Jennifer Piercy, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Jennifer Piercy has tested.

Spruce Needle Vodka Recipe

Essentially vodka infused with a sprig from your Christmas tree, this celebratory cocktail both starts and stops conversations at parties. The perfect gift for the person who has everything.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 18

Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

This easy shove-it-in-the-oven casserole is exactly what macaroni and cheese ought to be—cheesy, crumb-topped, and ridiculously indulgent.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 27

Popcorn with Bacon Fat, Bacon, and Maple Syrup

Wicked. Sinful. Indulgent. Those are just a few of the words being bandied about by folks who’ve succumbed to this ridiculously crack-like concoction.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 22

Onion Thyme Tart

“Delicate.” “Flaky.” “Perfect.” “I could not stop eating it!” That’s what folks are saying about this hors d’oeuvre that’s a cinch to make—and devour.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 3

Five-Spice Pork Chops

Only subtly spicy, these pork chops take on an air of intrigue with their warming and evocative aroma and taste. Certain to spark conversation, if not seconds.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 3

Cauliflower-Bacon Gratin

This cauliflower gratin recipe from Dorie Greenspan is French comfort food, yet it wouldn’t be out of place on a distinctly American Thanksgiving table.

  • Quick Glance
  • 50 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 12

Zucchini Slaw Two Ways

Never give zucchini away again with these equally tempting yet uniquely different slaws—choose rich and creamy or tart and sweet.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 8

Grilled Country Pork Chops with Bourbon-Basted Grilled Peaches

What makes these grilled pork chops special is grilled peaches. They lend a flavor boost, amping up their natural sugar and complementing the chops.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 D, 2 H
  • 8

Cheddar-Chive Gougères

These wee cheese puffs are made with sharp Cheddar cheese and chives. For a little bit of spice and heat, dry mustard and cayenne pepper are mixed in.

  • Quick Glance
  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 5 M
  • 0

Cheddar and Chiles Bread

Dense and savory, this bread recipe is shot through with cheddar cheese and plenty of green chiles for a Mexican-inspired loaf. Great for sandwiches.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 3 H, 45 M
  • 2

Red Pepper Cheesecake

This savory cheesecake is much, much more than just another cheese course. It’s the perfect soul-satiating appetizer.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 5 H, 25 M
  • 0

Crispy Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Dates

Sweetly smoky and salty, this classic Spanish appetizer was inspired by a cocktail nibble at Los Angeles’s venerable a.o.c.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 0

Chicken Marbella

Chicken Marbella, a sell-out at The Silver Palate, is filled with chunks of chicken and flavored with vinegar, brown sugar, dried plums, and olives

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 3 H
  • 1
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