Esther Leilua

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Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

How to Make Gravy 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: Gravy is spectacularly easy, and -- spoiler alert! -- even make-ahead friendly. Here's how to make it happen.</i><p>…

Cooking

30 Minute Portobello Fried Brown Rice

30 Minute Portobello Fried Brown Rice.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> January 20, 2014 85<p>In true Jessica fashion, I have a new favorite meal.<p>No shock value there, as my …

The Only Pancake Recipe You'll Ever Need

When it comes to pancakes, you don't want to mess around. Pancakes are great. They make breakfast a more exciting meal. They even make our weekends just a little more special. So if you churn out a subpar batch of pancakes, the day is definitely a little sadder. And you're meal significantly less …

Mother's Day Brunch Recipes (PHOTOS)

Nothing says you care like a good brunch. Stuffed French toast served at noon with a big cup of coffee, it's easy to see why we feel this way. And with Mother's Day right around the corner, what better way to let your mom know you really love her than with a decadent meal prepared by your very own …

51 Healthy Greek Yogurt Recipes For Any Meal

If you've been to a grocery store's dairy aisle lately, you've probably picked up on the fact that Greek yogurt is becoming pretty darn popular. At Greatist, we think this stardom is well earned: We consider the stuff a superfood thanks to its high protein and probiotic content. But frankly, we're …

Still Hungry After All These Years

Happy Monday and Happy Anniversary! It’s been seven years since I started blogging, and I wanted to take the opportunity today to look back at some …

Teenage Food: Dinner Recipes That Picky Teenagers Will Stomach (PHOTOS)

At some point in our lives, a teenager will get invited to one of our dinner parties. They will likely be the child or sibling of one of our dear friends, and feeding them can sometimes feel difficult. Maybe you are the parent/sibling/friend of a teenager who is a great eater, one who loves to …

Mothers Day Recipes the Kids Can Make for Mom

01 of 10<p>If the kids can operate a blender, they can make these easy fruit smoothies. They taste great, they're super healthy, and they go with …

French Bread Pizzas

These are the facts of the case and they are undisputed: Sometimes we humans can’t spend four hours making dinner. In fact, sometimes we humans can’t …

20 Essential Dishes Every Cook Should Know

If you were going to ever commit any sort of recipes to your memory -- if you were going to ever cook things so often that they become second nature -- you should look to these twenty. (Or, if they won't all fit in your brain, at least have them at the ready). Because while we're all into big …

Food

How to Make Easy Banana Bread - Videos

Baking banana bread is a great way to use up old, browning fruit, and it hardly takes any time to put together. In this episode of The Easiest Way, …

Breakfast

How to Make Blueberry Muffins

Brighten your morning with fluffy, fresh blueberry muffins! Blueberry muffins are a classic treat for breakfast and always make mornings feel …

Easy Eggs Benedict - How to Make The Easiest Way

Snack healthier with baked Sweet Potato Crisps. Here's how you make them: http://bit.ly/11pQEPJ

6 Simple Rituals To Reach Your Potential Every Day

Becoming and staying productive isn’t about hard-to-follow programs or logging your every move in an app. It’s about self-care. Here are daily to-dos to get you started.<p>It’s Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. Two San Francisco entrepreneurs are pitching their ventures to potential investors today. They’d …

10 Keys To Writing A Speech

<i>“This is my time.”</i><p>That attitude will kill a speech every time.<p>You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents and pointless details. You understood something these speakers apparently didn’t: This was …