Elizabeth and Lena Alvarez, Recipe Tester

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

Brown Soda Bread Recipe

Brown Soda Bread

We guarantee you’re going to feel Irish when you sit down and savor a slice of this brown soda bread. Consider it your birthright.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2
North Arican-Style Chicken Soup Recipe

North African Chicken Soup

We wish we always had a stash of this chicken soup recipe in the fridge to take to lunch as a soothing respite in the day.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 0
Roast Chicken and Vegetables Recipe

Roast Chicken and Vegetables

Simple as can be. Rub a hen with spice and salt. Toss in carrots and sweet spuds. Shove it in the oven. Accept accolades.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 10
Avocado Chocolate Pudding Recipe

Avocado Chocolate Pudding

This recipe is easy, elegant, dairy-free, gluten-free, paleo-friendly, kid-approved, and vegan. You’re welcome.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 2
Natural Food Coloring Recipe

Natural Food Coloring

At last, after literally years of searching, we have the perfect DIY natural food coloring recipe—minus the monumental price tag.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 27
Spiced Pecans Recipe

Spiced Pecans

“Super easy.” “Great with beer.” “Disappear fast.” “Yummy!” That’s what folks are saying about this recipe.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 0
Pot Roast with Potatoes and Vegetables Recipe

Pot Roast with Potatoes and Vegetables

This classic, hearty, homey dish—just like something your grandma used to make—is the perfect one-pot meat and potatoes meal.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 4 H
  • 8
Baked Eggs Recipe

Baked Eggs

And you thought you didn’t have time for breakfast. We’re changing that with this handy dandy technique.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 8
Yogurt, Feta, Olive Dip Recipe

Feta Dip

Looking for an excuse to invite folks over? Here it is. Less than 10 minutes from start to wipe-the-creamy-dip-from-your-lips finish.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 8
Tomato-Rubbed Bread | Pa Amb Tomàquet Recipe

Tomato-Rubbed Bread | Pa Amb Tomàquet

Bread rubbed with tomato, drizzled with olive oil, and sprinkled with sea salt. Pa amb tomàquet. Also known as yum.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 6
Homemade Dish Soap

Homemade Dish Soap

Inexpensive, easy, and gentle on hands. Does dish soap get much better than that?! Nope. Seriously.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 9
Goat Cheese Potato Cakes Recipe

Goat Cheese Potato Cakes

Hey, ‘member those mushy mashed potato cakes mom used to make from leftovers? Yeah, well, these are nothing like them.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
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