L. Mitchell, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes L. Mitchell has tested.

A whisk with homemade mayonnaise on it

Homemade Mayonnaise

Millions have become adept at slathering mayo on all manner of food stuff. Yet few have attempted to make it at home. This foolproof recipe may change that.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 4
A plate of roasted Brussels sprouts with a drizzle of balsamic vinegar splashing down on it

Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

“They will make converts of Brussels sprouts haters and Brussels sprouts lovers will scarf them down like candy!” That’s what we’re hearing about these lovely little crucifers. We couldn’t agree more.

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 0
Bacon Bourbon

Bacon-Infused Bourbon

Bacon. Bourbon. Boom. The smokiness of cured pork lends its subtle loveliness to the South’s smoothest booze.

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  • 15 M
  • 12 H
  • 4
Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

This small batch of everyone’s fave spring preserves has got it all—taste, texture, ease, and lord oh lord, that intoxicating fragrance of strawberries and rhubarb. No prior canning experience required.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
Bol of finely chopped celery root salad with chunks of clementines, pumpkin seeds, and parsley

Celery Root Salad with Clementines

This is not your typical salad. Made with celery root that’s cleverly blitzed until minced so finely it could stand in for couscous, it’s the perfect balance of sweet, salty, sour, and surprise.

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  • 50 M
  • 50 M
  • 0
Braised pork loin with rosemary topped with a mustard-garlic sauce on a white plate on wood

Braised Pork Loin with Rosemary

Comforting as heck yet impressive enough to share with company. And did we mention that making it is essentially effortless? Entertaining made easy.

  • 25 M
  • 2 H
  • 2
Bowl of green Spring pea puree topped with chopped mint on white marble

Spring Pea Puree

Serve it alongside grilled fish, spring lamb, or roast chicken. Schmear it on a cracker. Set it out with crudité. Twirl it with pasta. This lovely spring pea purée knows no limits…

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  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 0
Spiced and herbed whole chicken, made in an Instant Pot, on parchment paper on a cutting board

Instant Pot Rotisserie-Style Chicken

Can you roast a whole chicken in an Instant Pot? Well, yes. Kinda of. Is it “technically” roasted? No. Does it have a deliciously rotisserie-like flavor? You betcha.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Salted caramel ice cream in a loaf pan on a pattern baking sheet with a scoop and scooper on top

Salted Caramel Ice Cream

Lusciously dark, almost bitter caramel collides with sweet cream and sea salt. Definitely ice cream for adults. Finally, something you don’t have to share with the kids.

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  • 45 M
  • 17 H, 30 M
  • 0
Maple Bourbon Short Ribs

Maple Bourbon Braised Short Ribs

As sweet as candy yet with an undertone of savory, these maple bourbon braised short ribs are like dinner and dessert all at once.

  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 12
Two halves of a sweet potato drizzled with maple-yogurt sauce and topped with granola on a plate on a wooden table

Breakfast Sweet Potatoes

These are gonna turn your breakfast game upside down. They’re baked sweet potatoes topped with yogurt and granola and maple syrup. Um, yum.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Bowl of rice piled with red cabbage, shredded carrots, mango, peanuts, and drizzled with peanut sauce

Healthy Gado Gado Salad

Kid-friendly. Quick. Easy. Healthy as can be. Vegetarian. And tastes delish. What’s not to love?!

  • 50 M
  • 50 M
  • 2
Champagne Truffles

Champagne Truffles

Got leftover Champange? Good. Because we’ve got the most splurge-worthy use for it ever thanks to these creamy, fudgy, boozy, ganache gilded little orbs.

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  • 2 H, 25 M
  • 8 H, 15 M
  • 2