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Cheryl Freeman, Recipe Tester
A list of all the recipes Cheryl Freeman has tested.
Hazelnut Thyme Matchsticks
Hazelnut thyme matchsticks are thin, crisp crackers made with ground hazelnuts, cheese, and butter. The matchsticks are perfect with soup or as a snack.
Oven-Roasted Pulled Turkey Breast
Same tangy sauce and tender texture as pulled pork. But ready in a fraction of the time.
Summer posole cravings are satisfied with this cooling summer riff on the classic Mexican soup that we simply can’t stop wanting yearround.
Classic Chicken Piccata
Simple enough for a weeknight. Sophisticated enough for weekend entertaining. And it’s definitely as good as you remember, too.
Grilled Chicken Wings with Maple Bourbon Sauce
A hint of maple with just the right amount of spice. That’s our verdict on these grilled chicken wings that are cooked to perfection.
Blueberry Pie Milkshake
An utterly indulgent trick that turns the classic blueberry pie and ice cream upside down. Or perhaps inside out. And it’s all the better for it.
Memphis Style Ribs
Memphis style ribs are slathered with a spice rub made of paprika, chile, and black pepper and sloooooowly cooked until imbued with flavor. No barbecue sauce necessary.
Broccoli with Peanut Sauce
Say hello to the most failproof way we know to get everyone to eat their veggies—and just about anything else you can dip or dunk or douse.
Vietnamese-Style Bun Bo
Translated literally as rice noodles and beef, bun bo is a Vietnamese classic in which what you’re promised is what you get…and a heck of a lot more given its layers of nuanced complexity.
Serradura ~ Portuguese Sawdust Pudding
Perhaps the easiest dessert ever, this simple yet stunning Portuguese staple is made with just three ingredients. Cookies. Cream. And sweetened condensed milk.
Texas Style Smoked Turkey
Behold, your latest favorite turkey, whether on your Thanksgiving table or your Super Bowl bash or your next backyard barbecue.
Apple Rose Tarts
Stunning to behold. And actually remarkably simple to make. Allow us to introduce you to your latest dessert obsession.
French Vanilla Ice Cream
For vanilla ice cream purists, nothing competes with a recipe that relies on just the essentials: milk, sugar, vanilla bean, eggs, and cream.
Kimchi Fried Rice
An ingenious clean-out-the-fridge creation in disguise that’s gonna upend your notion of leftovers.
Leftover Korean-style fried rice with an inner melty, cheesy gooeyness that’s pretty much guaranteed to bring you happiness. No matter what else is going on in your life.
Honey Teriyaki Ribs
Sweet meets savory in these honey teriyaki ribs that walk the line perfectly in terms of balanced flavors. The most sweetly irresistible ribs we’ve tried. See for yourself.
Barbecued Baby Back Ribs
Baby back rib perfection is yours when you first brine the ribs, then massage them with our subtle and superlative rub, and then grill them low and slow.
Sorta like a wine spritzer but with all the lovely nuances that the iconic French aperitif brings to the party.
Easy as meatloaf (we swear), this melding of some of the richest things we know—pork shoulder, liver, and duck fat—along with spices, a splash of brandy, and some wine makes a simple, rustic country pâté that’s perfect for entertaining.