Greg Crawford, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Greg Crawford has tested.

A pastrami burger with Russian dressing and iceberg lettuce.

Pastrami Burgers with Russian Dressing

A make-at-home version of your fave diner-style burger but with the added smokiness from just the blissful amount of chopped pastrami mixed in with the beef.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
Several cooked papo-secos on a wire rack.

Papo Secos | Portuguese Rolls

David explains how to make classic Portuguese papo secos, the stuff of everyday eating, that essentially look like cherubic little baby buns and have a taste that’s also divine.

  • (2)
  • 1 H
  • 4 H
  • 4
A dozen golden brown pecan pie rugelach with filling oozing out

Pecan Pie Rugelach

A welcome collision of all the expected goodness of classic pecan pie and rugelach but with the unexpected hint of bourbon and cayenne.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 3 H, 50 M
  • 4
A loaf of Italian bread filled with buffalo chicken dip, with a dish of blue cheese dip and a few beers on the side.

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Sorta a mashup of buffalo chicken wings and cheese dip, this little number works gratifyingly well as an app, though we find it rather difficult to save space for anything else.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 55 M
  • 0
A grilled cheese sandwich with peppers is cut in half and stacked on a china plate with a jar of pepper jelly on the side

Grilled Cheese with Peppers

For those of us who get a little anxious when we don’t have a bottle of hot sauce within reach. Unconventional? Yes. Comforting as the classic? Also yes.

  • (3)
  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 9
A whole smoked pork shoulder.

Smoked Pork Shoulder

With its simple and soulful dry rub and foolproof instructions, this smoked pork butt means no more standing in line ever again for takeout ‘cue. Here’s how to make it at home.

  • (4)
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 22 H
  • 30
Two slices of New York style pizza on paper plates with a cheese shaker and napkins beside the pizza.

New York Style Pizza

Simple. Modest. Perfectly proportioned. And just like you’ll find in Manhattan. Swear. And a family project that’s just time-consuming enough to distract but not so tedious as to deter.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 1 D
  • 2
A white plate of skillet-charred broccolini.

Skillet Charred Broccolini

A simple side that comes together quickly, only messes up a single pan, and will earn you accolades from most (if maybe not all) the folks at your table.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
A porcelain bowl filled with shepherd's pie and topped with potatoes, onions, and cheddar

Shepherd’s Pie with Caramelized Onions and Cheddar

Let us introduce you to the most Googled recipe of 2019. No, it doesn’t have cauliflower. And it’s certainly not keto. It’s a not-quite-classic shepherd’s pie gilded with sweetly caramelized onions and smothered with Cheddar. To heck with tradition.

  • (4)
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 13