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Sopa de Ajo (Garlic Soup)

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: Meet Spain's fluffy, pungent</i> sopa de ajo, <i>a peasant soup that will carry you through the last stretches of winter.</i><p>When winter persists, shooing us back towards our …

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Whole Wheat, Triple-Ginger Gingersnaps

It's always more fun to DIY. Every week at Food52, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.<p>Today: Megan Fleiner from passports & pancakes shares a cookie recipe that puts the ginger in ginger snap.<p>If the holidays could be condensed …

7 Indispensable Tips for the Ultimate New Year's Eve Cocktail Party

Holiday time and the sipping is easy. As for the food—I have four words to help you take <i>your</i> New Year's Eve bash over the top: fire up the grill. Yeah, it's cold out there—especially if you live up north, but live fire and wood smoke add high drama and depth of flavor you just can't achieve on the …

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Books To Read In 2013 Before They're Made Into Movies

Not only are novels an age-old inspiration for film, they're the best special feature available! Forget about DVD commentary and featurettes.<p>The best way to learn about your favorite film is to go to the source before you see it.

One Pot Wonders: Pork Chops with Fresh Peaches and Basil

I'm minorly obsessed with this dish—granted more so with the peaches than anything else, but that might be because I've loved soft, sweet peaches since I was a kid. I think it was the Del Monte brand of canned peaches in syrup that I would always crack open, pour into a bowl and eat plain, or top …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

The editors at Amazon.com recently came out with a list of the Best Books of 2013 So Far, which ranks the best books released between January and June 2013.<p>"Customers looking for great summer reads will find an eclectic selection on the list this year, from the very best fiction to compelling …

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Long Exposure Photographs of Fireflies in the Forests of Nagoya City by Yume Cyan | Colossal

<p>For the last month or so photographer Yume Cyan has been shooting some magical long exposure photographs of fireflies in a forested area around …

Why Chickpeas Are the Perfect Travel Snack: And 8 Recipes to Try!

All this week we've been talking about travel snacks here on The Kitchn. An ideal travel snack is portable, versatile, configurable, and …

Wedding Photograph Features a Hungry T-Rex Chasing the Bridal Party

Here’s a fun wedding photo idea we’ve never seen before: dinosaur photobombing. Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based wedding photographer Quinn Miller …

Thai Quinoa Salad with Fresh Herbs & Lime Vinaigrette

This vibrant and fresh Thai Quinoa Salad is adapted from one of my favorite cookbooks, <i>Raising the Salad Bar</i> by Catherine Walthers. It's a healthy eater's dream: flavorful, chock-full of protein and veggies, satisfying and low in fat. I usually make it as a light lunch, but you can also serve it …

The Only Hamburger Recipe You'll Ever Need

Today is Memorial Day and if you're like most Americans, your celebration will culminate at the grill over a sizzling hamburger. In the event you miss this date, tomorrow, May 28th, is National Hamburger Day.<p>To honor the almighty burger in proper form, here's a recipe from me to you -- the …

Your New Delicious, Go-To Summer Salad

This dressing. WTF.<p><b>This is a salad that improves with age, so I often make a big batch of it over the weekend and snack on it throughout the week. A friend turned me on to the recipe, from My New Roots. The dressing's combination of spices, vinegar, maple syrup and mustard have an addictive je ne</b> …

Sunday Brunch: Herb-Marinated Steak and Soft Scrambled Eggs

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>The beautiful weather has arrived, and with it brings a strong urge to cook steak, …