Carrie S., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Carrie S. has tested.

Plum Almond Cake Recipe

Plum Almond Cake

Haute yet homey, this rustic Italian cake with its delicate crumb and pockets of jammy plum awesomeness will cause you to anticipate plum season like never, ever before.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 35
Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Easy Mashed Potatoes

Yeah, yeah, we know. You don’t need a recipe for mashed Yukon Golds, butter, milk, and salt. Or so you think. Try this and get back to us.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 4
Microwave Popcorn Recipe

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
Cut-Out Shortbread Cookies Recipe

Shortbread Cookies

Tender and delicate and buttery and spectacularly simple, just as classic shortbread cookies ought to be.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Coffee Ice Cubes Recipe

Leftover Coffee Ice Cubes

Got leftover coffee in that pot? Don’t toss it in the sink. Pour it into ice cube trays and freeze. No more watery iced coffee ever.

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  • 1 M
  • 1 M
  • 4
Turkey Meatball Soup Recipe

Turkey Meatball Soup

This outrageously satiating riff on Italian wedding soup swaps traditional beef and pork meatballs for turkey with the lilt of lemon.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 6

Chocolate Whipped Cream

Though this calls itself a chocolate whipped cream recipe, it’s really more like a chocolate mousse you want to slurp by the spoonful.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 D
  • 8
English Toffee Recipe

English Toffee

Almonds and dark chocolate or peanuts and milk chocolate? Eh. Can’t go wrong either way with this classic Christmas candy.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H
  • 2
Egg Cream Recipe

Egg Cream

A soda fountain classic made with neither egg nor cream, this classic quencher is a summer staple for kids of all ages.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 6
Irish Soda Bread with Walnuts Recipe

Irish Soda Bread

A sweet nuttiness, a dense crumb, a crunchy crust, and bags more flavor than normal bread. Whatcha waiting for?

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 15
French Vanilla Sablé Recipe

French Sable Cookies

This sneaky sable, a French shortbread of sorts that’s crisp on the outside, tender on the inside, is going to rock your world.

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  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 4
Pear and Almond Tart Recipe

Pear and Almond Tart

French. Foolproof. Froufrou. Fuss-free. Fenomenal. (Work with us.) Rarely does elegance come together with such ease.

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H
  • 18
Chocolate Fudge Pops Recipe

Chocolate Fudge Pops

They look like fudgsicles. They taste like fudgesicles. Yet they’re made with real cocoa, coconut milk, and honey. Paleo-friendly!

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  • 10 M
  • 2 H, 10 M
  • 16