Sandy Hill, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Sandy Hill has tested.

Cajun Fried Chicken Recipe

Bathed in buttermilk and spiced ever so slightly, this Cajun-style fried hen is memorably moist inside, superlatively crisp outside, and gosh darn perfect through and through.

  • Quick Glance
  • 35 M
  • 35 M
  • 15

Korean Style Steak Recipe

This quick and easy marinade imparts quite a lot of oomph in mere minutes—perfect for when you need a robust meal in minutes. Which is pretty much every night, yes?

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 4

Vanilla Wafer Banana Pudding Recipe

Not a lot has changed since you last had this after-school classic. It’s still easy. It’s still quick. And it’s still gosh darned comforting as heck.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 6

Roasted Carrots Recipe

Honey and cayenne lend these carrots a sweet heat that’s perfectly lovely alongside just about anything.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 2

Baja-Style Tempura Fish Tacos

Relax with these crunchy-tender fish tacos filled with a kicky cabbage slaw and sweet-tart mango-banana salsa. Think flip-flops and a beer—all year long.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 4

Barbecue Beans Recipe

Made from scratch yet quick and easy, these beans just may alter the way you think about barbecue beans forever.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 5 H, 15 M
  • 2

Best Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

This best oatmeal cookie recipe is like the baking version of those Choose Your Own Adventure books, which means your cookies end up exactly the way you like them.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 29

Flourless Almond Cake Recipe

A flourless almond cake that’s French and flavorful, this amandier is crisp and crunchy on the outside, dense and chewy on the inside, and gluten-free through and through.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 12

Baked Fish with Lemon and Bread Crumbs Recipe

Quick, easy, healthful, spectacular in terms of taste, and maybe even able to lower your husband’s cholesterol. Anything else?

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 6

Barbecue Pimento Cheese Recipe

Not all pimento cheese recipes are created equal. This one, with a touch of barbecue, definitely has an unfair advantage.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 4

Tuscan Bean Soup Recipe

A classic Italian vegetable soup that just happens to be loaded with so-called super foods such as kale. Seems nonna’s known what’s best all along.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 5 H, 45 M
  • 4

Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic Recipe

Made with lotsa garlic for flavor and potatoes for sustenance, this chicken with 40 cloves of garlic recipe rocks.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 8

5-Minute Artisan Bread Recipe

Um, 5 minutes hands-on time for a loaf of bread? Please. That’s nothing. Nothing short of a miracle.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 5 H
  • 154

Candied Pecans Recipe

This candied pecans recipe calls for sugar and spice—specifically cinnamon and nutmeg—and everything nice.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 12
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