Cindi Kruth, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Cindi Kruth has tested.

Cindi Kruth

Cindi Kruth’s culinary background is vast and varied. She became a home economist, managed a fast-food restaurant, and sold mayonnaise and peanut butter for a corporate conglomerate. She opened her first shop, a fruit basket and produce store, when she lived in NJ. After moving to CT, she worked at the Connecticut Culinary Institute, did private catering and taught cooking lessons, and again opened a shop, this time a little gourmet take-out place. The demands of retail didn’t mesh well with raising a family, so she left the food business for a few years to become a lawyer. That’s about when she stumbled upon David’s story of Thor, his stove, in Bon Appétit and shortly after became a tester. Now, being in regular contact with others who are doing the same has expanded her interests and her recipe collection.  And she even got her 1.5 seconds of fame on national TV when David mentioned her work on his renowned Orange Olive Oil Cake on the Today Show.

Tomatoes Provencal Recipe

Tomatoes Provençal

Is there anything as sweetly satisfying as heirloom tomatoes eaten raw over the sink? Probably not. But when you tire of that, there’s always this deeply satiating tactic.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 12
Soft-Boiled Eggs and Toast Recipe

Soft-Boiled Eggs and Toast

Ideal for lazy weekends as well as harried weekdays, these soft-boiled eggs are cooked to perfection in less than five minutes. You’re welcome.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 33
Apple and White Cheddar Scones Recipe

Apple and White Cheddar Scones

These sweetly savory scones take the traditional sweet and savory intermingling of apple pie and Cheddar and make it portable and pastry perfect.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 10
Baked Ricotta Recipe

Baked Ricotta

Entertaining gets no simpler than this rich, creamy, indulgent, elegant cheese spread made from three ingredients. Tasting is believing. Go on.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 32
Glazed Doughnuts Recipe

Glazed Doughnuts

Mmmmm…doughnuts. Ethereally fluffy, wonderfully drippy, homemade glazed doughnuts. What are you waiting for? Go make some.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 82
Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

Southern Fried Chicken Wings

Perfectly battered. Nicely seasoned. And easy as heck. That’s how we like our chicken wings, thank you very much.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 12
Thai Beef Salad Recipe | Larb

Thai Beef Salad | Larb

Given its multitude of tastes, textures, and temperatures, this salad is certain to remind you there’s more to this cuisine than pad Thai.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Baked Eggs Recipe

Baked Eggs

And you thought you didn’t have time for breakfast. We’re changing that with this handy dandy technique.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 12
Garlic Confit Recipe

Garlic Confit

Cloves of garlic are slowly simmered in oil until unthinkably tender, intensely aromatic, subtly sweet, and insanely irresistible.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 13
Spaghetti all’Aglio e Olio Recipe

Spaghetti all’Aglio e Olio

This classic Italian spaghetti all’aglio e olio is going to rock your world with its understated simplicity and undeniable frugality.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 20 M
  • 14
French Dressing Recipe

Lemon Vinaigrette

Stylish on any salad, this versatile little number is a staple in every discerning cook’s recipe wardrobe.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • -
Fried Catfish Recipe

Fried Catfish

Make no mistake, there are umpteen approaches to frying catfish. None is necessarily right or wrong. But this one is superlative.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 4