Trudy Ngo-Brown, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Trudy Ngo-Brown has tested.

S’mores Brownies Recipe

Campfire cooking’s got nothing on this savvy, sassy, retro dessert that comes together in the comfort of your kitchen.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 14

Bobby Flay’s Barbecue Sauce Recipe

This sweetly spicy little number wooed us from our very first spoonful, banishing bottled barbecue sauce forever from our pantries.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 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.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 29

Potatoes with Mexican Chorizo | Papas con Chorizo Recipe

Easy, authentic, and awesome any time of day, whether accompanied by steaming hot coffee or cold cerveza.

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  • 25 M
  • 50 M
  • 4

Pork Loin Roast Recipe with Paprika

This simple weeknight supper recipe requires only that you rub some spices on a hunk of pork, shove it in the oven, and not forget about it.

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  • 25 M
  • 12 H
  • 0

Egg Salad Recipe Without Mayo

Most definitely not your grandma’s egg salad. It’s crammed full of gently caramelized onions and it’s sooo surprisingly lovely you won’t even miss the mayo. Swear.

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  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 10

Croque Madame Muffins Recipe

A nifty little ooh- and aah-inducing riff on the classic croque madame that’s perfect to assemble ahead of time for big batch brunches.

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  • 30 M
  • 50 M
  • 6

Homemade Larabars Recipe

We got nothing against the Larabars we’ve been noshing for years, save for the fact that they’re not homemade. Until now.

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  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 148

Gingerbread Cheesecake Recipe

This gingerbread cheesecake recipe calls for cream cheese, sugar, spices, and a gingerbread man garnish. Tastes like Christmas.

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  • 50 M
  • 3 H
  • 10

Glazed Ham Recipe

This glazed ham recipe is baked with pineapple juice, marmalade, brown sugar, and mustard. Ideal for Christmas and Easter.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 8

Spaghetti Pie

This is like baked ziti but in a blissfully easy, low-fuss, nothing-fancy, use-up-your-leftovers, comforting-as-heck sorta way.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Salt and Pepper Pork Chops

Perfection. That’s what we think of this simple melding of pork, butter, and everyday seasonings from chef Gabrielle Hamilton.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 0

Blueberry Frozen Yogurt

No sugar. No creepy preservatives. Nothing but blueberries, plain yogurt, honey, lemon juice, purple smiles, and requests for seconds.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 3 H
  • 5

Onion Dip

“The onion dip to end all onion dips.” “Sublime.” “Light years beyond those soup packets.” That’s what folks are saying about this dip.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 4
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