Sue Epstein, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Sue Epstein has tested.

Hummus Recipe

Hummus

Let’s get clear about what hummus is and what it ain’t. Real hummus tastes like nothing but hummus. Not fancy. Just perfect.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 20
Simple Roast Chicken Recipe

Simple Roast Chicken

As its name implies, this simple roast hen ridiculously easy and turns out a superlative bird with shatteringly crisp skin and surprisingly juicy meat. No surprise that it’s the same technique that Thomas Keller uses.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 8
Grilled Greek Chicken Recipe

Grilled Greek Chicken

Fresh herbs, a squeeze of lemon, and a foolproof technique lend this grilled chicken its effusive Greek accent.

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  • 15 M
  • 55 M
  • 18
Sweet Tea Cocktail Recipe

Sweet Tea Cocktail

Sweet tea. Whiskey. Lemon juice. That’s all it takes to make a sassy summertime cocktail you’ll want to sip all afternoon long.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 6
Apple Cider Vinaigrette Recipe

Apple Cider Vinaigrette

This slightly sweet, subtly tangy, entirely apple-y vinaigrette recipe is going to come in far more handy than you can ever imagine.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 6
Passover Brownies Recipe

Passover Brownies

The best kosher-for-Passover brownies we’ve ever had. Ever so slightly crumbly outside and splendiferously fudgy inside.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 6
Tartar Sauce Recipe

Homemade Tartar Sauce

Commercial tartar sauce tends to be crammed full of sugar and corn syrup and preservatives. Not this little homemade lovely.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 22
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.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
Slow Cooker Chicken Stock Recipe

Slow Cooker Chicken Stock

Making stock from scratch was never difficult. And it just became even easier thanks to this slick slow cooker approach.

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  • 15 M
  • 12 H
  • 27
Homemade Herb Salt Recipe

Herb Salt

Herb salt is, quite simply, herbs pummeled with salt to create a restaurant worthy condiment. Here’s how to make it along with several incredible uses, whether fancy schmancy or simple.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 2
Vanilla Syrup Recipe

Vanilla Syrup

You’re going to want to drizzle, douse, and dribble this fragrant homemade vanilla syrup over and into and onto just about everything.

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  • 5 M
  • 40 M
  • 4
Ouzo Sorbet Recipe

Ouzo Sorbet

This brash and boozy sorbet is just what we crave come summer. It’s sorta the sorbet equivalent of an after-dinner digestif. Opa!

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  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 2
Nilla Wafer Banana Pudding Recipe

Vanilla Wafer Banana Pudding

Not a lot has changed since you last had this after-school classic. It’s still easy. It’s still quick. And it’s still gosh darned comforting as heck.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 8
Michelada Recipe

Michelada

The customary morning-after equivalent of a Bloody Mary in Mexico—except this is lighter, less tomato-y, and all around lovelier.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 12