Leanne Abe, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Leanne Abe has tested.

Shrimp and Grits Recipe

Southern Shrimp and Grits

Our most requested recipe, this ridiculously rich dish takes its heat from andouille, its creamy comfort from grits smothered in cheese.

  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 2
Glass bowl with spicy tomato blue cheese soup on a tray with a hunk of cheese and a spoon

Spicy Tomato Blue Cheese Soup

This spicy tomato soup gets its heat from Thai Sriracha sauce and depth from blue cheese. San Marzano tomatoes are used, so the soup can be made anytime.

  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 25
Slow Cooker Chicken Stock Recipe

Slow Cooker Chicken Stock

Making stock from scratch was never difficult. And it just became even easier thanks to this slick slow cooker approach.

  • 15 M
  • 12 H
  • 29
Therapeutic Drink to Ward Off Colds Recipe

Therapeutic Drink to Ward Off Colds

Forget Robitussin. This fragrant infusion not only makes a run to the pharmacy unnecessary, but it goes down with far, far more ease than that syrupy medicinal stuff.

  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 12
Homemade Pasta Dough Recipe

Homemade Pasta Dough

Pasta made fresh according to Italian tradition is unspeakably more supple, satisfying, and gratifying than the dried-out store-bought stuff. Here’s how to make it at home.

  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 89
Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe

Spaghetti Carbonara

This spaghetti carbonara recipe tosses pasta with eggs, cheese, guanciale, pancetta or bacon, and pepper to form a creamy sauce. Quick and easy.

  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 24
Baked Ricotta Recipe

Baked Ricotta

Entertaining gets no simpler than this rich, creamy, indulgent, elegant cheese spread made from three ingredients. Tasting is believing. Go on.

  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 32
Whole Roasted Onions Recipe

Whole Roasted Onions

Plonk unpeeled onions on a baking sheet. Shove in oven. Come back later for achingly sweet, tender, mellow oniony goodness. Accept accolades. See how easy that was?

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 1 H
  • 14
Four glazed doughnuts stacked on top of each other, two with chocolate glaze, 2 with vanilla glaze

Glazed Doughnuts

Mmmmm…doughnuts. Ethereally fluffy, wonderfully drippy, homemade glazed doughnuts. What are you waiting for? Go make some.

  • 1 H
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 81
Gingersnap Cookie Recipe

Gingersnap Cookies

True to their name, these little lovelies practically snap when you take a nibble. We love truth in advertising.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
Green Smoothie Recipe

Green Smoothie

Close your eyes and we swear you’d never guess this sweet, banana-y smoothie is suffused with good-for-you greens.

  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 17
Prosciutto Parmesan Puffs

Prosciutto-Parmesan Puffs

David divulges his fetish for puff porn, a habit that conveniently requires no confession with Father Fraga come Saturday afternoon.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 56