Valerie Curtiss, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Valerie Curtiss has tested.

Oval casserole dish with spring asparagus and Asiago gratin, topped with coarse bread crumbs

Spring Asparagus and Asiago Gratin

Our easy and elegant solution when you buy not-quite-spring spears of asparagus from the grocery store? Just add cheese and butter and bread crumbs.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 30 M
  • 10
Buttery Pull-Apart Rolls

Buttery Pull-Apart Rolls

These exceptionally airy pull-apart rolls bake up crisp on the outside, tender on the inside, and, yes, light as a feather through and through.

  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 17
Korean Steak

Korean Steak

Nope, this isn’t bulgogi, the classic Korean barbecue. But like its inspiration, this little number is salty, sweet, and oh so succulent.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 4
Port-Paprika Chicken Bites

Port-Paprika Chicken Bites

This tipsy tapa of Portuguese descent is intended as just a single bite, though we found it impossible to stop at just one.

  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 16
Buttermilk Drop Biscuits

Buttermilk Drop Biscuits

“The best biscuits I’ve ever had!” is what we’re hearing from many, many, many folks who just can’t help but exclaim when they try these buttery biscuits.

  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 11