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Too Many Cooks: What's Your Autumn Go-To?

By • October 5, 2012 • 11 Comments


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 weather is cooler, the sun is setting earlier, and it's time to stop eating tomato salads and turn on our ovens again. With that in mind, this week we're answering the question: What's the first thing you cook when the weather gets cold?

Comfort food is as personal as it is delicious -- soups, stews, ragus, you name it. What's your fall go-to?

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Amanda's Kids' Lunch

Amanda's Kids' Sardine-Filled Lunch

By • October 4, 2012 • 0 Comments


Nicholas Day calls them dinner savers. But they're great for lunch, too! Today in the twins' lunches, we have BELA smoked sardines, gherkins, olives, mayonnaise, and Dijon mustard mixed into a rough spread and layered with arugula on country bread. Turkish apricots and cardamom shortbread round out the meal.

Want to eat like Walker and Addie? BELA sardines are now in the Food52 Shop! Pick any six of your favorite flavors and make your own sandwiches -- after all, they're perfect for adults, too.

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The New Veganism

6 Hearty, Filling Vegan Breakfasts

By • October 4, 2012 • 13 Comments


Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw eats a mostly raw, vegan diet without losing time, money, or her sanity. Let her show you how to make "rabbit food" taste delicious and satisfying every other Thursday on FOOD52.

Today: Move over, Oliver Twist -- there's a new porridge in town. Gena shares 6 warm, filling vegan breakfasts, including a recipe for Toasted Almond and Coconut Quinoa Porridge.

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