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Easy Pineapple Salsa - Budget Bytes. Okay, so this little gem really deserves a post of its own, rather than being hidden in the Chili Lime Shrimp Bowls recipe post.

Easy Pineapple Salsa - Budget Bytes

This easy pineapple salsa is SO good that I could just sit and eat it out of the bowl (and I did while i was making the shrimp bowls!). It’s really simple and extremely versatile. You can use this to top chicken, fish, burritos, quesadillas, salads… the sky is the limit. It should stay good in the refrigerator for 3-4 days but chances are it won’t last that long! A Simple Honey Thyme Butter. Let’s start summer with butter, ‘mkay?

A Simple Honey Thyme Butter

It’s almost not even a recipe. It’s more like, a way of life. I’m basically giving you this recipe as a springboard into your future. Queso & Beef Dip. While technically not a supper, this dip is hearty enough to serve for a One Pot Wednesday meal.

Queso & Beef Dip

You can replace the black beans with canned pintos or refried beans, and the mozzarella cheese with Monterey jack or pepper jack. If you’d like, scatter a handful of sliced black olives along with the other toppings. Queso & Beef Dip Ingredients 1 Tbs. chili powder1 1/2 tsp. ground cumin1 tsp. dried oregano1/2 tsp. garlic powder1/2 tsp. onion powder1/2 tsp. sweet paprikaKosher salt2 Tbs. canola oil1 lb. (500 g) ground beef1 can (15 oz./470 g) black beans, drained and rinsed2 cups (8 oz./250 g) shredded mozzarella cheese1 cup (4 oz./125 g) shredded cheddar cheese3 avocados, pitted, peeled and diced2 plum tomatoes, diced1/4 red onion, diced1/2 cup (4 oz./125 g) sour creamJuice of 1/2 lime1 Tbs. fresh cilantro leaves,Tortilla chips for serving. Basic, Bang Up Blue Cheese Dressing recipe on Author Notes: For the longest time, I thought I didn't like blue cheese dressing.

Basic, Bang Up Blue Cheese Dressing recipe on

I'd had too many disappointing versions, often served alongside Buffalo Wings. Those ones hit you in the face with an overpowering funk of cheese, and a consistency that could only be described as weirdly plastic. Then I was introduced to the Iceberg Wedge; the perfect balance of crunch, fat and cool, bold with a proper blue cheese dressing, and the recipe was forever redeemed. Blue cheese dressing can, and should be, brash yet still refined. How to Make Any Pesto in 5 Steps. Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them?

How to Make Any Pesto in 5 Steps

Of course not. A Summery Spread That's As Cool As A Cucumber. Hide captionBenedictine is a combination of cream cheese, cucumber and onion.

A Summery Spread That's As Cool As A Cucumber

It may sound odd, unless you're from Kentucky. Erica Peterson/WFPL Cream cheese, cucumber juice and a touch of onion. That may sound like an unlikely combination, but Benedictine is a Kentucky favorite. Gwynne Potts, a self-proclaimed aficionado, says it's delicious. "The best thing to eat Benedictine on is just white bread," Potts says. How the West Was Won Over by Sichuan Chili Oil. For the first century after the introduction of Chinese food to America by the first immigrants to California in the 1850’s, Cantonese cuisine reigned supreme.

How the West Was Won Over by Sichuan Chili Oil

It was the most commonly served food in Chinese restaurants. “Mandarin” cooking, which became the jargon for anything non-Cantonese, appeared in the late 1960’s. Still most menus were made up of familiar soy sauce-based non-spicy items. Then in the mid 1960s Shun Lee Dynasty opened in the east side of Manhattan and started serving Sichuan influenced dishes. In 1969, after receiving four stars from Craig Claiborne of The New York Times, the public thronged to the restaurant to sample this new spicy cooking of China.

Japanese Basics: Kelp Stock and Dashi Stock. Every week, a DIY expert spares us a trip to the grocery store and shows us how to make small batches of great foods at home.

