Leslie Ilmberger

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A Study Found Homes Painted These Colors Sell For More Money

What color to paint the different rooms in a home is always a hotly debated topic. Interior designers have their standbys, trends point towards another set of colors, and mood boosting or calming hues dictate their own palette. But Zillow found that homebuyers place a premium on certain colors — …

Make Your Own Sushi At Home!

Spaghetti with Clams Recipe

Busy moms, I applaud you! Actually I bow down to you. I have no idea how you do it. I’m neither a mom, nor blessed with any innate organizational …

What Happens To Your Body When You Get Drunk And Stoned At The Same Time?

The science of the spins<p>The intoxicating effects of alcohol and of marijuana have been widely studied, but their combined effect—getting "cross-faded"—is woefully underexplored scientific territory. Here's a look at what we know about how pot and booze together affect the brain.<p>First, the basics: …

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Chinese Shrimp Stir Fry Recipe - Ready in 15 minutes

posted by<p>This 15 minute Chinese Shrimp Stir Fry recipe will teach you authentic stir-fry method.<p>Secret to crisp-crunchy, perfectly cooked …

Curried Coconut Noodles With Shrimp Recipe

There's no reason why you can't make this dish with red or green curry paste if that's your preference. I recently learned that a friend hates red curry paste but loves the others, so to each one's own, right?<p><b>Read more: One-Pot Wonders: Curried Coconut Noodles With Shrimp</b><p>Ingredients1 pack (3 to 4 …

Linguine with Lemon, Garlic, and Mushrooms + Chocolate Cake

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: Have your cake, and dinner, too.</i><p>Cake, cake, glorious cake! Rich, wonderful, and, in the best cases, chocolatey. Still, all too …

Grasshopper Brownies Recipe

For the Brownies:<p>⅓ cup Dutch-processed cocoa<br>• 1½ teaspoons instant espresso (optional)<br>• ½ cup plus 2 Tablespoons boiling water<br>• 2 ounces unsweetened …

Slow-Cooker Italian Sausage Meatballs With Chianti Sauce and Fusilli Recipe

<b>Read more: Slow Cooker Italian Sausage Meatballs With Chianti Sauce and Fusilli</b><p>Ingredients1 pound Italian sausage, casings removed1 pound ground beef1 large egg1/4 cup old-fashioned oats1 1/2 tablespoons minced flat-leaf parsley1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, finely shredded, plus additional for …

Spaghetti Squash with Bacon, Pine Nuts, and Balsamic Vinegar

<b>INGREDIENTS:</b><p>1 spaghetti squash (3 pounds), halved lengthwise and seeds removed<br>• 4 thin slices bacon<br>• 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar<br>• 1 teaspoon fresh lemon …

Couscous With Roasted Butternut Squash, Apple, and Chorizo Recipe

<b>Read more: Dinner Tonight: Couscous With Roasted Butternut Squash, Apple, and Chorizo</b><p>Ingredients1 medium butternut squash, peeled, end trimmed, seeds removed, flesh chopped4 tablespoons olive oil, divided2 tart apples, cored, cut into 1/2-inch cubes4 ounces chorizo, chopped into 1/2-inch cubes1 cup …

How to Store Cheese

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Good cheese is an investment -- protect it.</i><p>When it comes to cheese, sometimes our eyes are bigger than our stomachs. Ideally, you shouldn't buy more …

30 Minute Caramelized Shallot, Spinach and Goat Cheese Garlic Butter Pasta

Caramelized Shallot, Spinach and Goat Cheese Garlic Butter Pasta.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> December 9, 2013 102<p>This is my give-me-a-break-from-candy-canes …

How to Make Pie Crust

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Learn how to make the perfect pie crust with help from Mario Batali's How To Tuesdays video series.</i><p>Compare the number of times you've had a flaky, …

Homemade Cocktail Bitters: Cherry Vanilla Bitters, Chocolate Bitters, Grapefruit Bitters and Strawberry Ginger Bitters

<b>cherry vanilla bitters</b><br>Jar #1: In one jar, add the dried cherries and bourbon. Shake well.<br>Jar #2: In the second jar, add the tonka beans, cardamom …

