Sue Epstein, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Sue Epstein has tested.

Black-Eyed Pea Stew Recipe

This classic brings good luck and sated appetites to all those who partake on New Year’s Day, or so says Southern tradition.

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 45 M
  • 8

Kentucky Coffee Recipe

This bourbon-imbued after-dinner drink, a variation on classic Irish coffee, is guaranteed to make everything alright.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 2

Cheese Blintz Recipe

We like to think of cheese blintzes as the original breakfast burritos, though truth be told we like them just as well for dessert.

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  • 2 H
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 4

One-Pot Cocoa Brownies

“Could not have been easier.” “Perfect.” “A one-pot wonder!” That’s what folks are saying about these super simple cakey brownies.

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  • 15 M
  • 55 M
  • 6

Veggie Spaghetti

This recipe is actually not so much veggie spaghetti. It’s more like veggie squiggles. So what the heck to do with it? Lotsa things.

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  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 8

Spanish-Style Deep-Fried Chicken Wings

These simple yet stylish chicken wings are served in all the chic tapas bars in Andalusia. Our kinda tapas.

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 2

Peach Cobbler

“The finest peach cobbler that I have ever, or will ever, eat.” “WOW!” “An 11 out of 10.” That’s what we’re hearing about this cobbler.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 23

Beer Can Chicken

A whole hen plunked unceremoniously on a can and cooked on the grill or in the oven. A tailgating classic that’s simple and perfect.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 2

Fried Artichokes | Carciofi Fritti

Simple is often best. And any time you want shatteringly crisp fried artichokes that are soul-sighingly tender is a good time for this simple recipe.

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  • 45 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies

An inspired and swoon-worthy collision of creamy cheesecake and cakey brownie and tart raspberries that you gotta taste for yourself.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 6

Sweet Tea Cocktail

Hmmm. Sweet tea. Whiskey. Lemon juice. Sounds like a sassy summertime take on a hot toddy to us.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 6

Ouzo Sorbet

This brash and boozy sorbet is just what we crave come summer, sorta like the sorbet equivalent of an after-dinner mint. Opa!

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  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 2

Homemade Lemonade

Pucker up, cuz you’re going to want to smooch the bejeebers out of this ridiculously easy, sweetly tart sipper. Wowsa.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 13

Hummus

Let’s get clear about what hummus is and what it ain’t. Real hummus tastes like nothing but hummus. Not fancy. Just perfect.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 14
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