Japanese Basics: Kelp Stock and Dashi Stock

Today, Hiroko Shimbo, author of Hiroko's American Kitchen and The Japanese Kitchen, shares two stocks that will make Japanese cooking a reality in all of our kitchens. Add umami to your soups and sauces with Kelp Stock and Dashi Stock, and be sure to pick up Hiroko's favorite Japanese ingredients in our shop! The first step to cooking easy, accessible Japanese food in your kitchen is preparing the two basic stocks that form the foundation of many Japanese dishes: kombu dashi (kelp stock) and dashi (kelp stock infused with dried fish flakes). With a few batches of these stocks in your refrigerator or freezer, your favorite miso soup or noodle broth is just five minutes away. Mole Poblano Recipe. 10 Ideas For Dinner Tonight: Sandwiches. Buttermilk Blue Cheese Dip Recipe. Making Harissa at Home.

Every week, a DIY expert spares us a trip to the grocery store and shows us how to make small batches of great foods at home.

Making Harissa at Home

Today, Brandon Matzek of Kitchen Konfidence shares his recipe for harissa, a sweet-spicy condiment that adds excitement to any meal. A few years after I moved to San Diego, a friend of mine introduced me to Café Chloe, a charming French restaurant in the heart of the East Village. Nestled amongst other diners on the patio, we started our meal with an order of pommes frites. Fennel Compote With Tomatoes, Olives and Fish (or Not) - Recipes. Walnut Parsley Pesto Recipe. Torrisi's Spicy Sauce (The Instant Holiday Gift)

Every week -- often with your help -- FOOD52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius. Need a holiday hand? We've got you covered with two straight weeks of Holiday Survival Recipes -- the ones you can rely on to keep your guests (and you) feeling festive. Today: The Instant Holiday Gift -- a DIY hot sauce you can make from the bottles and cans in your pantry, with just one step. We love going DIY with pretty much everything, from marshmallows to mozzarella, but pulling out homemade hot sauce is a good way to make us feel especially proud of ourselves. This fresh Sriracha by edamame2003 was the Food52 viral sensation of summer 2010, but what are we supposed to do when we can't get our mitts on fresh Fresno chiles?

Bangkokamole recipe from Food52. Author Notes: This is my guess at what guacomole would be if it was born in SE Asia.

Bangkokamole recipe from Food52

World's Easiest Falafel and Tzatziki recipe from food52. Author Notes: Is there a better street food than falafel? You can keep your sketchy taco trucks. The smell of the balls frying, the cool, creamy tzatziki on a muggy New York afternoon. The idea that you are eating something good for you that's on the fried food pyramid. Reclaiming Provincial. Note: This post contains an updated recipe after numerous trials and some obsessive tweaking, as well as a note about the updates at the end of the intro, before the recipe itself. If I had to sum this post up in two words, those words would be “F#@% YES.” Sorry, that’s a bit of an aggressive way to start off a post! But seriously, can you blame me? I have been obsessing over making this stuff for nearly eight months, ever since Joshua Bousel detailed his experiments with homemade Sriracha on Serious Eats. I planned my entire garden around it, sacrificing what would have been a variety of peppers to grow only jalapeños. After a couple weeks, I finally had enough peppers to start my first batch.

Guacamole Remix: The Avo-Cobb-O. Avo-Cobb-O A bowl of guacamole brings the party. That is a fact. Luscious, creamy avocados, sweet tomato, a squirt of lime, and crunchy tortilla chips…all I need is a cold Corona, a gabfest with my girls, and that’s what I call a great night. Minty Green Olive-Celery Salsa Recipe. Olive tapenade recipe: More addictive than eating olives by themselves, and almost as easy. Juliana Jiménez Jaramillo forSlate Tapenade is, Wikipedia helpfully notes, “not to be confused with tamponade.” I should hope not, unless you’re a playwright looking for a premise for your next farce. One of these two words refers to a method of diminishing bleeding by stopping up a wound. The other describes the best thing to do with olives. L.V. Yes, better even than eating them by themselves.

Sam Tan's Kitchen: Homemade Pesto. How to Make Homemade Gravy - Best Thanksgiving Recipes. Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. How To Make Dashi, A Foundation Stock In All Japanese Cooking. Homemade Sriracha. 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: In this dark time, when the fate of Sriracha is up in the air and the world is up in arms, Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provinicial is showing us how to make the spicy sauce at home. DIY Mustard Green Harissa - Genius Hot Sauce Recipes. Torrisi's Spicy Sauce (The Instant Holiday Gift) How to Make Any Marinara Sauce in 5 Steps (and 20 Minutes) Wine Sauce for Seafood Recipe. Sauces for Fish and Seafood - 8 Fish & Seafood Sauce Recipes. These classic sauces, like the Hollandaise Sauce, Normandy Sauce, Bercy Sauce and others, can be served with fish and seafood dishes, including pan-seared sea scallops , sautéed tilapia, grilled salmon and more. 1.

