Sunday Dinners

Sunday Steak with French Butter

By • September 25, 2012 • 19 Comments


This is the eighteenth installment of Sunday Dinners, a biweekly column from our own Tom Hirschfeld featuring his gorgeous photography, stunning Indiana farm, and mouthwatering family meals.

Today: Tom shares his life lessons in cooking the perfect steak (hint: butter is the key), with recipes for Pan-seared Porterhouse Steaks with Maitre d' Butter, Long-Cooked Romano Beans with Pancetta, and Jamie Oliver's Genius Smoked Beets.

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Behind the Scenes

Too Many Cooks: What's Your Favorite Herb?

By • September 21, 2012 • 4 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.

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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