Karen Taylor, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Karen Taylor has tested.

Green Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken Enchilada With Green Sauce

“I may never use store-bought sauce again.” That’s what folks are saying about this super simple Tex-Mex standby with a simple salsa verde that’s made from scratch. And so worth it.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 10
Two cordials glasses each filled with Moscato and a grapefruit section, on top are spoons

Grapefruit in Moscato

A drinkable dessert composed of, quite simply, bitter grapefruit segments soused with sweet sparkling wine. Cin cin!

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 4
Cutting board with a sliced rack of spring lamb with rosemary, knife, bowl of salad

Spring Lamb with Rosemary

The perfect dish to usher in warm weather. Nothing but rosemary, garlic, salt, pepper, and a tour of duty in the oven.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 4
Sheet pan of oven-roasted chicken thighs, topped with salt and pepper

Oven-Roasted Chicken Thighs

“Simple.” “Perfect.” “The moistest chicken with the crispest skin we’ve ever had.” That’s what folks are saying about this recipe.

  • 5 M
  • 45 M
  • 14
Mexican Chicken Soup Recipe

Mexican Chicken Soup

This Mexican chicken soup is authentic Yucatan fare that’s simply broth, avocado, lime, tortilla, and rice. The sum is far more than the parts. And it’s comforting as heck.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H
  • 0
Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

Old-Fashioned Cocktail

This riff on the classic is slightly spicy and not too sweet and nothing if not pretty darn close to perfect.

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  • 5 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Sweet Tea Cocktail Recipe

Sweet Tea Cocktail

Sweet tea. Whiskey. Lemon juice. That’s all it takes to make a sassy summertime cocktail you’ll want to sip all afternoon long.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 6
Iced Tea Popsicles Recipe

Iced Tea Popsicles

Cold-brewed iced tea as you’ve never quite experienced it before. So lovely we’ve taken to making them year-round.

  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 4
English Muffin Bread Recipe

English Muffin Bread

Incomparably easier than traditional English muffins yet with all the requisite nooks and crannies that God—and the British—intended.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 2
Buttermilk Blueberry Pancakes

Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes

“Like the best diner pancakes of your life.” “This is going to replace my standard pancake recipe.” That’s what folks are saying about these ‘cakes.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 10
Egg in a Hole

Egg in a Hole

A childhood classic perfected, thanks to brioche, egg, butter, and even a sprinkle of sugar or Parmesan cheese, if you please.

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  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 17
Irish Coffee

Irish Coffee

A better way to start your day. Uh, we mean, end your day. That’s what we meant. Yes. End it. Ahem.

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  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 0
Caramel

Classic Cream Caramels

Quite possibly the easiest caramel recipe we’ve ever encountered. But that’s not why we make it. One taste and you’ll understand.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 9