Alexander Cowan, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Alexander Cowan has tested.

Roast Leg of Lamb Recipe

Roast Leg of Lamb

Plain and perfect, that’s what we consider this simple roast lamb recipe. Save it for lamb of such spectacular quality that it makes your soul sing.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 25 M
  • 2
Barbecue Pimento Cheese

Barbecue Pimento Cheese

Not all pimento cheese recipes are created equal. This one, with a touch of barbecue, definitely has an unfair advantage.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 2
Flour Tortillas With Bacon Fat Recipe

Flour Tortillas With Bacon Fat

Soft. Supple. And ever so slightly smoky. We think you can understand why we’re swooning to these bacon drippings tortillas.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 4
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.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 45 M
  • 6
Bacon Peanut Brittle Recipe

Bacon Peanut Brittle

An unexpected yet inspired concoction of sweet, salt, and smoke that’ll put your childhood recollections of brittle to shame.

  • Quick Glance
  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 5 M
  • 10
Panna Cotta With Peaches Recipe

Panna Cotta with Peaches

This panna cotta has the most luscious of textures. How to explain it? Hmmm. Sorta like swooping velvet over your tongue.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 8 H, 40 M
  • 4
Raspberry Crumble Tart Recipe

Raspberry Crumble Tart

Warning: This tart is best when consumed within a few hours of emerging from the oven. We don’t see this as being a problem.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 6
Nashville Hot Fried Chicken Recipe

Nashville Hot Fried Chicken

Hot enough to make you holler. That’s how they like their fried chicken in Nashville. Who are we to argue?

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 55 M
  • 20
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
  • 8
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
  • 10
Smoked Spare Ribs Recipe

Smoked Spare Ribs

Authentic barbecue flavor in your own backyard. No smoker required. (No smoking experience required, either, for that matter.)

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 6 H
  • 2
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