Bette Fraser, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Bette Fraser has tested.

Beer Braised Chicken Recipe

Essentially just chicken coaxed to tenderness in beer, this beer braised chicken with root vegetables is simple to make, complex in taste.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 12

Whole Roasted Onions Recipe

Plonk unpeeled onions on a baking sheet. Shove in oven. Come back later for achingly sweet, tender, mellow oniony goodness. Accept accolades. See how easy that was?

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 1 H
  • 14

Burger Buns Recipe

Beautiful burger buns. Were ever three words joined in such harmonious sequence? Actually, let’s add buxom and buttery.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 32

Cajun Fried Chicken Recipe

Bathed in buttermilk and spiced ever so slightly, this Cajun-style fried hen is memorably moist inside, superlatively crisp outside, and gosh darn perfect through and through.

  • Quick Glance
  • 35 M
  • 35 M
  • 15

Mai Tai and Blue Hawaiian Cocktails Recipe

Get out your go-go boots, halter tops, and cocktail umbrellas. The ’60s are back. In a big way. And they’re groovier than ever.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0

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
  • 42

Pork Milanese

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

  • Quick Glance
  • 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
  • 8

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.

  • Quick Glance
  • 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
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