Linda Christman, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Linda Christman has tested.

Five cranberry scones with two drizzled with white chocolate glaze on a parchment-lined rimmed baking sheet.

Cranberry Scones

Got leftover cranberries? Then you’ve got the fixings for these incredible scones that are balance tart berries with creamy white chocolate and knee-wobblingly flaky pastry.

  • (1)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2
A white oval platter filled with Greek salad, with tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, peppers, and feta.

Greek Salad

As easy and traditional as classic Greek salad. But with a subtle twist that’s gonna have you coming back to this recipe again and again and again.

  • (1)
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2
A lemon meringue pie topped with clouds of toasted meringue

Lemon Meringue Pie

An almost-but-not-quite-classic rendition of lemon meringue pie that’s a lot less effort than you’d expect. And more payback than you can imagine in terms of its perfectly balanced sweetly tart lemon custard.

  • Quick Glance
  • 50 M
  • 2 H, 50 M
  • 0
An apple coffee cake with one slice cut from it on a wire cooling rack with parchment underneath.

Apple Coffee Cake

Elegant enough for company, simple enough for every day, and versatile enough for breakfast and midnight snack and pretty much every moment in between.

  • (2)
  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 13
Two pina coladas, garnished with a pineapple wheel and a whole pineapple nearby.

Pina Colada

This pina colada recipe is made with rum, cream of coconut, and pineapple, and couldn’t be easier. We also think it’s even better than the classic.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 0
A white bowl filled with salt and vinegar potato chips with a fork resting beside.

Salt and Vinegar Potato Chips

A salty, tangy, crunchy classic that’s spectacular with beer and just as good on their own. Here’s how to make them at home.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 2
A mortar partially filled with herb salt and a pestle and two sprigs of fresh sage leaves lying beside it.

Herb Salt

Herb salt is, quite simply, herbs pummeled with salt to create a restaurant worthy condiment. Here’s how to make it along with several incredible uses, whether fancy schmancy or simple.

  • (1)
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 4
Orange Madeleines with Orange Glaze

Orange Madeleines

Tender, buttery, and enhanced with a subtle citrus lilt. Just as Proust would have wanted. (No madeleine tin? No worries. They’re just as lovely made in a mini-muffin pan.)

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H
  • 0