Anne Lesser

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This authentic shrimp and chicken gumbo recipe is easier to make than you’d think

Chef Tanya Holland is cooking with KLG and Hoda today, demonstrating how to make shrimp and chicken gumbo, the dish you voted to see her make. She also shared a bonus recipe for sweet potato-kale hash, below. So grab your shopping list and get ready to make two delicious dishes.<p><b>Shrimp and chicken</b> …

Recipes

Avocado Pasta Recipe

Nutrition Facts<p>Servings Per Recipe 2<p><b>Amount Per Serving</b><p>Calories from Fat 224<p><b>Calories</b> 729<p>% Daily Value*<p>43%<p><b>Total Fat</b> 28g<p>34%<p>Saturated Fat 7g<p>47%<p><b>Sodium</b> …

Nutrition

Easy Slow Cooker Peach Crumble

<i>Welcome to Slow Cooker Sunday! Plug in and chill out for what’s supposed to be the laziest day of the week.</i><p>This summer slow cooker dessert is yet …

Slow Cookers

'We Animals' Book Exposes Sadness Of Animal Captivity With Stunning Photos

<i>The following is an excerpt from "We Animals," a photojournalistic book that documents the lives of animals in captivity, by Jo-Anne McArthur.</i><p>In the course of a decade and a half as a photojournalist, I’ve met hundreds of thousands of animals. Some were only in passing and others I’ve gotten to …

Jerky Recipe

<b>UP IN SMOKE<br>JERKY 101</b><p>Jerky is one of the mysteries of life: Overcook a slab of beef, for example, and the texture toughens, the natural juices …

Challah Monkey Bread Recipe

<b>Notes:</b> The recipe calls for light brown sugar, but if you like a deeper caramel flavor, dark brown sugar is a good sub here.<p>Texture-wise I found that bread flour is a must. In testing I found that using just one egg makes for a drier dough which necessitated less additional flour during kneading …

How to Make the Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them. Every other week, she's sharing those recipes with Food52</i>.<p><i>Today: A cookie with the perfect combination</i> …

Dessert

Making a Perfect Caramel

If cakes are the reliable, put-together friend in the world of desserts, caramel is the angsty adolescent. What's the secret to dealing with it? Give it a little slack. Caramel is sugar that's allowed to change, run a little wild, maybe dye its hair. Here, you're parenting your sugar, and it's an …

Potato, Spinach, and Goat Cheese Quiche Recipe

This quiche is a filling meal, studded with soft potatoes and tart goat cheese that will keep you satisfied but won't have you retiring to the couch to recover.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Brunch: Potato, Spinach, and Goat Cheese Quiche</b><p>Ingredients1 recipe pie crust (for single crust pie)2 tablespoons butter1 …

Spicy Pork and Mustard Green Soup

4 Servings<p>It might look like a lot when the greens are raw, but add them all anyway. They’ll quickly wilt down to a silky texture.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ pound ground pork<p>2 cloves garlic finely chopped<p>2 teaspoons finely grated peeled ginger<p>1 teaspoon Sichuan peppercorns, crushed<p>¾ teaspoon …

Mustard From Scratch

<i>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.</i><p><i>Today: Molly Yeh from my name is yeh explains how she got hooked on mustard and shares a recipe for a homemade version that's good enough to eat with a</i> …

Maple and Pecan Shortbreads

Shortbread:<p>1/4 cup/60 ml packed light brown sugar<br>• 1 stick/125 ml unsalted butter, softened (1/2 cup)<br>• 1 teaspoon/5 ml pure vanilla extract<br>• 1 1/4 cups/310 …

Spicy Maple Fudge

Recipes

Chocolate Dipped Coconut Rocher

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat. Lightly spray with nonstick cooking spray.<p>In a …

The Perfect Holiday Pecan Pie

Americans buy approximately 50 million pies a year. Many of these pies are purchased within the months of November and December, to be enjoyed during the holiday season.<p>In America we love pie! The holidays are the perfect time of the year (and provide the perfect excuse) to indulge in our favorite …

Baking

Easy Chocolate Tiramisu Recipe

Creamy, chocolatey, and a snap to make, this chocolate lover's tiramisu gets an extra pick me up with a shot of coffee liquor.<p><b>Notes:</b> When whisking the mascarpone, take care not to over-whisk or the mixture will curdle. If you choose not to use the coffee liquor, increase the coffee to 1 3/4</b> …

Tiramisu Charlotte

Sink into layers of cocoa-dusted mascarpone, coffee syrup and sweet, light cake in this <i>Say It With Cake</i> tiramisu charlotte. An edging of ladyfingers lends an elegant presentation.<p>Reprinted with permission by Edd Kimber. Copyright © 2013. Published by Kyle Books. Available wherever books are sold. …

How to Make Tiramisu Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52,</i> <i>we love recipes</i> <i>-- 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: Tiramisu: A classic that you can adapt.</i><p>Tiramisu is a classic. A dessert with certain proportions, certain …

Chicken Paprikash Recipe

<b>Notes:</b> The chicken is most flavorful if left to season at least four hours and preferably overnight. If short on time, season chicken 30 minutes before cooking. The easiest way to chop canned tomatoes is to use kitchen shears and snip the tomatoes in the can. This is delicious served with egg …

The Most Decadent Pancakes in the History of Breakfast

Whiskey, bacon, maple syrup, granola—and then there's the pancakes themselves.<p>Unlike its carefree summer counterpart, the winter weekend breakfast is a moody bastard, best placated by adherence to its guiding principles: <i>late,</i> as anything eaten before the sun kicks in might as well be last night's …

Slow-Roasted Glazed Pork Shoulder

8 to 10 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 12 min<p>For the most succulent results, use pork butt or shoulder with the bone in and the top layer of fat intact. It's sold whole but is more often divided into Boston butt or picnic shoulder sections. Either cut will do the job.<p>September …

Green Smoothies 101

As a plant-based foods educator and holistic health coach, I work with many people who fear green smoothies. Maybe they tried a shot of wheatgrass …

Healthy Eating

Banana Mango Kale Smoothie and the Late Night Kale Haul

Today’s smoothie is probably one of the ‘go-to’-est smoothies around, a banana mango kale smoothie. The perfect trifecta of favorite fruits and …

German Spice Cookies (Pfeffernüsse)

Put honey, molasses, and butter into a small pot and cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until hot, 2–3 minutes. Remove from heat and let …

Recipe: Savory Spiced Pecans

Place the pecans in a large mixing bowl. In another bowl, whisk together the melted butter, Worcestershire sauce, salt, garlic powder, ground …

Recipes

Recipe: Old-Fashioned Chocolate Cobbler

Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a medium-sized 8 x 8 inch (or any small to medium-sized) baking dish.<p>In a medium mixing bowl, combine the …

Dessert

Hearst Magazines

The Child-Rape Assembly Line

Rabbi Nuchem Rosenberg—who is 63 with a long, graying beard—recently sat down with me to explain what he described as a "child-rape assembly line" among sects of fundamentalist Jews.<p>Rabbi Nuchem Rosenberg—who is 63 with a long, graying beard—recently sat down with me to explain what he described as …

Depression may accelerate the aging process of our cells, study finds

Depression harms more than just the mind: research has linked the ailment with a host of physical conditions, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Now, fascinating new research suggests that depression might also accelerate the aging process at a cellular level.<p>In a study published …