Colleen Bloxham, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Colleen Bloxham has tested.

Beer Braised Chicken Recipe

Essentially just chicken coaxed to tenderness in beer, this beer braised chicken with root vegetables is simple to make, complex in taste.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 12

Bacon Jam Recipe

Maybe what the world needs is a single currency. Like jars of this sweet, rich, intense bacon jam that makes everything better.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 84

Fried Egg Sandwich Recipe

Bread. Cheese. Egg. Hot sauce. Five bucks says you’ve got the makings for this easy and oozy sandwich waiting in your kitchen.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 12

Endive Salad with Gorgonzola, Pine Nuts, and Honey

Mother Nature is a savvy, savvy hostess. We know this because endive makes the perfect platter-to-piehole vehicle for cheese.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 5

Italian Frittata

Eggs, potatoes, and not much else. That’s our weeknight salvation come suppertime on a super crazy day.

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  • 25 M
  • 30 M
  • 6

Salmon with Blistered Cherry Tomatoes

An impressive impromptu dinner that’s done in less than 30 minutes and a cinch to clean up. You’re welcome.

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  • 15 M
  • 20 M
  • 2

North Carolina Barbecue Sauce

This isn’t your typical sweetly gloppy barbecue sauce to squirt onto burgers or dogs. This is thinner and tangier than most and it’s something sorta special.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 7

White Bean and Chicken Chili

Stop your scoffing. This may not be conventional chili, but it’s no sissy imposter. It’s just a little subtler, soupier, and smokier.

  • Quick Glance
  • 35 M
  • 1 H
  • 4

Not Your Mom’s Tuna Melt

A tuna melt is a tuna melt is a tuna melt, right? Uh, not exactly. This is a welcome departure from what we choked down as children.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 6

Homemade Bagels

No more excuses about how there’s a dearth of decent bagels in your neighborhood. Nope. Not when you can make these.

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  • 3 H
  • 3 H, 50 M
  • 33

Lamb Burger with Arugula, Feta, and Cucumbers

For something so unconventional, this combination of lamb burger, feta, arugula, cucumber, and lemon certainly tastes intuitive.

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 40 M
  • 2

Lemon Meringue Tart

Michel Richard lets loose with some fanciful flourishes in fashioning this lovely tart—both the recipe and the artsy rendering.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 6

Pastrami, Caramelized Onion, and Gruyère Sandwich Recipe

Not every stack of meat slapped between some slices of bread qualifies as a proper supper. This one does.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 4

Breakfast Cheese

Say good morning to your newest weekday breakfast craze. Who knew cheese, honey, and bread could be sooooo indulgent?

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 8
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