Liz Tarpy, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Liz Tarpy has tested.

Tom Collins Recipe

Tom Collins

This gin-spiked sparkling lemonade, perfect for sweltering summer afternoons, is named after an early 19th-century hoax. Honest.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 6
Chicago Hot Dog Recipe

Chicago Hot Dogs

Say hello to the irrepressible and, some say, irresistible taste of a Chicago-style dog. Ketchup not permitted.

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  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 40
Tom Yum Goong Soup Recipe

Tom Yum Goong Soup

The sour tang of this oft-replicated, rarely true-to-tradition Thai soup is an exquisitely authentic rendering. Pucker up!

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 4
Stir-Fried Cauliflower Recipe

Stir-Fried Cauliflower | Bong Cai Xao

The complex, almost caramelized taste of this sweetly savory side illustrates why this just may be the year of the cauliflower.

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  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 8
Grilled Sausage Sandwich

The Man Sandwich

Let’s pretend, just for a moment, that we don’t mind stereotypes, shall we? Though this sammie can still make The Woman hungry.

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  • 20 M
  • 35 M
  • 4
Goat Cheese with Olives, Lemon and Thyme

Goat Cheese with Olives, Lemon, and Thyme

Words sort of escape us when we attempt to describe just how simple, stunning, and scrumptious we find this dish. Just…wow.

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  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 6
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.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 14
Overnight Egg and Cheese Strata

Overnight Egg and Cheese Strata

Given that its overnight rest insists you make this simple strata ahead of time, it sort of screams for a lazy Sunday morning, don’t you think?

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 4
Sweet Potato Wedges

Sweet Potato Wedges

These subtly spiced, lightly crisped sweet potato wedges will have everyone clamoring for more–and, we dare say, no one guessing they’re healthful.

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  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 14
Congee

Congee | Jok Plaw

A simple, silken rice porridge that’s certain to soothe and salve the soul–especially those souls afflicted with a sore throat or a queasy tummy.

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  • 5 M
  • 2 H
  • 6
Pureed Potatoes Recipe

Velvet Mashed Potatoes

No mere mash, this creamy potato puree owes its uber velvetiness to indecent amounts of butter and cream. Oh yeah.

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 7
Foolproof Daiquiri

The Foolproof Daiquiri Recipe

That froufrou blender drink dolloped with whipped cream? Imposter. This is what you really want. Rum, lime juice, and just a touch of something sweet.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 5
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