Kitchen Window: The Secret To These Sauces Is Nuts. Marinara Sauce - Recipes. Paleo Sriracha (Homemade 20-Minute Sriracha) Chef's Method White Wine Sauce. My mother always told me I relied too much on recipes, and it’s true. Chef's Guide to Wine Marinades. Wine marinades are a concoction of wine, acidity, herbs, spices and oil that brings amazing flavor to recipes. Whether you need a red wine marinade for steak or a white wine marinade for chicken, this guide will give you the secrets to create delicious and easy marinade recipes. Mole Sauce Recipe. 12 Amazing Hot Dog Topping Ideas, with Recipes! Salsa Recipes Worth Getting Fired Up Over. Balsamic Roasted Tomato Sauce Recipe. Make Your Own Condiments. There are just about as many different types of condiments as there are different types of food, with various cultures having their own versions.

Condiments and spreads add that little kick to brighten food. Try these homemade, flavorful versions of your favorites. Sun-dried Tomato and Almond Pesto Potato Salad (stevescooking) The Only Ranch Dressing Recipe You Will Ever Need. Basic Adobo Sauce Recipe. When Wine Gets Saucy: Top Tips & Recipes. Herbed Quark Dip with Cucumber and Gelatin. Cranberry Salsa Recipe. Top 10 Steak Topper Recipes. Whiskey BBQ Ketchup. Roasted Red Bell Pepper Dip Recipe. Classic Pimento Cheese — Appetizer Recipes from The Kitchn. Half Baked Harvest - Made with Love. How to make Coconut Butter - Vegan Family Recipes. Making Your Own Mustard Is Easier Than You Think.

Homemade Ketchup Recipes: More Than Just Tomato (PHOTOS) Chipotle Honey Almond Butter Recipe. Marcella Hazan’s Tomato Sauce Recipe - NYT Cooking. Food52. Dreamy Dill Dip with Baked Pita Wedges. Food52. Chianti Butter Recipe. Raspberry Chipotle BBQ Sauce + 10 More BBQ Sauces to Love. Easy Enchilada Sauce! Tomato and Corn Relish. Bar Food: This Salsa Is Absolutely Nuts.

Garlic Confit Is the Magic Secret to Loving Any Vegetable — The Vegetable Butcher. Grilled Cherry Salsa. Crab Rangoon Dip. Grilled Shrimp with Mustard Sauce. The Chic Site. How to Make Salsa at Home - Easy Mexican Recipes. Spicy Corn and Jalapeño Dip recipe. Spicy Corn Guacamole recipe. Fresh Herb BLT Dip Recipe. Homemade Ranch Dressing. Mango and Pineapple Chutney with Chipotle Aioli on Hot Dogs. Bacon and Caramelized Onion Dip Recipe. Half Baked Harvest - Made with Love. Hot Pepper Jelly - Bev Cooks. How to Make Annie Pettry's Slow-Cooked Onion Jam. The Bitten Word. Steak Sauces: Creamed Spinach Sauce. The Bitten Word. Homemade Green Chile Queso Cheese Dip Recipe. Slow Cooker Spinach Artichoke Dip. Bacon Beer Cheese Dip. Roasted Fig Agrodolce. Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip. 20-Minute Pumpkin Butter. Roasted Tomato Butter. The Cheese Dip Recipes That Make Life Worth Living. Saucy Chicken Sandwiches with Pomegranate BBQ Sauce and Crunchy Apple Slaw.

Spicy Corn and Jalapeño Dip recipe. Lucky Peach's Odd Flavor Sauce. Cashew Tarragon Pesto Recipe on Food52. How to Make Queso with Five Cheese Dip Recipes. 5-Minute Cheddar Bacon Ranch Dip. Vegan Green Chili Queso. Baked Sweetpotato & Three Cheese Dip. Huffingtonpost.