Rita C., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Rita C. has tested.

Blueberry Yogurt Pie with Granola Crust Recipe

Blueberry Yogurt Pie with Granola Crust

We’ve clamored for dessert for breakfast many a time, but breakfast for dessert? With this inspired makeover, you betcha.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 10
Watermelon Sorbet

Watermelon Sorbet

No ice cream maker required. Just watermelon, citrus, sweetness, mint, and a whole lotta cold. Vodka optional. Then just scoop it up and plop it in a pretty bowl.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 9
Appalachian Cider Baked Beans

Appalachian Cider Baked Beans

A stick-to-your-ribs recipe in which plain old pintos are doctored up with apple cider, onion, salt pork, molasses, and mustard. Amen.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 6 H, 15 M
  • 42
Cedar-Plank Grilled Salmon

Cedar Plank–Grilled Salmon

Imagine, if you can, a technique that imbues salmon with a touch of smoke yet ensures your pricey catch doesn’t slip through the grate. You’re welcome.

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  • 15 M
  • 40 M
  • 2
Herbed Ricotta with Vegetables

Herbed Ricotta Dip with Vegetables

True story: This luscious little number inspired one toddler to dip and dunk his way through an entire bag of baby carrots. An entire bag. Behold, the power of the dipper!

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 2
Carrot Soup with Chicken and Thyme Recipe

Carrot Soup with Chicken and Thyme

The color of happiness, yes? But what’s even more stunning about this soup than its vibrant hue and sweet taste is just how easily and inexpensively it comes together.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 5
Care Package Brownies Recipe

Care Package Brownies

These brownies are the perfect treat to send to troops overseas or your kid in college. They’re chocolatey, moist and, best of all, can withstand the U.S. Postal Service.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 14
Baked Asparagus with Parmesan Cheese

Baked Asparagus with Parmesan and Balsamic Vinegar

These spring spears, buried beneath a behemoth of Parmesan, make converts of even the most reticent veggie eaters.

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  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 9
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