Robert McCune, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Robert McCune has tested.

Tartar Sauce Recipe

Homemade Tartar Sauce

Commercial tartar sauce tends to be crammed full of sugar and corn syrup and preservatives. Not this little homemade lovely.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 13
Prunes in Rum Recipe

Prunes in Rum | Pruneaux d’Agen au Rhum

Boozy prunes. So damn good that in Gascony, you’re not invited over for coffee, you’re invited over for these little lovelies.

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  • 10 M
  • 15 H
  • 21
Poor Man's Champagne Cocktail Recipe

Poor Man’s Champagne Cocktail

Not that we have anything against bubbly. Gosh, no. But ounce for ounce, this is a far more budget-conscious cocktail.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0
Spaghetti with Bread Crumbs Recipe

Spaghetti with Bread Crumbs

Bet you’ve already got everything you need for this frugal pantry pasta. All you need now is 15 minutes to pull it together.

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  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 8
Apple Cider Vinaigrette Recipe

Apple Cider Vinaigrette

This slightly sweet, subtly tangy, entirely apple-y vinaigrette recipe is going to come in far more handy than you can ever imagine.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 2
Long Island Iced Tea Recipe

Frozen Long Island Iced Tea

Blender drinks don’t get much boozier than this rendition of that raid-the-liquor-cabinet classic. Umbrella optional.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 2
Overnight Egg and Cheese Strata

Overnight Egg and Cheese Strata

Given that its overnight rest insists you make this simple strata ahead of time, it sort of screams for a lazy Sunday morning, don’t you think?

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 4
Hot Toddies

Apple Spiced Bourbon Toddies

Infinitely more complex than the toddy of yore, this little number owes its lure to apple-y cider spiked with a hint of star anise and quite an indecent glug of bourbon.

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  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 4
Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

“Little explosions of flavor” is how the author describes these luscious little orbs of yellow, orange, or red goodness. We don’t disagree. Neither will you.

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  • 5 M
  • 1 H
  • 7
Tangerine and Beet Salad

Tangerine and Beet Salad

Offer up this tangerine and beet salad recipe–all bright and sunny yellow–in the middle of a dismal winter day, and you’ll be hailed as a kitchen hero, nay, savior.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 4
Christmas Dad

Bourbon Milk Punch

Hello Christmas! Here milk, bourbon, vanilla, and ice cream are whirred in a food processor for a festive drink. A sprinkle of cinnamon is the crowning touch.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 2
Japanese Cucumber Salad Recipe

Japanese Cucumber Salad

Simple. Surprising. Spunky. Just what we look for in a summer salad. Just what we found in this jumble of cucumbers, vinegar, and ginger.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 6
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