Gene C., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Gene C. has tested.

Bowl of red lentil soup with chile-fried onions, cilantro, and Greek yogurt on a patterned tablecloth

Moroccan Lentil Soup

“Amazing.” “Wonderful.” “Warm satisfaction.” “Won the make-it-again award.” “Easy.” “Quick.” That’s what folks are saying about this luxuriously satiating soup.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 18
Seared Scallops Recipe

Seared Scallops

Seared scallops are perhaps the easiest and most elegant dinner in existence. Here’s how to cook them.

  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 16
Slow Roasted Carrots Recipe

Roasted Carrots

Honey and cayenne lend these carrots a sweet heat that’s perfectly lovely alongside just about anything.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 2
Espresso Cheesecake Recipe

Espresso Cheesecake

“Luscious.” “Creamy.” “Incredibly delicious!” “Just the right amount of sweet.” That’s what folks are saying about this cheesecake.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 10
Homemade Harissa Recipe

Homemade Harissa

In the words of one of our recipe testers, “If this sauce is what Moroccan food is all about, then I’m all in.” Us, too.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Sweet and Spicy Bacon Recipe

Sweet and Spicy Bacon

When this sweet and spicy bacon is missing from your life, happiness is missing from your life. And if fulfillment can be found with just brown sugar, spice, don’t you think you owe it to yourself to make that happen?

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 4
Gluten-Free Fried Chicken Recipe

Gluten-Free Fried Chicken

Because we believe awesome fried chicken is a birthright for all, we bring you this gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo-friendly bird.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 7
Chinese Chop-Chop Chicken Recipe

Chinese Roast Chicken

For those nights when you want the ease and comfort of roast chicken without the usual predictability of roast chicken.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0
Vegan Baklava Recipe

Vegan Baklava

Okay. We have a confession. This baklava is not the classic Greek ideal. Not at all. But that doesn’t seem to be stopping it from disappearing.

  • 45 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 8
Tuscan Bean and Kale Soup Recipe

Tuscan Bean Soup

A classic Italian vegetable soup that just happens to be loaded with so-called super foods such as kale. Seems nonna’s known what’s best all along.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 5 H, 45 M
  • 4
Cacio e Pepe Recipe

Cacio e Pepe

This crazy satisfying, ridiculously cheap, pantry-minded supper consists of just pasta, cheese, oil, salt, pepper, and a nifty technique.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 7
Salt-Packed Roast Beef Recipe

Salt-Crusted Beef Tenderloin

The perfect special occasion recipe—birthdays, dinner parties, Christmas—that comes already wrapped like the gift that it is.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2
Classic Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

Classic Sweet Potato Casserole

“My new go-to sweet potato casserole.” “A keeper.” That’s what folks are saying about this insanely easy sweet potato casserole.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 0