Brenda Carleton, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Brenda Carleton has tested.

Ham and Potatoes Sarladaise Recipe

Got ham? This French classic typically draws on duck confit but is just as sublime when used to disguise holiday leftovers.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 9

Chili Cheese Fries Recipe

Honest grub with demolish-the-entire-panful-while-standing-at-the-counter allure. Grab some napkins.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 8

Slow Cooker Ribs Recipe

All the scintillating, fall-off-the-bone magnificence of smoked ribs. None of the standing outside in the snow or sleet to tend your grill or smoker.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 6 H, 45 M
  • 23

Molletes Recipe

We may not know how to pronounce this insanely satiating comfort food fix, though we’ve certainly mastered tucking into it.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 6

Greek Marinade Recipe

This Greek marinade made with lemon, herbs, and garlic boasts an authentic Mediterranean style.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 13

Grilled Pork Loin Recipe

No more standing idly by as the pork chops you tossed on the grill toughen into leathery dryness. Nope. Not with this clever trick that cooks a whole pork loin and then slices it into chops after it’s pulled off the heat.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 15 H, 30 M
  • 19

Old Bay Seasoning Recipe

An American classic, this indispensable spice blend brings a taste of the Eastern Shore to anything, anywhere, anytime.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 49

Flounder Recipe with Lemon Butter Sauce

Easy, elegant, and exceptionally buttery. Pretty impressive for something that you toss together in less than 15 minutes, wouldn’t you agree?

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 20

Lamb Chops Recipe With Cilantro and Mint Sauce

These lamb chops have a nifty little trick that works wonders at putting dinner on the table pronto while banishing boredom.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 30 M
  • 9

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
  • 8

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

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

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 9

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

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
  • 12
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