Christaley Nesbitt

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ELLE Simplifies: Your Finances

Photo: Erin Toland<p><i>Let's be real: Sometimes "life hacks" are only good in theory. (Yes, rigging a system of binder clips and plastic bread ties will organize my computer cables, but who has the time for that?) So, in celebration of National Simplify Your Life Week, we asked dozens of experts about</i> …

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The President's Kitchen Cabinet; Crenn in Nashville

<b>KICKSTARTER</b>— Now fully funded, this documentary about the rich legacy of African American presidential chefs will be produced for TV. Entitled <i>The President's Kitchen Cabinet</i>, the film will tell the stories and share the recipes from decades of Presidential dining. [EaterWire]<p><b>NEBRASKA</b>— Popular …

Exposing Food Industry Secrets; What's a Fair Mark-Up?

· How to Expose America's Most Secretive Industry [Salon]<br>· What's an Unfair Wine Mark-Up? [BBC]<br>· Belgium's Trappist Monks: Too Adept? [Independent]<br>· Mississippi Paper on KFC Hoax Scoop [Romenesko]<br>· Ferran Adria: The Chef Without a Restaurant Has Big Ideas [CNN]<br>· Israeli Restaurateur Avi Levy's …

Bon Appétit's Definitive Guide to Satisfying All of Your Dessert Cravings

When a dessert craving hits, nothing else will do—here are our picks for every type of sweet, from cookies to pie.<p><b>We don't discriminate when it comes to desserts.</b> But one thing's for sure: When a craving hits, it sure is nice to get exactly what you want. When you're hankering for a slice of pie, …

Crock Pot Chicken and Rice Casserole

Usually, I think to use my slow cooker in the winter, for a braise or stew or maybe some pulled pork. But I’m also finding it rather convenient in …

How to Make Pancakes Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Dads have monopolized pancakes long enough. Reclaim pancakes as your own, and then customize them however</i> …

4 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Leftovers

Star chefs face the same quandary you do on weekday nights: what to cook with a fridge full of leftovers. Here, four experts reveal their tricks.<p>Star …

4 Great Places to Try Canelés in Chicago

While everyone's been busy banging on about cronuts, wonuts, and other faddish, gut-busting sweets, a classy little cake has been creeping quietly onto the racks of some of Chicago's most gifted bakers. It's called the canelé, and if you haven't yet tried it—quite understandable, since by many …

3 Tricks For The Most Perfect Poached Eggs

There's a common misconception that eggs are easy to make. Let us set the record straight: <b>they are not</b>. While anyone can make eggs cook in a pan, and most can do so in a matter of minutes, that does not mean they've mastered the art of cooking eggs. It's like saying you make the best mac and cheese …

Seriously Delish Deets!

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 22, 2014 98<p>Hey hey! So we are about two months away from the release of Seriously Delish and I’m all …

The History of Sushi in the U.S.

<i>In Food History 101, we're hitting the books -- to explore the who, what, when, where, and why of what we eat today.</i><p><i>Today: How America learned to embrace sushi.</i><p>Fifty years ago, few Americans possessed what we would now consider “refined” palates. The average American family of the 60s, if not …

Put a Filter on It: All Things Green

<i>It's no secret -- we love a good 'gram. Here, we'll be posting our favorite Instagram from the food world, on a different theme each week. This week, we're craving greens.</i><p>We won't blame you if you can't look at another piece of turkey again. We won't even blame you if you can't fathom eating a …

Hobby Lobby Boycotts Jewish Hanukkah And Passover (UPDATE)

<b>UPDATE:</b> 10/4 6:20pm<p>Hobby Lobby has promised to begin to sell Jewish holiday items in areas near large Jewish populations.<p><b>UPDATE 10/4/13 10:15am:</b> Hobby Lobby President Steve Green has issued the following statement on behalf of the company:<p>We sincerely apologize for any employee comments that may …

Lake of doom: deadly waterway calcifies any animal that dares to dive in

Sometimes, truth is indeed more terrifying than fiction. In what could easily make for prime horror film fodder, a renowned photographer has captured stunning images of wildlife calcified by the caustic waters of a deadly Tanzanian lake.<p>Nick Brandt, well-known for his photography of East Africa's …

How to Buy, Store, and Cook Butternut Squash, in Season in Autumn

From soups and sides to bread pudding and cakes, here are 24 butternut squash you should be making all fall and winter long.<p>Is your sweater on? Check. Have a scarf around your neck? Check. Are your feet bundled up in boots and warm woolen socks? Affirmative. Then allow us to state the obvious: It's …

Essential Dinner Party Tools, Chosen by Food52's Amanda Hesser

Being prepared for dinner parties isn't all about the food. These home goods, chosen by Food52's Amanda Hessser, make entertaining a whole lot easier<p>"Being prepared for dinner parties isn't all about the food," says Food52's Amanda Hesser, who wrote our How to Throw a Stress-Free Dinner Party …

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Bake the Book: Apple-and-Caramel Aged Gouda Crostata

Chances are you've tried apple pie with a cheddar crust, or a lazy version that's just a slice of pie served with cheese. <i>Sweet</i> takes it a step farther, using aged Gouda instead of cheddar for an unexpected tang that still melds well with the mellow sweetness of apples.<p><b>Tips & Tweaks:</b> Making crust …

Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin of Ovenly Share Their Guide to Eating Sweets in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

A traditionally Polish neighborhood in North Brooklyn, Greenpoint is quickly becoming a mecca for new and interesting food establishments. Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin, the dynamic duo behind Ovenly, have played a large part in the neighborhood's boom, with their salty-sweet baked goods and …

Craquelin

514<p>46<p>If you’ve ever wondered how French pastry shops make cream puffs with that distinctive decorative crackly topping, look no further. (If you’ve …

Viva Las Vegas (on a low-roller's budget)

Hey, big spender - think a weekend in Vegas means blowing your life savings at the blackjack table? The glittering Strip may conjure up images of slick card dealers, Dom Perignon, and Demi Moore rolling around on a hotel bed covered with hundred-dollar bills, but you can live it up in Sin City on a …