Robert Castagna, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Robert Castagna has tested.

Spring Panzanella Recipe

For when you just can’t wait until midsummer for your fave Tuscan bread salad.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 2

Chickpea and Cavatelli Soup Recipe

An easy Italian soup that makes for a satisfying supper tossed together from pantry staples.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 2

Coconut Rice Recipe

When done right, coconut rice is an almost indescribably lovely side dish that’s ever so slightly sweet and laughably easy and incredibly versatile. Here’s how to make it.

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  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 4

Colcannon Recipe

There are countless versions of this classic. We’re partial to this recipe which gilds the potatoes and cabbage with kale and bacon and beer.

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  • 20 M
  • 50 M
  • 2

Roast Pork Loin with Apples and Onions

This roast pork loin with apples and onions and its caramelized sweetness and fall-apart tenderness is your new favorite recipe.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 36

Banana Bread Recipe

A superlative version of the classic American quick bread that everyone loves.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 66

Hungarian Cauliflower Soup | Karfiolleves

“Gorgeous!” “Satisfying and deceptively easy.” “A keeper.” That’s what folks are saying about this Hungarian cauliflower soup.

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 8

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.

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  • 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.

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  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 78

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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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
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