Karen Lynch, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Karen Lynch has tested.

Hershey's Chocolate Cake

Forever? Completely? Sounds like words used only in conjunction with things that inspire lasting love. Like this cake.

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  • 20 M
  • 55 M
  • 211

Spiced Milk Tea Recipe

This classic spiced milk tea is made with chai spices and—are you ready?!—sweetened condensed milk. It’s ridiculously lovely.

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  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 2

Peruvian Chicken

Tastes just like the terrific pollo a la brasa with the insane green sauce at the local Peruvian joint—minus the long wait in line.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 17

Homemade Nut Butter

“Really super easy.” “So good, I made it twice.” “Pure joy.” That’s what folks are saying about this homemade nut butter recipe.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0

Panzanella

Here’s the secret: Before adding the grilled bread—yes, grilled—let everything else meld for half an hour. Trust us.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 10

Ginger and Lemon Popsicle

Sometimes the simplest of things are simply stunning—like this lemon popsicle recipe, which is worthy of some serious whistles.

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  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 2

Parmesan Toast

Parmesan toast. Cheesy toast. Same thing. Just depends on the situation and the company you keep. No judgment passed here.

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  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 0

Chicken Caesar Salad

This take on the classic contains no raw egg, so make it for everyone you love—even the old, the young, and the preggers.

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  • 30 M
  • 55 M
  • 0

Milano Cookie Recipe

Forget Pepperidge Farm. Where’s the satisfaction in just ripping the bag open? Where’s the longing that comes with anticipation?

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  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 4 H
  • 6

Hot Fudge Sauce

Chocolate, cream, sugar, and butter. If ever there was a magnificent melding of ingredients, this is it.

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  • 50 M
  • 50 M
  • 8

Blueberry Kale Smoothie

Tastes like “bananas and blueberries and creamy icy summertime.” That’s what folks are saying about this spectacularly simple smoothie.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0

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

Ham and Cheese Omelet

An insanely practical and easy way to put to use any leftover ham and odd bits of cheese from the holiday.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0

Grilled Cheese with Onion Jam

Up your grilled cheese game with this riff on the classic that plays loose and easy with Cheddar, chutney, and caramelized onions.

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  • 15 M
  • 40 M
  • 4
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