Mike S., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Mike S. has tested.

Moist Cornbread Recipe

Buttermilk Cornbread

“Heavenly.” “The best cornbread we’ve ever had.” “Like eating cake.” “Stop me before I make another!” That’s what folks are saying about this cornbread.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 6
Spicy Baked Chicken Wings Recipe

Spicy Baked Chicken Wings

Baked chicken wings? As in, chicken wings without the butter, deep-frying, or grease-splattered stovetop? Count us in.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
Coffee Creme Brûlée Recipe

Coffee Crème Brûlée | Crème Brûlée au Café

Says David Lebovitz, “I’ve actually had friends lift their gratin dish and lick it clean—right at the table!” Good enough for us.

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  • 15 M
  • 2 H
  • 9
down-easter-cocktail-recipe

The Down Easter Cocktail

Merriam-Webster defines “down easter” as “one born or living down east.” We take it to mean this lovely apple cider-y cocktail.

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  • 5 M
  • 45 M
  • 4
Spiced Cider Recipe

Spiced Cider

It’d be far more apt to call this “Spiked Cider” or “Boozy Cider” given the benevolent amount of bourbon in this toddy.

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  • 5 M
  • 20 M
  • 2
Momofuku Milk Bar's Compost Cookies Recipe

Compost Cookies®

Don’t knock this till you try its buttery, potato chip-y, chocolate-y, coffee-y goodness. Trust us on this.

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H
  • 2
Sweet Tea Cocktail Recipe

Sweet Tea Cocktail

Hmmm. Sweet tea. Whiskey. Lemon juice. Sounds like a sassy summertime take on a hot toddy to us.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 6
Cherry Pie Recipe

Cherry Pie

We’re not going to do a song and dance to entice you to bake this cherry pie. Nope. We don’t need to. After all, just look at it.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H
  • 3 H
  • 14
Frozen Margarita Recipe

Frozen Margarita

There are those people who feel a frozen margarita is a lesser margarita. We are not those people.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 6
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
Fried Catfish Recipe

Fried Catfish

Make no mistake, there are umpteen approaches to frying catfish. None is necessarily right or wrong. But this one is superlative.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 4
Italian Sausage with Broccoli Rabe Recipe

Italian Sausage and Broccoli Rabe

Barely a recipe, this weeknight salvation is more like a simple blueprint for eating in season. Amen to that.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 4
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