Paul N., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Paul N. has tested.

A green plate topped with a few garlicky chicken wings, a bowl of salt, and a lemon wedge.

Garlicky Chicken Wings With Sumac

An enticing example of just how exquisite Middle Eastern food is. And, for the uninitiated, it’s the perfect vehicle for trying sumac, a tangy red spice that flaunts a tartness much like lemon.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 0
A piece of crisp roast chicken in a skillet on a plate with crispy potatoes and charred lemon.

Crisp Roast Chicken in a Skillet

Chef Jonathan Waxman shares the secret to making crisp-skinned roast chicken without waiting for an entire hen to roast. And it’s seriously so easy.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Nine roast lemon chicken thighs in a round Dutch oven with lemon slices tucked between them.

Roast Lemon Chicken Thighs

In this simple one-pot supper, chicken thighs are bathed in a sauce that’s informed, though not overwhelmed, by lemon. Warning: You’re gonna wanna spoon that sauce onto everything.

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Slices of lemon confit on a white oval platter.

Lemon Confit

Sweetly tart and almost too pretty to use, these translucent slices of citrus lend a quiet loveliness to all manner of desserts.

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  • 15 M
  • 10 H
  • 0
A slab of barbecued beef back ribs cut into individual ribs.

Barbecued Beef Back Ribs

These barbecued beef back ribs are robustly meaty, modestly spicy, knee-wobblingly tender, and ridiculously easy. And they come with a rub that’s so good you won’t want any sauce.

  • (8)
  • 40 M
  • 4 H, 35 M
  • 37
A fork scooping strands of roasted spaghetti squash from the center of a halved squash.

Roasted Spaghetti Squash

“This technique really did produce those long lovely strands allowing this squash to live up to its name!” We keep hearing this about this perfectly easy and healthy spaghetti squash.

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  • 10 M
  • 50 M
  • 0
Several bunches of roasted grapes on the vine in a white bowl.

Roasted Grapes on the Vine

A little sweet, a little savory, and altogether enticing as a fashionable and flavorful accompaniment to a simple cheese plate or even roast meat, including that traditional roast turkey.

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  • 10 M
  • 55 M
  • 0
A person holding a spoonful of aligot potatoes over a copper pot.

Aligot Potatoes

“By far, the best potatoes I’ve made and eaten in my life.” That’s the kind of thing we’re hearing from those who’ve tried this showstopper of a recipe.

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  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 0
A clementine cake on a round silver platter with one slice on a plate beside it.

Clementine Cake

Looks like upside-down cake. Tastes like upside-down cake. Yet this sticky citrusy dessert couldn’t be more right side up as far as we’re concerned.

  • (15)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 72
A whole roast chicken with rosemary and potatoes on a wooden table with four plates and a tray of roasted plums beside it.

Roast Chicken with Rosemary and Potatoes

The charm of this roast chicken lies in its simplicity and its potatoes, which are imbued with drippings and meltingly tender yet impossibly crisp at the edges.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 2