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'Selfie' is the word of the year, thanks to you

"Selfie" may be Oxford English Dictionary's 2013 Word of the Year, but that doesn't mean the act of framing your own face is a new idea.<p>Dictionary editor Katherine Martin told the Guardian that the origin of the word can be traced to Australia. It's the "earliest evidence that we know of," she …

How to Make Stock

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: A new video from Mario Batali's How To Tuesdays series with a video on how to make stock from scratch.</i><p>Stock is alarmingly simple to pick up at the …

Andrew Knowlton's Gravy Tips

<i>Welcome to Blooper Week, where we'll be polling various cooks and food writers -- as well as the Food52 staff -- about their biggest Thanksgiving bloopers and their essential tips to avoid future disasters.</i><p><i>Today: Bon Appétit's Restaurant and Drinks Editor, Andrew Knowlton, shows us the importance</i> …

Let Roast Chicken Save Your Work Lunches

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, in partnership with Earthbound Farm, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: Food52's Assistant Editor Kenzi Wilbur explains</i> …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Down the Drain

It’s called a Bell-Mouth Spillway, and its an added safeguard against flooding at dam sites. Dams often have human controlled mechanisms for allowing …

Star Trail Photography Tips

One of the lessons in the Photography Lab series I teach is a lesson on night photography, specifically shooting the stars. There are two essentials …

Start to See Photographically In Six Easy Steps