Danielle R., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Danielle R. has tested.

Three ears of grilled Mexican-style street corn slathered with lime mayo and sprinkled with cilantro, cheese, hot sauce

Mexican-Style Street Corn

Does it get any better (or more like you’re vacationing south of the border) than grilled corn slathered with lime mayo, cheese, cilantro, and hot sauce? Nah.

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  • 20 M
  • 35 M
  • 2
A glass of cold brew coffee with a French press and jar of cream in the background.

How To Make Cold Brew Coffee

The perfect cold brew coffee relies on exactly the right ratio of coffee grounds to water. And just a little patience. We can help you with the former.

  • 10 M
  • 1 D
  • 17
A pile of Portuguese peixinhos da horta (tempura green beans) draining on brown paper in a strainer, a spider spatula nearby

Peixinhos da Horta ~ Tempura Green Beans

Portuguese peixinhos da horta. Tempura green beans. Whatever you call them, they’re disturbingly easy to toss back one after the other while standing at the stove. And that’s not a bad thing in our book.

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  • 40 M
  • 40 M
  • 0
Glass of spinach almond pesto with a spoon inside on a metal sheet strewn with almonds

Spinach Almond Pesto

A milder alternative to the classic basil pine nut pesto, this requires just toss spinach, roasted almonds, Parmesan cheese, lemon juice, and olive oil in a food processor and buzz until smooth. Ten minutes and you’re done.

  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 2
A white mug of chicken stock

Microwave Chicken Stock

Here’s how to make microwave chicken stock or broth in the microwave. It’s easy. And inexpensive. Not to mention incredibly quick—done in 10 minutes. Wowsa, right?!

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  • 5 M
  • 10 M
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Roasted Broccoli, Butter, Soy Sauce

Roasted Broccoli with Soy Sauce

A simple, quick, easy, cheap side that’s making kids as well as adults demand seconds. Yes, seconds. Of broccoli. You’re welcome.

  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 2
Black Bean Taquitos

Black Bean Taquitos

So lovely you’re not even going to notice that they’re vegetarian. But your guests will appreciate that fact. And you’ll appreciate the taste.

  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 5
You won't miss the meat in this hearty vegetarian sandwich made with grilled onions, eggplant, squash, and goat cheese.

Grilled Carrots

Grilled carrots. They’re a backyard grilling game-changer. And they’re gonna revolutionize your weeknight side dish situation in the best possible way.

  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 4
A pile of barbecue pickles next to some barbecued meat and a fork.

Barbecue Pickles

Yep. Barbecue pickles. They’re essentially just store-bought dill slices doused with hot sauce, garlic, and cayenne pepper. Wait’ll you try them.

  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 6
Ancho Fish Tacos

Ancho Fish Tacos

Rubbed with spices and grilled rather than battered and fried, these fish tacos are so easy, so healthy, and so something we want to make again and again and again.

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  • 30 M
  • 50 M
  • 2
Squiggles of melted chocolate on a piece of parchment with a piping bag lying beside.

How To Decorate With Melted Chocolate

We explain how to make and use chocolate for piping and drizzling and decorating with letters and squiggles on cakes and cookies and whatever you fancy.

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  • 30 M
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Turmeric Lemonade

Turmeric Lemonade

You’ve no doubt heard the hype about turmeric being anti-inflammatory and healing. But the reason this turmeric lemonade rocks our world is its beguilingly subtle collision of earthy and spicy and sweet.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Beer Nuts

Beer Nuts

Slightly sweet, subtly complex, and insanely easy homemade beer nuts. Unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. Beer sipped on the side not optional.

  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 8