Jo Ann Brown, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Jo Ann Brown has tested.

Arancini Recipe

You’ve not experienced the true magic of leftovers ’til you’ve had these fried orbs of leftover risotto. Crisp outside. Molten inside. Delish through and through.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 9

Kohlrabi Slaw Recipe

Kohlrabi, the latest cool crucifer, is a cousin of cabbage, so it’s not like it’s any big deal to turn it into coleslaw. Oh wait, we mean, kohlslaw.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0

Baked Ricotta Recipe

Entertaining gets no simpler than this rich, creamy, indulgent, elegant cheese spread made from three ingredients. Tasting is believing. Go on.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 32

Roasted Okra Recipe

There’s a subtle art to cooking okra and this recipe has mastered it. So flavorful and not slimy, you’ll wonder why everyone doesn’t cook it this way.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 25 M
  • 0

Basic Gravy Recipe

Great gravy doesn’t just happen by chance. At least, not for us. Here’s how it does happen.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 9

Mkate Wa Ufuta Recipe | Zanzibar Sesame Bread

We know what you’re thinking. Mkate what?! Yet once you try this unique and chewy, toasty, nutty, densely magnificent sesame flatbread from Zanzibar, you’ll be crooning about it to everyone who’ll listen.

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

Soft Pretzels Recipe

Authentic German-style soft pretzels with dark and burnished crusts, yeasty and chewy centers, and, natch the irresistible crunch of coarse salt.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 10 H
  • 18

Burger Buns Recipe

Beautiful burger buns. Were ever three words joined in such harmonious sequence? Actually, let’s add buxom and buttery.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 32

Salt and Pepper Shrimp Recipe

Toss some shrimp, salt, pepper, and garlic in a hot skillet and keep watch until the shrimp are plump and juicy and perfect. Then sit back and accept accolades.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 25 M
  • 0

Moroccan Lentil Soup Recipe

“Amazing.” “Wonderful.” “Warm satisfaction.” “Won the make-it-again award.” “Easy.” “Quick.” That’s what folks are saying about this luxuriously satiating soup.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 14

Homemade Tomato Paste Recipe

Never again tussle with that teensy tin can that always contains too much or too little paste for your recipe. Nope. Never again. Not with this mellow, caramelized homemade conserva.

  • Quick Glance
  • 50 M
  • 6 H
  • 107

Grilled Greek Chicken Recipe

Fresh herbs, a squeeze of lemon, and a foolproof technique lend this grilled chicken its effusive Greek accent.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 55 M
  • 16

Cajun Fried Chicken Recipe

Bathed in buttermilk and spiced ever so slightly, this Cajun-style fried hen is memorably moist inside, superlatively crisp outside, and gosh darn perfect through and through.

  • Quick Glance
  • 35 M
  • 35 M
  • 15

Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

The tempered sweetness of this summery homemade dessert relies on in-season strawberries more than obscene amounts of sugar.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 14
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