Alexander Cowan, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Alexander Cowan has tested.

Korean Chicken Wings Recipe

Korean Chicken Wings

Know that elusive balance of crisp yet moist, sorta sweet but with some heat, that most wings fail miserably to achieve? These nail it.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Football Cheese Ball Recipe

Football Cheese Ball

Going for a pigskin theme for your next have-folks-over-to-crowd-in-front-of-the-game-on-the-flat-screen party? You need these.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 40 M
  • 4
Waffle Iron Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Waffle Iron Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Dust off that waffle iron. You’re going to want to give these crisped dimples and the ooey, gooey cheese they contain a whirl.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 8
Sea Bass with Soy Glaze Recipe

Sea Bass with Soy Glaze and Cucumber Salsa

Super simple yet super stunning, this fancy-pants, pan-seared, soy-glazed sea bass with cucumber salsa will rock your world.

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  • 30 M
  • 35 M
  • 8
Goat Cheese with Olives, Lemon and Thyme

Goat Cheese with Olives, Lemon, and Thyme

Words sort of escape us when we attempt to describe just how simple, stunning, and scrumptious we find this dish. Just…wow.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 6
Guinea Hen Sweet Corn Fregula

Guinea Hen with Sweet Corn Fregula

Dark-meat chicken lovers, have we got a recipe for you. Actually, we’ve got a bird for you. It’s called guinea, and once you try it, there’s no going back.

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 50 M
  • 2
Raspberry Jam Recipe

Raspberry Jam

You can’t prolong summer. But you can prolong raspberry season with some lipstick-red berries, a little sugar, and this unerringly precise recipe.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 5
Whole Roasted Onions

Whole Roasted Onions

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

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 1 H
  • 10
Roasted Strawberries

Roasted Strawberries

Whether you have unripe berries, overripe berries, or an abundance of the season’s sweetest, most fragrant berries, say hello to your sweetly sticky solution.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 50 M
  • 13
Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Chocolate Mousse

This sophisticated chocolate fix draws on just two ingredients, comes together in minutes, and is satiating beyond belief. A simple cure for pesky must-indulge-now cravings.

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  • 5 M
  • 20 M
  • 9
Roasted Asparagus with Bay Leaves and Capers

Roasted Asparagus with Bay Leaves and Crispy Capers

For this radically simple recipe, stalks of spring-green asparagus, bay leaves, and capers are tossed in olive oil and blasted in the oven. Gotta love it.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Cinnamon Pecan Blondies

Cinnamon Pecan Blondies

Chewy, buttery, and teeming with toffee flavor, these are a sophisticated take on those made-from-a-box blondies you scarfed down with your carton of milk in the school cafeteria.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 41
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