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+.

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Nursery Rhymes For Parents

All your favorite nursery rhyme characters—all grown up, new to parenthood, and in desperate need of a stiff drink.

Oven-Roasted Chicken Thighs Recipe

Oven-Roasted Chicken Thighs

“Simple.” “Perfect.” “The moistest chicken with the crispest skin we’ve ever had.” That’s what folks are saying about this recipe.

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  • 45 M
  • 6
Easy Eggnog Recipe

Easy Eggnog

We can’t go through a holiday season without eggnog. Not just any eggnog. This eggnog. All the richness. None of the heaviness.

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Jamie Oliver's Steak Sandwich Recipe

Steak Sandwich

Seared steak. Caramelized onions. Warm ciabatta. Sounds like something we’re not going to want to share.

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  • 10 M
  • 55 M
  • 2
Natural Food Coloring Recipe

Natural Food Coloring

At last, after literally years of searching, we have the perfect DIY natural food coloring recipe—minus the monumental price tag.

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  • 10 M
  • 25
Spiced Caramels Recipe

Spiced Caramels

OGM. No, we don’t mean OMG. We mean OGM. As in, “Oh, garam masala.” That’s how incredible this sweet and earthy loveliness is.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H
  • 4
Vegetable Broth Recipe

Vegetable Broth

Clobbered by a guilty conscience each time you let vegetables languish in the fridge? Yeah, us, too. Until this recipe.

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  • 10 M
  • 4 H
  • 8
Maple-Glazed Turkey Recipe

Maple Glazed Turkey

Gluten-free. Dairy-free. Paleo-friendly. Things just got a heck of a lot easier for you to plan your Thanksgiving menu.

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  • 30 M
  • 4 H, 30 M
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Tortilla Soup Recipe

Tortilla Soup

Easy. Elegant. Effing awesome. That’s what we think of this Mexican classic, whether for everyday or entertaining.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 2
Spiced Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

Spiced Pumpkin Seeds

“Super easy.” “Quite addictive.” “Divine.” That’s what folks are saying about these surprisingly seductive, curiously addictive seeds.

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  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 6
Roasted Carrots With Duck Fat Recipe

Duck Fat Roasted Carrots

Surely you’ve heard of potatoes roasted in duck fat? Same basic principle—and unspeakable loveliness—applies here.

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  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 4
Spicy Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

So good even a non-cauliflower-eater will change his or her mind. That’s what folks are saying about this recipe.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 2
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