Articles Tagged “rose”

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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Recipe Writing Week

Pearls of Wisdom: Rose Levy Beranbaum

By • June 27, 2012 • 2 Comments


Presenting Pearls of Wisdom -- in conjunction with FOOD52's Recipe Writing Week, we'll be bringing you pro tips from the food world's best chefs and writers. Stay tuned for more every day this week.

Up today we have Rose Levy Beranbaum, baker, cookbook author, and blogger. Her books are standbys when it comes to breads and cakes -- her Cake Bible, Bread Bible, and Pie and Pastry Bible are exactly what they say -- the definitive tomes on the subject.

If you've ever tried to put your grandmother's special spice cake recipe on paper, Beranbaum's advice will speak to you. Precision, clarity, and explanation are key.

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