Caroline Chang, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Caroline Chang has tested.

Blue pot of chunks of pork, authentic carnitas, with a bay leaf and wooden spoon on top

Authentic Carnitas

This Mexican carnitas recipe is authentic braised and fried pork that’s fall-apart-tender pork goodness ready for tacos.

Hamburger Buns

Burger Buns

Beautiful burger buns. Were ever three words joined in such harmonious sequence? Actually, let’s add buxom and buttery.

  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 38
Cedar Plank-Grilled Salmon

Cedar Plank–Grilled Salmon

Imagine, if you can, a technique that imbues salmon with a touch of smoke and ensures your pricey catch doesn’t stick to the grate. You’re welcome.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 40 M
  • 6
Carnitas Tacos

Carnitas Tacos

A little pile of tasty meat cushioned by a warm tortilla and electrified by a little salsa. Life is good.

  • 15 M
  • 40 M
  • 4
Brown Butter Winter Squash

Brown Butter Winter Squash

One taste and you’ll forget all about that butter and brown sugar trick your mom taught you long ago. Promise.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 4
Chili Cheese Fries

Chili Cheese Fries

Honest grub with demolish-the-entire-panful-while-standing-at-the-counter allure. Grab some napkins.

  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
Bobby Flay’s Barbecue Sauce

Bobby Flay’s Barbecue Sauce

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

  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
Chicken Meatball Slider

Chicken Meatballs

These subtly flavored, relatively healthful (shhhh!) sliders are the sleeper hit at The Meatball Shop. Not hard to understand why.

  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 8
Classic Cheeseburger

Classic Cheeseburger

What defines the quintessential classic cheeseburger? It’s quite the personal experience. Yet we’ve got a foolproof technique.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 0
Wheat Beer Roasted Chicken

Wheat Beer Roasted Chicken

This is one besotted bird. As in blotto. Blitzed. Buzzed. Boozy. Not that we’re complaining. Nope. Not at all.

  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 4