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24 Healthyish Meat-Free Comfort Foods That'll Make You Say "Whoa"

You won't miss the meat.

Best Fall Recipes

Home > Recipes by Season > Fall > 203 Favorite Fall Recipes<p>203 Favorite Fall Recipes<p>September 2, 2013 // 24 <i>Comments »</i><p>Happy Labor Day to all of you …

Dessert

The 13 Best Slow Cooker Recipes

These lucky 13 crock-pot recipes are easy to prep in the a.m., and ready to gobble up when you get home. You’ll love 'em on busy weeknights...and …

Save 15 Minutes Every Time You Make Pasta

Boil It in a Frying Pan<p>Making pasta has been the same for years: boil a <b>lot</b> of water, add plenty of kosher salt, then add the pasta, and cook until al …

Cheaper than Takeout: Make Chinese Food at Home

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, you can make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Gabriella tells you how to make your regular takeout order at home.</i><p><i></i><p>American Chinese …

25 Traditional Chinese Dishes Everyone Should Learn To Make

No more takeaways for you.

37 Indian Recipes We Love

Gallery37 Indian Recipes We Love<p>Making Indian food at home doesn't have to be intimidating. It also doesn't have to be limited to simple curries and tikka masala. There's an entire world of crispy cilantro fritters, rich and soothing coconut soups, and bright, refreshing mango drinks to try. We've …

Cooking

Chicken Fingers

<i>Merrill's baby Clara has quite the appetite -- and it's all Merrill can do to keep up. Armed with her greenmarket bag, a wooden spoon and a minimal amount of fuss, she steps into the fray.</i><p><i>Today: Merrill shares her own mother's recipe for chicken fingers.</i><p>Well, I said I was going to do it, and now …

Pork Chops With Fresh Peaches and Basil Recipe

<b>Note:</b> When buying peaches for this recipe and for grilling, you want to make sure that they aren't overly ripe as they will completely fall apart during the cooking process. You don't ones that feel like baseballs, instead feel for ones with a slight give and are tender to the touch so they …

Quick Asian Chili-Lime Chicken Soup Recipe

<b>Notes:</b> The rice noodles that I used were 1/4-inch wide. If yours are wider, they may take longer to cook. Though the instructions say to par-boil, I like my noodles firm, so I usually just add them directly to the dish to cook. Other noodles, such as rice vermicelli, can be substituted. You can …

How to Boil Brown Rice {Like Pasta}

In case you think you’re seeing triple, yes, we already have rice tutorials here and here. So yeah…maybe a little overkill. But not really, because, …

Peanut Chicken and Chinese Egg Noodles with Baby Bok Choy and Baby Corn Recipe

<b>Note</b>: Feel free to make this up to a day in advance. Just wait to add the basil until after you reheat the dish.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Peanut Chicken and Chinese Egg Noodles with Baby Bok Choy and Baby Corn</b><p>Ingredients2 tablespoons coconut or olive oil1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped (about …

How to Make Any Caramel Corn in 5 Steps

<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: Take back caramel corn from the state fair. With 5 simple steps and the perfect caramel ratio, you can make</i> …

Sweet and Sour Chicken with Cherries • Steamy Kitchen Recipes

In a bowl, toss the chicken meat with the soy sauce and cornstarch.<p>In a separate bowl, whisk together the ingredients for the sweet and sour …

How to Cook a Lobster

<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: Get yourself to a shoreline and melt some butter -- this is how to cook a lobster.</i><p>It's a tough time to be talking about lobster. They're no longer just …

Kitchens

6 Tips for Building a Better Burger

<i>Welcome to our new weekly series On the Grill, where our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld will be showing us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Tom goes over burger basics -- and then some.</i><p>If you think about it, a hamburger is nothing more than a …

Best Breakfast Potatoes Ever

I shared this recipe with you a couple of weeks ago in stripped-down, printable form, but I’m just now getting around to doing the step-by-step for …

How to Break Down a Whole Fish

<i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, we'll be going beyond the basics to help you tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today: Camille Becerra teaches us to</i> …