Bette Fraser, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Bette Fraser has tested.

Seafood Gumbo Recipe

Seafood gumbo loaded with shrimp, such as this classic Cajun recipe, screams for a cold beer and a lazy weekend afternoon dedicated to nothing but cooking.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 5 H, 15 M
  • 40

Pork Milanese

Plump pork chops are pounded into satisfying submission before being breaded and gently sautéed to perfection.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0

Frito Pie

Rite of passage as well as rite of tailgating, Frito Pie is legendary. In case you’d forgotten about it, here’s proof.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 6

Whiskey and Fig Gelato

This unexpected yet enticing melding of sweet and smoky makes for a sassy summer dessert you’ll be craving year round.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 6 H
  • 4

Bucatini all’Amatriciana Recipe

All’Amatriciana—go on, roll that “r” like they do in Italy—means a spicy pasta sauce of tomatoes and pancetta or bacon. Prego.

  • Quick Glance
  • 35 M
  • 1 H
  • 2

Prunes in Rum | Pruneaux d’Agen au Rhum

Boozy prunes. So damn good that in Gascony, you’re not invited over for coffee, you’re invited over for these little lovelies.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 15 H
  • 21

Beef Short Ribs With Chile Rub

We swoon to short ribs prepared almost any way. But especially when braised with coffee and chiles. That is to say, this way.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 4 H, 25 M
  • 12

Sweet Potato and Apple Latkes

These lovely latkes are crisp without, creamy within, and sweet throughout thanks to the dulcet tones of sweet potatoes and apples.

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  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 6

Seared Tuna with Sweet and Sour Sauce

This is not the insipid, gloppy, cloying sauce you had on last night’s Chinese takeout. This is, quite simply, sweet and sour and lovely.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 0

BBQ Beef Brisket

Meat. Fire. Smoke. It’s been a holy trinity since man first put meat to heat—understandably so. Behold, the best BBQ beef brisket.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 16 H
  • 6

Blueberry and Tomato Summer Salad for One

There’s a week or two midsummer when blueberries and tomatoes hit their peak. That’s the time to make this salad. Ready? Go!

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0

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.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 35 M
  • 10

Chinese-Chicken Lettuce Cups

You know how sometimes you try to recreate a restaurant classic at home and it doesn’t work? This isn’t one of those times.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 6

Roast Chicken with Citrus

The words “orange chicken” used to make us think of gloppy Chinese takeout—until we tried this orange chicken.

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 2 H, 40 M
  • 13
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