Danielle Roberson, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Danielle Roberson has tested.

A white bowl filled with potato salad with dill, including quartered red-skinned potatoes, tossed with dill, scallions, and lemon zest.

Potato Salad with Dill

A simple little potato salad that packs a surprising punch of flavors, with no mayo needed. Tangy, zesty, and silky all at once.

A partially sliced grilled porterhouse steak on a wooden cutting board.

Grilled Porterhouse Steak

Impressive yet easy to make and arguably the best way to make a porterhouse steak at home. And no setting off the fire alarm. Here’s how.

A glass of Mexican mojito with lime slices floating in it and a mint sprig garnish.

Mexican Mojito

Inspired by its Cuban cousin, this Mexican mojito might even be sexier and suaver thanks to that bad boy, smooth tequila. Buena onda, indeed.

A pitcher and glasses of white sangria spritzer, filled with slices of lemons and oranges

White Sangria Spritzer

Crisp white wine, Cointreau, plenty of citrus, and sparkling water collide in this sipper that you can succumb to without regretting in the morning.

An oval ceramic platter topped with Sichuan pepper prawns and bamboo sticks crossed over the top of them.

Sichuan Peppercorn Prawns

“A flavor bomb.” That’s what we’re heaing about these dry-fried Sichuan peppercorn prawns that are packed with flavor, crazy quick to get on the table, and impossible to forget.

A small dish filled with one minute mayo on a white cloth with a knife lying beside it.

One Minute Mayonnaise

If velvety, perfectly emulsified, homemade mayo has always seemed like an impossible dream, then read on. Before you know it, you’ll be realizing you never again need to buy store-bought mayo.

A loaf of garlic bread, cut into deep slices and covered in garlic butter on a piece of aluminum foil.

Garlic Bread

A handful of ingredients, 15 minutes of your time, and this recipe and you’ll be reminded of just how incomparable properly made homemade garlic bread can actually be.

Several ginger chocolate chunk cookies on a piece of parchment paper.

Ginger Chocolate Chunk Cookies

If you adore soft, crinkly molasses ginger cookies as much as we do, then these triple ginger chocolate cookies need to be at the top of your must-bake list.

Chicken gravy being poured out of a white gravy boat.

Chicken Gravy

Made the old-fashioned way, this gravy is terrific on fried chicken and even better on mashed potatoes. Cross our hearts.

A silver spoon resting in a drizzle of basil oil on a white surface.

Basil Oil

How to put the rest of that bunch of basil languishing in your fridge to lovely use for drizzling, dipping, and dunking.

A white plate topped with a pile of lemony salmon pasta, sprinkled with chives

Lemony Salmon Pasta

We think of this gorgeous lemon salmon pasta as the Audrey Hepburn of pasta recipes given how it graciously brings both elegance and simplicity to the party.

A white bowl filled with sichuan chili oil, with chiles and pepper flakes surrounding it

Sichuan Chile Oil

A tongue-tingling chile oil with a haunting and earthy and floral taste thanks to the dance of dried chiles, Sichuan peppers, cinnamon, cloves, and star anise.

Sheet pan lined with parchment and sliced maple roasted parsnips.

Maple Roasted Parsnips

Just three ingredients–parsnips, maple syrup, and olive oil. And it’s so easy. Just slice, toss, roast, and be reminded just how nice simple tastes.

A small bowl of vegan mayo--soy milk, oil, vinegar, mustard, and salt--nearby is a wooden knife

Vegan Mayo

Every bit as thick, creamy, and delicious as the real stuff. Maybe even better.