Cindy Zaiffdeen, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Cindy Zaiffdeen has tested.

Blueberry and Tomato Salad Recipe

Blueberry and Tomato Summer Salad for One

There’s a week or two midsummer when blueberries and tomatoes hit their peak. That’s the time to make this salad. Ready? Go!

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Sunday Roast Recipe

Jamie Oliver’s Sunday Roast

An uber-tender roast and crisp-as-can-be roasted spuds that’re both proper and ridiculously untraditional.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 2
Chocolate Bourbon Banana Bread

Mommom’s Chocolate Bourbon-Spiked Banana Bread

No matter what its title, this little life-changer of a recipe isn’t quite Mommom’s, er, your grandma’s banana bread. It’s better.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 16
Dark and Stormy Cocktail Recipe

Dark and Stormy Cocktail

It was a dark and stormy night…oops. We mean, this stiff yet slightly sweet cocktail is certain to thunder through your evening.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 17
Broiled Buffalo Wings

Broiled Buffalo Wings

These lip-tingling wings boast far, far fewer calories than what you’d get at the neighborhood bar. Not that anyone will notice….

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  • 25 M
  • 40 M
  • 6
Blue Cheese Dressing

Blue Cheese Dip

Tired of settling for an ordinary blue cheese dip that practically necessitates a search party to locate a stray chunk of cheese swimming in mayo? This one won’t disappoint.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0
Therapeutic Drink to Ward Off Colds

Therapeutic Drink to Ward Off Colds

Forget Robitussin. This fragrant infusion not only makes a run to the store unnecessary, but it goes down with far, far more ease than that syrupy stuff.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 4
Ultra Thin Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Ultra-Thin Chocolate Chunk Cookies

A theatrical departure from the norm, these diaphanous beauties shatter dramatically as they deliver untold caramelized, bittersweet chocolate goodness.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 18
Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt Cake

Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt Cake

The true beauty of this Bundt depends on your perspective. Does it lie in its stunning silhouette? Its intensely chocolatey chocolatiness? Or its lazy day ease? You tell us.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 60
Classic Roast Chicken

Classic Roast Chicken

Crisp-skinned. Succulent. Simple. If that’s what you seek in a roast chicken, your search stops with this ooh-and-aah-inducing technique.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 55 M
  • 7
Applesauce Bread

Applesauce Bread

Comfort finds us in unexpected ways. And thank goodness for that–or rather, thank goodness for this not-too-sweet, subtly apple-y quick bread.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 14
Cornmeal Griddle Cakes

Meme’s Cornmeal Griddle Cakes

Shirttail cousins to corn bread, these savory cakes wooed and wowed us with their crisped edges, ethereally airy interior, and pantry-friendly frugality.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 17
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