Renee Schettler Rossi, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Renee Schettler Rossi has tested.

Onion Illustration

Caramelized Onions

Limp onions that take 20 minutes to soften are no substitute for the complex sweetness of these properly caramelized alliums.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 25
Texas Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Texas-Style Barbecue Sauce

Ridiculously smooth and earthy and complex. That’s what we think of this sauce. But don’t take our word. Tasting is believing.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 50 M
  • 0
Shishito Peppers Recipe

Sautéed Shishito Peppers

You can probably do fancier, chef-ier things with shishitos than blister them in a hot skillet. But why? They’re so terrific like this.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 8
Hot and Sour Soup Recipe

Mama Chang’s Hot and Sour Soup

This is, quite frankly, the loveliest hot and sour soup we can recall ever experiencing, with none of that gloppy texture.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 14
Roasted Chiles Recipe

Roasted Chiles

This roasted chiles recipe lends a smokey, indefinably authentic flavor to all manner of Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes. Here’s how to do it flawlessly.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 2
Roast Chicken Stock

Roast Chicken Stock

Sure, made-from-scratch stock like grandma used to make is frugal beyond belief. But wait till you see what it does for your cooking.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 6 H
  • 2
Sweetie Cupcakes

Sweetie Cupcakes

Halloween candy still tempting, teasing, tormenting you? We divulge how to keep it outta your house—and off your hips.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 2
Watermelon with Salt

Watermelon with Fleur de Sel

The simplest and most summery dessert we know–complete with juice dribbling down your chin–just got even more spectacular.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 11
Barbecued Pork Burgers with Slaw

Barbecue Pork Burgers

A weeknight riff on slow-roasted pulled pig and burgers that juxtaposes tangy barbecue sauce, sweet pork, and old-fashioned slaw. All in a jiffy.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 30 M
  • 24
Blueberry Crumble Recipe

Blueberry Crumble

Not too sweet. Not too tart. Just right. That’s what we think of this obscenely simple crumble and its come-hither appeal.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 25
Pan Boxty

Pan Boxty

A precursor to hash browns, pan boxty is shamelessly simple and flagrantly frugal. Can’t say as we’ve improved any on this Irish classic.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 6
Raw Cranberry Relish Recipe

Raw Cranberry Relish

This sassy and simple sauce draws on just cranberries, orange, sugar, booze, and a blender. And no, it’s not a cocktail.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 22
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