Deconstructing the Perfect Burger
How to make a great hamburger is a question that has bedeviled the nation for generations, for as long as Americans have had griddles and broilers, for as long as summertime shorts-wearing cooks have gone into the yard to grill.
How to Make Pizza: A Recipe from Roberta's Pizza
There is pizza dough in my refrigerator right now. I made it last night in about 20 minutes, 15 of which were spent reading a magazine while it rested.
The Essential Techniques That Every Home Cook Should Know
Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun. Today: We're going back to basics with the essential cooking techniques -- think of this as Cooking 101.
The Master Ice Cream Recipe
1. In a small pot, simmer cream, milk, sugar and salt until sugar completely dissolves, about 5 minutes. Remove pot from heat. In a separate bowl, whisk yolks.
Thanksgiving Recipes Across the United States
Lucy Buffett’s Oyster Dressing 12 tablespoons/1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, divided, plus more for baking dish 1 (8-inch-square) baked and cooled cornbread, pref
The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever
This post originally appeared on Ozy.com. You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie recipe that pleased everyone…
chicken phở
Last week, when the polar vortex, something that ought to be a frozen rum cocktail with an umbrella on top, but is sadly anything but, had begun to descend its icy grasp on all parts of the U.S., I made the best pot of soup of my life.
7 Sauces That Taste Better Homemade
Two weeks ago I provided nine nonbeef burger recipes. Consider these recipes an addendum: homemade alternatives to the bottled and jarred condiments that are lined up like summer’s foot soldiers on our refrigerator doors.
chocolate peanut butter cheesecake
This birthday cake was assigned to the side of the family whose dessert preferences can be roughly summarized as chocolate + anything else, but if that “else” were cheesecake, coffee, peanut butter or raspberries, all the better, thank you very much.
Cast Iron Cooking: The Easy Pull-Apart Pepperoni Garlic Knots That Will Forever Change How You Entertain
These super-simple pull-apart pepperoni garlic knots will kick your next party in the pants with flavor. [Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]
broccoli, cheddar and wild rice casserole
Although my parents claim to have loved us, there were all sorts of delicious foods that my sister and I knew our friends got to eat in their homes that we were denied in our own, glorious meal-like substances such as shake-and-bake chicken, hamburger helpers, sugar cereals with colorful marshmall
Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala
I didn't think chicken tikka masala could really get much better, but then I remembered my fall-time best friend: the slow cooker. This is a curry dish that benefits from a nice, long simmer anyway, so why not let that happen while I'm off doing other things? That's what I call smart cooking.
warm lentil and potato salad
You don’t have to look at me like that. I know, I know how you and most people feel about lentils. About how they’re mealy and brown and generally lackluster, like health food putty; about how you’ll eat them, sure, but only if you must.
The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies
Chewy chocolate chip cookies with crisp edges, a rich, buttery, toffee-like flavor, big chocolate chunks, and a sprinkle of sea salt. Note: For best results, ingredients should be measured by weight, not volume.