Weeknight Cooking

Our Recent Favorite Recipes From the Test Kitchen

September 26, 2015

Every Monday and Wednesday, we announce a new Wildcard Winner. It's a recipe that may not have won—or even been entered in—a contest, but that we know, love, and can't keep to ourselves. Here are our recent favorites.

Frozen Watermelon Five-Spice Daiquiri by hardlikearmour

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Chewy Layered Roti with a Kickass Dip by Mandy @ Lady & Pups



Basil Ginger Marinated Pork Tenderloin by QueenSashy



Summer Corn Semifreddo with Rosemary Shortbread Crust and Blueberry Compote by sarahmcsimmons

Photos by James Ransom

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jacqueline S. September 28, 2015
i need another couple of days in the week now, or a bigger family
Bella B. September 27, 2015
The basil ginger tenderloin sounds so good!

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jacqueline S. September 27, 2015
i have just found this site and cant believe how good it is. I want to start cooking now!