About Duane DeMello

About Duane DeMello, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Duane DeMello has tested.

Banana Bread Recipe

Banana Bread

A superlative version of the classic American quick bread that everyone loves.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 66
Shrimp Paste Recipe

Shrimp Paste

Shrimp paste is a classic southern treat. Small shrimp is blended with butter, shallots, and spices. Smear the shrimp paste on biscuits or toast points.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
Oyster Stew Recipe

Oyster Stew

This oyster stew, rich with cream and plump with oysters, is a classic and consummate first course for Thanksgiving or Christmas.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 3
Salmon Mousse Pinwheels Recipe

Salmon Mousse Pinwheels

Salmon mousse pinwheels are an elegant way to kick off a tea, cocktail party, or dinner. The pinwheels can be made ahead and sliced just before serving.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 2
Thyme, Lemon, and Sea-Salt Shortbread Recipe

Thyme, Lemon, and Sea-Salt Shortbread

These savory shortbreads are seasoned with thyme, lemon, and a sprinkling of sea salt. Serve the shortbreads as a snack or as an hors d’oeuvre with wine.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 5
Cheddar and Chiles Bread Recipe

Cheddar and Chiles Bread

Dense and savory, this bread recipe is shot through with cheddar cheese and plenty of green chiles for a Mexican-inspired loaf. Great for sandwiches.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 3 H, 45 M
  • 2
White Almond Gazpacho Recipe

White Almond Gazpacho

Perfect for a hot summer day, white Spanish gazpacho has the mellow flavor of almonds. Garnish with grapes or try gooseberries for a sweet, tart flavor.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 2 H, 10 M
  • 0
Margarita Granita Recipe

Margarita Granita

Tequila, lime juice, orange juice, and Cointreau. It’s not a margarita. It’s a sorbet. And it’s what for dessert.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 11 H
  • 0
Tandoori Chicken Roll-ups Recipe

Tandoori Chicken Roll-ups

For these tandoori chicken roll-ups, chicken is marinated in a yogurt-spice mixture, which lends flavor as well as tenderizes. The roll-ups are great for lunching with the kids.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 6