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Too Many Cooks: What's the Best Apple?

By • October 19, 2012 • 17 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.

What's the best apple? That's the important, autumnal question that we're answering this week. Childhood memories, honeycrisps, and explanation points loom large, although some of us (ahem, Amanda) would prefer no apples at all.

Which variety of apple do you like best for eating out of hand? Tell us in the comments!

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Aw Snaps: U-Pick Apples

By • October 12, 2012 • 0 Comments


Every week our friends at Real Time Farms feature the top photos of farms, food artisans, and farmers markets shared on their site.

Now that apple season is in full swing, it's the ideal time for a u-pick excursion, like to the Dutch Farm Market and Orchard in South Haven, Michigan. Once you've found your spot, we can help you figure out which apple to choose, explain why you don't need to bring along a ladder, and get you started with ten perfect apple recipes for fall. Click here to see more, and then add a photo of your own - you might be featured here next week!


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Classic Cocktails from A to Z: The Algonquin

By • October 4, 2012 • 10 Comments


Some things just go together -- and the obvious accompaniment to food is drink. Today marks the launch of Booze52, in which we explore all manner of libations that do much more than just wash down a meal.

We figured a good place to start was an exploration of the world’s greatest cocktails of all time. Why are they worth ordering or making, and what made them so damn great in the first place? So, welcome to Classic Cocktails from A to Z. We start with an inscrutable cocktail called the Algonquin.

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