My Kids Will Never Meet Their Grandma, but Her Stew Will Nourish Them Forever

Good food is worth a thousand words—sometimes more. In My Family Recipe, a writer shares the story of a single dish that’s meaningful to them and their loved ones. Mom and me. Growing up, we had an annual tradition in my family: On the first day of school, my mother would cook us Hungarian goulash […]

The Dreamy Wonder of Japanese Nama Chocolate

Every time I travel home from Japan, I return with a small suitcase’s worth of chocolate truffles. More specifically, Royce’s Nama Chocolate truffles. And judging from the long lines at the duty-free section at Tokyo’s Narita Airport whenever I’m there—with travelers from across the world each stacking half a dozen boxes of truffles in their […]

I Watched Mom Make Sunday Sauce 900 Times, but Never Learned Till She Was Gone

Good food is worth a thousand words—sometimes more. In My Family Recipe, a writer shares the story of a single dish that’s meaningful to them and their loved ones. It was probably too soon to be making her most frequently cooked dish. My mother, Dorothy, had only been dead a few weeks. Even though I […]

This 3-Ingredient Dessert Is Like a Grown-Up Creamsicle

A Big Little Recipe has the smallest-possible ingredient list and big everything else: flavor, creativity, wow factor. Psst—we don’t count water, salt, black pepper, and certain fats (specifically, 1/2 cup or less of olive oil, vegetable oil, and butter), since we’re guessing you have those covered. Today, we’re making a three-ingredient sherbet—homemade whipped cream included. […]

15 No-Cook Summer Dishes Because You Just Wanna Be Outside

We’re in the dog days of summer, when all you want to do is sit by the A/C with a pint of ice cream. But don’t sweat! We’ve got the best no-cook recipes to beat the heat in our series, Turn Off the Stove (A/C optional, ice cream included). I love my kitchen, I really […]

Genius Vegetarian Tacos Just Right for One (or 10)

Every week in Genius Recipes—often with your help!—Food52 Creative Director and lifelong Genius-hunter Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that will change the way you cook. Thumb to page 16 of Anita Lo’s cookbook Solo—where these tacos live—and you’ll immediately see that you’ve stumbled on a very different sort of cookbook. 1 clove garlic (smash 1/3, […]