Behind the Scenes

Too Many Cooks: Local Seafood, Purple Couscous, and Clara

By • August 10, 2012 • 3 Comments

Too Many Cooks: Local Seafood, Purple Couscous, and Clara

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 something about August that calls for simple meals, lots of fruit-laden dessert, and...making a mess with your CSA's extra tomatoes? Here's what we've been up to this week, from babies to gingerbread beach babes.

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Behind the Scenes

Test Kitchen Top 3: The Tiniest Mixologist

By • August 8, 2012 • 2 Comments

Test Kitchen Top 3: The Tiniest Mixologist

Every week, we share our best Instagram snapshots from our Tuesday in the test kitchen. Follow us on Instagram at @food52 for more!

With a schedule full of recipes for various columns -- Jenny's in the Kitchen, Genius, New Veganism, and more -- we set to work in the test kitchen well-fueled by Amanda's Nespresso machine. Here are three favorite moments from the day. (Don't worry: we have both on-the-job snacking and adorable children covered.)

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City Dirt

Tomato DIY: Pruning and Trellises

By • August 7, 2012 • 6 Comments

Tomato DIY: Pruning and Trellises

This is the fifteenth in our biweekly series from Amy Pennington – urban farmer, founder of GoGo Green Garden, and author of Urban Pantry and Apartment Gardening – on how to start growing your own food, no matter how tiny your garden-to-be is.

 

Today: Amy teaches us to take care of our tomato plants, prune them fearlessly, and trellis them with simple household supplies.

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