Elizabeth and Lena Alvarez, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Elizabeth and Lena Alvarez has tested.

Lettuce Soup Recipe

Never has an overabundance of garden lettuces and herbs been so easily remedied—or made so memorable—as this soup.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

White Pizza Recipe

We find this lovely, albeit subtly flavored, little number to be one of the simpler pleasures in life. We think you’ll concur.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 18

Fish Tacos Recipe with Creamy Chipotle Cabbage Slaw

Okay, so this fish taco isn’t exaaaaaactly like what we’ve experienced in Baja. But it’s close. Close enough. Maybe even better.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 20

Pasta Grattugiata Recipe

Tax man taketh? Then you need this frugal Italian staple that’s crazy satiating yet made in minutes from mere flour, eggs, bread crumbs, and cheese.

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  • 15 M
  • 40 M
  • 15

Apple Cider Vinaigrette Recipe

This slightly sweet, subtly tangy, entirely apple-y vinaigrette recipe is going to come in far more handy than you can ever imagine.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 6

Homemade Dish Soap

This natural alternative to fancy liquid dish soap is inexpensive, effective, and gentle on hands. Doesn’t get much more practical than that.

Meyer Lemon Syrup Recipe

Luscious as caramel yet simple as simple syrup, this Meyer lemon syrup has a very giftable sweet tart lemon thing going on.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0

Paleo Snickerdoodles Recipe

Thanks to this gluten-free, paleo-friendly godsend of a recipe, everyone can have their snickerdoodles and eat them, too.

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H
  • 0

Coconut Milk Hot Chocolate Recipe

Rich, creamy, and divine. It also just happens to be paleo, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, kid-friendly, and adult-approved.

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  • 15 M
  • 4 H
  • 0

Steamed Cauliflower Recipe

A simple yet stunning technique for steamed whole cauliflower that’s making even veggie haters proclaim it awesome.

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  • 5 M
  • 30 M
  • 0

Buttermilk Dressing Recipe With Winter Crudites

Winter vegetables in shades of white and palest green beautifully complement this homemade buttermilk dressing. Perfect for parties.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 2

Banana Bread Granola

“Not too sweet.” “Simple and terrific.” “Everything a granola should be.” That’s what folks are saying about this granola.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 2

Welsh Rarebit Grilled Cheese

Just like the classic British sandwich—but better.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 8

Veggie Spaghetti

This recipe is actually not so much veggie spaghetti. It’s more like veggie squiggles. So what the heck to do with it? Lotsa things.

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  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 8
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