About Alexandra M.

About Alexandra M., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Alexandra M. has tested.

Figs in Port Recipe

Figs in Port

Simple. Seasonal. Sophisticated. Sassy. Sublime. All qualities we swoon to in a dessert. All found right here.

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  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 16
Homemade Dish Soap

Homemade Dish Soap

This natural alternative to fancy liquid dish soap is inexpensive, effective, and gentle on hands. Doesn’t get much more practical than that.

Sweet Potato Cornbread Recipe

Sweet Potato Cornbread

We could blather on and on and on about this surprising riff on a Southern classic. But you best experience it for yourself.

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  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 41
Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Pork wrapped in bacon and roasted until crisp outside and tender inside. Easy. Economical. On the table in 45 minutes. Any objections?

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  • 35 M
  • 45 M
  • 8
Chicken-Apple Sausage Recipe

Chicken Apple Sausage

Seriously, it’s so easy to make your own sausage. Insanely easy. And holy heck, does it taste phenomenal. No meat grinder required.

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 13
Egg Salad Recipe Without Mayo

Egg Salad 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
Fettuccine with Scallops Recipe

Fettuccine with Scallops

Whether you need a no-fail romantic dinner for two or an impressive dinner party for more, here’s how to pull it off.

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  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 4
Chicken Tagine Recipe

Chicken Tagine

You’re going to swoon to the sharp, briny, citrusy flavors of this authentic Moroccan tagine. No special pot required.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 2
Classic Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

Classic Sweet Potato Casserole

“My new go-to sweet potato casserole.” “A keeper.” That’s what folks are saying about this insanely easy sweet potato casserole.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 0
Mexican Bloody Mary Recipe

Mexican Bloody Mary

Call it what you will, this cocktail is equal parts Mexican Bloody Mary, riff on a michelada, and a simple but satisfying tomato beer.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0
Coconut Panna Cotta Recipe

Coconut Panna Cotta

“The easiest panna cotta I have made.” “Absolutely delicious.” “Very dangerous.” That’s what folks are saying about this dessert.

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  • 15 M
  • 4 H, 10 M
  • 14
Raspberry Framboise Jam Recipe

Raspberry Jam With Framboise

“Just the right balance of tangy and sweet.” “Easy to make.” “Not a big production.” “Perfect.” That’s what folks are saying about this.

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  • 45 M
  • 45 M
  • 4
Jalapeno Mint Julep Recipe

Jalapeno Mint Julep

Always craved a little something more as you’ve knocked back your mint julep? Then you need this jalapeño mint julep recipe.

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  • 5 M
  • 35 M
  • 0
Cheddar Biscuits Recipe

Cheddar Biscuits

“Lovely.” “Perfectly light, fluffy, and irresistibly good.” “Easy peasy!” “Wow. Just wow.” That’s what folks are saying about these biscuits.

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 4