Elie Nassar, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Elie Nassar has tested.

Braised Brisket Recipe with Red Wine and Honey

Sweet and tangy and fall-apart tender. That’s what we think of this crowd-pleasing braised brisket that makes us go weak in the knees.

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  • 25 M
  • 5 H
  • 8

Apple and White Cheddar Scones Recipe

These sweetly savory scones take the traditional sweet and savory intermingling of apple pie and Cheddar and make it portable and pastry perfect.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 10

Apple Coffee Cake

Elegant enough for company, simple enough for every day, and versatile enough for breakfast and midnight snack and pretty much every moment in between.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 0

Pumpkin Muffins Recipe

The perfect answer for anyone who may feel a touch sheepish about indulging in pumpkin pie for breakfast.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Down Easter Cocktail Recipe

Merriam-Webster defines “down easter” as “one born or living down east.” We take it to mean this lovely apple cider-y cocktail.

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  • 5 M
  • 45 M
  • 4

Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese

This pumpkin macaroni and cheese ranks off the charts in terms of its epic indulgence-o-rama rating.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2

Hanky Panky Cocktail Recipe

A classic hanky panky calls for gin, sweet vermouth, Fernet Branca, an orange twist, and, after the first sip, a ginormous grin. There’s a reason it’s a classic.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0

Butter Pecan Ice Cream Recipe

Rich. Buttery. Creamy. Vanilla-y. Just what you’d expect of butter pecan ice cream. Just what you’ll get from this recipe.

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  • 30 M
  • 9 H
  • 0

Plum Crumble Pie Recipe

It’s a pie! It’s a tart! It’s a crumble! This crumble pie with a pastry crust, a boozy and oozy plum filling, and a buttery, crunchy crumble topping is a mutant combo in the best possible way. Perfect for late-season stone fruits.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H
  • 0

Blackberry Ice Cream Recipe

So exquisite it’s making folks say “This recipe is a 10.” and “Perfect.” and “Gloriously smooth.” and “Very rich.” and “The looks on my family’s faces said it all. Translation goes something like, ‘Oh my god, what is this?!'”

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  • 30 M
  • 1 M
  • 8

Coffee Crusted Grilled Pork Chops Recipe

“Wow!” “Off-the-charts good!” “Divine.” “Amazingly juicy and tender.” “A definite keeper.” That’s what folks are saying about these grilled and subtly spiced chops. Sorta makes you want to try ’em, eh?

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  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 4

Peach Salsa Recipe

Peach salsa works its considerable magic on anything you pull from the grill. And it’s obscenely easy to make from surplus stone fruit.

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  • 25 M
  • 50 M
  • 2

Prosecco and Aperol Cocktail Recipe

Bitter. Sweet. Floral. Herbal. Citrusy. Elegant. Classic. Fizzy. Magical in all ways. That’s what folks are saying about this lovely little cocktail. Cin cin.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 10

Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

This riff on the classic is slightly spicy and not too sweet and nothing if not pretty darn close to perfect.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
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