Barb P., Recipe Tester

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

Two bowls filled with tortellini, peas, and spinach.

Easy Tortellini Soup

A quick and simple weeknight recipe made with store-bought tortellini, spinach, and chicken broth. Super simple and perfect for the entire family.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Fish fillets on a sheet pan with roasted tomatoes and black olives

Baked Fish with Tomatoes and Olives

Sorta Italian, sorta Mediterranean, and completely easy and impressive. Works wonderfully on crazy weeknights as well as dinner parties.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Quick Chicken Chili Recipe

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 as can be.

  • 25 M
  • 35 M
  • 8
Eggnog Pound Cake Recipe

Eggnog Pound Cake

This tender cake is the next best thing to a cup of eggnog, flaunting those familiar flavors of rum and nutmeg.

  • 45 M
  • 2 H
  • 34
Three crockery bowls filled with cooked shrimp in smoked paprika oil

Shrimp With Smoked Paprika

Succulent shrimp swimming in a smoked-paprika-and-garlic olive oil bath. Call it a spa for crustaceans.

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  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Glazed Turnips and Apples Recipe

Glazed Turnips and Apples

Glazed turnips and apples. Sorta seems an unsexy, if unlikely, duo. Yet when sweet apples and earthy turnips take a quick turn in a skillet with some butter and thyme and a splash of cider vinegar, ooooooooooh baby!

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 0
Apple Cranberry Sauce

Apple Cranberry Sauce

Apple cranberry sauce. Not quite as American as apple pie. Not until you taste this version, that is. Sweetly tart and superbly lovely with turkey and pork and so, so much more.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 4
Pumpkin Swirl Brownies Recipe

Pumpkin Swirl Brownies

These pumpkin swirl brownies are just as outrageously rich as you’d expect thanks to pumpkin spice cheesecake colliding with a pan of chocolate fudge brownies.

  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 8
Chai Spiced Apple Cider Recipe

Chai Spiced Apple Cider

This chai spiced apple cider calls for nothing more than apple cider, your favorite chai tea, and a cinnamon stick. Quick liquid comfort.

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  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 0
Baked Mac and Cheese With Bread Crumbs Recipe

Baked Mac and Cheese with Bread Crumbs

Because nothing says love like cheesy pasta magnificence, in particular, this baked macaroni and cheese recipe, which is one of the best we’ve ever had.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 8
Red Wine Poached Pears Recipe

Red Wine Poached Pears

A stunning—and stunningly simple—dessert made from booze and fruit and sugar and not a lot else.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
Tomato-Peach Panzanella Recipe

Tomato and Peach Panzanella

Tomato and peach panzanella may sound unlikely but it’s gonna knock your socks off. Or, if you’re not wearing socks this time of year, then it’ll knock your flip-flops off. Guaranteed.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 4