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Lomo al Trapo: The Colombian Technique That Will Change the Way You Grill Beef

Get Recipe Lomo al Trapo (Colombian-Style Cloth-Wrapped Grilled Beef Tenderloin)

Remember that scene at the end of Ghostbusters when the boys in gray crack Sigourney Weaver out of the petrified remains of the ghost dog Zuul? Picture that scene at your next dinner party, but instead of a whip-smart …


oven cooked ribs with spicy dry rub

If you love ribs but you don't have a smoker or grill, it's super easy to make them in the oven!

I've been making these ribs for about four years now …


The 43 Best Hidden Hikes In The U.S.

Read the full list on Greatist.

Sure, hiking the Appalachian Trail is an experience no one ever forgets. But the United States is a pretty big place, with tons of opportunities for hiking and camping in spots that don't attract millions of tourists every year. If you like the feel of going where …


Up and Out: The 10 Best Camping Backpacks

HBAG Discovery

Pro: Accessorizes for every occasion
Cannot cope with overloading

Budget Biggun: Blending together top-loading and front-loading …


This Breakfast Tart Will Instantly Improve Any Morning — Delicious Links

Not a morning person? Sometimes you just need an enticing treat to lure you out of your warm, cozy bed when the alarm is buzzing at 7 a.m.

This simple …


B.O.L.T (Bacon, Oyster, Lettuce, Tomato)

As if an oyster po’boy and a BLT had a baby; this appropriately messy sandwich achieves the ideal texture-and-temperature contrast when the oysters are still warm from the fryer.

Whisk flour, cornmeal, garlic powder, onion powder, and cayenne in a medium bowl; season with salt and pepper. Working in …


Dark Chocolate Waffles

Buttermilk brings slight tang and moisture to the batter, while olive oil offers fruity richness. Choose a mild-flavored (not too peppery) type of oil for this.

Preheat oven to 250°. Whisk flour, cocoa powder, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl. Make a well in the …


Recipe: Scallops with White Wine Beurre Blanc &

Scallops with White Wine Beurre Blanc & Lemon Orzo

Serves 4-6, and can be easily scaled up or down

For the beurre blanc:
1/2 cup dry white wine
1/4 cup …


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Mahimahi with Bacon-Tomato Butter

The flavor of fish on the grill is always good, but a buttery-rich tomato sauce adds a depth and richness that turns simple grilled fish into an …


Three Cup Chicken

The eponymous “cups” in this recipe’s name denote equal parts soy sauce, sesame oil, and rice wine. It’s a potent, salty and savory braised chicken …

Chicken Recipes

Why Gochujang Is in Every Korean Pantry (and Belongs in Yours Too)

Header image: Pork Bulgogi from CHOWThere are plenty of food cultures out there that embrace the spicy, but it’s hard to think of one that uses a …

Korean Food

Cast Iron Skillet Corn Bread : Alex Guarnaschelli

This is a great recipe and tastes better, I find, when cooked in a cast iron skillet and served hot tableside. I have also served this recipe for …


Gjusta's Green Harissa

Schmear this on sandwiches, use it to marinate shrimp or chicken, or spoon a dollop onto eggs.

Preheat oven to 350°. Toss onion, tomatillo, jalapeño, garlic, and 1 Tbsp. oil on a rimmed baking sheet. Roast, tossing once, until vegetables are soft, 12–15 minutes. Let cool.

Purée vegetables in a food …


Grilled Black Sea Bass with Cucumber and Cilantro Salad

Recipe from the Tasting Table Test Kitchen

Learn more about this recipe in our article, "TT Culinary Institute: Whole Fish."

Grilled Black Sea Bass …


Dinner Tonight: Pasta with Creamy Basil-Almond-Ricotta Sauce

Today: Pesto pasta that's a lot lighter and just as flavorful.

