Robert Castagna, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Robert Castagna has tested.

Buffalo Cauliflower Recipe

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

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 12

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.

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  • 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.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 0

Porchetta

“A beautifully seasoned, boldly spiced, highly aromatic, succulent, handsome chunk of pig.” That’s what folks are saying about this.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 D, 3 H
  • 4

Maple Bacon

Forget the mixed nuts and pulled pork nachos. This maple bacon is what we now nosh while sipping a beer and watching the game.

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  • 15 M
  • 55 M
  • 2

Vegetable Lasagna

Can’t imagine making the same exact vegetable lasagna all year long? We understand. So does this versatile lasagna recipe.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H
  • 6

Peruvian Chicken

Tastes just like the terrific pollo a la brasa with the insane green sauce at the local Peruvian joint—minus the long wait in line.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 17

Blueberry Kale Smoothie

Tastes like “bananas and blueberries and creamy icy summertime.” That’s what folks are saying about this spectacularly simple smoothie.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0

French Toast with Earl Grey Syrup

We know what you’re thinking. “I better not try the Earl Grey syrup because my kids may turn up their nose at it.” Make it anyways.

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  • 25 M
  • 30 M
  • 0

White Pizza with Salad

Classic white pizza meets spring greens. Talk about our kinda spring detox!

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 0

Grilled Cheese with Onion Jam

Up your grilled cheese game with this riff on the classic that plays loose and easy with Cheddar, chutney, and caramelized onions.

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  • 15 M
  • 40 M
  • 4

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
  • 33

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

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
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