Pat Francis, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Pat Francis has tested.

Michelada Recipe

Pronounced in different ways and made in countless incarnations, this storied cocktail has just one constant: its dedicated following.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 10

Steak and Quinoa Salad Recipe

An exceptionally easy and ridiculously lovely use for leftover grilled steak from this weekend’s barbecue.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Bobby Flay’s Barbecue Sauce Recipe

This sweetly spicy little number wooed us from our very first spoonful, banishing bottled barbecue sauce forever from our pantries.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 2

Pork Loin Roast Recipe

This old-fashioned pork roast is just like what your grandma would put on the table for Sunday night supper. No complaints here.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 11

Cauliflower Rice Recipe

Yes, we know the difference between cauliflower and rice. And we still like this subtle, sneaky, eat-your-veggies trick.

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  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 0

Cauliflower Soup Recipe

Not exactly feeling like spring where you are? This spectacularly simple yet satiating soup is how we give old man winter the middle finger.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 4

Pork Meatballs Recipe

The chewiness of rice, the sweetness of pork, the easiness of a made-for-weeknight recipe, and the loveliness of Asian flavors such as ginger, scallion, and sesame.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2

Chicken in a Pot Recipe

If only we could go back in time to candidates who simply promised a chicken in every pot.

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 2

Spicy Roast Chicken Recipe

Like Nashville Hot Chicken except that it’s baked rather than fried, this spicy roast chicken is doused with cayenne for a nice, mild, warm burn that you’re gonna love.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2

Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

This easy baked casserole is exactly what macaroni and cheese ought to be—cheesy, crumb-topped, indulgent goodness.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 27

Za’atar Chicken Recipe

The earthy, nutty, warming spice blend known as za’atar disproves the notion that simple can’t also be stylish.

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Johnnycakes Recipe

Make no mistake, pancakes they are not. Johnnycakes are lighter and crunchier and grittier and arguably best drenched in butter and maple syrup.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Buckwheat Pancakes Recipe

If you didn’t already know these light, fluffy, nutty buckwheat pancakes were good for you, we swear you wouldn’t guess it.

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  • 45 M
  • 45 M
  • 6

Black-Eyed Pea Stew Recipe

This classic brings good luck and sated appetites to all those who partake on New Year’s Day, or so says Southern tradition.

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 45 M
  • 8
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