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
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
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
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
Pico de Gallo Recipe

Pico de Gallo

A Mexican staple, this sauce of sorts is essentially fresh salsa that’s named, curiously, for a rooster’s beak.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Broccoli Rabe with Balsamic Brown Butter

Broccoli Rabe with Balsamic Brown Butter

Think you don’t like broccoli rabe? Think again. We defy you to try this butter-blasted kin to broccoli and not be converted.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 4
Goat Cheese with Olives, Lemon and Thyme

Goat Cheese with Olives, Lemon, and Thyme

Words sort of escape us when we attempt to describe just how simple, stunning, and scrumptious we find this dish. Just…wow.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 6
Chili Cheese Fries Recipe

Chili Cheese Fries

Dude food with demolish-the-entire-panful-while-standing-at-the-counter allure. Gentlemen, grab some napkins.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 4
Chocolate Crepes

Tom Aikens’ Chocolate Crepes

French-y but not at all fuss-y, these superbly chocolate-y crepes satiate a certain je ne sais quoi.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 6
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Thai Chile-Vinegar Sauce | Nam Som

A little tart, a little sweet, and a little hot, this Thai staple is both dipping and drizzling sauce. One taste and you’ll understand why it’s a classic.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0
Grilled Doves Portuguese Style

Grilled Doves, Portuguese Style

Relax. We’re not suggesting you grill song birds. This recipe calls for a different type of dove. Scout’s honor. You’ll change your tune when you taste it. Trust us.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 10
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