About Larry Noak

About Larry Noak, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Larry Noak has tested.

Red Wine Poached Pears Recipe

Red Wine Poached Pears

A stunning—and stunningly simple—dessert made from booze and fruit and sugar and not a lot else.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
Pressure Cooker Ribs Recipe

Pressure Cooker Ribs

We confess, we’d never imagined you could turn ribs fall-off-the-bone tender in 30 minutes. Until this recipe made believers out of us.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 74
Black Coffee Ice Cream Recipe

Black Coffee Ice Cream

Know how every once in a while you taste something that’s so insanely satiating that a single spoonful pretty much satisfies? Nah, neither do we. Pass the ice cream, please.

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  • 25 M
  • 35 M
  • 12
Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

We’re bewitched, thanks to this aged dough–yes, aged dough–that indulges us in an adult cookie with notes of rich butterscotch and bitter dark chocolate.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 D, 12 H
  • 232
Smoked Chicken Recipe

Smoked Chicken

Crisp skin. Succulent meat. A pervasive smokiness. And a pronounced yet balanced spice rub. That’s what you get with this smoked hen.

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  • 10 M
  • 5 H, 30 M
  • 10
Hamburger Buns

Burger Buns

Beautiful burger buns. Were ever three words joined in such harmonious sequence? Actually, let’s add buxom and buttery.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 36
Blueberry Syrup Recipe

Blueberry Syrup

Brings back memories of that sticky, cloyingly sweet blueberry syrup from your childhood yet recreates it with so much more class.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 0
Breakfast Pizza Recipe

Breakfast Pizza

Baked pizza crust with all the makings of a proper breakfast on top. Seems like a pretty darn good reason to get out of bed to us.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 10
Kentucky Bourbon Cake Recipe

Kentucky Bourbon Cake

This Southern classic is much like a pound cake given its decadent amount of butter and moist, tender, perfect crumb. But oh, baby, wait’ll you taste the bourbon glaze.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 5 M
  • 14
Passover Pareve Apple Cake Recipe

Passover Apple Cake

This Passover classic is so memorable you may just find yourself making it all year round. Talk about a godsend.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 10
Split Pea Soup recipe

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

This bowl of comfort features all the hearty, stick-to-your-ribs goodness of traditional split pea soup with the added benefit of tossing everything in the slow cooker and walking away.

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  • 50 M
  • 10 H, 50 M
  • 2