Christi B., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Christi B. has tested.

Several of Dorie Greenspan's rugelach tumbling our of a jar

Dorie Greenspan’s Rugelach

These butter and cream cheese pastries are filled with cinnamon-sugared nuts, a slick of jam, currants, and a handful of chopped chocolate.

Several pieces of coffee coffee cake stacked on a wire rack, with a cup of coffee next to them.

Edd Kimber’s Coffee Coffee Cake

A streusel-sprinkled coffee cake that lives up to its namesake ingredient thanks to an espresso-laced ribbon through the cake. This cakey brilliance is brought to you by Edd Kimber.

Gingerbread biscuits on a gold-rimmed plate, flanked by two gold Christmas ornaments.

Gingerbread Biscuits

Want to party like the Earl of Grantham? These old-school gingerbread biscuits are very nearly the closest thing served at Downton Abbey.

Three stacks of chewy molasses cookies on a white marble cake stand.

Chewy Molasses Cookies

The holidays incarnate. That’s what these cookies are to us. They’re magnificently and traditionally spiced and are crinkly and chewy. All in the best possible sort of way.

Day of the Dead bread on a plate, 2 with sugar and 2 with white sesame seeds, beside a cup of Mexican hot chocolate and a sugar skull.

Day of the Dead Bread ~ Pan de Muerto

Mexican Day of the Dead is a sweet celebration of those who have gone before us as well as an enticement for them to come back for a day or two to celebrate with us.

A close up of two serving spoons in a bowl of corn, lima beans, chopped peppers, red onion and cherry tomatoes, dressed with parsley, mint, and dressing.

Succotash Salad

If you took all the best summer veggies, chopped ’em up and dressed them in a liltingly sweet and tangy dressing, you’d end up with this stunning salad.

Halved slices of sourdough stacked on top of each other on a white and grey marble surface.

Sourdough Bread

Craving that characteristic crust and crumb of an artisanal loaf of sourdough? We have just the beginner’s recipe for you that’s a cinch to pull off at home. Swear.

A bowl of cinnamon roll oatmeal with brown sugar swirl and yogurt drizzled over the top.

Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal

Seeming more indulgent than they actually are, these sweetly cinnamony oats will get everyone up and at ’em. Even the most morning resistant among us.

A partially sliced loaf of whole-wheat sandwich bread on a wooden cutting board.

Whole-Wheat Sandwich Bread

Homemade bread that’s healthy but doesn’t taste it. Light, airy, and appealing even to kids, this is the recipe you’ve been seeking.

A rectangular dish filled with curry chicken pot pie and topped with puff pastry.

Curry Chicken Pot Pie

East meets west when warming Indian spices collide with traditional chicken pot pie. Guaranteed to leave you feeling sated and sublime.

Rows of sugar-coated old-fashioned doughnuts on a rimmed baking sheet.

Old-Fashioned Doughnuts

A dusting of sugar makes everything better. And while these old-fashioned doughnuts are perfect already—trust us—a sprinkle of sugar makes them magical.

Pieces of spicy bacon caramel corn on a baking sheet.

Spicy Bacon Caramel Corn

Addictive. That’s what we’re hearing about this smoky, salty, spicy, sweetly little enticing number that goes alarmingly well with beer.

An ice cream cone with a scoop of toasted coconut ice cream on a white wood background.

Toasted Coconut Ice Cream

The coconut flavor of this ice cream is accentuated by toasting the coconut to lend a grand flavor to a vanilla ice cream base.

Pieces of fried fish with masa on a parchment-lined tray with a dish of limes on the tray and a dish of salsa on the side.

Fried Fish Crusted with Masa

Crisp, delicately flavored masa harina-crusted fish that’s just begging to be paired with roasted tomatillo salsa. We’re infatuated.

A partially-eaten chocolate souffle in a round white ceramic dish.

Chocolate Soufflé

If you’ve been hesitant to make chocolate souffle out of fear, worry not. This easy version is guaranteed to reach lofty heights. A no-stress, high-stakes dessert. We show you how.

A ceramic bowl filled with pumpkin ginger mash with a person scooping a spoon into it.

Pumpkin Ginger Mash

Sweet autumn squash gets unexpectedly enhanced with the warmth of ginger and the complex depth of soy sauce and sesame oil.

Nine brown butter rice krispies treats next to a glass of milk.

Brown Butter Rice Krispies Treats

The kid classic goes glam here with brown butter and sea salt. Sorta like your four-year-old trying on your heels and pearls…but with a heck of a lot more grace.

A person squeezing lime juice over an open pulled pork taco.

Pulled Pork Tacos

Cultures collide in these pulled pork tacos from Nik Sharma that draw on tradition—by way of both Mexican techniques and Indian ingredients.