Kristel Poole, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Kristel Poole has tested.

Parmesan Tater Tots

Frozen tater tots and Parmesan cheese. Seems so intuitive, doesn’t it? And yet it’s so wonderfully unexpected. Easy, kid-friendly, adult-appeasing.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Homemade Hot Sauce

Hot peppers. Salt. Vinegar. And patience. That’s all you need to earn bragging rights as the maker of the best hot sauce ever.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 7 D
  • 10

Spiced Caramels

OGM. No, we don’t mean OMG. We mean OGM. As in, “Oh, garam masala.” That’s how incredible this sweet and earthy loveliness is.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 3 H
  • 4

Chicken with Mustard | Poulet à la Moutarde

With this recipe, you can assure anyone who asks “Parlez-vous poulet?” that yes, in fact, you do. Quite fluently.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 12

Mint Julep

We’re thinking about petitioning for the word “julep” to officially function as a verb as well as a noun. Julep us!

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 3

Seared Duck Breast

An elegant and easy riff on steak au poivre, made not with beef but duck breast cooked to a rosy medium-rare.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 4

Moroccan Spice Rub

Whatever words we use to try to capture the essence of this Moroccan spice blend, they’re going to fail to do it justice. Best to experience it firsthand.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0
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