Robin C., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Robin C. has tested.

A blue skillet with paper towel and a pile of breaded, deep-fried cauliflower. A bowl of dip in the background.

Popcorn Cauliflower Bites

A terrific snack, appie, or side dish, that nearly everyone will devour. Crispy fried vegetables dipped in your choice of sauce? Yes, please!

Three cheese and chile naan bread, drizzled with butter, in a metal dish on a wooden table, beside pieces of naan.

Naan Bread with Cheese and Chiles

Naan bread is good. Really, really good. And then GBBO’s Chetna Makan takes it up a notch with cheese and chiles, making us rethink everything we knew about flavor.

A metal sheet pan filled with lemon ginger chicken legs and thighs with shallots and lemon slices.

Lemon Ginger Chicken

Winner, winner, for sure. We hear that this chicken dinner is pleasing, quick, and lip-smackingly tasty. Perfect for anytime you’re hungry and need something good and fast.

Individual servings of vanilla buttermilk cake with white frosting on pink plates.

Vanilla Buttermilk Cake

Trust us when we tell you this cake is about as unfussy as it gets. An hour from start to finish, no tricky ingredients and a taste reminiscent of an old-school boxed cake mix.

A plate topped with white rice and three chicken tikka masala meatballs with a fork on the side.

Chicken Tikka Masala Meatballs

Perfect for lovers of Indian spices as well as those who want a gentle introduction to that cuisine. Full of flavor yet not overly spicy.

A skillet filled with shrimp with chorizo and toasted bread slices on the side.

Shrimp with Chorizo

What did our discerning testers say about this recipe? “Wildy satisfying.” “Zesty.” “Quick and tasty.” “A marriage made in heaven.” “A stunning nosh.” And they should know.

An enamel baking dish holding a sliced oven brisket topped with onions with jus on the side.

Edna Lewis’s Oven Brisket

Edna Lewis was loved for many reasons. Her spare prose. Her soulful recipes. Her kitchen frugality. Her endless wisdom. All attributes that are apparent in her famous brisket.