Why You Should Use This Fizzy Drink As a Steak Marinade

Are you sick of kombucha yet? I’m not, but that’s probably only because I didn’t really get into the stuff until about a year ago. In all honesty, I think kombucha is fine. Some brands are even pretty good, but when it comes to a midday drink, I’m typically A-OK with water or coffee. While […]

These Sweet & Spicy BBQ Ribs Will Rock Your Sauce-Loving World

True story: My family does not celebrate Christmas. (You might be wondering why we’re talking about Christmas in July, but stay with me here! I promise there are ribs to come.) My family never really got into the spirit of Christmas because it just wasn’t a thing for my parents when they were growing up […]

How to Make Bratwurst at Home, Sheboygan-Style

It’s always more fun to DIY. Every week, we’ll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home. Today: Get ready for a project, because Megan Scott of The Joy Kitchen is walking us through how to make bratwurst at home, for Oktoberfest […]

The 28 Best Labor Day BBQ Recipes, So Summer Never Has to End

To me, nothing says summer quite like the heady smell of smoke, emanating from a grill at a backyard BBQ. Enveloped by that smell, I’m likely to have friends nearby, an ice-cold beer in hand, and a freshly charred meal on the way. This very smell, recurring each weekend from May through August, makes me […]

Our 13 Favorite Tips for Throwing the Chillest Summer Cookout

We’re partnering with Allagash Brewing Company to make sure you’ve got everything you need to make the most of all your #SummerSundays this season, whether you’re hosting a laidback BBQ or hitting the beach. Here, we polled the Food52 team for their best summer cookout recipes and tips. Nothing says summer has arrived better than […]

3 Pitmaster-Approved Recipes That Take You From Breakfast to Dinner

We’ve partnered with Smithfield Marinated Fresh Pork to highlight simple yet uniquely delicious dishes that’ll take your summer grilling to the next level. During the summer months, you can catch me grilling up pork (albeit in my cramped New York City kitchen using a cast-iron pan) at least once or twice during the week—it’s quick, […]

These Sweet & Tangy Grilled Chicken Thighs Are 100% Ready for Summer

Summer is here, which means that it’s time to fire up the grill. We’ve partnered with Just BARE Chicken, producers of humanely raised chicken, to share one of our test kitchen director’s go-to recipes for the season: grilled chicken thighs with a lemongrass glaze. “There is no greater cut of poultry than the über-versatile chicken […]

22 BBQ Side Dishes That Will 100% Steal the Show

Anyone who’s ever been to one of my dinner parties—or, honestly, seen me in action at lunchtime—knows that I live for sides. I’m not proud of it, but I regularly treat hummus as an entrée. Not even with crudités. I understand if you don’t want to have a relationship with me anymore. But before you […]