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!

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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
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.

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  • 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.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 55 M
  • 7
Green Gazpacho

Green Gazpacho

Though this cool, creamy, don’t-turn-on-the-stove soup is hardly penance, it certainly makes amends for all those burgers and brats. Summer detox, anyone?

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  • 25 M
  • 35 M
  • 5
Four-Inch Porterhouse Steak

Thyme-Smoked Four-Inch Porterhouse Steak

A porterhouse of Flintstone-ian proportions can be awesome to behold, tricky to cook. Your Fred or Barney may never admit he needs a little advice, but here it is anyways.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
Easiest Cream Biscuits

Rachel’s Very Beginner’s Cream Biscuits

Scandalously simple. Ethereally airy. Magical. That’s but a sampling of what folks are saying about these two-ingredient, Southern-style cream biscuits.

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  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 26
Ginger and Star Anise Braised Chicken

Star Anise and Ginger Braised Chicken

This simple, one-pot stovetop braise melds the intoxicating and inimitable aroma of soy, citrus, ginger, and star anise. But don’t take our word for it…

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  • 15 M
  • 40 M
  • 22
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