Photo: Jaya Saxena

Eating History: The Art of Cooking with Saltines

I can't imagine eating soup or having cheese at a party without saltines, but these snacking staples are good for more than just nibbling. There are recipes that take the humble soda cracker to …

All photos by Cara Eisenpress

The Complete Guide to Making Burgers at Home

The hamburger is a delicious vestige of the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis, where vendors grilled up ground beef patties, slapped them onto buns, and fed them to hordes of hungry Americans. The…

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10 Healthy Junk Food Recipes, Ranked from Best to Worst

Cooking blogs are filled with recipes that promise the world. Healthy chocolate mousse made from avocados? Delicious low-fat Alfredo with cauliflower instead of cream? We tested 10 of these…

All photos by Cara Eisenpress

The Complete Guide to Making Meatballs

Whether you prefer your balls with beef or pork, on top of spaghetti or inside a hero, these tips will take your game to the next level.…

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How to Make Buttermilk Biscuits

Shot at Brooklyn Kitchen; all photos by Liz Barclay (@liz_barclay) As a Southerner who grew up outside of Atlanta, I have pretty strong opinion about biscuits. Growing up, I'd get mine at…

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Eating History: Bow Down to the Queen of Pudding

Welcome to “Eating History,” a series in which Jaya Saxena of the New-York Historical Society mines the vast archives of the museum and library in search of vintage images and ephemera that…

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The 10 Commandments of Nacho-Making

If you read this website with any degree of frequency, it should come as no surprise that within the First We Feast offices, nachos reign supreme. Last year, we devoted an entire week to…

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GIF Tutorial: How to Make the Ultimate Hot Wings

Photography by Liz Barclay (@liz_barclay). GIFs by Amy Chen. No one can deny that hot wings are a game-day essential. With Super Bowl weekend approaching, we enlisted chef Tommy Harder of…