Cindi Kruth, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Cindi Kruth has tested.

Cindi Kruth

Cindi Kruth’s culinary background is vast and varied. She became a home economist, managed a fast-food restaurant, and sold mayonnaise and peanut butter for a corporate conglomerate. She opened her first shop, a fruit basket and produce store, when she lived in NJ. After moving to CT, she worked at the Connecticut Culinary Institute, did private catering and taught cooking lessons, and again opened a shop, this time a little gourmet take-out place. The demands of retail didn’t mesh well with raising a family, so she left the food business for a few years to become a lawyer. That’s about when she stumbled upon David’s story of Thor, his stove, in Bon Appétit and shortly after became a tester. Now, being in regular contact with others who are doing the same has expanded her interests and her recipe collection.  And she even got her 1.5 seconds of fame on national TV when David mentioned her work on his renowned Orange Olive Oil Cake on the Today Show.

Baked Eggs Recipe

Baked Eggs

And you thought you didn’t have time for breakfast. We’re changing that with this handy dandy technique.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 8
Garlic Confit Recipe

Garlic Confit

Cloves of garlic are slowly simmered in oil until unthinkably tender, intensely aromatic, subtly sweet, and insanely irresistible.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 9
Spaghetti all’Aglio e Olio Recipe

Spaghetti all’Aglio e Olio

This classic Italian spaghetti all’aglio e olio is going to rock your world with its understated simplicity and undeniable frugality.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 20 M
  • 12
French Dressing Recipe

Lemon Vinaigrette

Stylish on any salad, this versatile little number is a staple in every discerning cook’s recipe wardrobe.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0
Fried Catfish Recipe

Fried Catfish

Make no mistake, there are umpteen approaches to frying catfish. None is necessarily right or wrong. But this one is superlative.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 4
Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

Southern Fried Chicken Wings

Most Southerners believe—correctly—that wings are the sweetest part of the chicken. Amen to that.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
Pot Stickers Recipe

Pot Stickers | Guotie

What’s that you ask? When’s an appropriate time to serve pot stickers? We honestly can’t think of a time that’s not appropriate.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 9
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
Waffle Iron Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Waffle Iron Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Dust off that waffle iron. You’re going to want to give these crisped dimples and the ooey, gooey cheese they contain a whirl.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 8
Sweet Potato Cornbread Recipe

Sweet Potato Cornbread

We could blather on and on and on about this surprising riff on a Southern classic, but you best experience it for yourself.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 25
Grilled Cheese Recipe

Cheddar, Bacon and Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Desperation dinners just got a heck of a lot less boring since we stumbled upon this genius grilled cheese combo.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 12
Vanilla Milkshake Recipe

Vanilla Milkshake

Cold, creamy, and eminently slurpable, just like the vanilla milkshakes mom used to make. In other words, perfect in all ways.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 2
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