Lisa Amtower, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Lisa Amtower has tested.

Seven spice-rubbed baby back ribs on a piece of parchment on a wooden surface..

Spice-Rubbed Baby Back Ribs

Dry-rubbed and slathered in sauce, these ribs are deeply flavored, lip-smackingly messy, and easier than you’d think to pull off at home.

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A partially sliced loaf of whole-wheat sandwich bread on a wooden cutting board.

Whole-Wheat Sandwich Bread

Homemade bread that’s healthy but doesn’t taste it. Light, airy, and appealing even to kids, this is the recipe you’ve been seeking.

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Pieces of pan roasted tarragon chicken arranged in a white serving platter with a glass measuring cup and spoon in the background.

Pan Roasted Tarragon Chicken

The unexpected combination of cider vinegar and tarragon makes this classic French chicken dinner impressively spectacular.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H
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A cooked meatloaf with spinach with four slices cut from it.

Meatloaf With Spinach

Not your everyday meatloaf for sure. Filled with spinach and glazed with a sweet-spicy, finger-licking glaze, this homemade meatloaf is anything but ho-hum.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
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Five tahini truffles lying in a bed of cocoa powder.

Tahini Truffles

Tahini truffles are nutty, rich, sexy, little bites. A pleasure to share…though we wouldn’t blame you if you wanted to keep them all to yourself.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
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Halves of roasted romaine Caesar salad on a rimmed baking sheet.

Roasted Romaine Caesar Salad

Elevate Caesar salad by roasting the lettuce. Yes, roasting the lettuce. It’ll draw out flavors and textures you’d never expect. Impressively easy.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 3
An oval ceramic platter topped with Sichuan pepper prawns and bamboo sticks crossed over the top of them.

Sichuan Peppercorn Prawns

“A flavor bomb.” That’s what we’re heaing about these dry-fried Sichuan peppercorn prawns that are packed with flavor, crazy quick to get on the table, and impossible to forget.

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  • 25 M
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