Brenda Carleton, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Brenda Carleton has tested.

Israeli Pickles Recipe

Israeli Pickles

Quickles. It’s what we call pickles that can be made in mere minutes without the usual canning. (Quick. Pickles. Get it?!)

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 4
Korean Chicken Wings Recipe

Korean Chicken Wings

Know that elusive balance of crisp yet moist, sorta sweet but with some heat, that most wings fail miserably to achieve? These nail it.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Preserved Lemons Recipe

Preserved Lemons

Perhaps the most iconic and indispensable ingredient in Moroccan cooking. And perhaps the easiest thing to make ever.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 3
Apricot Jam Recipe

Apricot Jam

There’s a simple way to extend the ephemeral apricot season, and it has everything to do with these easy peasy preserves.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 14
Jerk Chicken Recipe

Jerk Chicken

Cue the Red Stripe and the reggae, cuz this fast and easy flavor paste makes grilled jerk chicken that’s the real deal.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 25 M
  • 9
Mixed Green Salad with Prosciutto and Cherries Recipe

A Salad of Summer Leaves, Prosciutto, and Cherries

Just whisk, chop, toss, and behold! A simple, stunning, sumptuous, summery weeknight winner of a repast.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 2
Sea Bass with Soy Glaze Recipe

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
  • 8
Slow Cooker Barbecued Ribs Recipe

Easy Slow Cooker Barbecued Ribs

Easiest. Ribs. Ever. Yet with the same scintillating, fall-off-the-bone goodness as their grilled, roasted, or smoked counterparts.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 6 H, 45 M
  • 16
Roast Chicken with Citrus Recipe

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
Fiddlehead and Burrata Salad Recipe

Fiddlehead and Burrata Salad

This simple, exquisite spring salad sorta makes us wanna mumble “fiddledeedee” in our best Southern accent.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 4
Lemon Horseradish Butter Recipe

Lemon Horseradish Butter

Slather, schmear, and otherwise anoint all manner of things with this nifty flavored butter. Mmmm. Butter.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Sichuan Pickled Vegetables

Sichuan-Inspired Pickled Vegetables

No ordinary pickle, this simple recipe with the complex taste will make you forget forevermore the classic Vlasic.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 2
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