Community Picks

Community Picks -- Grapes

By • October 25, 2012 6 Comments

Community Picks -- Grapes

Once again, we want to give a big thanks to all of our volunteer recipe testers for your thoughtful comments and for helping us continue to strengthen our recipe recommendations. You can read the winning headnote and tester's comments by clicking through to the Community Picks recipes — the comments are at the top. And even if the recipe you tested wasn't chosen as a CP, please feel free to leave your testing notes in the recipe's comments section. Constructive criticism is always encouraged!


 

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Amanda's Kids' Lunch

Amanda's Kids' Lunch

By • October 25, 2012 0 Comments

Amanda's Kids' Lunch

Here's Amanda with the latest from Brooklyn's most well-fed first graders -- those tomatoes totally do look like fish scales:

Bacon, lettuce, and semi-green tomatoes, sliced super thin so they lay on the bread like scales on a fish. (I made one big sandwich and split it in two for the kids.) Our nanny made apple pie with Walker and Addie; thought they should take their creation to school.

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Behind the Scenes

Test Kitchen Top 3: Grape Expectations

By • October 24, 2012 0 Comments

Test Kitchen Top 3: Grape Expectations

You never know what to expect in the Food52 Test Kitchen.  Whether it's missing a food delivery, spilling a container full of peppercorns, or standing over a pot of caramel that won't seem to cooperate, we try to handle any hurdles in style.  This week was no different, but we still had fun cooking, tasting, and folding (yes, folding). Check out snapshots from another day in the kitchen, and remember to follow us on Instagram @Food52 for more foibles and fun.

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Sunday Dinners

The Luxury of Sundays

By • October 23, 2012 9 Comments

The Luxury of Sundays

This is the twentieth 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 pens an ode to fall and family, with a Sunday menu of Fennel and Onion Braised Pot Roast with Carrots, Roasted Broccoli with Almonds, Roasted Garlic, and Mustard Vinaigrette, and AntoniaJames' Sour Cream Dinner Rolls.

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Kitchen Confidence

Cooking in and Caring for Copper

By • October 23, 2012 38 Comments

Cooking in and Caring for Copper

Set the stage for your dream kitchen. 

In all likelihood, there is an island, or at the very least, counters that go on for miles, on which you chop, dice, and mix. (You set up separate stations for each, just because you can.) There are appliances and tools ready for you at your every mixing and churning whimsy, places to bake, and then to cool, all of your latest creations. And somewhere -- maybe above the stove, maybe beside it -- there are likely copper pots, beautiful and shining and ready to simmer. 

 

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