Barbara Hinde, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Barbara Hinde has tested.

A cast-iron skillet filled with Vietnamese caramelized pork, and topped with sliced chiles and scallions.

Vietnamese-Style Caramelized Pork

This caramelized pork is sweet, salty, savory, and a little spicy. It’s every bit as good as what you’ll find in your local Vietnamese restaurant and completely doable on a weeknight.

A scoop of creamy baked mac and cheese with crunchy topping being lifted from a casserole dish.

Creamy Baked Mac and Cheese

Our testers are calling this the best macaroni and cheese they’ve ever tried. Go on. See what all the fuss is about.

A whole zucchini, peach, and burrata pizza, topped with arugula, on a piece of parchment on a wooden surface.

Zucchini, Peach, and Burrata Pizza

If you’ve run out of ideas on how to use up all that garden zucchini, look no further than this easy homemade pizza that’s topped with arugula pesto, shaved zucchini, fresh peaches, and creamy burrata cheese.

A white bowl of corn and roasted poblano soup garnished with cheese, paprika, and corn kernels, with a napkin and spoon on the side.

Corn and Roasted Poblano Soup

Our testers are calling this creamy, comforting bowl of sweet corn and roasted poblano soup “the essence of summertime”. We couldn’t agree more.

A rectangular easy mixed berry snacking cake with one piece cut from it and blueberries on the side.

Easy Mixed Berry Snacking Cake

This mixed berry snacking cake comes together in one bowl and couldn’t be easier. We’ve already committed the recipe to memory.

Two highball glasses filled with watermelon Moscow mule and topped with a mint sprig. A bowl of ice, watermelon and lime wedges on the side.

Watermelon Moscow Mule

If you’re a fan of the classic mule, made with vodka, ginger beer, and lime, then you’re gonna love the addition of fresh watermelon and mint to it.

Ten salted brown butter chocolate chunk cookies on a wire cooling rack.

Salted Brown Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

There are chocolate chunk cookies and then there are THESE chocolate chunk cookies. After experiencing the combination of dark chocolate, brown butter, and toasted milk powder, we’re never going back.

Three grilled pork burgers topped with coleslaw and yum yum sauce on a wooden serving tray.

Grilled Pork Burgers

Smoky grilled pork burgers, crunchy coleslaw, and creamy yum yum sauce, all in one unbelievably good handheld package. You’re welcome.

A white oval serving platter filled with carrot ribbon salad and garnished with cilantro leaves.

Carrot Ribbon Salad

We’re declaring this easy, healthy salad of carrots, cilantro, and toasted cumin vinaigrette your summer go-to salad.

A pale blue bowl filled with white bean hummus, topped with parsley, olives, seeds, and oil

White Bean Hummus

Change up your hummus game with this white bean version that’s served with a fresh herb, olive, and seed topping.

Individual Asian sticky ribs on a baking sheet topped with sliced chile, scallions, and sesame seeds

Asian Sticky Ribs

No need to hover over a grill for these sweet and spicy pork ribs. Marinate them overnight, toss them in the oven and you’re done.

A serving plate topped with chicken, bacon, and broccolini, with a small bowl of fresh herbs on the side.

Quick Skillet Chicken with Bacon

Change up your chicken game with this easy skillet meal of pan-fried chicken, bacon, buttery white wine sauce, and broccolini on the side.

A blue plate with a serving of creamy French chicken stew served over rice and garnished with parsley.

Creamy French Chicken Stew

This simple chicken stew, which is chock-full of vegetables, chicken, and served in a light cream sauce, feels decadent but is surprisingly virtuous.

A fork resting in a tangle of gorgonzola and walnut linguine on a green and white plate with a bowl of toasted walnuts on the side.

Gorgonzola and Walnut Linguine

An indulgent pasta made with toasted walnuts, cream, mascarpone, and gorgonzola. Worthy of a special occasion but on the table in just 25 minutes. Boom.