Colleen Wilt

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Secret Tools and Tricks of the Ice Cream Pros: How to Make Creamy Ice Cream

More<p>Ice Cream<p>Essential flavors and the secrets to the best ice cream you'll ever make.<p>What are your biggest problems making ice cream at home? When I talk to home cooks, I hear one issue again and again: how do you nail a perfect creamy texture that doesn't freeze up like a brick or turn icy over …

21 Recipes That Prove Fried Vegetables Are The Best Vegetables

If you've got a compelling argument for cooking them any other way, I'd like to hear it.

Too Many Cooks: Summer Sauces

<i>You'll be hearing from the staff at Food52 every week in Too Many Cooks, our group column in which we pool our answers to questions about food, cooking, life, and more.</i><p>Summer is about bright, fresh dishes that you can throw together with ease -- hopefully in big batches for all those people you …

Tips for Flavorful Fruit Fillings

<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>Last week we all learned strategies for creating firmer fruit fillings, and this week …

The Mediterranean Diet for Beginners: The Complete Guide - 40 Delicious Recipes, 7-Day Diet Meal Plan, and 10 Tips for Success

• <b>Author:</b> Rockridge Press<p>“When eating well tastes like a yearlong vacation, it’s easy and exciting to do.”<b>—From Rockridge Press, the publisher of Amazon bestsellers, Paleo for Beginners and The Wicked Good Ketogenic Diet Cookbook</b><br>For most people, dieting and deprivation of variety and flavor go hand …

Cook the Book: 'Little Jars, Big Flavors'

I didn't grow up in a house with a dedicated canning pot or a stockpile of home-preserved goods in the basement. My mom made her mom's bread and butter pickle recipe once in a blue moon, but otherwise we bought our jams, jellies, dill spears, and tomato sauces from the neighborhood Publix. It …

La vacance

I hate to tell you this. But not everyone in France gets five weeks for <i>les vacances</i>. While it’s true that most people in France get a five weeks of …

Why I Love Summer: Embracing Lazy Cooking

It's hot. I don't feel like cooking. I'd rather be outside sipping a cold drink, or next to the fan reading a good book, or pretty much anywhere but …

Lemon Curd Recipes (PHOTOS)

We love our citrusy desserts. Between grapefruit, Meyer lemons and blood oranges, there are a lot of great cakes to be made (and eaten). And then, there's lemon curd. While lemon curd is one of the great sweets you can make with citrus -- giving toast just the edge it needs -- it's also a wonderful …

A Tomato Sandwich Party

<i>Now that Food52's Managing Editor Brette Warshaw has stocked her</i> <i>First Kitchen, she's</i> <i>ready to throw parties in it: no-stress weeknight parties for anyone, anytime, and (almost) every kitchen. You're invited.</i><p><i>Today: Tomatoes for dinner, because that's what you really want right now.</i><p>All I want to do …

4 Steps to Crispy Sweet Potato Fries

Make fries at home with this easy recipe! Incredibly healthy, vitamin-packed sweet potatoes are a great side dish. With a fraction of the fat of normal fries, these baked sweet potato fries are tossed in olive oil and sea salt, adding a healthy dose of good fats and vitamins.<p><b>Baked Sweet Potato</b> …

NYC Cooking Classes to Take this Week and Beyond

We're teaming up with <b>CourseHorse</b>, a free service that aggregates classes to take in your spare time. This week: food-centric courses selected by the Serious Eats staff to bone up on your cooking chops and food knowledge.<p><b>Note:</b> CourseHorse is offering a special deal for first-time course subscribers: …

Beer for Dessert

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: How to get your drink and dessert in at the same time (+ Alice's 7 favorite beers for the occasion).</i><p>Beer floats are nothing new to craft beer drinkers and beer pub …

14 Summer Salads

Gallery14 Summer Salads<p>Summer can leave you feeling sticky and sluggish. You find yourself languishing on the sofa, head in front of the fan. From a spicy cabbage slaw to a grilled chicken Niçoise, here are 14 recipes for cool, crisp summer salads to help you along when you're in the mood for …

Corn Week: Grilled Corn with Spicy Chili Mayo, Coconut, and Fish Sauce

Welcome to Serious Eats' Corn Week 2013. All week we'll be featuring recipes, techniques, and how-tos about how to get the most out of the sweet summer corn that should soon be flooding our farmers' markets, including a new grilled corn topping idea each day.<p>A couple weeks back, I mentioned that</i> …

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28 Fruit Desserts Easier Than Pie

Pie who? Let me introduce you to your new, totally low-maintenance fruity friends: betty, buckle, crisp, crumble, grunt, pandowdy, and slump.<p>N.B. Opinions vary infinitely regarding the difference, if there is one, between a <b>crisp</b> and a <b>crumble</b>. One might have oats, but the other might too. According …

Top 5 Tastes: Encased Meats, Chicago Eats

Spending my formative pre-high school years in Chicago, I've always had a strong connection to the city, and remain close with many dear friends still there. I try to visit frequently and am always well-fed when I do. While the city's haute dining scene is poppin' off at the moment, I largely stuck …