Helen Doberstein, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Helen Doberstein has tested.

Limeade Recipe

More tart than sweet is what you’ll find this perfectly puckery little limeade to be. And that’s exactly the way it was always intended to be.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 6

Cajun Fried Chicken Recipe

Bathed in buttermilk and spiced ever so slightly, this Cajun-style fried hen is memorably moist inside, superlatively crisp outside, and gosh darn perfect through and through.

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  • 35 M
  • 35 M
  • 15

Grilled Flank Steak Recipe

If you can master this über basic recipe, you can grill a steak waaaaay better than any of your friends. Promise.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 2

Barbecue Potato Chips Recipe

A cheater’s version of homemade barbecue potato chips that will have you hooked for life. Taste ’em and get back to us.

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  • 5 M
  • 20 M
  • 15

Grilled Fish Tacos Recipe

You’ve had grilled fish tacos. But have you had tipsy fish tacos suffused with tequila? That’s what we thought.

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  • 25 M
  • 55 M
  • 0

Strawberry Rhubarb Jam Recipe

This small batch of preserves has got it all—taste, texture, ease, and lord oh lord, that intoxicating fragrance. No prior canning experience required.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0

Gluten-Free Fried Chicken Recipe

Because we believe awesome fried chicken is a birthright for all, we bring you this crispest, juiciest, best-est ever gluten-free, dairy-free fried chicken.

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Lettuce Soup Recipe

Never has an overabundance of garden lettuces and herbs been so easily remedied—or made so memorable—as this soup.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

How to Grill Asparagus

Never again curse as your pricey spears of asparagus fall between the grill rack into oblivion. All you need is this simple trick.

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  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 0

Flounder Recipe with Lemon Butter Sauce

Easy, elegant, and exceptionally buttery. Pretty impressive for something that you toss together in less than 15 minutes, wouldn’t you agree?

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 16

Fried Egg Sandwich Recipe

Bread. Cheese. Egg. Hot sauce. Five bucks says you’ve got the makings for this easy and oozy sandwich waiting in your kitchen.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 12

Rib Eye Steak Recipe

Rib eye steak. Salt. Pepper. Flame. And this technique. That’s all it takes to create one of the most superlative suppers known to man.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 50 M
  • 8

Salmon Summer Rolls Recipe

Swapping out the traditional pork and shrimp for salmon makes a simple, stunning, super impressive upgrade to classic Vietnamese summer rolls.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H
  • 2

Roasted Carrots Recipe

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

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  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 2
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