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Monday Morning Wine and Negronis All Week Long

Coffee, wine, beer, cocktails—if it’s made well and it’s potable, then F&W editors will drink it. Here's what we tried this past week.<p>Coffee, wine, …

Negroni Week: A Good Drink for a Good Cause

Your first time is always a memorable experience. Did it live up to the hype? Was it all you expected? From sex to your first time doing anything (driving, flying, drinking), there are expectations and sometimes, let down. I remember my first time drinking Campari, an Italian bitter aperitif. It …

Cure What Ails You with DIY Rock and Rye

New York Distilling Company's cofounder Allen Katz shares smart tips and a delicious DIY recipe for Rock and Rye.<p>In pre-Prohibition times, Rock and …

The Food Lab's Grilled Chicken World Tour: 5 Recipes to Rock Your Backyard Bird

It's easy to see why chicken gets a bad rap in the grilling world. Most of the time it's dry, bland, or stringy with burnt skin. But when I visit my mom or head to family reunion cookouts, chicken is what she asks for. Not out of masochism, but because after spending years grilling hundreds of …

13 Genius Ways To Live Your Best Bacon Life

(Photo Credit: Lady Behind The Curtain, Flickr/Dave77459, Getty Images)<p>Oh, sweet bacon. Not only is everyone's favorite pork product thick, crispy and warm, but bacon prices are falling, and bacon is literally showing up in THE most bizarre places we could ever fathom. (We're looking at you …

Say Hello to Cold Brew Tonic, the Fizzy Coffee Drink Keeping Us Cool

What's cooler than being cool? Ice-cold coffee with a whole lot of tonic water suddenly popping up all over the U.S., that's what.<p>What's cooler than being cool? <b>Ice-cold coffee with a whole lot of tonic water</b> suddenly popping up all over the U.S., that's what. <b>Cold brew tonic</b> is composed of espresso …

Coffee

7 Tony-Worthy Dishes for your Inner Theater Geek

This Sunday, the casts of the glitziest shows in New York (Wolf Hall Parts One & Two, An American in Paris, and Fun Home, to name a few) will join together in the Radio City Music Hall for the 69th Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Alan Cumming and Kristin Chenoweth. To some, this means a chance to win …

Bittersweet Symphony

Negronis: They're not just for drinking anymore.<p>Since its inception in Florence at the beginning of the 20th century, the stomach-soothing beverage …

6 Truly Impressive Tiki Drinks to Pour at Your Next Party

You've mastered the Mai Tai. Trader Vic would be proud.<p>Looking for the next big wave? Upgrade your tiki game with these advanced Polynesian potions, stocked with multiple rums, fresh juices and spice-infused syrups. Then invite a posse of hula-skirted companions over for a tiki party and let the …

Jen's "Improved" Chicken Liver Ragu

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p><i>Today: Yes, you can make chicken liver ragu yourself -- and one to convert any liver-haters, too.</i><p>WHO: Lastnightsdinner is a …

Vermouth

Filmmaker Gelb documents chefs' obsessions in new Netflix series, Chef's Table

For the Netflix series Chef's Table, filmmaker David Gelb followed six chefs from around the world. The chefs, who include Massimo Bottura, Niki …

Making Movies

4 Wildcard Winning Recipes

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we announce a new Wildcard Winner. It's a recipe that may not have won—or even been entered in—a contest, but that we know, love, and can't keep to ourselves. Every other Saturday, we'll review our most recent favorites.</i><p><i>Thanks to our community, we've got four more</i> …

Goat Birria (Jalisco-Style Goat Stew)

Heat a 6-qt. Dutch oven over medium-high. Add guajillo chile; cook, flipping once, until lightly toasted, 3–4 minutes. Transfer to a blender, add …

Snap Peas! Pea Shoots! Mint! Make Our Springiest Salad Ever

Watch the video to learn how to make our new favorite spring salad.<p>Have you noticed how green your farmers' market is looking? We mean literally green—it’s filled with herbs, bright leaves, peas, and sprouts. In celebration of all things spring, senior food editor Alison Roman makes a salad that’s …

17 of Our Favorite Food Poems

<i>Today: In honor of National Poetry Month, we’re sharing some of our favorite poems. And yes, they’re all about food.</i><p>It's no secret that we like to dabble in other forms of food writing. But as National Poetry Month comes to a close, we're taking a break from counting syllables on our fingers to …

