Kristina R., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Kristina R. has tested.

Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Apple Cider Vinaigrette

This slightly sweet, subtly tangy, entirely apple-y vinaigrette recipe is going to come in far more handy than you can ever imagine.

  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 6
A peach and crème fraîche pie sitting on a window sill with a pitcher nearby

Peach and Crème Fraîche Pie

Whether you seek convention or innovation, you’ll find it in this haute yet humble peach pie, which draws on tradition yet still wields some surprises.

  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 25 M
  • 10
Beer-Braised Chicken with Root Vegetables

Beer Braised Chicken

Chicken is coaxed to tenderness in beer in this braised chicken with root vegetables. Simple to make, complex in taste, prepare for kudos.

  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 17
A cast iron skillet filled with baked macaroni and cheese

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

This easy shove-it-in-the-oven casserole is exactly what macaroni and cheese ought to be—cheesy, crumb-topped, and ridiculously indulgent.

  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 33
A brown bowl filled with stir-fried pea shoots

Wok-Fried Pea Shoots

A brief fling in the wok with a little garlic and sesame oil is all that’s needed to coax these delicate pea shoots to tender, aromatic perfection.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
A square of polenta with layers of meat sauce on a plate with a fork, two glasses of wine

Polenta Cake with Meat Sauce

In this inspired Italian creation, traditional lasagna noodles are supplanted by polenta. Trust us, you’ll feel no guilt nor regret over forsaking custom.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 12
Garlic Confit

Garlic Confit

Cloves of garlic are slowly simmered in oil until unthinkably tender, intensely aromatic, subtly sweet, and insanely irresistible.

  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 13
Platter of half-moon-shaped beef empanadas pastries, bowl of yellow salsa

Beef Empanadas

Savory little somethings with a surprise for those of you unfamiliar with the flamboyant flavors of Latin America.

  • 50 M
  • 1 H, 50 M
  • 6
Wheat Beer Roasted Chicken

Wheat Beer Roasted Chicken

This is one besotted bird. As in blotto. Blitzed. Buzzed. Boozy. Not that we’re complaining. Nope. Not at all.

  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 4