Lydia Brimage, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Lydia Brimage has tested.

A nonstick skillet filled with scrambled eggs topped with chopped chives

Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled eggs. They may seem so simple as to defy a recipe. And yet sometimes a precise technique makes all the difference. Here’s how to make the best budget breakfast, lunch, dinner, midnight nosh ever.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 0
Perfect Baked Bacon Recipe

Baked Bacon

This perfect baked bacon recipe, made on a baking sheet in the oven, is a ridiculously easy way to cook bacon for a crowd. No fuss.

  • 5 M
  • 25 M
  • 46
A vanilla pound cake with a lemon glaze cut into 8 slices

Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Everything you can imagine: delicious with a dense, tight, moist crumb and a puckery lemon glaze that’s the perfect foil to all that richness.

  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 8
Roasted Carrots with Allspice Recipe

Roasted Carrots with Allspice

Sweet. Spicy. Earthy. And a touch puckery. When did anything–or anyone–at your table boast such character? Certain to compensate for your duller dinner invitees.

  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 2
Eggnog Pie Recipe

Eggnog Pie

Eggnog pie is essentially a slightly tipsy cheesecake. We’re classifying it under “holiday desserts for parties where people like to party.”

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0

Slow Cooker Cassoulet

No, this isn’t quite the classic cooked-for-days cassoulet you’ll find in Gascony. This is cassoulet casserole. You’ll find no complaints here.

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  • 1 H
  • 10 H, 45 M
  • 15
Lentil Soup with Kale Recipe

Lentil Soup with Kale

Easy and slow cooker friendly. Do we really need to say anything else?

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  • 20 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 0
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.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
Chorizo Eggs Benedict Recipe

Chorizo Eggs Benedict

Chorizo eggs Benedict. It’s essentially eggs and Hollandaise and chorizo and it tastes like a superlative Spanish homage to a breakfast classic.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 4
Hamburger Buns

Burger Buns

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

  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 38
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.

  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 10
Rum Cake Recipe

Rum Cake

Every bit as boozy and as brilliant as it sounds. Inspired by the old-fashioned rum cake made in the Caribbean with dark rum in all its magnificently spiced glory.

  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 12
Raspberry Coffee Cake Recipe

Raspberry Streusel Coffee Cake

Not just for breakfast, this raspberry streusel coffee cake is gonna knock your socks off. Buttery and almond-y and just all around lovely.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 0