Poetry

Start Your Day With Our Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich and Have the Best Morning Ever

We fought. We ate. We nodded silently, awestruck, and ate some more. And then we declared: This is the ultimate homemade egg sandwich.<p>We have some pretty strong opinions on what goes into the perfect breakfast sandwich: English muffins and American cheese are non-negotiable. The eggs must be …

Breakfast

Sea Bass Crudo

1 1⁄2 lb. boneless, skinless sea bass, thinly sliced<p>Kosher salt, to taste<p>1 red Holland chile, seeded and minced<p>1 lime, zested<p>3 tbsp. lime juice<p>1 …

A Miniature Moss Garden for Your Tabletop

<i>We're teaming up with Squarespace for a week of inventive DIY centerpieces, from classics with a twist to totally wild takes. We invited a few of our favorite designers and stylists to participate, so join us as they share their tips and tricks—and scroll down for a code to get</i> <i>10% off a yearlong</i> …

Make Puerto Rican-style red beans and rice - TODAY.com

Juan Fernando Ayora @thetravelerslife<p>It’s a classic combination around the globe, yes, but in few places more than Latin America is rice and beans considered as much a part of the cultural DNA as is speaking Spanish. Perhaps that’s because it’s a dish born of the region’s history. Beans are native …

Pimento Cheese Sandwich with Homemade Pickles

6 oz. grated sharp cheddar cheese<p>6 tbsp. garlic aïoli<p>2 tsp. sriracha<p>1 tsp. apple cider vinegar<p>3⁄4 tsp. paprika<p>3⁄4 tsp. Worcestershire sauce<p>2 …

How to Make the Best Not-Too-Sweet Key Lime Pie

The perfect key lime pie is a balance between tart and sweet.<p>I have a soft spot in my heart for diner-style pie: sour cherry with the insides kinda congealed, apple pie with whipped cream that comes out of a canister, and most of all, key lime pie. Admittedly though, no one likes key lime pie as …

Baking

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>This weekend, wake up your tastebuds with bright, bold flavors. Use vibrant ingredients—like fresh herbs, citrus, ginger, passionfruit, and a splash of …

How to Know If Your Seeds Are Viable for Planting

<i>In Overheard, we're sharing all of the best tidbits we couldn't help picking up on</i>—<i>from smart tips on the Hotline to funny quotes heard around the water cooler and more</i>—<i>so we can all be in the know.</i><p>A Food52er on Facebook needed help figuring out if their pepper seeds would grow, so we turned to the …

23 of Our Best Duck Recipes

Cooks across the globe are in love with this versatile, deeply flavored bird. Whether it's on top of smooth hummus or steamed in coconut tree back, …

Watch the Breathtaking Trailer for 'The Birth of Sake,' a New Documentary

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Documentaries

Rack of Lamb Recipe

Lamb Tastes Better with Rosemary and Thyme<p>Heat oven to 450˚. Season lamb with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a 12" cast-iron skillet over medium-high …

12 Recipes to Enjoy All Week Long

Sunday cooking can be the most satisfying kind. Not only do you get the relaxing benefits of being in the kitchen and making dinner, but you get the peace of mind of knowing that you don’t need to sweat what you’re going to eat for the upcoming week. When you plan ahead, you create options for …

Fresh Tarragon and Its 5 Best Uses

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: All this month we'll be stocking up on fresh herbs to get our spring fix. Next up, tarragon.</i><p>Label something as “King” (see especially: beers and burgers) and you're setting …

Potatoes

One Batch of Meatballs, Five Dinners

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever—or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples</i><i>—</i><i>or your seasonal produce</i><i>—</i><i>every which way.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Sarah Tuck of From the Kitchen</i> <i>shows us how to get the most out of prepared meatballs,</i> …

Recipes

How to Make a Caprese Martini (Recipe Included)

Why confine the classic flavors of fresh basil, tomato, mozzarella, and olive oil to the plate when you can also enjoy them in a martini glass? With the arrival of spring, imbibers looking for a seasonally inspired cocktail might want to try a Caprese Martini. Gracy Ramirez, Head Bartender at Los …