Annie Leslie, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Annie Leslie has tested.

Basic Gravy Recipe

Great gravy doesn’t just happen by chance. At least, not for us. Here’s how it does happen.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 9

Banana Bread Recipe

This easy banana bread recipe is an easy quick bread the whole family will love. It makes great muffins, too.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 59

Gingersnap and Sweet Potato Casserole

A Thanksgiving classic revisited with an added emphasis on sugar and spice and, yes, everything nice. A sweet potato mash topped with marshmallow and—believe it or not—crushed gingersnaps. Heresy? Or high-five-worthy? You tell us.

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  • 15 M
  • 2 H
  • 0

Cranberry and Orange Relish

It doesn’t get much simpler than this make-ahead relish. Just simmer cranberries, sugar, and orange until you hear a “Pop!” and then plop it in the fridge.

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  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 20

Cornbread

An easy, foolproof, ever so slightly sweet corn bread that comes together as quickly as it disappears. Just watch it.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 26

Stone Fruit Slump

Equal parts bohemian and tradition, this stone fruit slump marries the best aspects of cobbler and cake to sweet, sweet effect.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 10

Yum Yum Squares

Sweet! Gooey! Easy! Yum! Those are just a few of the lovely things we’re hearing about these coconutty beauties. Taste for yourself.

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 14

Coconut Angel Food Cake

Not just the stuff of sweet memories, angel food cake is still in fashion–and still fashionably simple to whip up. Truly heaven-sent.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 17

White Russian

The White Russian flirted with cult status after the release of The Big Lebowski, a Coen brothers production in which a fashionably unkempt Jeff Bridges…well, we won’t give it away.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 7

Ultra-Thin Chocolate Chunk Cookies

A theatrical departure from the norm, these diaphanous beauties shatter dramatically as they deliver untold caramelized, bittersweet chocolate goodness.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 18

Strawberry Ice Pops | Paletas de Fresa

These popsicles are just as satisfying as you’d expect from that strawberry-smudged face and its expression of unabashed happiness.

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  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 19

Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

This little bit of heaven is exactly what it purports to be: a smooth, rich confection made from a strawberry Philly cream cheese cheesecake.

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  • 20 M
  • 12 H
  • 9

Peruvian Roast Chicken

This bird borrows its Peruvian accent from its amazing technicolor dreamcoat of paprika, cumin, and garlic.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 24

Nutmeg Cake

This spice cake is soaked with rum syrup, making a lovely, albeit slightly boozy, gift when wrapped in parchment and tied with a bow.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 17
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