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Nikkitha Bakshani


New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Nikkitha:

Our 24 Best Vegan Thanksgiving Sides for Meatless Magic

Featuring greens, roasted veg, and dinner rolls galore—we're equal-opportunity eaters. → Read More

Out of Nutmeg? You Probably Have One of These Subs on Hand

If you started a recipe and realized you're out of nutmeg, don't fret: Here are 9 simple substitutes, from cinnamon to allspice to Garam Masala (what?!). → Read More

Apple Cider Vinegar Substitutes For Perky, Puckery Goodness

Whether you want to mimic ACV's fruitiness, sweetness, or sharpness, we've got a solution. → Read More

26 Sweet Potato Sides, From Mashed to Ottolenghi-fied

For the best sweet potato side dishes to set on your Thanksgiving table, look no further than these recipes: roasted, mashed, casseroles, and everywhere in between. → Read More

What's the Actual Difference Between Jam & Jelly?

Jelly is not the same as jam, which is not the same as preserves, though they’re related. We’ve broken down the differences, the way fruit breaks down to make tasty jam. → Read More

Vegan Ice Cream Is Truly Excellent—If You Don't Believe Us, Try These 11 Brands

Vegan ice cream can be made of cashew, coconut, or soy—and each is extremely good. Here are our 11 brand recommendations for the best vegan ice cream out there. → Read More

16 Chewy-Crispy-Buttery Cookies for 4th of July (& Any Other Day)

If you want a sweet treat for your 4th of July celebrations, look no further than this lost of excellent cookie recipes—from chocolate chip to blueberry to Nutella. → Read More

22 Ultra-Refreshing Summer Cocktails (Shaken, Stirred, Frozen)

These are the best spirits-based drinks to whip up during the summertime, from the classic margarita to a newfangled citrusy gin and tonic. → Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Summer Vegetables (& 43 Ways to Use Them)

Broken down into three micro-seasons. → Read More

21 Stellar Side Dishes for July 4

Our best side dishes for the Fourth of July: Pimento cheese biscuits, grilled corn with basil butter, pasta salad with olives, avocado cornbread, and more. → Read More

Our 23 Favorite Orzo Recipes for Speedy, Satisfying Dinners

Want to make a hearty dinner in a hurry? Orzo's just the ticket. This quick-cooking, small-shaped pasta is wonderful in salads, soups, stews, and stuffed peppers. → Read More

Our 30 Best Chicken Recipes for Grilling Season (It's Here!)

Here are the best grilled chicken recipes on Food52, to make all summer long. We've got everything from kebabs to grilled chicken breasts and beyond. → Read More

A Greek-ish Pasta Salad That Will Never, Ever Bore You

This simple Greek pasta salad recipe calls for orzo and lots and lots of grilled vegetables. Feta and herbs come into play, too, of course. → Read More

7 UK Hotels That Are Literally Castles

Treat yourself. → Read More

Fumbling Through Aunty Meera's Crispy Potato Cakes, 20 Years Later

The jagged, cosmopolitan path of my aunt's aloo tikki recipe. → Read More

This 6-Generation French Factory Still Makes Ceramics From Scratch

Meet the maker that's sticking to the family recipe. → Read More

The Ultimate (& Tastiest) Solo Travel Bucket List for Beginners & Pros Alike

A food- and travel-lover's guide to some of the world's greatest, solo-traveler friendly destinations. → Read More

4 Milky Indian Elixirs to Soothe & Sweeten Your Day

One sip and you'll feel brand new. → Read More

4 Milky Indian Elixirs to Soothe & Sweeten Your Day

One sip and you'll feel brand new. → Read More

A Weekend Trip to a Baker's Paradise in Vermont

What to eat and explore in Norwich, home of King Arthur Flour. → Read More