Deb Russell, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Deb Russell has tested.

Three resealable plastic bags filled with freezer tomato sauce.

Freezer Tomato Sauce

1. Turn your glut of garden tomatoes into this sauce. 2. Stash it in the freezer. 3. Thank yourself come winter.

  • (1)
  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 22
Three pieces of roasted bone marrow sprinkled with salt in a metal roasting pan.

Roasted Bone Marrow

Though traditionally a first course, bone marrow is sufficiently rich to be first course and last course. And maybe each course in between.

  • (15)
  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 70
A pot of smooth mashed potatoes--made with plenty of butter, cream--with a wooden spoon and pat of butter on top

Velvet Mashed Potatoes

No mere mash, this creamy potato purée owes its uber velvetiness to truly indecent amounts of butter and cream. And we mean that in the best possible way.

  • (2)
  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 13
Halved soft-boiled eggs and toast on a plate with egg shells.

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.

  • (4)
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 37
A Mason jar filled with apple-onion chutney along white crostini toped with goat cheese and more chutney

Apple-Onion Chutney

Perhaps the easiest chutney ever, this calls for simply simmering apples, onion, curry powder, tomatoes, and sugar, and then ladling it into jars. See? Easy.

  • (1)
  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 6
A glass filled with cherry spritzer and two cherries beside it.

Cherry Spritzer

This simple elixir, er, spritzer draws on sweet cherries, tart lime, and sugar syrup. Splash into sparkling wine or seltzer as needed throughout the dog days of summer.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 25 M
  • 0