Allison J., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Allison J. has tested.

Rainbow Vegetable Bowl Recipe

This rainbow vegetable bowl is all about making healthy taste like exactly what you want. Think of it sorta like a choose-your-own veggies and fruits adventure.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0

Turkey Taco Salad Recipe

Easy. Healthy. Low calorie. And quite possibly the best tasting taco salad ever. That’s what we’re thinking of this recipe. But don’t take our word for it. See for yourself.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Blueberry Syrup Recipe

Brings back memories of that sticky, cloyingly sweet blueberry syrup from your childhood yet recreates it with so much more class.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 0

Rum Cake Recipe

Every bit as boozy and as brilliant as it sounds. Inspired by the old-fashioned rum cake made in the Caribbean with dark rum in all its magnificently spiced glory.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 10

Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie Recipe

Perhaps the sneakiest way ever to get kids–of all ages–to slurp something relatively nutritious for breakfast.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0

Mexican Spaghetti Recipe | Sopa Seca de Fideo

This Mexican spaghetti, or sopa seca de fideo, is mindblowingly seductive and authentic as heck. Translated literally, it means “dry soup with noodles,” and it’s soooo much better than it sounds.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H
  • 2

Steel-Cut Oats with Rhubarb Applesauce Recipe

Our latest and greatest incentive to get out of bed in the morning. Sweet, tangy, pale pink applesauce made with rhubarb is going to rock your bowl of breakfast oats.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 2

Chili Buns Recipe

Chili buns are a traditional Appalachian thing and they’re essentially hot dog buns slathered with the easiest chili you’ve ever made. Add a hot dog and slaw and you’ve got its kissing cousin, the slaw dog.

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  • 25 M
  • 30 M
  • 6

Slow Cooker Beef Chili Recipe

This slow cooker beef chili is easy as can be to make, satisfying beyond words to taste. Just dump all the familiar chili ingredients in a crockpot. Dinner is done.

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  • 25 M
  • 5 H, 20 M
  • 2

Brown Rice and Quinoa Porridge Recipe

This may sound rather frighteningly hippie. We understand. Rest assured it’s actually a lovely oatmeal alternative that works magnificently with your most tried-and-true hot cereal stir-ins and sprinkle-ons.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2

Easy Cincinnati Chili

Regardless of whether you’re from Cincinnati or have ever experienced Cincinnati chili, you’ve gotta try this recipe. Trust us.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 13

Spaghetti with Bread Crumbs

Bet you’ve already got everything you need for this frugal pantry pasta. All you need now is 15 minutes to pull it together.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 12

Lemon Meltaway Cookies

Lovely and delicate, these shortbread cookies with a lemony lilt have a crunch that gives way to sweet, sweet nothingness.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 4

Chocolate Bourbon-Spiked Banana Bread Recipe

No matter what its title, this little life-changer of a recipe isn’t quite Mommom’s, er, your grandma’s banana bread. It’s better.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 33
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