Steve Dunn, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Steve Dunn has tested.

Carnitas Recipe

This Mexican carnitas recipe is authentic braised and fried pork that’s fall-apart-tender pork goodness ready for tacos.

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 74

Cream Cheese Rugelach Recipe

“Transcendent” is how the author describes these rugelach. We’d like to add “flaky,” “tender,” and “perfect” to the list of apt adjectives.

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  • 40 M
  • 2 H
  • 18

Sriracha Beef Jerky

A sorta spicy version of basic beef jerky that’s jazzed up with Sriracha sauce. Camping has never been so enticing.

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  • 20 M
  • 4 H
  • 8

Buttermilk Cornbread

“Heavenly.” “The best cornbread we’ve ever had.” “Like eating cake.” “Stop me before I make another!” That’s what folks are saying about this cornbread.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 16

Thai Beef Salad | Larb

Given its multitude of tastes, textures, and temperatures, this salad is certain to remind you there’s more to this cuisine than pad Thai.

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  • 45 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Paleo Granola

You won’t find a single rolled oat in this granola recipe. What you will find is sweetly crunchy and obscenely nutty goodness galore.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2

Rum Balls

Who could possibly say no when offered one of these homemade and inebriating edibles? Certainly not us.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 8

Butterscotch Sauce

Perhaps the easiest DIY gift ever, this 10-minute dessert sauce brings sugar, cream, and whiskey beyond the point of lusciousness.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 6

English Toffee

Almonds and dark chocolate or peanuts and milk chocolate? Eh. Can’t go wrong either way with this classic Christmas candy.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H
  • 2

Swedish Meatballs

“Delicious.” “Simple.” “Beautiful.” “Easy.” That’s what our testers are saying about this Swedish meatballs recipe.

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  • 50 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 8

Pumpkin Seven Layer Bars

We’d be happy to tuck into these layers of messy goodness any time, any place. Thanksgiving or July 4th, makes no difference.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Spiced Nut Cake | Mirliton

All the flavor of traditional pain d’épices, none of the gluten. This super simple cake certainly has some je ne sais quoi.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Homemade Sandwich Bread

Okay, breadbaking virgins, here’s the loaf for you. Nothing fancy, just flour, water, yeast, and salt.

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  • 20 M
  • 11 H, 30 M
  • 8

Mean Shandy

What, pray tell, is a Mean Shandy, you ask? Think of a regular shandy with a spirited streak. There you have it.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 4
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