Aryn Snell, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Aryn Snell has tested.

Three assembled slow cooker tacos al pastor with shredded pork, pineapple-avocado salsa, and chipotle mayo, with lime wedges on the side.

Slow Cooker Tacos al Pastor

Slow cooked pork shoulder, topped with a pineapple and avocado salsa and then smothered in chipotle mayo. All your tacos dreams come true.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H
  • 9 H
  • 0
A bowl of trinchado, or chunks of spicy South African braised beef, served with french fries and Portuguese rolls--papos secos

Trinchado ~ Spicy South African Beef

If you’ve been to South Africa, chances are you’ve been craving this dish. Rest assured, it’s possible to recapture the loveliness you experienced abroad back home in your kitchen.

  • (8)
  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 20 M
  • 19
An open bag of ruffle chips next to a bowl of classic onion dip with two chips stuck in the dip.

Classic Onion Dip

Vegan onion dip is the perfect excuse to work your way through a bag of chips or baby carrots. Get your snack on!

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
A wire basket lined with parchment and filled with sweet and spicy bacon with a glass of beer on the side.

Sweet and Spicy Bacon

When this sweet and spicy bacon is missing from your life, happiness is missing from your life. And if fulfillment can be found in brown sugar and spice, don’t you owe it to yourself?

  • (1)
  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 4
A bowl of slow cooker Indian-style chicken with cinnamon sticks and pieces of naan on the side.

Slow Cooker Indian-Style Chicken

A slow cooker riff on chicken tikka masala that slowly cooks chicken thighs in a tomato sauce layered with spices. Oh so gratifying. Oh so simple.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 11 H, 15 M
  • 2
A giant skillet cinnamon roll in a black cast iron pan half cover with cream cheese icing

Skillet Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon rolls just got even better thanks to crisp, golden edges that come from being baked in a classic cast iron skillet. Make a single ginormous roll or more modest individual rolls.

  • (6)
  • 45 M
  • 7 H, 35 M
  • 39
A person drizzling sauce over a steak au poivre on a white plate with sweet potato fries.

Steak au Poivre

Julia Child updated the French classic with black, green, and white peppercorns along with allspice to lend a little intrigue. A surprisingly quick yet altogether swoonworthy weeknight dinner.

  • (1)
  • 20 M
  • 25 M
  • 6
A cut loaf of lemon-poppy seed cake on a white background

Citrus Poppy Seed Cake

A harmony of sweet citrus notes nudges the classic lemon poppy seed cake in a less one-dimensional direction here. We may even be thinking of this as a 5D cake.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0
A piece of silken tofu with pine nuts and pickled chiles topped with cilantro in a blue ceramic bowl.

Silken Tofu with Pine Nuts and Pickled Chiles

“To call this silken tofu ‘magical’ would be an understatement.” and “Umami party for sure in your mouth!” and “My boyfriend, who dislikes tofu, ate most of it.” That’s what we’re hearing about this stunner.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Chunks of roasted sweet potatoes with Sriracha and lime wedges and sprigs of cilantro scattered over the top.

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Sriracha and Lime

“Sweet potatoes with firecracker flavor” is what we’re hearing about these lovely, albeit unexpected, sweet potatoes. And just 10 minutes of barely any effort. Who loves you?!

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 50 M
  • 0