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The Great British Baking Show Episode 3: Bread!

<i>Allison Robicelli will be recapping each episode, week-by-week. Read her last, and tune in to the show on PBS.</i><p>Warning: In the event you haven’t gotten around to watching yet, episode three of <i>The Great British Baking Show</i> was so suspenseful I nearly pooped myself. My heart was lodged in my throat, …

Baking

Kenji's Favorite Recipes for Easy, Delicious Summer Meals

During long summer days and warm weekends, I often find myself falling into one of two traps: either the "every recipe I make must be a daylong project" trap, or the "hey, it's summer, I'm gonna eat what I want" trap. And while slow-smoked pulled pork and barbecued ribs are all well and good, and …

Mexican Food (and Tex-Mex Favorites)

<i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>Antojitos and Appetizers<p>Appetizers and Hors d'Oeuvres Homemade Tortilla ChipsCrisp, sturdy chips, perfect for your next plate of nachos.<p>Quick and Easy Spicy Chicken QuesadillasShredded chicken, kicked up with jalapeño and pepper …

What to Make With Gin: 45 Great Cocktails

As the weather starts to warm up, I reassess my cocktail choices. I'm a brown-liquor guy at heart, but in the warmer months, I find myself mixing more and more drinks with clear spirits. And this year, that means gin. I've come to love its herbal flavor, and I've started collecting varied bottles: …

blood orange, almond and ricotta cake

Here’s a thing I’ve been doing since the year began that’s made me very happy in the kitchen and it’s so simple, I completely expect you to roll your …

Dessert

spaghetti pie with pecorino and black pepper

If you didn’t have a nonna to do so when you were a wee lucky thing, it’s more than likely that Marcella Hazan was the person who introduced you to …

Italian Food

Lemon Curd Cake Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> This dead-simple, impressively-gooey cake is adapted from Lucy's Bakes by Lucy …

Dessert

For a Scandinavian Christmas, There Must Be Cookies and Saffron Buns

We asked Darra Goldstein, author of Fire and Ice, and Anna Brones, author of Fika, what Christmas is like in Scandinavia—and amazingly, their answers were nearly the same. (Darra and Anna: Do you hang out on Christmas together?)<p>The two elements that seem paramount to a Scandinavian December: <b>cookies</b> …

Dessert

21 Festive Soups for Your Holiday Table

Gallery21 Festive Soups for Your Holiday Table<p>I believe in soup. Especially for Christmas dinner, when a warm and refreshing bowl of soup primes the palate for a parade of sweet ham, rich stuffing, nutty Brussels sprouts, and delectable pie. Ready to slurp? These 21 soups are the perfect complement …

A "Semi-Homemade," Yet Holiday Appropriate, Cake

This is the time of year when I pretend I'm going to bake a cake.<p>I ask Sarah for recommendations for really easy cake recipes that will work in one of the two baking pans I own (8 by 8, 9 by 9). I look at pictures of cakes, I look at the ingredient lists, and then I make cookies.<p>But sometimes a …

Dessert

9 In-Your-Face Deviled Egg Variations

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Things I can make an entire meal out of:<p>Diet Pepsi and salt and vinegar potato chips.• <i><br>Furikake</i> eaten straight out of the jar.<br>• Deviled eggs.<br>• Sazeracs and empty bar stools.<p>It's that third I'd like to focus on today. The very best deviled egg I've ever had happened to …

10 Toasts to Eat While You Toast the Holiday Season

There may be such a thing as too much of a good thing. Take the holiday snack dance routine, for example: Parties abound with appetizers, and while one hand is busy (a flute of <i>something</i>), snacks are best when they're one-hand friendly.<p>It's only fitting that, with a Champagne toast in one hand, the …

Recipes

One batch of preserved lemons, four different recipes

A homemade jar of preserved lemonscan inject a shot of citrus into a nutty cauliflower pasta dish, salty cod cheeks, zingy slow-cooked lamb and a pesto that goes with almost anything<p>When I first discovered the pleasingly deep, citrussy undertone preserved lemon brings to recipes I became a little …

Seafood Pastas

These hearty recipes include angel hair pasta with squid, mussels, and zucchini and seafood capellini with saffron.

18 Noodle Soup Recipes to Make You Temporarily Forget About Ramen

Ramen, the Japanese noodle soup that has swept the nation, isn’t going away any time soon. And we don’t want it to! But there are some seriously tasty noodle soups out there that aren’t getting their fair share of the spotlight. Let’s remedy that. From China to Thailand to Vietnam, here are the …

Healthy Living

Is appreciated

All apologies for the limited photo evidence of this cherry and blueberry buckle. Considering it was deemed sufficiently cooled at the precise start …

Dinner Tonight: Pasta With Brown Butter, Cinnamon, Almonds, and Goat Cheese

When I moved to the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago five years ago, the area had yet to be completely and totally saturated with bars and restaurants and breweries and distilleries. But it had Lula Cafe, and even after all these years, the restaurant is still as relevant (and packed) as ever. …

How to Buy, Season, and Maintain Cast Iron Cookware

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Each week J. Kenji Lopez-Alt will drop by with a list of tools or a tool you might want to stock your kitchen with—if you haven't already. Kenji also writes The Food Lab column here on SE. You can fan The Food Lab on Facebook for play-by-plays on his future …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found 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>Did you stay up late every night this week watching the Olympics and <i>House of Cards</i>? Yeah, so did we. The result of which was a frantic, …

Breakfast

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Recipes

How to Make Perfect Pizza At Home

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: The tricks to making the pizza of your dreams.</i><p>Some nights, our pizzas have …

Recipes

Recipes for Our Pizza Collection

<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: We're hard-pressed to find someone who</i> doesn't <i>love pizza. Outfit your kitchen to make it</i> …

Recipes

13 Classy Snacks for the Oscars

The Oscars are about two things: movies and parties. All right, and outfits. And endless award speeches. And, of course, snacks -- and classy ones at that.<p>If you're attempting to stick it out for the full 4 hours, you're going to need snacks to keep up your energy. If you're watching the trailer …

Recipes

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found 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>With the Oscars on Sunday, you've got the perfect excuse to throw a party. Because most of your guests will be parked on the couch or floor all …

Recipes