Karen Taylor, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Karen Taylor has tested.

Sweet Tea Cocktail Recipe

Sweet Tea Cocktail

Hmmm. Sweet tea. Whiskey. Lemon juice. Sounds like a sassy summertime take on a hot toddy to us.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 6
French Dressing Recipe

Lemon Vinaigrette

Stylish on any salad, this versatile little number is a staple in every discerning cook’s recipe wardrobe.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0
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.

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  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 0
Caramel Recipe

Classic Cream Caramels

Quite possibly the easiest caramel recipe we’ve ever encountered. But that’s not why we make it. One taste and you’ll understand.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 7
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!

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Iced Tea Pops Recipe

Iced Tea Lollies

Cold-brewed iced tea as you’ve never quite experienced it before. (Dare we suggest an Arnold Palmer variation?) You’re welcome.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 2
Miso Cod Recipe

Miso Cod

This five-ingredient fix, a restaurant classic as well as a simple weeknight supper, will have you practicing your acceptance speech.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 8
Lemon Meltaway Cookie Recipe

Lemon Meltaway Cookies

Lovely and delicate, these shortbread cookies with a lemony lilt have a crunch that gives way to sweet, sweet nothingness.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 4
Frank Stitt's Southern Table Cookbook

Autumn Root Vegetable Purée

This stealthily healthy mash delivers the color of fall foliage right to your table—and just may make you reconsider why you think you don’t like root vegetables.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Broccoli Rabe with Roasted Garlic

Broccoli Rabe with Roasted Garlic

Americans may not know how to pronounce broccoli rabe, but Italians sure know how to cook it. You’re welcome. Er, prego.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
stone-fruit-slump

Stone Fruit Slump

Equal parts bohemian and tradition, this stone fruit slump marries the best aspects of cobbler and cake to sweet, sweet effect.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 8
Southside Cocktail

Southside Cocktail

Mint. Muddled. Mine. More. When we’ve got this gin-based mojito on our minds, those are about the only words we can muster.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 6
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