Allison J., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Allison J. has tested.

Two Hog Island grilled cheese sandwiches in a skillet with some cheese melting from them.

Hog Island Grilled Cheese

This much-ballyhooed ‘wich from Hog Island Oyster Bar in San Francisco is stuffed with fromage blanc, Gruyère, Cheddar, and Havarti.

  • (1)
  • 10 M
  • 30 M
  • 12
A rum cake in a grey bowl.

Rum Cake

Every bit as boozy and as brilliant as it sounds. Inspired by the old-fashioned rum cake made in the Caribbean with dark rum in all its magnificently spiced glory.

  • (1)
  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 14
A platter of Mexican spaghetti, topped with crumbled cheese with a torn piece of bread and white sauce on the side.

Mexican Spaghetti ~ Sopa Seca de Fideo

This Mexican spaghetti, or sopa seca de fideo, is mindblowingly seductive and authentic as heck. Translated literally, it means “dry soup with noodles,” and it’s soooo much better than it sounds.

  • (1)
  • 1 H
  • 1 H
  • 2
Skewers of bulgogi meatballs on a blue and white plate with pickles on the side.

Bulgogi Meatballs

Bulgogi meatballs are a tasty riff on Korean barbeque that deliver a sweet-salty-umami flavor burst. Perfect for dinner or cocktail munchies.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 0
An open face egg salad sandwich on toasted whole wheat

Open-Face Egg Salad Sandwich

We know. You already have an egg salad sandwich recipe. But trust us, it’s nothing like this one, which is whoppingly old school in taste, blissfully healthful in every other way.

  • (2)
  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 16
A yellow pot with 3-ingredient macaroni and cheese--elbow macaroni, cream, Cheddar cheese

3 Ingredient Macaroni and Cheese

Mac and cheese honestly doesn’t get any quicker or easier or pantry-friendlier than this 3-ingredient savior that can be tossed together with stuff you already have on hand. Certain to please.

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  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 0