Larry Noak, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Larry Noak has tested.

Red Wine Poached Pears Recipe

A stunning—and stunningly simple—dessert made from booze and fruit and sugar and not a lot else.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0

Passover Apple Cake Recipe

This Passover classic is so memorable you may just find yourself making it all year round. Talk about a godsend.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 8

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup Recipe

This bowl of comfort features all the hearty, stick-to-your-ribs goodness of traditional split pea soup with the added benefit of tossing everything in the slow cooker and walking away.

  • Quick Glance
  • 50 M
  • 10 H, 50 M
  • 0

Milano Cookies Recipe

Forget Pepperidge Farm. Where’s the satisfaction in just ripping the bag open? Where’s the longing that comes with anticipation? Right here with these homemade Milanos.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 4 H
  • 12

Homemade Tartar Sauce Recipe

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
  • 22

Homemade Yellow Mustard Recipe

Why make your own mustard? Because you can. And if that’s not reason enough, this recipe is all natural, with no sugar.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 22

Homemade Corned Beef Recipe

Corned beef is essentially pickled beef. And pickled things are healthful. Therefore corned beef is health food.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 5 D, 3 H
  • 196

Jim Lahey’s No-Knead Bread Recipe

Behold, the no-knead bread recipe that incited an insurrection among home bakers everywhere.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 53

Roast Pork Loin with Apples and Onions

This roast pork loin with apples and onions and its caramelized sweetness and fall-apart tenderness is your new favorite recipe.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 36

Southern Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

“Spectacular.” “Sinful.” “Easy.” “Airy.” “Buttery.” “Lofty.” “Perfect.” That’s what folks are saying about these little lovelies.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 52

Ciabatta Recipe

Every once in a while, along comes a loaf of bread that’s so rustic, so memorable, it ruins every other bread experience. Here’s that loaf.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 4 H, 20 M
  • 245

Vegetable Galette Recipe

Because who doesn’t want pie for dinner?! And this vegetable galette gets it exactly right with a buttery crust, a creamy cheese sauce, and oh-so-sweet roasted veggies.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 4

5-Minute Artisan Bread Recipe

Um, 5 minutes hands-on time for a loaf of bread? Please. That’s nothing. Nothing short of a miracle.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 5 H
  • 202

Hand Pies Recipe

Sweet or savory. Fruit or chocolate. Large or small. These lovely little hand pies can be customized any which way to calm your craving. Easy as can be, too.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 4
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