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Sunday Sweets: Filibuster Edition

A friend once told me, "I love all your posts, but I have to admit, on Sundays you could really write anything. I'm just there for the gorgeous …

Make a HOT AIR BALLOON Cake / Giant Cupcake - A Cupcake Addiction How To Tutorial

"Watermelon" Fudge- with yoyomax12

The Labor of Love

Sure, you <i>could</i> go with rubber duckies and baby blocks, but that's sooo last decade. Today's shower cakes are all about the biology of baby-making: …

Wintersweet

A lot of people think about baking during the winter, when the weather is cold outside and a hot oven is a good way to bring a little extra heat into …

Banana Crumb Cake

Regular old banana bread may never be the same after you try this Banana Crumb Cake. The coffee cake has all the flavor of banana bread and is topped …

The Black and White

February 18, 2014<p>The Black and White. It’s my go to Sprinkles cupcake flavor. Belgian dark chocolate cake loaded with vanilla frosting. Yum! Have you …

We're Pretty Sure It's Not About Drugs

[All together, now!] <i></i><p><i>Puff, the farting unicorn</i><p><i>is so gas-sy.</i><p><i>He frolics with his wrecky friends</i><p><i>in a chain store bakery!</i><p><i>Lounging Staypuft ponies</i><p><i>love that</i> …

Nordic Ware Blossom Bundt Pan

A large display of fresh flowers is a wonderful centerpiece, especially during the spring when we are all starting to look for pops of color after a …

What is acidulated water?

Acidulated water is water that an acid has been added to it, usually lemon juice, lime juice or vinegar. Citric acid and ascorbic acid can also be …

Surprise! IT A WRECK!

Brenna P. writes,<p><i>"Since it was my husband’s birthday last week, I thought it would be a fun idea to get a birthday cake that would also reveal the</i> …

Funfetti Angel Food Cake

Angel food cake is an ethereally light sponge cake. It doesn’t get as much time in the spotlight as towering layer cakes, even though it is a fairly …

How to Make Chicken Noodle Soup Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Our former head of distribution and partnerships, Maddy Martin, beats back flu season with the purest,</i> …

Orecchiette with Cauliflower, Breadcrumbs, Pancetta, and Pepitas

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: The perfect weeknight dinner, plus five tricks to make it even better.</i><p>Sometimes, I trick all of you. This is a weeknight cooking column, as you know, but there are weeks …

Piglet Community Pick: Homemade with Love

<i>Read up on some of 2013's most-loved cookbooks, tested and reviewed by the one and only Food52 community.</i><p><i>Today: Cookinginvictoria cooks up a storm from Homemade with Love.</i><p><i>Homemade with Love</i> is a wonderful cookbook with a refreshingly simple premise: Cooking from scratch is possible -- and even …

A Russian Peasant Party

<i>Food52's Managing Editor Brette Warshaw is throwing</i> <i>no-stress weeknight parties for anyone, anytime, and (almost) every kitchen. You're invited.</i><p><i>Today: If you ever needed an excuse to serve peasant food at a dinner party, this is it.</i><p>I hear you over there, moaning. Oy, it's so cold. Oy, it snowed …

5 Sweet and Savory Things to Do With Cocoa Nibs

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: What, exactly, are you supposed to do with cocoa nibs? Alice tells all.</i><p>Cacao or cocoa nibs are bits of hulled cocoa beans. Most nibs are sold roasted (and those have the …

Dinner Tonight: Crab Mac + Radicchio Salad

This dinner needs no explanation -- other than the fact that Tuesdays, more often than not, are usually accompanied with a need for creamy, cheesy pasta. Maybe it's to celebrate having made it through the beginning of the week, or perhaps it's because Friday would just seem a <i>little</i> bit closer if …

Sardinian Honey and Cheese Pastries (Seadas)

<i>Today:</i> <i>A cheesy, deep-fried dessert experience from the island of Sardinia.</i><p>Of all the uniquely Sardinian dishes, this is probably the best known on the rest of the Italian peninsula. Part-pastry, part-savory, it could hold its own as an entrée but it's actually a surprising dessert: crisp, …

How to Make No-Bake Fruit and Nut Bars at Home

<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: Jennifer Farley of Savory Simple makes a homemade version of store-bought fruit and nut bars that are filling, flavorful, and just as sweet as</i> …

9 Broccoli Recipes

In an era of trendy crucifers, broccoli remains gloriously, cheerfully un-vogue -- which is exactly why we adore it. It's equally comfortable in a soup or a stir fry; every last bud crisps up in a hot oven, but it's also content to get down with melty cheese and mashed potatoes to masquerade as …

European Pastry Tools and Recipes

<i>We're all about collections over at Provisions -- so following that lead, we'll be making recipe collections to go alongside those that are in Provisions. Because recipes want to be together, too.</i><p><i>??Today: Practice your French and Italian -- we're taking lessons in European pastry.</i><p>Flaky croissants …

Southern Fried Chicken Wings Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>Here’s how to make Southern fried chicken wings, those crispy battered little lovelies that Southerners believe—correctly—are the</i> …

The Tournament of Cookbooks -- Day 6

<i>Welcome to the Piglet! Catch up on the full list of books and judges, score your own copies in Provisions, and print out a bracket to follow along.</i><p><i>Today: The Piglet is going green. R</i><i>ead on for today's decision, and comment there for the chance to score a copy of the winning book!</i><p>Get to know your …

Ramen: The Ultimate Broke Food, and How to Make It at Home

<i>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: The next best thing to a SAD lamp this time of year? A</i> …

Toasted Oatmeal with Strawberry Chia Jam

Toasted Oatmeal with Strawberry Chia Jam and Coconut Whipped Cream<p>Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 10 mins<br>• Cook Time: 25 mins<br>• Total Time: 35 …