Karen Taylor, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Karen Taylor has tested.

Irish Coffee Recipe

Irish Coffee

A better way to start your day. Uh, we mean, end your day. That’s what we meant. Yes. End it. Ahem.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 0
Blueberry and Tomato Salad Recipe

Blueberry and Tomato Summer Salad for One

There’s a week or two midsummer when blueberries and tomatoes hit their peak. That’s the time to make this salad. Ready? Go!

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Ginger and Carrot Stir-Fry

Ginger and Carrot Stir-Fry

There’s nothing wallflowerish about this stir-fry, not with its gingery zing of tongue-tingling, sinus-clearing, tummy-settling ginger. Nothing at all.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 2
Hot Toddies

Apple Spiced Bourbon Toddies

Infinitely more complex than the toddy of yore, this little number owes its lure to apple-y cider spiked with a hint of star anise and quite an indecent glug of bourbon.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 4
Grilled Littleneck Clams with Soy Sauce

Grilled Littleneck Clams with Soy Sauce

Well, why not grill clams? It’s a tradition, in tandem with a splash of sake and soy, that’s endured in Japan for centuries. One taste and you’ll understand why.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 0
Spring Lamb with Rosemary Recipe

Spring Lamb with Rosemary

The perfect dish to usher in warm weather. Nothing but rosemary, garlic, salt, pepper, and a tour of duty in the oven.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 0
Ruby Sangria

Ruby Sangria

The official Spanish summer sipper. And, for those who don’t care for sodden, wimped-out fruit mush, a nifty little party trick at no extra charge.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 8
Raspberry-Cinnamon Streusel Tart Recipe

Raspberry-Cinnamon Streusel Tart

What makes this raspberry-cinnamon streusel tart special is utterly fresh raspberries and Sri Lankan cinnamon. Seek out the best raspberries you can find.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2
Southern Pecan Pie Recipe

Southern Pecan Pie

Villas’ pecan pie is unlike most others as it’s not as sweet as most. But it does have the requisite fresh pecans, mellow rich filling, and tender flaky crust.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 25 M
  • 0
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