Lisa O., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Lisa O. has tested.

Wheat Beer Chicken Recipe

Wheat Beer Roasted Chicken

This is one besotted bird. As in blotto. Blitzed. Buzzed. Boozy. Not that we’re complaining. Nope. Not at all.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 4
Whole Milk Ricotta Cheesecake

Ricotta Cheesecake from Rome’s Jewish Quarter

This is prettier and more puddinglike than we’re accustomed to in a cheesecake. But no complaints here. None whatsoever.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 24
Cornmeal-Bacon Waffles with Thyme Infused Maple Syrup Recipe

Cornmeal-Bacon Waffles with Thyme-Infused Maple Syrup

Ever done a face-plant in a stack of waffles? Neither had we–until this recipe. We have a hunch you’re going to want to know them up close and personal, too.

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 1 H
  • 25
Game Day Chili

Game Day Chili

With apologies to the politically correct, the froufrou, girlie-girl semblance of this recipe is just a guise. Trust us. It’s an unadulterated, manly man’s chili.

  • Quick Glance
  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 50 M
  • 23
Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt Cake

Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt Cake

The true beauty of this Bundt depends on your perspective. Does it lie in its stunning silhouette? Its intensely chocolatey chocolatiness? Or its lazy day ease? You tell us.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 60
Classic Roast Chicken

Classic Roast Chicken

Crisp-skinned. Succulent. Simple. If that’s what you seek in a roast chicken, your search stops with this ooh-and-aah-inducing technique.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 55 M
  • 7
Broccolini and Potato Frittata

Broccolini and Potato Frittata

Breakfast. Brunch. Lunch. Dinner. Pretty much anytime you need an insanely quick, one-skillet, satiating something, this frittata is the solution.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 0
Onion Thyme Tart Recipe

Onion Thyme Tart

“Delicate.” “Flaky.” “Perfect.” “I could not stop eating it!” That’s what folks are saying about this hors d’oeuvre that’s a cinch to make—and devour.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 3
Brown Sugar Cookies

Brown Sugar Cookies

These beauties aren’t unlike the classic sugar cookie in terms of ease and appeal, they’re just a littler richer, a little spicier, and a lot less expected.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 23
Lemon Cucumber Cocktail

Lemon Cucumber Cocktail

A gentle and genteel sipper, this libation draws on gin, cucumber, club soda, mint, and the lilt of lemon as a solution to lazy, languid summer nights.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 3
Vietnamese Iced Coffee

Vietnamese Iced Coffee | Ca Phe Sua Da

Succumb to this simple, satiating, seductive Vietnamese tradition. Known as ca phe sua da, it’s just coffee, ice, and sweet, sweet, sweetened condensed milk.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 24
Easiest Cream Biscuits

Rachel’s Very Beginner’s Cream Biscuits

Scandalously simple. Ethereally airy. Magical. That’s but a sampling of what folks are saying about these two-ingredient, Southern-style cream biscuits.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 26
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