Erin Bloys, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Erin Bloys has tested.

A white plate filled with horta, or boiled greens with garlic.

Horta ~ Boiled Greens with Garlic

A classic and nutritious way to get your daily mix of greens—kale, anyone?—that’s based on Greek tradition…complete with a little added oomph.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
Six salmon cakes on rectangular platters with bowls of avocado spread and chimichurri beside.

Salmon Cakes

Looking to elevate canned salmon beyond recognition? Maybe banish all recollections (nightmares?!) of Lenten Fridays from childhood? Here’s your answer.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
A person sitting in front of a plate of blackened grouper with peach jalapeño salsa.

Blackened Grouper with Peach Jalapeño Salsa

Remember the blackening craze in which EVERYTHING was baptized with a rock-your-world spice mix? This is one of the best expressions of it. And its on the table in half an hour.

  • (1)
  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 2
A whole grilled beef tenderloin, partially sliced on a wooden cutting board with a knife, meat fork, and twine beside it.

Grilled Beef Tenderloin

“The most tender, buttery steak we’ve ever had.” “Utterly and perfectly indulgent!” Just some of the accolades folks are heaping upon this easy yet elegant grilled tenderloin.

  • (1)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 4
Wood bowl with tequila-lime chicken tacos, charred limes, radishes, sour cream

Tequila Lime Chicken Tacos

Chicken gets a little tipsy after being doused with tequila but is then given a cold shower in the form of a squeeze of lime and a cooling cilantro-chile mayo sauce.

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  • 25 M
  • 40 M
  • 0
Several ginger chocolate chunk cookies on a piece of parchment paper.

Ginger Chocolate Chunk Cookies

If you adore soft, crinkly molasses ginger cookies as much as we do, then these triple ginger chocolate cookies need to be at the top of your must-bake list.

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 4 H, 30 M
  • 2
Cooked pieces of chicken shawarma and wedges of red onion on a rimmed baking sheet.

Chicken Shawarma

Permeated with an enticing and sorta (but not intimidatingly) exotic blend of spices, these chicken thighs and tender roasted onions and couldn’t be easier.

  • (2)
  • 25 M
  • 3 H, 5 M
  • 11
Two bowls of naked wonton with a small dish of sliced scallions on the side.

Naked Wonton Soup

A keto-friendly, low-carb, gluten-free riff on the Asian classic that lacks nothing in appeal yet is crazy underwhelming in terms of its carbohydrate load.

  • (3)
  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 10