Liz Tarpy, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Liz Tarpy has tested.

Tom Yum Goong Soup Recipe

The elusive lilt of lemongrass. The sour, puckery smack of tamarind. The warm-your-belly pervasiveness of galangal. The unmistakable funk of fish sauce. All in this exquisitely authentic Thai soup.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 4

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 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
  • 43

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

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

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

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

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 | 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

Velvet Mashed Potatoes

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

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 7

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

Lamb Burger | Bifteki Arniou

Definitely a nonconformist, this beauty of a burger melds lamb, pork, grilled onion, mustard, parsley, dill, fennel, cumin, lemon, and scallion. We dare you.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 8

Steak Chimichurri

Chimichurri-induced happiness can be yours with this foolproof, fuss-free, Argentine-approved answer to what’s for dinner.

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H, 50 M
  • 2

New England Bouillabaisse for One

Sometimes you want a lovely little pot of seafood all to yourself. This clever little take on a French classic, which takes no more than 30 minutes, is for those times.

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  • 10 M
  • 30 M
  • 4
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