Deneen Mueller, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Deneen Mueller has tested.

Grilled Chicken with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Grilled Rosemary-Garlic Chicken

Folks are calling this grilled chicken thighs with arugula salad “wonderful” and “perfectly balanced” and “restaurant quality.” Sorta enticing, yes?

  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 4
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.

  • 15 M
  • 1 D
  • 17
A baking dish with chicken thighs topped with garlic cloves, red potatoes, and thyme. A silver spoon is nestled in the dish.

Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

Chicken with 40 cloves of garlic is a classic for one reason—it’s damn good. Using chicken thighs ensures the meat remains juicy. Using our trick for quickly peeling garlic makes it hassle free.

  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 14
Rhubarb Crostata

Rhubarb-Ginger Crostata

Crostata loosely translates from Italian as “the easiest riff on pie you ever did make.” Which means you could—and should—toss together this lovely and simple crostata on countless casual occasions during rhubarb’s crazy short season.

  • 20 M
  • 50 M
  • 2
Pasta Grattugiata

Pasta Grattugiata

A frugal Italian staple that’s crazy satiating yet made in minutes from mere flour, eggs, bread crumbs, and cheese.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 40 M
  • 17
Roasted Green Pozole with Chicken

Pozole Verde

Translation? A spectacularly satisfying and soupy stewy dish made with green chiles and chicken that takes just an hour (!) yet tastes authentic as heck.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Paleo Snickerdoodles

Paleo Snickerdoodles

Thanks to this gluten-free, paleo-friendly godsend of a recipe, everyone can have their snickerdoodles and eat them, too.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 2 H
  • 0
Biscochitos

Biscochitos

Yes, lard. In a cookie. The rendered pig fat lends the biscochitos their trademark flaky texture. The truth lies in the taste. Swear.

  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 4