Elsa M. Jacobson, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Elsa M. Jacobson has tested.

Horseradish Cream Recipe

Horseradish Cream

Matzoh. Roast beef. Lamb.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0
Passover Brownies Recipe

Passover Brownies

Ever so slightly crumbly outside and splendiferously fudgy inside, these are the best kosher-for-Passover brownies we’ve ever had.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
Grated Carrot Salad Recipe

Grated Carrot Salad

Yoohoo, you who’s trying to eat more healthfully, start cramming carrots in your pie holes with this satisfying little number.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 0
Irish Soda Bread with Walnuts Recipe

Irish Soda Bread

A sweet nuttiness, a dense crumb, a crunchy crust, and bags more flavor than normal bread. Whatcha waiting for?

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 15
Buffalo Cauliflower Recipe

Buffalo Cauliflower

All the flavor of wings. All the virtuousness of cauliflower. In retrospect, we’re sad it took someone this long to come up with it.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
Spaghetti with Bread Crumbs Recipe

Spaghetti with Bread Crumbs

Bet you’ve already got everything you need for this frugal pantry pasta. All you need now is 15 minutes to pull it together.

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  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 8
Fruit-Filled Breakfast Bars Recipe

Whole Grain Fruit-Filled Breakfast Bars

Never again eat a stale-tasting, preservative-laden, ickily-sweet, foil-wrapped bar again. These little lovelies will change all that.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 7
One-Bowl Mocha Brownies Recipe

One-Bowl Mocha Brownies

If you’re going to splurge on brownies, you may as well, you know, SPLURGE on brownies. But not in terms of effort or expense.

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  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 2
Broccoli Rabe with Balsamic Brown Butter

Broccoli Rabe with Balsamic Brown Butter

Think you don’t like broccoli rabe? Think again. We defy you to try this butter-blasted kin to broccoli and not be converted.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 4
Goat Cheese with Olives, Lemon and Thyme

Goat Cheese with Olives, Lemon, and Thyme

Words sort of escape us when we attempt to describe just how simple, stunning, and scrumptious we find this dish. Just…wow.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 6
Chocolate Crepes

Tom Aikens’ Chocolate Crepes

French-y but not at all fuss-y, these superbly chocolate-y crepes satiate a certain je ne sais quoi.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 6
Potato Chips

Potato Ruffles

These shatteringly crisp, undeniably sophisticated potato ruffles–chips, if you will–have no ridges. Nor do they need them. They’re intoxicatingly, satiatingly lovely just as they are.

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 40 M
  • 8
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