Even when your fridge looks barren and the crisper's crisping nothing, the chances are you have a box of pasta lurking in your pantry. With a simmer and a few other staple ingredients, a can of tomatoes makes spaghetti special and onions …


How to Make English Muffins with All the Nooks & Crannies

Food52's Test Kitchen Manager Erin McDowell is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the ABCs of baking.

Today: Homemade English muffins beat the store-bought variety every time.

I never understood the allure of the English muffin. I would see commercials and packaging boasting nooks and …


How to Make Boba Bubble Tea at Home

How to Make Boba and Bubble Tea

What You Need


1/4 cup dried boba tapioca pearls per serving (NOT quick-cooking boba)
1-2 tea bags per …


Fresh Corn, Tomato, Avocado and Basil Salad

While in the states for a vacation this summer, I took advantage of the overload of gorgeous heirloom tomatoes, fresh ears of corn, and generous …


Grilled Bread Salad with Sweet Peppers and Onions

Our grilled version of panzanella boasts sweet-and-sour flavors and gets even better as it sits.

Prepare grill for medium-high heat. Toss bread with 2 Tbsp. oil in a medium bowl; season with salt and pepper. Toss bell peppers and onions with 2 Tbsp. oil; season with salt and pepper.

Grill bread, …


Strip Steak with Japanese Dipping Sauce

To give steaks a boost, chef David Myers of Hinoki & the Bird in Los Angeles, makes an herb rub (he likes to dry the herbs himself; if you don’t have a microwave, sub in 1 tsp. of each dried herb) and pairs the meat with a tart ponzu sauce (ponzu is available at Asian markets and some supermarkets).


How To Make Quick

If you were to peek into my refrigerator any day of the week, any season of the year, you will surely find a jar of pickled red onions. This bright, …


Charred and Raw Corn with Chile and Cheese

All the flavors of a Mexican grilled corn on the cob, now in a convenient, tossed-together form.

Prepare grill for medium heat. Cut kernels from 1 corn cob and toss with shallot, chile, and lime juice in a large bowl; season with salt and pepper and set aside.

Brush remaining 3 ears of corn with 2 …


In Praise of Scorched Rice, the Best Kitchen Mistake You Can Make

When I was growing up, my mom would almost always make rice with a rice cooker. But on special occasions, she’d make a pot of stovetop rice. The rice itself wasn’t especially better than the stuff that came out of the cooker. But she’d always make sure to overcook her stovetop version to create a …


The Quickest Way to Make Silky Chocolate Ganache (& Truffles)

Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating of our kitchens easier and more fun.

Today: We're always looking to make easier ganache. Here's how to do it meltdown-free—in a food processor.

Making chocolate ganache can be a little messy—with all …


Recipe: S'mores Brownies — Dessert Recipes from The Kitchn

Pin itThere was a time when I was very particular about s'mores; specifically about how I ate them. I liked them simple and straightforward — no …


Fried Soft-Shell Crab Sandwich

Cleaning soft-shell crabs is a breeze, but you can always have your fishmonger do it for you. Just be sure to eat them the day they are cleaned.


Whisk mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, whole grain mustard, and Old Bay seasoning in small bowl.

DO AHEAD: Sauce can be made 2 days ahead. Cover and …


Almond Bread Pudding with Salted Caramel Sauce

Adding salt to this classic sauce lets you taste the rich complexity of the caramel, not just the sweetness. To save time, feel free to replace the almonds and butter with 1/2 cup store-bought roasted almond butter (no added sugar). Just stir in the salt and almond extract and it's …


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How to Cook Fish à la Nage: Poached in a Flavorful Broth

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Salmon à la Nage With Summer Vegetables
• Halibut à la Nage With Clams, Dill, and White Wine
• Thai-Style Cod à la Nage With Coconut Milk, Lime, and Lemongrass

There are a lot of ways to prepare fish. You can broil it, fry it, grill it, sear it in a pan, or roast it. You can cure it for …