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Crispy Green Bean Fries

It's 3 p.m. You're well aware that you should be reaching for something virtuous to snack on. Luckily, we've figured out how to make vegetables more alluring when hunger strikes. These oven-baked green beans are the answer. They're easy, satisfying and not at all bad for you.<p>It's 3 p.m. You're well …

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Jicama and How to Use It

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: This tuber might not win a beauty pageant, but it should win a place in your kitchen.</i><p>Jicama belongs to the enormous legume family, whose members include chickpeas, green beans …

How to Make Black Licorice From Scratch

<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: Christina Lane from Dessert For Two makes a homemade version of a controversial candy that will convert you to the dark side.</i><p>Black licorice can …

13 Hummus Sandwiches That'll Solve All Your Lunch Problems

Your work week just got easier.<p>There's something about hummus that makes people fanatical. Whether it's made the traditional way with chickpeas and tahini, or if it's a little more daring with spicy add-ins, when someone likes hummus they really, <i>really</i> like it. It might be because it's oh so …

4 Things to Pick Up at the Market This Weekend

<i>Here at Food52, we like to talk about what we’re buying at the market: what’s new, what’s exciting, the market's best finds. This is our water cooler talk. And now, we want you to join in.</i><p>The Food52 editors are in full-on fall mode this week, and are roasting everything in sight. Here's what we …

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14 Food TV Shows Actually Worth Watching

Today's food TV is a cultural wasteland, but you can still watch food shows that were actually great. Here are 14 of the best of them<p>With the onslaught of a generation of TV food shows that seem to be vying for an Emmy in the category of Most Thoroughly Robbing Cooking of Dignity, Fun, and Good …

22 Vegetarian Meals That Have More Protein Than A McDonald's Burger

There are countless, delicious ways to fit protein into a vegetarian diet -- ways that go beyond downing a chalky shake made from an unidentifiable powder. Beans, tofu, eggs and veggies are just a couple of items on the long list of whole foods that pack a meat-free protein punch.<p>Carnivores may …

Mushroom Lentil Tacos + Old Fashioned

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: Pair the high with the low.</i><p>Nothing says "I'm a learned and sophisticated person well-versed in irony" like pairing the high with the …

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The Back Pocket Pasta: How to Cook Dinner Using Only Pantry Staples

These "back pocket pasta" ideas make use of common pantry staples and come together in minutes—perfect for a weeknight dinner.<p>We're all about the art of a good 'gram, so when we noticed <i>Bon Appétit</i> special projects director <b>Colu Henry</b>'s recurring #backpocketpasta photos, we had to take notice. The …

6 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Roasting Vegetables

We share how to roast vegetables to perfection with 6 tips from our test kitchen<p>Roasting vegetables seems easy enough, right? Just chop 'em up, put 'em on a sheet pan, and throw them in the oven. Basically, yes. But there are some specific things you should keep in mind to get crispy-yet-tender …

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How to Make Homemade Pop Tarts

<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: Take a walk down memory lane with Kathryn of London Bakes as she makes a sweet childhood treat.</i><p>I ate a lot of Pop Tarts in my youth -- I think my …

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Supermarkets Waste Tons Of Food As They Woo Shoppers

Supermarkets and restaurants serve up more than 400 million pounds of food each year, but nearly a third of it never makes it to a stomach.<p>With consumers demanding large displays of unblemished, fresh produce, many retailers end up tossing a mountain of perfectly edible food. Despite efforts to cut …

Forager Sandwich

Makes 4 Servings<p>“Acid and texture are the most important things,” says chef Eli Kulp, High Street on Market, Philadelphia. His hearty vegetarian breakfast sandwich—with its mix of marinated mushrooms, soft eggs, melted cheese, and a buttery toasted roll—proves his point.<p>September …

6 Things You Learn About Food, After Cooking on a Farm

Spend a year as a farm cook and you'll learn a lot about eating local and cooking seasonally. BA associate web editor Rochelle Bilow shares her tips.<p>Before I joined the <i>Bon Appétit</i> team, I lived and worked on a small, full-diet farm in Central New York. "Full-diet" meant whole-hog—that is, we grew, …

