Jeanie McCallister, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Jeanie McCallister has tested.

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Pork wrapped in bacon and roasted until crisp outside and tender inside. Easy. Economical. On the table in 45 minutes. Any objections?

  • Quick Glance
  • 35 M
  • 45 M
  • 8

Pumpkin Meringue Pie Recipe

At long last, a slice of pumpkin pie is complete in and of itself—no dollop of whipped cream required. Pumpkin and meringue. So happy together.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 3 H, 15 M
  • 12

Homemade Animal Crackers Recipe

Homemade animal crackers kick store-bought animal crackers to the curb. Made from scratch with natural ingredients, they’re gonna remake all your memories of those stale, bland animal crackers in the circus box.

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 2 H
  • 6

Pretzel Rolls Recipe

You’re gonna be astounded at just how easy pretzel rolls are to make at home. And yes, they taste like the real deal—just like a German soft pretzel.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 0

Spanish Olive Oil Tortas | Tortas de Aceite Recipe

We’ve been wobbly in the knees for these sweet and shatteringly crisp little olive oil tortas for a very, very long time.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 50 M
  • 16

Carrot Ginger Soup Recipe

What it lacks in novelty it more than makes up for by being easy, healthy, scrumptious, simple, vegan, and done in an hour.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Homemade Dish Soap

This natural alternative to fancy liquid dish soap is inexpensive, effective, and gentle on hands. Doesn’t get much more practical than that.

Baked Potato Chips Recipe

All the crunch and saltiness and satisfaction of your fave packaged potato chips. None of the icky preservatives, unhealthy fats, and other unconscionable additives.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Spiced Milk Tea Recipe

This classic spiced milk tea is made with chai spices and—are you ready?!—sweetened condensed milk. It’s ridiculously lovely.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 2

Banana Bread Muffins

“An absolute knockout!” “Wowzers!” “Incredibly moist.” “Just like banana bread.” That’s what folks are saying about this recipe.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 2

Zucchini Crisps

These little zucchini crisps are dangerously moreish and make a surprisingly stunning nosh alongside a glass of white wine.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 D
  • 2

Mexican Bloody Mary

Call it what you will, this cocktail is equal parts Mexican Bloody Mary, riff on a michelada, and a simple but satisfying tomato beer.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0

Mint Tea Recipe

Learn firsthand the virtues of tea made from fresh mint versus a teabag—and yes, said virtues include ease and simplicity.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 4

Pickled Red Onions

You’re not going to believe how ridiculously quick and easy it is to toss together this flashy hot pink pickle.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 4 H, 30 M
  • 2
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