C. Humphries, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes C. Humphries has tested.

A bowl of pork, avocado, and hominy in a red broth on a cutting board with tortilla chips.

Slow Cooker Pork Posole

A slow-cooker riff on Mexican posole that has a lot of the same complexity as the classic minus all the tending and stirring on the stovetop. Still certain to satisfy.

A bulb of roasted garlic with the top cut off, a sheet of aluminium foil in the background.

Easy Roasted Garlic

If you’ve been waiting for a sign that you should start roasting your own garlic, consider this it. Once you taste it, you’ll wonder why you waited.

A frosty metal pan full of dark chocolate ice cream on a counter covered with sprinkles.

Dark Chocolate Ice Cream

Sultry as a summer night. That’s what we thought when we experienced this seductively smooth, devilishly dark chocolate ice cream that’s almost naughtily intense.

Three pulled pork grilled cheese sandwiches stacked on top of each other and secured with a wooden skewer.

Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese

This brilliant sandwich works with any pulled pork you’ve got, leftover or freshly smoked. But trust us, you won’t be able to make these fast enough to keep up with the demand.

Three fried hush puppies - two on a marble surface and one on brown paper.

Hush Puppies

Orbs of deep-fried cornbread awesomeness that are crisp and burnished brown on the outside, cakey and tender on the inside, and truly irresistible through and through.

A rum cake in a grey bowl.

Rum Cake

Every bit as boozy and as brilliant as it sounds. Inspired by the old-fashioned rum cake made in the Caribbean with dark rum in all its magnificently spiced glory.

A rosemary red onion pizza with ricotta cheese, garlic cloves, and Parmesan cheese on parchment paper

Rosemary Red Onion Pizza

Serve this red onion and rosemary pizza as an appetizer or in a buffet. Your guests will appreciate the easy to make homemade Italian pizza dough.

Sweet potato tamales nestled in a pot with a towel covering them.

Sweet Potato Tamales

Slightly sweet from a corn masa filling, Nopalito’s tamales are a can’t-say-no recipe. And that mole sauce? You’re gonna want to slather it on everything. #tamales

A swirled gingerbread Bundt cake with a lemon glaze on top, all on wire rack over a sheet pan.

Gingerbread Bundt Cake

This gingerbread Bundt cake has all the warm spicy goodness of gingerbread cookies. And, as if that wasn’t enough, it’s gilded with a sassy sweet-tart citrus glaze.

A dozen golden brown pecan pie rugelach with filling oozing out

Pecan Pie Rugelach

A welcome collision of all the expected goodness of classic pecan pie and rugelach but with the unexpected hint of bourbon and cayenne.

A glazed pumpkin pound cake on a plate--a pumpkin Bundt cake with a milk-sugar poured glaze

Glazed Pumpkin Pound Cake

If you’ve been thinking maybe you’re done with pumpkin everything, wait’ll you experience this aromatic pound cake that boasts the perfect balance of sweet and spice.

Two pieces of breaded fish fillets sprinkled with salt on a grey plate with a portion of steamed broccoli and a fork.

Breaded Fish Fillets

Done in just 30 minutes, made with recognizable ingredients, and your kids will never know the difference. Who loves you?!

A blood orange pound cake on a wire rack with glaze and sugar syrup, three slices cut

Blood Orange Pound Cake

Buttery, rich pound cake is ribboned with a marmalade layer, steeped in blood orange syrup, and finished off with a tartly sweet orange glaze. Sigh.

Ten bags of spiced popcorn with assorted flavors

Spiced Popcorn

Movie-watching must. Nostalgic nosh. Low-calorie something to satisfy. Sexy little something to knock back with cocktails as a pre-dinner party teaser. Popcorn has its moods. This recipe fits them all.

Three spicy snowflake cookies on a white background.

Spicy Snowflake Cookies

Christmas cookies that are as dramatic to behold as they are delicious to nosh. Swear. From everyone’s favorite food scientist, Shirley O. Corriher

Two heads of roasted garlic--one in foil, one unwrapped--drizzled with oil on a cutting board

Roasted Garlic

Is there anything better than roasted garlic? We think not. Three ingredients. Almost no effort. And yet what results is both complex and versatile and knee-wobblingly lovely.

Salted caramel ice cream in a loaf pan on a pattern baking sheet with a scoop and scooper on top

Salted Caramel Ice Cream

Lusciously dark, almost bitter caramel collides with sweet cream and sea salt. Definitely ice cream for adults. Finally, something you don’t have to share with the kids.