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Too Many Cooks: Let There Be Holiday Cookies

By • December 14, 2012 • 3 Comments

Too Many Cooks: Let There Be Holiday Cookies

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.

We hope your batches of Holiday Cut-Out Cookies are well on their neatly-packaged ways to friends and family far and wide, but we're sure you didn't stop there. This is full-on holiday cookie crackdown mode. Get your baking sheets out, and switch up this year's cookie roster, because we're answering the question: 

What is your favorite holiday cookie? Here's the twist: if someone already claimed your cookie, it is no longer eligible to be your favorite. 

Let the creativity ensue. 


 

 

 

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Too Many Cooks: Edible Gift Time

By • December 7, 2012 • 3 Comments

Too Many Cooks: Edible Gift Time

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.

Now that we've had our fun with citrus, we can no longer procrastinate. There's no way around it any more -- it's the season of giving. If you know someone like us (and chances are you probably do), you know that when the weather turns cold and the holiday decorations beckon, you start receiving mason jars with bows, tins of cookies, and everything, so long as it's homemade and in a pretty package. (And we hope you like them.) Maybe you're looking to branch out (fruitcake, be damned), and if you are, you might find some inspiration this week, when we answer the question: 

 

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Too Many Cooks: Citrus Season is Here!

By • November 30, 2012 • 4 Comments

Too Many Cooks: Citrus Season is Here!

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.

So tomorrow is December. (Tomorrow!) This shouldn't surprise the lot of you that have somewhat regular access to calendars, but if you're like us, that sentence still makes your jaw drop a little. 

The holiday madness is quickly approaching (read: it's at a dead sprint, heading our way), but we're holding off for one more week. Soon this lovely site that we call home will be awash with edible gifts, holiday roasts, and too many cookies for us to all reasonably consume -- But not yet, people. Not yet. 

 

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Too Many Cooks: Thanksgiving Desserts, Sans Pumpkin

By • November 16, 2012 • 5 Comments

Too Many Cooks: Thanksgiving Desserts, Sans Pumpkin

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.

There's no getting around it -- everyone's mind is on Thanksgiving. As the big day grows nearer, our plans fall into place: we decide which sides should grace the table, which way is best to cook the bird, what to serve before the meal. And then there's always the pumpkin pie. 

But what if this year, there wasn't? 

 

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