Helen Doberstein, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Helen Doberstein has tested.

Grilled Trout Recipe

Grilled Trout

Nothing is more romantic than cooking grilled trout in the open air. Well, maybe that’s a stretch. Still, it’s a damn good recipe.

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  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 8
Coffee Ice Cubes Recipe

Leftover Coffee Ice Cubes

Got leftover coffee in that pot? Don’t toss it in the sink. Pour it into ice cube trays and freeze. No more watery iced coffee ever.

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  • 1 M
  • 1 M
  • 4
Cardamom Banana Bread Recipe

Paleo Banana Bread

This is gluten-free and paleo-friendly, for those keeping track of such things. But it’s also good enough for anyone to want a slice.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
Strawberry Sangria Recipe

Strawberry Sangria

Anyone else ready for another weekend? If so, we’ve got the sultry Spanish sipper that’ll get everyone in the mood…to party, that is.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 5 H, 30 M
  • 2
Grilled Skirt Steak with Coffee Spice Rub Recipe

Grilled Steak with Coffee Spice Rub

Who knew so few ingredients could conjure such big taste? Witness this robust grilled steak with its pantry-friendly spice rub.

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  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
French Toast with Earl Grey Syrup Recipe

French Toast with Earl Grey Syrup

We know what you’re thinking. “I better not try the Earl Grey syrup because my kids may turn up their nose at it.” Make it anyways.

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  • 25 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
Berry Smoothie Recipe

Berry Smoothie

Easy. Yummy. Packed with antioxidants. And fun to slurp through a straw. You can see why we consider this mommy’s little helper.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0
Chicken-Apple Sausage Recipe

Chicken Apple Sausage

There’s an easy way to dance around the issue of Trader Joe’s chicken apple sausage recall. Just make your own.

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 6
Veal Piccata Recipe

Veal Piccata

“Everyone loved it, including the kiddos.” “Quick and easy.” “Perfect.” “As good as any restaurant piccata I’ve ever had.” That’s what folks are saying about this recipe.

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  • 35 M
  • 35 M
  • 0
Watercress Soup Recipe

Watercress Soup

“What’s up?” you ask. We actually prefer “What’s sup?” as it more pointedly asks what lovely thing you’ve been supping as of late.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 5 M
  • 0
Pork Belly Porchetta Recipe

Pork Belly Porchetta

The infatuation with all things pork belly continues. Here it’s infused with herbs and honey and left to cook low and slow until tantalizingly tender.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 4 H
  • 2
Classic Cabbage Kimchi Recipe

Kimchi

Canadian by birth but Southerner by choice, chef Hugh Acheson makes a mean kimchi. And just wait’ll you see how he uses it.

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