Ayanna Fews, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Ayanna Fews has tested.

Perfect Baked Bacon Recipe

This perfect baked bacon recipe, made on a baking sheet in the oven, is the easiest way to cook bacon for a crowd. No fuss.

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  • 5 M
  • 25 M
  • 31

Beer-Battered Chicken Sandwich

This sandwich is chicken’s answer to the pulled pork sandwich thanks to its ethereally crisp, airy beer batter and sassy slaw.

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  • 1 H
  • 5 H
  • 2

Homemade Mascarpone

Ridiculously indulgent and insanely satiating, this simple DIY hack is a luxurious way to fancy up summer’s finest berries.

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  • 10 M
  • 8 H
  • 15

Ham and Cheese Omelet

An insanely practical and easy way to put to use any leftover ham and odd bits of cheese from the holiday.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0

Southern Fried Catfish

Even avowed seafood haters belly up to this crisp and delicate Southern fried catfish that’s plain and simple and perfect.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Expect a slightly ginormous, squat, thin cookie that’s chewy in the center, crisp at the edges, and uncommonly good through and through.

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  • 25 M
  • 55 M
  • 4

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.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 8

Steak Sandwich

Seared steak. Caramelized onions. Warm ciabatta. Sounds like something we’re not going to want to share.

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  • 10 M
  • 55 M
  • 2

Chicken with Mustard | Poulet à la Moutarde

With this recipe, you can assure anyone who asks “Parlez-vous poulet?” that yes, in fact, you do. Quite fluently.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 12

Key Lime Pie

DIY classic Key lime pie—including a handy little cheat sheet on substituting everyday limes for these puckery little Key suckers.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

S’mores Brownies

Campfire cooking’s got nothing on this savvy, sassy, retro dessert that comes together in the comfort of your own home.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 12

Coffee-Crusted Grilled Pork Chops

“Wow!” “Divine!” “Amazingly juicy and tender!” That’s what folks are saying about this recipe. Sorta makes you want to try it, eh?

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  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 4

Lemon Vinaigrette

Stylish on any salad, this versatile little number is a staple in every discerning cook’s recipe wardrobe.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0

Goat Cheese Potato Cakes

Hey, ‘member those mushy mashed potato cakes mom used to make from leftovers? Yeah, well, these are nothing like them.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
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