About Renee Schettler Rossi

Renee Schettler Rossi is the editor-in-chief of Leite's Culinaria. She has spent the past 15 years as an editor and writer at national newspapers and magazines, including The Washington Post food section, Real Simple, and Martha Stewart Living. Her work has garnered recognition from NPR, the Association of Food Journalists, and The Best American Recipes cookbook series, and she has served as a judge for the James Beard Awards. Follow Renee Schettler Rossi on Google+.

Gribenes | Roast Chicken Skin Recipe

Gribenes | Roast Chicken Skin

If you go weak in the knees at the crisp skin on a roast hen, your day just got a heck of a lot better.

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Deviled Eggs ith Roast Chicken Skin (Gribenes) Recipe

Deviled Eggs with Roast Chicken Skin

Crisp roast chicken skin makes everything better. It’s right up there with bacon as far as we’re concerned. Witness these eggs.

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White Bean Puree with Radicchio and Red Onions Recipe

White Bean Puree with Radicchio and Red Onions

It’s remarkable what you can do with a can of beans. Here it’s transformed into a pretty classy purée (aka poor man’s hummus).

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Beet and Carrot Fritters Recipe

Beet and Carrot Fritters

Shame we didn’t have these little lovelies on our plates when we were being admonished by our parents to “Eat your veggies!”

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Americano Cocktail Recipe

Americano

Low in alcohol, slightly bitter, and takes the edge off a long day. Can’t think of anything else we’d care for in an aperitif. Can you?

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Apricot Tart Recipe

Apricot Tart | Tarte Crumble aux Abricots

Sweet but not too sweet, this simple summer dessert is the French version of le crumble. God, we love the French.

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Yogurt, Feta, Olive Dip Recipe

Feta Dip

If you’ve been looking for an excuse to invite folks over this summer, here it is. Less than 10 minutes from start to wipe-the-creamy-dip-from-your-lips.

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Mango Frozen Yogurt Recipe

Mango Frozen Yogurt

Fro yo never tasted quite so sweet or seemed quite so simple as this lovely little mango rendition that calls for just 3 ingredients and 10 minutes.

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Mean Shandy Recipe

Mean Shandy

What, pray tell, is a Mean Shandy, you ask? Think of a regular shandy with a spirited streak. There you have it.

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Sweet Tea Cocktail Recipe

Sweet Tea Cocktail

Hmmm. Sweet tea. Whiskey. Lemon juice. Sounds like a sassy summertime take on a hot toddy to us.

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Frozen Margarita Recipe

Frozen Margarita

There are those people who feel a frozen margarita is a lesser margarita. We are not those people.

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  • 10 M
  • 6
North Carolina Clam Chowder Recipe

North Carolina Clam Chowder

No, not Maine clam chowder. North Carolina clam chowder. It’s a brothier, clammier, lighter chowder. No complaints here.

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  • 2 H
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