birthday Cake You'll Ever Need

Which means yellow cake with chocolate frosting, obviously.<p>And yes, of COURSE we will give you the Funfetti variation.<p>1. Arrange the two racks in your oven so that one is in the top third of the oven and one is right in the middle: You'll need both to bake all three layers.<p>2. Get all your …

Rose Prince’s chocolate cake

Preheat the oven to 180°C, fan 160°C, gas 4, and prepare two 18cm sandwich tins – line the bases with baking paper, then lightly butter.<p>Place all the …

My Perfect 3-Ingredient Summer Drink: Limoncello Gin Cocktail

Recently friends of ours got married in a remote, a.k.a. no cell service, Catskill's resort. This resulted in a long overdue trek through New York's …

The Only Banana Recipes You'll Ever Need

<i>Lauren Salkeld, photo by Lara Ferroni</i><p>There are so many reasons for banana bread's popularity. As a quick bread, it's not only easy to make, but fast. Banana bread is also one of the best possible uses for browning bananas -- you can even freeze your fruit and bake the bread later. There's also the …

Baking

Rhoda's Peppermint Hot Fudge Sauce

One of my favorite parts about the holiday season is making homemade gifts for friends. Ninth grade marked the beginning of this tradition, when I …

Ice Cream

ridiculously easy butterscotch sauce

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve spied a recipe that promised butterscotch brownies or cookies or cake bliss within that suggested you make your …

How To Make Soft & Chewy Caramel Candies

<i>12/20/12 Update: The more feedback I've gotten from you and the more batches I've made myself this holiday season, I believe that a higher temp for</i> …

How to Make the Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

<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. Every other week, she's sharing those recipes with Food52</i>.<p><i>Today: A cookie with the perfect combination</i> …

Dessert

Homemade Nutella

<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: Unsatisfied with store-bought Nutella,</i> <i>Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provinicial is making a version that's a bit less sweet, a bit more</i> …

How To Make Homemade Peanut Butter

<b>Roast the peanuts (optional):</b> Heat the oven to 350°F and toast the peanuts on a baking sheet until lightly golden and glossy with oil, about 10 …

Dessert

The best berry pie

There is nothing more satisfying than when you succeed with pie. Pie makes me happy. This pie is the quintessence of summer with lots and ...

blue and red berry ricotta galette

Were you about to make a pie for this weekend? Stop. I think you should join me in abandoning Team Pie for Team Galette; you won’t regret it. It’s …

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> …

swirly blackberry meringues {gluten free}

I’d be the first to admit that “pretty” food and, by extension, taking “pretty” pictures of food are not my forte. I have neither the patience nor …

Yes, You Can Pickle That

<i>At Food52. cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Pickling is so hot right now. And when done at</i> …

9 DIY Jams to Make Now

Right now we’re in the midst of a bounty of summer fruits. Sadly, it won’t last forever. Here are nine sweet and tart jams to make now.<p>Right now …

The Best Doughnuts. Ever.

<i>Every week on Food52, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Adrienne Kane of Nosheteria gives us the best doughnuts, ever.</i><p>Growing up, my grandma had a pot that was simply known as "the doughnut pot.” Grandma used this …

How to Make Homemade Pop Tarts

<b>For more food, drink and travel videos, visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Pop tarts are a childhood favorite grocery-store item. But if you want to get creative it is also possible to make a version at home!<p>We went to STK to learn the basics. All it takes is a bit of dough and a lot of chocolate. You can …

Strawberry Jam

262<p>4<p>I was bequeathed an overload of strawberries from the Périgord – short answer: I bought four baskets and the vendor, whose booth I shop at often, …

Strawberries