Kate S., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Kate S. has tested.

Goat Cheese Potato Cakes

Hey, ‘member those mushy mashed potato cakes mom used to make from leftovers? Yeah, well, these are nothing like them.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 2

Homemade Tartar Sauce

Commercial tartar sauce tends to be crammed full of sugar and corn syrup and preservatives. Not this little homemade lovely.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 17

Endive Salad with Gorgonzola, Pine Nuts, and Honey

Mother Nature is a savvy, savvy hostess. We know this because endive makes the perfect platter-to-piehole vehicle for cheese.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 5

Sugared Cranberries

Cranberries and sugar. Two things you probably have in abundance at the moment. May as well put them to extra sparkly use.

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  • 20 M
  • 11 H
  • 7

Rosemary Carrot Puree

This one’s for the gluten-free, dairy-free, low-carb, and Paleo peeps. It’s unlike anything you’ve ever had, we guarantee it.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 3

Yogurt and Cucumber Dip | Mast-o-Khiar

Mast-o-khiar. Sounds more like a medieval torture device than a chic cucumber and yogurt dip. But we assure you, it’s the latter.

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  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 4

A Salad of Summer Leaves, Prosciutto, and Cherries

Just whisk, chop, toss, and behold! A simple, stunning, sumptuous, summery weeknight winner of a repast.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 2

Limeade | Agua de Limón

More tart than sweet is what you’ll find this perfectly puckery little limeade to be. That’s sorta the point, eh?

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 6

Coconut Macaroons Dipped in Chocolate

Sweet, moist, tender, can’t-stop-at-just-one coconut macaroons that are reminiscent of what’s found at the loveliest bakery in town.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Pastrami, Caramelized Onion, and Gruyère Sandwich

Not every stack of meat slapped between some slices of bread qualifies as a proper supper. This one does.

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 4

Peanut Butter Sandies

New York Times’ reporter Julia Moskin divulges the recipe for City Bakery’s Peanut Butter Sandies. You’re welcome.

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  • 20 M
  • 50 M
  • 11

Pico de Gallo

A Mexican staple, this sauce of sorts is essentially fresh salsa that’s named, curiously, for a rooster’s beak.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 2

Sage Brown Butter

If you’ve yet to heat butter ’till it turns nutty brown then dribble it over any and every thing, you’ve yet to live. Here, let us show you how.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 6

Caramel Pear Tarts

Nothing says sassy like swapping pears for apples in the classic French tarte tatin. What can we say? We like to live on the edge.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 4
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