You'd be hard-pressed to find a food lover who doesn't nuture a crush on Deb Perelman, the cook and blogger behind the wildly popular Smitten Kitchen. With her first cookbook coming out in just a few months, she jotted down a few of her best recipe writing pointers. Her secret? Pretend like you're describing a recipe to your best friend.Read More »
Articles Tagged “kitchen”
Amanda learns how to sharpen her knives.Read More »
We had a special guest in the office today -- FOOD52er Kitchen Butterfly, visiting New York from her native Nigeria, came to pay us a visit! (The weekend before several FOOD52 users met up at Eataly -- you can see Panfusine's recap of the event here.)
It wasn't until the end of her visit that she surprised us all with a set of gorgeous gifts -- we were speechless! From left to right, we have a reprint of a 1930s-era Yoruba cookbook, gorgeous placemats made from coconut fibers, grains of paradise -- which apparently cost next to nothing in Nigeria -- Kitchen Butterfly's favorite curry powder, dried chiles, ground melon seeds, and a gorgeous wooden bowl.Read More »
A lesson in food photography, with tips from our resident experts.Read More »
Here's how to pit cherries using two simple tools you probably already have at home.Read More »
Lessons in food styling, with tips from our talented photographers.Read More »
Jenny shows us how cod takes to spices like a teenage girl to the lipstick shelf at Sephora.Read More »
Why cookbooks still matter, in this day and age.Read More »
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.
When it comes to cooking, everyone has a task that they look forward to doing -- and one that they put off as long as possible. This week, we tackle the question What are your favorite and least favorite kitchen tasks?
The results were surprising and fun -- quite a few of us love doing tasks that others of us can't stand. (Ahem, washing dishes.) Reply with your most and least favorite kitchen tasks in the comments!Read More »