Kristin Cole, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Kristin Cole has tested.

Brown Butter Winter Squash

Brown Butter Winter Squash

One taste and you’ll forget all about that butter and brown sugar trick your mom taught you long ago. Promise.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 4
Braised Artichokes with Garlic and Thyme

Braised Artichokes with Garlic and Thyme

You say artichoke. We say carciofi, Italian for “pointy leafy thing that turns meltingly tender when cooked like your nonna knows how.”

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 4
Watermelon Salad Recipe

Watermelon Salad

Yeah, watermelon juice dripping off your elbow is a swell thing. So is this incomparably elegant yet easy salad that melds sweet and heat.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Fried Potatoes and Eggs

Fried Potatoes and Eggs

There’s a lot to be said for a diner-style dish like this one, though we prefer ours minus the too-high counter, the sticky laminated menu, and the surly service.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 14
Mussels Marinara

Mussels Marinara | Cozze alla Marinara

Three ingredients. One pot. And less than 15 minutes from stovetop to table—barely enough time to uncork a bottle of wine or crack open a beer. Somehow, we think you’ll manage.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 25 M
  • 2
Broccoli and Blue Cheese Gratin Recipe

Broccoli and Blue Cheese Gratin

Ooooh baby, this is how we like our broccoli–cloaked in a not-too-rich sauce with ample oomph from blue cheese and a hint of heat from cayenne.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 8
Roasted Carrots with Allspice Recipe

Roasted Carrots with Allspice

Sweet. Spicy. Earthy. Puckery. Since when did anything–or anyone–at your table ever boast such character? Certain to compensate for lulls in the conversation among your duller dinner invitees.

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  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 2
Whole Roasted Onions

Whole Roasted Onions

Plonk unpeeled onions on a baking sheet. Shove in oven. Come back later for achingly sweet, tender, oniony goodness. Accept accolades. See how easy that was?

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 1 H
  • 10
Pickled Ramps

Pickled Ramps

Make an all-too-ephemeral ramps season everlasting simply by tossing the stinky veggies in a jar with some vinegar and sugar.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 11
Roasted Strawberries

Roasted Strawberries

Whether you have unripe berries, overripe berries, or an abundance of the season’s most fragrant berries, say hello to your sweetly sticky solution.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 50 M
  • 13
Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Chocolate Mousse

This sophisticated chocolate fix draws on just two ingredients, comes together in minutes, and is satiating beyond belief.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 20 M
  • 13
Open-Face Egg Sandwich

Open-Face Egg Sandwich

We know. You already have an egg salad sandwich recipe. But trust us, it’s nothing like this one, which is whoppingly old school in taste, blissfully healthful in every other way.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 8
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