Pat Francis, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Pat Francis has tested.

Chicken-Apple Sausage Recipe

Chicken Apple Sausage

Seriously, it’s so easy to make your own sausage. Insanely easy. And holy heck, does it taste phenomenal. No meat grinder required.

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 13
Mexican Corn On The Cob Recipe

Mexican Corn On The Cob

Inspired by Mexican street fare, this corn on the cob tempers smoky chipotle with the tang of lime and the sweetness of butter.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Squash Blossom Quesadillas Recipe

Squash Blossom Quesadillas

With one taste of these quesadillas, we sighed and said, “Okay, so THAT’S what you’re supposed to do with squash blossoms!”

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  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 2
Pan-Seared Fish Fillet Recipe

Pan Seared Fish Fillet

What’s for dinner? This lovely and easy pan seared fish fillet with lemon and butter that’s so darn delectable you’re going to completely forget it’s good for you.

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  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Mango Guacamole Recipe

Mango Guacamole

Mango guacamole. Don’t judge. Not until you’ve tasted just the sweet heat that comes from adding tropical fruit and habanero to classic guacamole.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 0
Chopped Salad Recipe

Chopped Salad

We combine the hallmark ingredients of two classic salads—Cobb and Waldorf—in this simple, satisfying, and we dare say stunning collision of healthy and indulgent.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Coconut Rice Recipe

Coconut Rice

When done right, coconut rice is an almost indescribably lovely side dish that’s ever so slightly sweet and laughably easy and incredibly versatile. Here’s how to make it.

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  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 4
Mexican Spaghetti Recipe

Mexican Spaghetti | Sopa Seca de Fideo

This Mexican spaghetti, or sopa seca de fideo, is mindblowingly seductive and authentic as heck. Translated literally, it means “dry soup with noodles,” and it’s soooo much better than it sounds.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H
  • 2
Jam Bars Recipe

Jam Bars

Sweet and crumbly and gooey and all around lovely. That’s what we think of these spectacular—and spectacularly easy—jam bars.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
King Ranch Chicken Recipe

King Ranch Chicken

Whoever created this American classic knew what they were doing. We’re talking layers of smoked chicken, roasted peppers, and corn tortillas that are smothered in cheese and baked until gobsmackingly delicious.

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  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 4
Brown Rice and Quinoa Porridge Recipe

Brown Rice and Quinoa Porridge

This may sound rather frighteningly hippie. We understand. Rest assured it’s actually a lovely oatmeal alternative that works magnificently with your most tried-and-true hot cereal stir-ins and sprinkle-ons.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2