Baked Figs With Balsamic and Feta

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: A simple, salty-sweet lunch -- or breakfast, or dinner -- you'll want to pile high on toast.</i><p>I …

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How To Perfect Overnight Oats In A Jar, And Make Your Mornings Totally Effortless

It's usually a terribly sad day when you reach the end of a jar of peanut butter. But overnight oatmeal (also called oats in a jar or OIAJ) transforms this catastrophe into a delight.<p>So do not tearfully toss that almost-empty jar of nut butter. Instead, use it to cradle your overnight oats. It is …

If You Conquer Your Fear Of Silken Tofu, You'll Be Rewarded With These Beautiful Dishes

Put down the firm tofu, and give silken a try.<p>If you're new to the world of tofu, chances are you've been playing it safe with the firmest brick you can get your hands on. Cooking with tofu is unlike any other ingredient, so it can easily intimidate the soybean novice. But -- pardon us as we summon …

Vegetarian Arepas with Avocado and Plantains

<i>For those nights when you get home hungry, stressed, and impatient, Hangry is here to help. Each Monday, Kendra Vaculin will share quick, exciting meals that anyone can make -- whether you're in your first apartment or feeding a hangry family.</i><p><i></i><p>What’s the perfect food? Not your <i>favorite</i> food, but the …

The Best and Easiest Vegan Chocolate Milkshake Ever

I took my first sip, sat down at my dining room table, and stopped everything so that I could savor the entire glass.<p><i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: A smooth, chocolatey milkshake, with frozen</i> …

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25 Creative Lentil Recipes That Go Way Beyond Soup

From soups to salads, here are 23 of our favorite recipes to cook with a pantry staple, lentils.<p><b>One of the most humble pantry items is also one of our favorites</b>: The lentil. From stews and soups to salads and side dishes, they're a real recipe workhorse. Grab a pot and some stock—here are our …

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The Afghan Girls Who Live as Boys

In a society that demands sons at almost any cost, some families are cutting their daughters’ hair short and giving them male names.<p>Mehran, age 6, first arrived at her kindergarten in Kabul as Mahnoush, in pigtails and a pistachio dress. When school shut down for a break, Mahnoush left and never …

Green Lentils With Arugula And Asparagus

Jenni added to this week from Not Without SaltIngredients:• 1 cup green lentils<br>• 4 cups arugula<br>• ½ cup parsley<br>• ½ cup olive oil<br>• 1 garlic clove, peeled<br>• 1 Tb red …

Vegetarian recipes: the really hungry burger

A modern way to cook a hearty vegetarian burger by Anna Jones<p>I had a little fight with myself over this recipe. Does a veggie burger have a place in a modern book about vegetarian food? Something about veggie burgers feels a bit ‘nut roast at brightly painted cafe wearing hemp trousers’. However, …

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burrito Recipe

You won’t miss the meat in this burrito when it’s substituted with sautéed sweet potatoes and creamy black beans. The complex carbohydrates in this …

21 Low-Calorie Snacks You’ll Want to Eat Every Day

Who doesn't love a good snack? They're essential for staving off hunger between meals and keeping you fueled from your early morning workout until …

Homemade Almond Milk

Ah, almond milk. We meet again. Though I haven't yet reached a final conclusion about the whole carrageenan debacle, I have found my kitchen …

Six Books I’ve Been Enjoying

Stacks and stack of books are piled up here and there, in every possible space around my apartment. I can’t help it — I love books! I’ve got books on …

Savory Oatmeal Is Changing The Breakfast Game

Put an egg on it. And then some bacon and greens, too.<p>Oatmeal is a smart way to start the day. It’s full of fiber, has a decent amount of protein and is dirt cheap. Plus, it’s really easy to make.<p>People general top oatmeal with sweet things ― like raisins, sugar and cinnamon ― but we think oatmeal …

Egg and Eggplant Sandwich (Sabih)

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a. fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: A food truck favorite heads into the kitchen for a morning makeover.</i><p>I was living in Boston when the food …

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