Colleen Bloxham, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Colleen Bloxham has tested.

Bacon Jam

Bacon Jam

Maybe what the world needs is a single currency. Like jars of this sweet, rich, intense bacon jam that makes everything better.

  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 98
White oval dish with four chicken drumsticks, chopped green tomatillos, cilantro, onion, sliced chiles

Braised Chicken with Tomatillos

Slightly tart and eminently easy, this tomatillo sauce makes ample so you can stash some in the fridge for later. Cook once, eat twice.

  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 21
Beer-Braised Chicken with Root Vegetables

Beer Braised Chicken

Chicken is coaxed to tenderness in beer in this braised chicken with root vegetables. Simple to make, complex in taste, prepare for kudos.

  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 21
A grey plate half-filled with mac and cheese canapes, with a few resting beside the plate

Mac and Cheese Canapés

Fancy schmancy mac and cheese canapés? Why not? Plop these lovelies on a silver platter alongside flutes of Champagne or tuck them into a lunch box.

  • 25 M
  • 40 M
  • 20
Fried Egg Sandwich

Fried Egg Sandwich

Bread. Cheese. Egg. Hot sauce. Five bucks says you’ve got the makings for this easy and oozy sandwich waiting in your kitchen.

  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 12
Italian Frittata

Italian Frittata

Eggs, potatoes, and not much else. That’s our weeknight salvation come suppertime on a super crazy day.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 30 M
  • 6
North Carolina Barbecue Sauce

North Carolina Barbecue Sauce

This isn’t your typical sweetly gloppy barbecue sauce to squirt onto burgers or dogs. This is thinner and tangier than most and it’s something sorta special.

  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 9
A yellow Dutch oven filled with white bean and chicken chili, topped with pieces of bacon.

White Bean and Chicken Chili

Stop your scoffing. This may not be conventional chili, but it’s no sissy imposter. It’s just a little subtler, soupier, and smokier.

  • 35 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
Fancy Tuna Melt

Not Your Mom’s Tuna Melt

A tuna melt is a tuna melt is a tuna melt, right? Uh, not exactly. This is a welcome departure from what we choked down as children.

  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 6
Plain Bagels

Homemade Bagels

No more excuses about how there’s a dearth of decent bagels in your neighborhood. Nope. Not when you can make these.

  • 3 H
  • 3 H, 50 M
  • 35
Lemon Meringue Tart

Lemon Meringue Tart

Michel Richard lets loose with some fanciful flourishes in fashioning this lovely tart—both the recipe and the artsy rendering.

  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 6