Never again suffer a dry biscuit.
A rib roast that won't let you down, even when you abandon it.
A crisp almond cookie that could not be easier, or exude more fanciness -- perfect for all your holiday gifting, swapping, and impressing.
A little purity between holiday binges.
A Thanksgiving classic in half the time.
The simplest possible technique for a succulent turkey. It will forgive you if you overcook it. You can do it while you're defrosting the bird, if you choose. And best of all, it tastes like turkey.
Zuni Café's Judy Rodgers gets us the applesauce fast, and nobody gets hurt. She even throws in a bonus dessert.
New life for the herbs and greens that linger in the crisper, thanks to Paula Wolfert (and Food52er fiveandspice).
The key to perfectly creamy baked macaroni and cheese, courtesy of Martha Stewart.
Grilled beets for the multi-tasker -- and (optional) redemption for cottage cheese.
A whipped cream with staying power, just in time for apple pie season.
How to coax out the riches of a red pepper -- step away from the burner.
When you just can't look another zucchini in the face, put it on a pedestal.
A blueprint for the smoothest, most scoopable homemade ice cream (no yolks allowed).
For a humble stew of summer produce, ratatouille has been known to stir up a lot of fuss. Not this time.
Ribs that debunk that whole low-and-slow doctrine -- and make you popular anyway.
Shirley Corriher, Harold McGee, and Rose Levy Beranbaum tell us why cornstarch makes the silkiest waffle in town.
The most famous tomato sauce on the internet, from Marcella Hazan's Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking.
How to make good on the peaches you'd never want to eat, from Bill Smith's Seasoned in the South.
French technique with American chutzpah. A simple formula for doing right by fish, from Eric Ripert's On the Line -- with a surprise ingredient straight out of the 1960s.
Pie (without the masochism). A tart crust that loves you back, from Parisian pastry expert Paule Caillat.
The magic of pork + water + salt, from the great Diana Kennedy.
A new column on food52 -- and a genius recipe that exonerates the lemon pith, from Ruth Rogers and Rose Gray.