Debra K., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Debra K. has tested.

Several halves of tomato Provençal on a parchment-lined rimmed baking sheet.

Tomatoes Provençal

Is there anything as sweetly satisfying as heirloom tomatoes eaten raw over the sink? Probably not. But when you tire of that, there’s always this deeply satiating tactic.

  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 14
A rimmed baking sheet with fish in parchment and a fish spatula resting beside it.

Fish in Parchment

Drama. Intrigue. Aroma. Ease. These, too, can be part of your weeknight routine with this simple, surprising tactic to cooking fish.

  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 3
Fried chicken in a vinaigrette sauce on a paper bag, chopsticks nearby

Momofuku’s Fried Chicken

This flour-free fried bird is contrary to everything we know about fried chicken. Or think we know. That’s exactly what makes it so darn genius.

  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 16
A bowl lined with a napkin and filled with pull-apart rolls

Buttery Pull-Apart Rolls

These exceptionally airy pull-apart rolls bake up crisp on the outside, tender on the inside, and, yes, light as a feather through and through.

  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 17
Harvest Kale Salad

Harvest Kale Salad

And you thought eating healthfully and seasonally was a chore and a bore. This little vegan number proves you wrong. So very wrong.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 2
A white peach crostata--slices of white peaches in a circle of dough folded over on the edges sitting a sheet of parchment

White Peach Crostata

Not familiar with the term “crostata”? We have a hunch you’re going to like what it means, which is essentially “less fussy than pie.”

  • 20 M
  • 2 H, 20 M
  • 12
Six ears of grilled Indian corn drizzled with curry yogurt and lime wedges on the side.

Indian Corn with Curried Yogurt

Butter is nice, but we have a hunch you may find this tangy, spicy, cooling drizzle of yogurt, honey, and curry to be just as swell.

  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 14
Mac and Cheese with Carrots

Mac and Cheese with Carrots

Simple and, yes, a little sneaky, this kid-friendly, fuss-free, casserole-like mac and cheese melds Cheddar and carrot to healthful effect.

  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 10
Fennel Baked in Cream

Fennel Baked in Cream

Fennel turns meltingly tender and oh so sweet when slowly, slowly, slowly braised in cream, cheese, and butter. One more reason to be enamored with the holidays.

  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 10