Lou Ann Traster, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Lou Ann Traster has tested.

Apricot Galette Recipe

Apricot Galette

This perfectly imperfect galette is unspeakably easier to make than pie. And yet to guests its equally impressive. Do the math.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 2 H
  • 0
Grilled Chicken Tacos With Mango Recipe

Grilled Chicken Tacos With Mango

Yep. Grilled chicken tacos with mango. Prepare to be astounded. (What? Perhaps you were expecting a humdrum weeknight dinner?)

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
White Bean Dip Recipe

White Bean Dip

Essentially a milder, smoother, creamier, awesome-r riff on traditional hummus, this white bean dip is gonna make you like eating healthy.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 4
Easy Smashed Potatoes Recipe

Easy Smashed Potatoes

Kid friendly. Adult approved. Gluten-free. Vegan. Awesome for entertaining. And even awesomer for when you want to stand at the stove and inhale carbs straight fro the baking sheet.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 2
Tofu Adobo Recipe

Tofu Adobo

If you’re not already familiar with the sorta-but-not-too-fiery sauce known as adobo, trust us, you’re going to want to slather it on everything. Even tofu.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H
  • 4 H
  • 0
Asparagus Risotto Recipe

Asparagus Risotto

An easy, light, spring-inspired riff on traditional risotto that still manages to maintain all the rich, indulgent, creamy goodness of the Italian classic.

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 40 M
  • 0
Tahini Cookies Recipe

Tahini Cookies

Chewy and nutty and salty and subtly sweet and guaranteed to be a little more exotic than any other cookie you’ve ever had. Also gluten-free as well as dairy-free and egg-free and, yes, paleo-friendly.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 5
Banana Bread Recipe

Banana Bread

A superlative version of the classic American quick bread that everyone loves.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 68
Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies Recipe

Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies

A swoon-worthy collision of creamy cheesecake and cakey brownie and sweetly tart raspberries that you simply gotta taste to believe.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
Chicken Saltimbocca Recipe

Chicken Saltimbocca

Essentially an Italian rendition of chicken cordon bleu, chicken saltimbocca is simply cutlets and cheese and prosciutto and a lovely pan sauce and on the table in 30 minutes.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
Quick Red Chile Adobo Recipe

Adobo Sauce

Perhaps best known for being the earthy sauce that bathes chipotle peppers in a can, adobo is an easy and authentic Mexican staple. And it couldn’t be easier to make at home. Here’s how.

  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 10
Chicken Caesar Salad Skewers Recipe

Chicken Caesar Salad Skewers

Subtly flavored chicken skewers that deconstruct the classic Caesar salad into simple and spectacular components.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 55 M
  • 0