Robert Castagna, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Robert Castagna has tested.

Curried Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup Recipe

The spiciness of red curry paste and the sweetness of sweet potatoes and heartiness of lentils and the tanginess of lime in a single beautiful bowl of deliciousness.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Not your everyday mashed potatoes, these are ridiculously rich and comforting thanks to butter, sour cream, Parmesan, sweet roasted garlic and caramelized onions suffused with red wine. And the leftovers freeze and reheat beautifully.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Breakfast Burritos Recipe

Quick. Easy. Healthy. Crowd pleasing. And freezer-friendly so you can just thaw, grab, and go. Gorgeous weekday morning grub.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 6

Peach Salsa Recipe

Peach salsa works its considerable magic on anything you pull from the grill. And it’s obscenely easy to make from surplus stone fruit.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 50 M
  • 2

Patty Melt Recipe

The traditional patty melt is a beautiful thing—essentially a melding of hamburger and grilled cheese sandwich with sautéed onions tossed in for good measure.

  • Quick Glance
  • 35 M
  • 35 M
  • 2

Grilled Chicken Recipe

Folks are calling this recipe “wonderful” and “amazingly tender” and “perfectly balanced” and “restaurant quality.” Sorta enticing, yes?

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0

Glazed Tofu Recipe

Folks who already love tofu are swooning to this easy weeknight recipe and it’s wooing even avowed tofu haters. See for yourself.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0

Asparagus Tempura Recipe

Easy and shatteringly crisp and light and perfect. That’s what folks are saying about this delicate beer-battered asparagus tempura.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Mac and Cheese Pizza Recipe

Mac and cheese pizza? Yep. It’s a thing. Sorta wondering why no one thought of it sooner.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 2

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.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 4

Farmer Cheese Recipe

This easy homemade farmer cheese is rich, creamy, and lovely, sorta like a poor man’s (or shall we say, lazy man’s) homemade ricotta.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 6

Buffalo Cauliflower Recipe

All the awesomeness of Buffalo wings. All the virtuousness of cauliflower. You can have it all with this game day recipe.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 14

Black Pepper Mashed Potatoes Recipe

This black pepper mashed potatoes recipe from Christina Tosi of Momofuku Milk Bar calls for spuds, salt, pepper, and sugar.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 30 M
  • 4

Braised Red Cabbage With Cranberries

With its smack of richly spiced mulled wine, this boozy braised cabbage tastes as if it was meant to be for the holiday table.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 0
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