Gene C., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Gene C. has tested.

Seared Scallops Recipe

Knee-wobblingly golden on the outside. Lusciously wobbly inside. And sweetly supple through and through.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 12

Moroccan Lentil Soup Recipe

“Amazing.” “Wonderful.” “Warm satisfaction.” “Won the make-it-again award.” “Easy.” “Quick.” That’s what folks are saying about this luxuriously satiating soup.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 14

Gluten-Free Fried Chicken Recipe

Because we believe awesome fried chicken is a birthright for all, we bring you this gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo-friendly bird.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 2

Chinese Roast Chicken Recipe

For those nights when you want the ease and comfort of roast chicken without the usual predictability of roast chicken.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0

Vegan Baklava Recipe

Okay. We have a confession. This baklava is not the classic Greek ideal. Not at all. But that doesn’t seem to be stopping it from disappearing.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 8

Roasted Carrots Recipe

Honey and cayenne lend these carrots a sweet heat that’s perfectly lovely alongside just about anything.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 2

Tuscan Bean Soup Recipe

A classic Italian vegetable soup that just happens to be loaded with so-called super foods such as kale. Seems nonna’s known what’s best all along.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 5 H, 45 M
  • 4

Cacio e Pepe Recipe

This crazy satisfying, ridiculously cheap, pantry-minded supper consists of just pasta, cheese, oil, salt, pepper, and a nifty technique.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 0

Salt-Crusted Beef Tenderloin Recipe

The perfect special occasion recipe—birthdays, dinner parties, Christmas—that comes already wrapped like the gift that it is.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2

Classic Sweet Potato Casserole

“My new go-to sweet potato casserole.” “A keeper.” That’s what folks are saying about this insanely easy sweet potato casserole.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 0

Four Cheese Macaroni and Cheese

Too much of a good thing can be wonderful. Witness this macaroni and cheese with fontina, Gorgonzola, pecorino, and Parm.

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2

Chili con Carne

“Outstanding!” “This is a sophisticated uptown chili.””This recipe is the bomb.” That’s what folks are saying about this recipe.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H
  • 4 H
  • 2

Red Sauce | Sugo di Pomodoro

“Simple, quick, and delicious.” “Elegant.” “It sure as heck is good.” That’s what folks are saying about this easy weeknight supper.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Cavatelli with Broccoli  | Cavatelli Con Broccoletti

Desperation dinner. Pantry supper. Babysitter special. Call it what you will, this is a cinch to toss together and costs practically nothing.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 2
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