Sara Legg

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The death of photography: are camera phones destroying an artform?

"It's really weird," says Antonio Olmos. "Photography has never been so popular, but it's getting destroyed. There have never been so many photographs taken, but photography is dying."<p>I'd asked the 50-year-old, award-winning, London-based Mexican photographer what he thinks is going to happen to …

8 Must-Try Whole Pies in DC

Our Best Sugar Cookie Recipes

Dessert

Martha's Favorite Cake-Baking Tools

How do professional cake bakers produce such wondrous creations -- and make it look easy in the process? Part of their secret is having all the right tools at their disposal.<p>Martha recommends keeping these essential tools handy to help you bake impressive cakes with less effort.<p>Cake Pans<br>Cake pans …

Dessert

Ian Young's Cream Cheese Frosting

Top Sweet Zucchini Cupcakes with this frosting, submitted by reader Ian Young of Oakland, California.

Chocolate Pies and Tarts

You can’t go wrong when luscious chocolate is matched with caramel, nuts, fruit, whipped cream, custard fillings, or flaky pie crust. Browse our collection of the best pie and tart recipes featuring chocolate in the fillings, crusts, toppings, or throughout.<p>A crispy crust made from ice cream cones …

Baking

Perfect Seven-Minute Frosting

This cake frosting is named for the length of time it must be beaten in the final stage.

Cake

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

This recipe, from the How Sweet It Is bakery in New York City, is used to make delicious .

The 33 Best New Restaurants in America

Over the past year, our editors have gloriously eaten their way across America, meticulously consuming all the best burgers, and pizzas, and BBQ they could. Then we turned our sights to figuring out which of the tens of thousands of new restaurants that have opened across the country in the past …

One More Reason Not to Buy Pre-Grated Cheese

The other week, a friend brought over some pre-grated Parmigiano-Reggiano to cook with. It was from a nice cheese shop, and you could tell that the …

Food Preservation

24 Delicious Food Gifts That Will Make Everyone Love You

Should you want to make everyone think you're the best friend/student/cousin/co-worker in the world this holiday season, it's easy (and budget friendly): Give the gift of noms.<p>Photographs by Macey Foronda<p>Labels by Chris Ritter

19 Audacious Ways To Make Pigs In A Blanket

...and THIS little piggy wrapped itself in pastry.

Fast Food on Strike, Milk Prices Soar, and More in Food Policy This Week

Fast Food Workers Strike in Over 100 Cities<p>On December 5th, fast-food workers across the country held strikes and rallies in protest of low wages. Their campaign, Fight for 15, is organized by Low Pay is Not OK. If that name sounds familiar, it's because they've already held two collective actions …

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What Else Should You Throw in Your Backyard Smoker?

When you’re cranking up your smoker to do a large cut of meat like brisket or pork shoulder, why not take advantage of its remaining empty space? …

Point/Counterpoint: On Dairy Queen Coming to Manhattan

News broke last week that Dairy Queen will be opening in Union Square later this month (its first New York City location outside of Staten Island), and once the Serious Eats office heard, well, let's say things got heated. After words were exchanged and tongues were stuck out, native Midwesterner …

Blue Collar Gourmet Food at Big Guys Sausages in Berwyn

I don't like imitation things. Whether it's turkey hot dogs and turkey reubens at the low end, or a deconstructed lobster Philly steak sandwich bánh mì at the high end, all you usually do is wreck the balance of something classic and perfect. In fact, "a take on" is almost always a sign of a dish …

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7 Frosted Cookies

Here at Food52, we're into more than just <i>spreading</i> the love. We want to <i>drizzle</i> the love. We want to <i>glaze</i> the love. We want to dunk all of our cookies in sugary, buttery love, and we want to share them with, well, the people we love most. Here are 7 cookies for all your spreading, drizzling, …

Aunt Clara's Anise Seed Cutouts

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Anna Hezel shares a recipe for a different kind of sugar cookie.</i><p>My father was raised by wolves. This is what my mother tells people.<p>Actually, he and his four brothers …

Meatless Monday: Grilled Cheese with Caramelized Onions

Brian Kennedy, 2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.<p><b>Meatless Monday is a global movement, a way of life</b><b>.</b> It’s not a campaign to …

TipsForJesus Hits NYC and Tips Thousands

Restaurant world Santa Claus/Internet thing/mysterious fount of generous gratuity <b>TipsForJesus</b> is taking Manhattan, leaving massive tips at the <b>NoMad</b> ($7,000) and <b>Bo's Kitchen & Bar Room</b> ($1,000) over the weekend. This is in addition to the $3,500 tip s/he left at the Smith late last week.<p>The identity …

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 …

VIDEO: How to Make Stovetop Popcorn

What you Need<p>A heavy-bottomed pot with a snug-fitting lid<br>• Neutral oil, like canola or peanut oil<br>• Popcorn kernels<br>• Flavorings and toppings of your choice …

Recipes

DIY Christmas Popcorn Trio

Assembling beautiful Christmas cookie plates for holiday gifting is nice, but if you can’t bake or don’t have the time, give flavored popcorn combos …

Decorations

Our 39 Best Holiday Roast Recipes To Carve This Season

All the roast ham, lamb, and prime rib you could dream of<p>Updated:<p>Celebrate the holidays in style with these impressive holiday roasts. Whether you're …

Cooking