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Test Kitchen Top 3: The Tiniest Chefs

By • October 3, 2012 • 0 Comments

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It was a day of imaginary cooking, real cooking, and great food in the test kitchen on Tuesday, prepping photographs that you'll be seeing on the site in the coming days and weeks. We couldn't pick just three photos today, so we grouped them into three categories -- as always, you can find more of what we're up to on Instagram @food52!

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Too Many Cooks: How Do You Like Your Eggs?

By • September 28, 2012 • 10 Comments

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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've been all about eggs this week -- frying them every which way, cracking them any way we can -- so we decided to tackle our favorite egg preparations for our weekly group post.

The answers were a little surprising! As Kristen pointed out, egg preferences are really solidified in childhood -- so if your parents favored soft-boiled eggs, chances are that you do, too. Pretty Proustian, huh? And then of course we had a couple of all-around egg-loving abstainers.

What's your favorite way to eat eggs?

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Too Many Cooks: What's Your Favorite Herb?

By • September 21, 2012 • 4 Comments

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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.

With temperatures cooling, the way we cook is changing: rather than just sprinkling some sea salt on a fresh heirloom tomato, it's the season for caramelized onions, roasted vegetables, soup, and...lots of herbs.

This week, we tackle the question: What's your favorite herb? Our answers are pretty divisive -- everyone has their favorite. Here they are, in order of popularity.

Did we miss your favorite herb -- tarragon, parsley, marjoram, or anything else? Let us know in the comments!

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Too Many Cooks: Lobsters, Babies, Vegetables

By • September 14, 2012 • 0 Comments

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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.

The two themes of this week's photos from the lives of the Food52 staff are children (eating chocolate, excitedly watching lobsters boil, wearing stripes) and feasts (of tacos, of veggie burgers, of corn, of cocktails). May your weekend be full of cute little ones and delicious food!

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Too Many Cooks: Meta Adventuring

By • August 31, 2012 • 1 Comment

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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.

This week is Summer Week at Food52, which means, basically, that the lot of us are off summering -- some of us go to Maine, others to Hawaii, but all of us are keeping one eye on the site, and the other on our stocked coolers and full drinks. Naturally, we thought it would be fun to give you a bunch of pictures of us adventuring while we adventure. It's meta, we know. Below is what happens when you leave the Food52 staff up to their own devices on a farm, at a rest stop, and within 10 feet of barbecue.

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Too Many Cooks: What's Your Favorite Ice Cream Flavor?

By • August 24, 2012 • 8 Comments

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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.

It's a question that's as personal as it is difficult: What's your favorite ice cream flavor? But we knew that in honor of Ice Cream Week, we had to tackle the issue. Read on to hear our existential waffling about our true favorite flavors -- which for the record, we define as "the flavor you could eat every day, any time, for the rest of your life" -- and comment with yours, too.

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Too Many Cooks: Our Haiku

By • August 17, 2012 • 0 Comments

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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.

While we prepare our favorites from your haiku this week, we thought we'd share our own -- the FOOD52 staff (and Amanda's husband Tad, who wanted in on the fun) put on our thinking caps this week to bring you our best 17-syllable poems. The results were surprising -- we have more than one closet poet among us!

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