Your 5 Favorite Books for Dinner in An Instant

This post is part of our new community-driven book tournament, The Big Community Book-Off. With your help, we’re finding the best books across categories (from bread to pasta, one-bowl to weeknight-friendly, and cake to cookies, to name a few), and put…

This post is part of our new community-driven book tournament, The Big Community Book-Off. With your help, we're finding the best books across categories (from bread to pasta, one-bowl to weeknight-friendly, and cake to cookies, to name a few), and putting them through a series of rigorous reviews—considered, tested, and written by none other than you.


Last month, community members Ruth, Erin, and Shereen subjected many, many vegetables to stem-to-tip testing, in search of the category’s best.

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Your Very Best Snack Cakes, Right This Way

Cakes for anytime!

As a global pandemic wages on and many of us work to balance our jobs (virtually or away from home), manage virtual learning for kids, and care for loved ones, it is an ideal time to think about a low-stress, sweet pick-me-up for an…

Cakes for anytime!

As a global pandemic wages on and many of us work to balance our jobs (virtually or away from home), manage virtual learning for kids, and care for loved ones, it is an ideal time to think about a low-stress, sweet pick-me-up for any day or time. This is especially true as we approach the impending holiday season that may look quite different from holidays in years past. Enter the snack cake.

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The #1 Book for All Things Vegetable

This review is part of our community-driven book tournament, The Big Community Book-Off. With your help, we’re finding the best books across categories (from bread to pasta, one-bowl to weeknight-friendly, and cake to cookies, to name a few), and putti…

This review is part of our community-driven book tournament, The Big Community Book-Off. With your help, we’re finding the best books across categories (from bread to pasta, one-bowl to weeknight-friendly, and cake to cookies, to name a few), and putting them through a series of rigorous reviews—considered, tested, and written by none other than you. And so, let’s hand it off to our community members Erin, Ruth, and Shereen. Here are their reviews of your five favorite vegetable-forward books—and their nail-biting verdict on which one reigned supreme.


When a Food52 editor connected the three of us over email, we quickly figured out what we had in common. Nope, we’re not vegetarians, not one of us. But we’re all obsessed with fresh produce and cook vegetarian much of the time.

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Pull-Apart Monkey Bread That’s Toasty, Oaty, Wonderful

We’ve partnered with Planet Oat to bring you our latest recipe contest: your creamiest, dreamiest dessert that holds the cream (not the dreams) and brings on the Oatmilk. Ready your mixing bowls and preheat those ovens, because today we’re announcing w…

We’ve partnered with Planet Oat to bring you our latest recipe contest: your creamiest, dreamiest dessert that holds the cream (not the dreams) and brings on the Oatmilk. Ready your mixing bowls and preheat those ovens, because today we're announcing which recipe took home the number-one spot—and it's sure to be your next weekend baking project.


Earlier this summer, we put out a call for your best dessert recipes that not only make use of oat milk, but are made that much better for it. In came your recipes for silky panna cottas, vibrant smoothie bowls, crumbly cakes, and icy and creamy granitas. Two weeks ago, our team of recipe testers, food stylists, and photographers put the top five to the test.

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Your 5 Dreamiest Dessert Recipes Starring Oat Milk

We’ve partnered with Planet Oat to bring you our latest contest: We’re looking for your creamiest, dreamiest dessert that holds the cream (not the dreams) and brings on the Oatmilk.

There are sooo many ways to use oat milk in the kitchen that go bey…

We’ve partnered with Planet Oat to bring you our latest contest: We’re looking for your creamiest, dreamiest dessert that holds the cream (not the dreams) and brings on the Oatmilk.


There are sooo many ways to use oat milk in the kitchen that go beyond splashing it in your morning coffee (which it is, in fact, great for). One of our favorites: dessert! This dairy-free milk simmers, bakes, and freezes well, making it an A+ ingredient for all sorts of sweet treats.

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Seeking: Your Best Plant-Based Desserts Starring Oat Milk

We’ve partnered with Planet Oat to bring you our latest contest: We’re looking for your creamiest, dreamiest dessert that holds the cream (not the dreams) and brings on the Oatmilk.

We love oat milk splashed into coffee, spooned with cereal, simmere…

We’ve partnered with Planet Oat to bring you our latest contest: We’re looking for your creamiest, dreamiest dessert that holds the cream (not the dreams) and brings on the Oatmilk.


We love oat milk splashed into coffee, spooned with cereal, simmered in Bolognese...the list goes on. But what about all the ways this non-dairy nectar delights us in desserts?

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The 5 Books You Turn to for a Perfect Cake

This post is part of our new community-driven book tournament, The Big Community Book-Off. With your help, we’re finding the best books across categories (from bread to pasta, one-bowl to weeknight-friendly, cake to cookies, to name a few), and putting…

This post is part of our new community-driven book tournament, The Big Community Book-Off. With your help, we're finding the best books across categories (from bread to pasta, one-bowl to weeknight-friendly, cake to cookies, to name a few), and putting them through a series of rigorous reviews—considered, tested, and written by none other than you.


Last month, F52ers Alison, Melissa, and Theresa cooked through five massive tomes on basics. You can find which one was deemed the most educational, relevant, accessible, organized, and tasty here.

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Chana Masala Tacos Are Peak WFH Lunch

Back in April, we put out the call for your least-fussy, happily repeatable work lunches. As a reminder, this contest was all about your best quick to assemble, happy-to-be-batched, better-as-leftovers recipes.

And you delivered. There were submission…

Back in April, we put out the call for your least-fussy, happily repeatable work lunches. As a reminder, this contest was all about your best quick to assemble, happy-to-be-batched, better-as-leftovers recipes.

And you delivered. There were submissions for slurpable soba salads and savory sandwiches, homemade harissa and hummus, braise-y beans and teetering toasts. Our recipe testers whittled it down to a final five and those were put, out of our hands, to a vote on our Instagram Stories.

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Make This Spice Brick Tonight, Change Your Dinners (& Lunches) Forever

Our latest recipe contest, Your Best Recipe Starring Butter, saw a boggling flood of submissions. (We get it: You love butter. So do we.) We tested (and tasted) an array of recipes starring butter—whipped, schmeared, melted, browned, and infused.

Amon…

Our latest recipe contest, Your Best Recipe Starring Butter, saw a boggling flood of submissions. (We get it: You love butter. So do we.) We tested (and tasted) an array of recipes starring butter—whipped, schmeared, melted, browned, and infused.

Among them were spiced shortbread, crumbly cherry bars, and even just... better butter.

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2 Buttery Cooking Projects—One to Spark Joy Now, Another for Deliciousness Later

Since opening our latest recipe contest, Your Best Recipe Starring Butter, for submissions last winter, much has changed.

We’ve all found ourselves turning homewards—spending more time with family (and doing it creatively), reviving neglected starters…

Since opening our latest recipe contest, Your Best Recipe Starring Butter, for submissions last winter, much has changed.

We’ve all found ourselves turning homewards—spending more time with family (and doing it creatively), reviving neglected starters, organizing everything twice, even oiling up squeaky oven doors.

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