Daniel De Kok, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Daniel De Kok has tested.

A large enamel pot filled with chicken perloo with a ladle.

Chicken Perloo

A richly warming, comforting combination of earthy spices and smoky chicken. Comes together easily and brings everyone to the table.

A red and white bowl filled with cubes of squash, shreds of raddichio, slices of figs, crumbles of blue cheese, and farro.

Harvest Bowl

Quick to whip up, especially if you have leftover farro and squash, this salad bowl combines all the flavors you crave.

A cutting board and knife, topped with a large piece of grilled beef, sliced into strips.

Shoyu Sugar Steak

Combining Hawaiian flavors with a Japanese grilling technique, this steak is sweet, salty, tart, and packed with aromatics. Ingenious.

A large cookie sheet filled with blueberry slab pie with a lattice top, with pieces missing and a spatula.

Spiced Blueberry Slab Pie

A pie for a gathering–or for serious blueberry pie lovers. A large scale stunner, this pie will earn you dessert-winner status.

A close-up of a casserole dish filled with macaroni and cheese, with a large spoonful being lifted out.

Smoked Mac and Cheese

Not only is this some of the cheesiest mac and cheese we’ve ever had, it’s also made on the grill so it’s perfect for the heat.

A person scooping a spoonful of mac and cheese with beer from a casserole dish.

Mac and Cheese with Beer

Cheesy noodles, with a crunchy crust of spicy cracker crumbs, are a step up from the same old mac ‘n cheese you’ve been relying on.