Deitra Walter, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Deitra Walter has tested.

Four aperitif glasses filled with little hot after dinner shots on a silver tray.

Little Hot After Dinner Shots

An innocent little after dinner libation that’s sorta got a suave sophisticate thing going on. Consider it a liquid lullaby.

  • (2)
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 4
A cooked pork loin roast, tied and salted, set on a wire rack in a baking sheet

Pork Loin Roast

Just like what your grandma would put on the table for Sunday night supper. (Don’t you love how food instantly transports you across time and space?)

  • (9)
  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 59
A yellow Dutch oven filled with white bean and chicken chili, topped with pieces of bacon.

White Bean and Chicken Chili

Stop your scoffing. This may not be conventional chili, but it’s no sissy imposter. It’s just a little subtler, soupier, and smokier.

  • (3)
  • 35 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
A white plate of pan-fried bananas with brandy that have been drizzle with coconut cream with a fork resting on either side.

Pan-Fried Bananas with Brandy

Boozy bananas are lavished with a cheater’s caramel sauce made with butter, brandy, and brown sugar in this outrageously simple riff on a Southern classic. No flambé required.

  • (1)
  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 4
A slab of deeply smoked barbecue beef brisket being sliced on a cutting board

Barbecue Beef Brisket

Meat. Fire. Smoke. It’s been a holy trinity since man first put meat to heat—understandably so. Behold, the best BBQ beef brisket.

  • (2)
  • 30 M
  • 16 H
  • 10
Refrigerator Jam

Refrigerator Jam

This won’t bring you the satisfaction of a proper preserving project that’ll last the year. But it will bring you instant gratification.

  • (1)
  • 35 M
  • 2 H
  • 8
White casserole dish with cheese enchiladas, red sauce, sour cream, crumbled cotija cheese, and chopped cilantro

Cheese Enchiladas

Got chile sauce? Corn tortillas? Cheese? Sour Cream? Limes? Good. Then you’ve got the makings for the easiest enchiladas ever.

  • (1)
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 6