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Four Cheese Spinach Artichoke Dip Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> This dip is so simple to make and has a wonderful familiar flavor with a few …

Recipes

Want to Pamper Your Holiday Guests? Make Gougères

Caviar and truffles are all well and good, but nothing says “I’m pampering my guests” quite like a tray of hot, crisp gougères straight from the oven.<p>It isn’t because these French cheese puffs are expensive to make. They’re not. A humble mix of grated cheese, butter and flour, they’re among the …

Baking

A Lighter, Smoother Cast-Iron Skillet That’s Big Enough for the Whole Family

The Field Skillet is 25 to 50 percent lighter than traditional skillets. But what really separates it from your standard big-box variety is the …

Cooking

How To Earn 120,000 Airline Miles From Home...

Let’s start with some simple math: 120,000 miles is nearly five times around the world. Not many people fly that much in their life. And these days, …

Travel site looks for errors that produce ultra-cheap air fares

A computer error caused<p>Delta Air Linesto offer super-low fares a few years ago that were up to 90% below regular prices, including a $35 one-way ticket from Raleigh, N.C., to Philadelphia.<p>The Atlanta-based carrier caught the mistake within a few hours but not before the cheap flights were booked by …

London Eye

Sheet Pan Buttermilk Pancakes

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425ºF. Line an 11-by-17-inch rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Coat the parchment and sides of the pan …

It's a Christmas Miracle! Disney's Holiday Menu Includes a Spiked Hot Chocolate Flight

Walt Disney World doesn't waste any time. Immediately after Halloween, the parks were already being transformed to suit the upcoming holiday season. Though each park will have its own unique menu items, Disney recently announced its first holiday desserts, and they look absolutely indulgent.<p>At …

Creamy Cold Banana Cake (Torta Fredda alle Banane) – Simple Italian Dessert

This creamy cold banana cake is so delicious! If you like banana desserts then this recipe is the real deal for you! It is very easy to make and you …

The Genius Little Secret to No-Fry, Crispy Buffalo Wings

People have done some truly obsessive things—unnecessarily, as it turns out—in the name of creating the perfect Buffalo wing.<p>Our most dedicated wing scientists have not just deep-fried, but twice-baked, steamed then roasted, fried then baked, and brined then poached <i>then</i> fried. We even got in on it …

Cooking

Easy Santa Cookies

The best way to get everything on your list under the tree? Leave cookies out for Santa, of course. The best way to get even more gifts than you …

Dessert

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga

The Italian Town of Candela Will Pay You to Move There

Moving to Italy now comes with the gift of cash.<p>These days, vacation can sometimes come at no cost at all: Maine has launched programs that pay for people’s vacations, while Italy has given away castles for free. Now, the mayor of the medieval Italian town of Candela, Puglia is paying people to …

Chocolate-Bourbon Pecan Pie Recipe

Chocolate-Bourbon Pecan Pie Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Fit piecrust into a 9-inch deep-dish pie plate according to …

It's Official: These are the Safest Cities to Live in Around the World

There's a whole lot of events happening in the world today. And not to discount anything that's happened in the past, but it seems like bad things …

Fresh Tomato and Basil Bruschetta

This fresh tomato and basil bruschetta is a common dish around our house as it is so easy and so delicious. It is especially popular when fresh …

The Trick To Smooth, Melty, Austin Diner–Worthy Queso

There’s a difference between the jarred queso I pop into the microwave as guests walk through the door and the ooey, gooey appetizer gracing Tex-Mex restaurant tables. The former usually congeals untouched; the latter, I’m tempted to lick out of the bowl.<p>Great homemade queso takes a little longer …

Recipes

Gordon Ramsay's Ultimate American Breakfast Recipe Is Going Viral

Attempts to reinvent eggs - the wheel of the cookery world - are all the rage at the moment with new methods to master scrambled, tricks to perfect …

Gordon Ramsay

Mansions To Rent For A Dirt-Cheap Friends Getaway

The dilemma: You want to take an unforgettable vacation with a bunch of your besties, but you need it to be affordable. You already learned the hard …

This $25 device will double the internet speed on your computer

If you use a modern home Wi-Fi solution like the Google Wifi or our favorite mesh system, the AmpliFi HD, you’re undoubtedly enjoying lightning fast …

Easy Homemade Breakfast Biscuits

Make a fresh homemade batch of quick and easy biscuits for breakfast or to go along with some mashed potatoes and gravy for dinner. If you need to …

Watermelon-Cucumber Salad

Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Total:15 minPrep:15 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories220 calorieTotal Fat17 gramsSaturated …

Recipes

Building your own smart mirror is surprisingly easy

Take that, Snow White<p>Smart mirrors are straight from science fiction. They’re part of an optimistic vision of the future that imagines a world where screens and data are everywhere, ready to feed you whatever information you need at a moment’s notice.<p>But it turns out that building your own smart …

The 10 Best Cities to Live in Around the World

What it takes to be an ideal city.<p>The Australian city of Melbourne has taken first place for the world’s most livable city for the seventh year in a …

This necklace camera livestreams your life so you're not wasting it looking through your phone

As easy as it is to livestream with your smartphone, it also takes us out of the moment. Instead of seeing and experiencing events, we now watch them …

Livestreaming

Make These Spicy Honey-Garlic Chicken Thighs Tonight

There are seemingly endless ways to cook chicken, but this one in particular should be at the top of your must-make list. With a Sriracha-honey …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

6 Easy Dressings to Up Your Salad Game

If only one thing in your kitchen’s going to be made from scratch, make it salad dressing: A good salad simply can’t exist without a great dressing. …

The best BBQ ideas, recipes and tips

<i>GQ</i> brings you the best advice for the ultimate summer BBQ, from the best BBQ ideas to the finer points for firing up your grill.<p>Burnt burgers and …

BBQ