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How to Make Minestrone 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: How to make minestrone soup anytime, with ingredients you have handy -- a tutorial from Alicia Sokol of</i> …

Food Preservation

10 Cozy Fall Breakfast Recipes

Cooler temperatures and falling leaves mean it's time to turn on your oven and bake something delicious. Try these cozy breakfast recipes made from all your favorite fall ingredients -- apples, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, oats, pecans and more.<p><b>1. Amish-Style Baked Oatmeal with Apples, Walnuts & Raisins</b><p>…

How to Make Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup With All the Fixings

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>Soup season is upon us, and there's no better time to let your slow cooker work magic. Thankfully, crowd-pleasing chicken tortilla soup lends itself especially well to a long, leisurely simmer. You just need to build …

85 Homemade Pasta Sauce Recipes That Aren't Marinara

These non-marinara, creative pasta recipes will come in handy when you want to give red sauce a rest.<p>We'll always love marinara, but it's time we started seeing other sauces. From vibrantly green pesto to fiery chili oil, these pasta toppers are perfect for when you need a break from the red sauce.

Cooking

Hiker Discovers an Abandoned Town Inside Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains National Park

By Greg Newkirk<p>Sometimes it's easy to take for granted how much land there is in America. Sure, it's harder and harder to find places that haven't been explored, but it's also become easier to forget places that we've already been. Kind of like the entire friggin' town in the middle of Tennessee's …

Mexican Hot Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe: I Bet You Can't Eat Just One

Travel Bites: Mexican Hot Chocolate Cupcakes.<p>By Randy Kalp Posted in - Travel Bites & Travel Blog on <b>November 19th, 2013</b><p>We started drinking Mexican …

One-Pot Wonders: Tortilla Soup With Chicken and Avocado

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>I first became obsessed with tortilla soup while living in LA. I loved the textural components of the dish—crunchy tortilla strips, creamy avocado, tangy cheese, the smooth silkiness of puréed chilies and tomato—and …

13 Ways to Eat Eggs for Dinner

There's lots of talk about ingredients <i>saving</i> dinners. Sardines. Beans. Hot sauce, lemon, Parmesan. That's great and all, but let's get real here: eggs are the real saviors of Ye Olde Stress-ed, Tired Weeknight. They're warm, they're runny, they're anything we want them to be -- and they're finished …

Breakfast

One-Pot Wonders: Spicy Tomato Sauce With Lentils and Baked Eggs

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>I often get made fun of by friends—or receive comments from readers—that I tend to stick to favorite ingredients: tomatoes, kale, and feta. Well, I'm just going to say that this is because they are delicious and two of them …

Nutella Cheesecake Trifles

Decadent Nutella Cheesecake filling layered with rich brownies and whipped topping – simple and so delicious.<p>I made Nutella Trifles the week before I …

Dessert

Mocha Cupcakes with Coffee Buttercream

When a baked good uses coffee in the name, it often means that the dish will pair well with coffee, not necessarily that it will contain coffee. As …

The 10 Best Chocolatiers in the World

Each chocolatier on our list produces signature melt-in-your-mouth chocolates, be it a single-source dark chocolate bar, a cream- or liqueur-filled bonbon, a praline, fruit dipped in chocolate, a truffle, fudge, or some other sinfully delicious treat. You will never regret indulging yourself with …

Photographer Anthony Tortoriello Captures Pipeline From Above

This weekend, thousands will converge on the North Shore of Oahu to witness the finals of the Billabong Pipeline Masters in Memory of Andy Irons, arguably the most famous surf contest at the most famous surf break in the world.<p>Pipeline is an incredibly dangerous wave. It breaks in super shallow …

Sufganiyot: The Best Thing About Hanukkah

The best thing about Hanukkah isn’t eight nights of gifts, it’s traditional sufganiyot—pillowy, deep-fried, jelly-filled doughnuts. Uri Scheft of Breads Bakery schools us<p>Latkes get the attention. But there's another fried favorite worthy of the Hanukkah table: <i>sufganiyot</i>. (If you haven't gotten the …

Baking

Eggnog Recipe

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p>Old-Fashioned Eggnog<p><b>Yield:</b> 6 (8-ounce) servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>15 minutes<p>A recipe for old-fashioned eggnog – thick, …

Spooky Spider Cider

While I was out shopping for last minute Halloween decorations, I saw a neat little bottle for sale that read “Spooky Spider Cider” on the label. I …

Sunday Sweets: Dia de los Muertos

You may <i>think</i> Halloween marked the end of all the fun, but not if you celebrate Dia de los Muertos!<p>Yep, Day of the Dead actually spans <i>three</i> days, …

Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Pumpkin pie is a traditional part of than Thanksgiving meal for many families, such as staple that it is as expected as the turkey. I am a big …

Black Forest Dome Cake

Black forest cake has been on my baking bucket list for ages. I've attempted it several times - and made it as far as the deep chocolaty cake layers …

Artist Paints The Human Body In Ways You Cannot Imagine

This is the talented Alexa Meade, a painter who creates extraordinary paintings by using the human body as her primary canvas.<p>Her work is almost …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast

I have always been a big fan of french toast for breakfast. It is just as easy to make as scrambled eggs are and it turns a regular breakfast into …

brown butter pumpkin cookies with apple cider glaze

I have met quite a few pumpkin cookies in my day that I like. I’ve met one or two with cream cheese frosting that were outstanding, a few with …

Two Reasons You Should Brine Fish Before Cooking (Besides Flavor)

You probably already know that brining meats and seafood boosts their flavor and moisture. Two lesser known reasons to brine seafood in particular …

How to Fillet and Serve Whole Fish

A whole grilled fish looks (and tastes) impressive--assuming you can neatly dispatch it into fillets. Follow these steps, and pretty soon you'll be showing off at the table<p>A whole grilled fish looks (and tastes) impressive--assuming you can neatly dispatch it into fillets. Follow these steps, and …

Grilling

Spiced Chocolate Biscotti

I love having biscotti with my coffee. The hard, crunchy cookies are perfect for dipping in a hot cup of coffee or a latte, and they usually come in …

No-Knead Sandwich Bread

<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: Carey Nershi from Reclaiming Provincial shares a recipe for no-knead sandwich bread that takes minimal prep time and makes enough to keep extra</i> …

Baking

Plantain-Crusted Mahi mahi with Pineapple Salsa from 'The Catch'

Mahi mahi takes well to tropical-themed preparations, such as this creative twist on fried fish from <b>Ben Sargent's</b> new cookbook, <i>The Catch</i>. Instead of breading or battering the fish, Sargent coats the mahi mahi fillets with a thin layer of crushed plantain chips. The chips make for an ultra-crisp …

My Favorite Pumpkin Recipes

It’s that time of year! And oh, man…I’m so excited.<p>As in: <i>Ecstatic.</i><p>Here are a few of my favorite pumpkin recipes I’ve posted through the years! As is …

50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

Dig in.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You could even say that we’re somewhat …