Roasted Butternut Squash with Pine Nuts and Parmesan

Last week, my two childhood friends and I were in Chicago for my holiday cookbook signing. We arrived in the city around lunchtime, and since our …

How to Dry Brine a Turkey

The turkey is the star of a classic Thanksgiving table. And, like a real-life celebrity, turkey can be fussy, difficult, and a general drama queen. But when it's good, it's <i>really</i> good. From the fight for the drumsticks to the final snap of the wishbone, Turkey Day just isn't complete …

Cook's Illustrated Foolproof Pie Crust Recipe on Food52

• 1 1/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour<br>• 1/2 teaspoon table salt<br>• 1 tablespoon sugar<br>• 6 tablespoons cold unsalted butter (3/4 stick), cut into 1/4-inch slices<br>• 1/4 cup chilled solid vegetable shortening, cut into 2 pieces<br>• 2 tablespoons vodka, cold<br>• 2 tablespoons cold water<p>Process 3/4 cups flour, salt, and …

Ultra-Crispy New Potatoes With Garlic, Herbs, and Lemon Recipe

<b>Note:</b> Duck fat, turkey fat, or chicken fat can be used in place of the canola oil.<p><b>Read more: The Food Lab: Ultra-Crispy New Potatoes With Garlic, Herbs, and Lemon</b><p>Ingredients4 1/2 pounds red or yellow new potatoes, scrubbed clean, sliced in half1 tablespoon white vinegarKosher salt1/4 cup canola oil …

Peanut Butter Reese's Pieces Blondies Recipe

These peanutty bar cookies are jammed with Reese's Pieces on top for an extra pop of chocolate-PB flavor.<p><b>Read more: One Bowl Baking: Reese's Pieces Peanut Butter Blondies</b><p>Ingredients8 tablespoons (4 ounces) unsalted butter1 cup (7 ounces) packed light brown sugar3/4 teaspoon salt3/4 cup peanut …

Flourless Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Flourless Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies<p>Prep Time: 5 minutes<p>Cook Time: 12 minutes<p>Total Time: 17 minutes<p>Yield: 12 cookies<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 …

How to Get Clumps in Your Granola

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Stop ripping apart entire bags of granola just to get your hands on the crunchy nuggets.</i><p>There are two types of granola eaters.<p>The first type of people …

61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.<p>When it comes to quick and easy weeknight pasta, you can lose those jars. And boxes. And packets of powder (ew). There’s no need for the pre-made stuff, because you can pack serious …

Pumpkin Swirl Brownies Recipe

Spiced pumpkin cheesecake is swirled into a rich brownie base. Individual portions make these moist brownies easy to serve.<p><b>Notes:</b> It's easiest to swirl the batters together before the brownie batter cools and begins to thicken. This recipe will completely fill the cupcake cups. Depending on what …

Pumpkin Dessert Recipes To Sweeten Up Fall (PHOTOS)

Along with copious amounts of candy, the quest for the perfect costume, and an excuse to finally re-watch your favorite childhood movies, pumpkins are one of the most important parts of the Halloween season.<p>Though most of us visit the pumpkin patch to make Jack-O-Lanterns or even roasted pumpkin …

How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds | Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

Home > Recipes by Season > Fall > Roasted Pumpkin Seeds, Three Ways<p>Roasted Pumpkin Seeds, Three Ways<p>October 15, 2013 // 27 <i>Comments »</i><p>Growing up, the …

Double Stuffed Pumpkin Pie Oreos

In a medium microwave safe bowl, place the butter and chocolate chips in microwave, stirring every 30 seconds until melted. Whisk in the sugar until …

Sifted: Pumpkin Pie Oreos, Easy Pumpkin Hummus + More

Keep your carving pumpkins for Halloween while you turn sugar pumpkins, a petite and sweet variety, into a creamy pasta sauce.<p>Pumpkins make great …

Homemade Pumpkin Puree

Exactly How I Make My Homemade Pumpkin Puree.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> October 13, 2013 61<p>It’s so freaking simple.<p>I first made pumpkin puree from scratch a few …