Jennifer Piercy, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Jennifer Piercy has tested.

Popcorn with Bacon Fat, Bacon and Maple Syrup

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 Recipe

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

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
Appalachian Cider Baked Beans

Appalachian Cider Baked Beans

A stick-to-your-ribs recipe in which plain old pintos are doctored up with apple cider, onion, salt pork, molasses, and mustard. Amen.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 6 H, 15 M
  • 43
Baked Mac and Cheese Recipe

Baked Macaroni and Cheese with Crunchy Crumb Topping

This classic mac n cheese melds Cheddar and butter and milk before being baked to bubbling, crumb-topped, ridiculously indulgent goodness.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 16
Spruce Needle Vodka

Spruce Needle Vodka

A celebratory Christmas tree-infused cocktail? Give us one good reason not to knock back this pine-y potable.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 16
Cauliflower and Bacon Gratin recipe

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
  • 8
Zucchini Slaw Recipe

Zucchini Slaw Two Ways

A surprising take on a classic, this slaw dresses late-summer zucchini with your choice of dressing, whether rich and creamy or tart and sweet.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 8
Grilled Pork Chops and Peaches

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 Gougeres Recipe

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 Recipe

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 Recipe

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
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