Jackie G., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Jackie G. has tested.

Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic Recipe

Chicken with 40 cloves of garlic is a classic for one reason—it’s damn good. Using chicken thighs ensures the meat remains juicy. Using our trick for quickly peeling garlic makes it hassle free.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 10

Grapefruit and Watercress Salad Recipe

This grapefruit and watercress salad shows off tart winter citrus and peppery watercress to spectacularly stunning effect.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 0

Thai Dressing Recipe

This Thai dressing recipe takes its lovely zing from ginger, lime, fish sauce, and chile pepper. Tangy and easy to make, you may just find yourself dribbling it over almost everything.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 0

Chicken Posole Recipe

This chicken posole is darn close to authentic Mexican posole and combines chicken and hominy in a broth made from charred tomato and chiles. Mexican magnificence that’s muy delicious.

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  • 30 M
  • 16 H
  • 2

Chili Mac Recipe

Chili mac. It’s short for chili mac and cheese. And yes, it’s exactly what the name would make you think it is. You’re welcome.

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  • 1 H
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 2

Roasted Beet and Quinoa Salad Recipe

The epitome of what healthful food ought to be, this salad not only looks stunning but, more importantly, is just as stunning to the palate.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 0

Vietnamese Chicken Salad Recipe

Quick, easy, healthy, authentic through and through, and pretty darn delicious if we do say so ourselves. Take it to work or, if you’re willing to share, serve it up at home.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2

Candied Spiced Nuts Recipe

These candied nuts are sweet and spicy and the sorta thing that friends demolish in minutes at cocktail parties and holiday gatherings yet talk about for months afterward.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 2

Macaroni Au Gratin Recipe

So magnificently and outrageously incredible that folks are actually applauding it at the dinner table. Easy enough for weeknights, elegant enough for impressing guests.

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  • 40 M
  • 45 M
  • 4

Chicken Saltimbocca Recipe

Essentially an Italian rendition of chicken cordon bleu, chicken saltimbocca is simply cutlets and cheese and prosciutto and a lovely pan sauce and on the table in 30 minutes.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0

Seared Scallops Recipe

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

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  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 14

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Pork wrapped in bacon and roasted until crisp outside and tender inside. Easy. Economical. On the table in 45 minutes. Any objections?

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  • 35 M
  • 45 M
  • 8

Cranberry Apple Crostata Recipe

Know what we can’t stop thinking about? This crostata. At first whiff of its heady fall spices, you’ll tumble head over heals in love. At first bite, you just may cry. But the best part? Its appeal crosses divisive party lines.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 6

Basic Gravy Recipe

Great gravy doesn’t just happen by chance. At least, not for us. Here’s how it does happen.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 9
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