Elsa M. Jacobson, Recipe Tester

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

Yogurt, Feta, Olive Dip Recipe

Feta Dip

If you’ve been looking for an excuse to invite folks over this summer, here it is. Less than 10 minutes from start to wipe-the-creamy-dip-from-your-lips.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 8
Borekitas Recipe

Borekitas

A staple in the eastern Mediterranean, these little pastries put equal emphasis on pastry and cheese to divine effect.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 19
Homemade Dish Soap

Homemade Dish Soap

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

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 9
Hot Dog on a Baguette Recipe

Hot Dog on a Baguette

Made with crusty French bread in place of squishy hot dog buns, this dog is reminiscent of what you’ll find on the streets of Paris.

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  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 6
French Dressing Recipe

Lemon Vinaigrette

Stylish on any salad, this versatile little number is a staple in every discerning cook’s recipe wardrobe.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0
Burmese Crepes Recipe

Burmese Crepes | Ah-Boh

Crêpes have got nothing on the crisp, delicate little lovelies known as ah-boh, the famed street food found throughout Burma.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Infused Olive Oil Recipe

Infused Oils

We just can’t stop dribbling these easy yet elegant oils—infused with basil, chile, curry, and more—over everything.

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  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 8
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.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
Horseradish Cream Recipe

Horseradish Cream

Beef. Lamb. Matzoh. We could go on and on and on listing things we loooooove to smother with this spirited sauce.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 4
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.

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  • 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 pieholes with this satisfying little number.

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  • 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?

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 15
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