Robert Castagna, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Robert Castagna has tested.

Kale Pesto Recipe

Yes, kale pesto. It’s easy and healthy and folks are calling it one of the best pestos they’ve ever experienced. Maybe you should see what all the fuss is about.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0

How To Make Natural Food Coloring Recipe

At last, after literally years of searching, we have the perfect DIY natural food coloring recipe. No preservatives. No artificial coloring. No monumental price tag.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 54

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, roasted garlic and caramelized onions. Any 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
  • 8

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 truly a magnificent thing—essentially a melding of grilled cheese sandwich and burger with some sautéed onions slipped 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
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