Sue Epstein, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Sue Epstein has tested.

Herb Salt Recipe

Herb salt is, quite simply, herbs pummeled with salt to create a restaurant worthy condiment. Here’s how to make it along with several incredible uses, whether fancy schmancy or simple.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0

Vanilla Syrup Recipe

You’re going to want to drizzle, douse, and dribble this fragrant homemade vanilla syrup over and into and onto just about everything.

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  • 5 M
  • 40 M
  • 2

Simple Roast Chicken Recipe

As its name implies, this simple roast hen ridiculously easy and turns out a superlative bird with shatteringly crisp skin and surprisingly juicy meat. No surprise that it’s the same technique that Thomas Keller uses.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0

Grilled Greek Chicken Recipe

Fresh herbs, a squeeze of lemon, and a foolproof technique lend this grilled chicken its effusive Greek accent.

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  • 15 M
  • 55 M
  • 16

Ouzo Sorbet

This brash and boozy sorbet is just what we crave come summer. It’s sorta the sorbet equivalent of an after-dinner digestif. Opa!

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  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 2

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.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 8

Michelada Recipe

The customary morning-after equivalent of a Bloody Mary in Mexico—except this is lighter, less tomato-y, and all around lovelier.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 10

Passover Brownies Recipe

The best kosher-for-Passover brownies we’ve ever had, these are ever so slightly crumbly outside and splendiferously fudgy inside.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 6

Homemade Matzoh Recipe

This recipe for thin, crisp matzoh couldn’t be simpler and, natch, tastes incomparable to the stuff you buy in a box.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 43

How to Make Cinnamon Sugar

The perfect proportion of cinnamon to sugar. Because ‪‎Monday‬ so often leaves us wanting to be a kid again.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0

Apple Cider Vinaigrette Recipe

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
  • 6

How to Make Microwave Popcorn

Yes, you can make microwave popcorn on your own with just a brown paper bag. No artificial colors. No fake butter. No nasty preservatives. Bring on your next Netflix binge!

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 2

Homemade Tartar Sauce Recipe

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
  • 20

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
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