Barb P., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Barb P. has tested.

A white bowl of red wine spaghetti with shaved Parmesan and basil leaves.

Red Wine Spaghetti

This ingenious approach to spaghetti requires just your usual boxed pasta, a bottle of wine, and 30 minutes. Gorgeousness ensues.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
A black bowl filled with tuna salad with white beans, red onion, and parsley on a wooden table.

Tuna Salad With White Beans

Crisp onion and creamy white beans turn tuna into a light dinner, courtesy of the always impressive Stanley Tucci.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 0
White bowl of sliced parmesan-crusted chicken, lettuce, and red and yellow cherry tomatoes

Parmesan-Crusted Chicken

When it’s half past when you’d wanted to eat and you’re too exhausted to think, turn to this kid-friendly, adult-approved fix.

  • (3)
  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 23
A white bowl filled with quick chicken chili with a spoon resting inside and a lime wedge on top.

Quick Chicken Chili

Exactly what you want—nay, need—when you’re crave something that’s satiating as heck but you need it to be quick and with some semblance of healthy.

  • (1)
  • 25 M
  • 30 M
  • 8
A parchment-lined baking sheet with four roasted cod fillet on top of roasted potatoes slices and topped with lemon slices

Roasted Cod With Lemon and Potatoes

“The epitome of success.” “Simple yet elegant.” “I definitely will be making this again and again.” That’s what folks are saying about this recipe. Sorta makes you forget it’s healthy.

  • (1)
  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 4
Close up of three squares of bacon cornbread in a pan

Bacon Cornbread

There’s cornbread. And then there’s cornbread enhanced with bacon, corn, and good ol’ bacon drippings. Just as God intended, folks who’ve made it have been saying.

  • (9)
  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 34
A white bowl filled with whole berry cranberry sauce with a silver spoon resting in it.

Whole Berry Cranberry Sauce

This cranberry sauce veers on the tart side of things, but pleasingly so, with just enough sugar to tease you into wanting it all year long.

  • (1)
  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 25 M
  • 2