Robert Castagna, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Robert Castagna has tested.

Natural Food Coloring Recipe

Natural Food Coloring

At last, after literally years of searching, we have the perfect DIY natural food coloring recipe—minus the monumental price tag.

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  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 25
Maple-Parsnip Cake Recipe

Maple Parsnip Cake

Though not quite as sweet as everyone’s beloved carrot cake, this unpretentious parsnip version never fails to wow.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 2
Maple Pork Chops Recipe

Maple Pork Chops

Expect a simple, subtle sweetness from this simple supper that you can toss together from pantry standbys.

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  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
Pumpkin Spice Syrup Recipe

Pumpkin Spice Syrup

Oh, the places you’ll go with this sweetly spicy pumpkin syrup. So long, Starbucks. DIY pumpkin spice latte, here we come!

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  • 5 M
  • 30 M
  • 4
Frito Pie Recipe

Frito Pie

Rite of passage as well as rite of tailgating, Frito Pie is legendary. In case you’d forgotten about it, here’s proof.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 6
Roast Pork Loin with Apples and Onions Recipe

Roast Pork Loin with Apples and Onions

Meat. Vegetables. Fruit. Flavor. Ease. All in one roasting pan. Sounds like the perfect supper to us. Don’t you agree?

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 20
Homemade Sandwich Bread Recipe

Homemade Sandwich Bread

Okay, breadbaking virgins, here’s the loaf for you. Nothing fancy, just flour, water, yeast, and salt.

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  • 20 M
  • 11 H, 30 M
  • 6
Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza Recipe

Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza

Bacon cheeseburger pizza. Because sometimes, it’s just too difficult to choose between a bacon cheeseburger and a pizza.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 2
Tomato-Rubbed Bread | Pa Amb Tomàquet Recipe

Tomato-Rubbed Bread | Pa Amb Tomàquet

Bread rubbed with tomato, drizzled with olive oil, and sprinkled with sea salt. Pa amb tomàquet. Also known as yum.

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  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 6
The Best Hot Dog Recipe

The Best Hot Dog

Grilling. Boiling. Microwaving. Roasting. Steaming. We’ve got the best ways to cook wieners right here, folks.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 4
North Carolina Clam Chowder Recipe

North Carolina Clam Chowder

No, not Maine clam chowder. North Carolina clam chowder. It’s a brothier, clammier, lighter chowder. No complaints here.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 6
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.

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
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