Deneen Mueller, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Deneen Mueller has tested.

A white bowl filled with Mediterranean pasta - whole grain noodles, peas, tomatoes, olives, and feta cheese.

Mediterranean Pasta

Yearning for something that tastes like spring? Give into this Mediterranean-inspired pasta. Proof that healthy doesn’t have to be boring.

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A whole baked rhubarb-ginger crostata on a piece of parchment paper.

Rhubarb-Ginger Crostata

Crostata loosely translates from Italian as “the easiest riff on pie ever.” (Not really.) Which means you could—and should—toss it together countless times during rhubarb’s crazy short season.

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A bowl of pasta grattugiata with a metal spoon lifting a scoop out.

Pasta Grattugiata

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

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Several paleo snickerdoodles scattered on a table, one with a bite out of it.

Paleo Snickerdoodles

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

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H
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A person holding a glass mug of cinnamon tea on a white plate.

Cinnamon Tea

Sorta amazing what loveliness can be wrought from just a stick of cinnamon and some hot water. So simple. So soothing.

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  • 20 M
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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.

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A pile of diamond-shaped biscochitos in a wooden bowl.

Biscochitos

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

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
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Pieces of grilled chicken with balsamic vinaigrette cooking on a grill, being turned with a pair of tongs.

Grilled Rosemary-Garlic Chicken

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

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  • 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.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 D
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A white bowl filled with pozole verde, topped with sliced radishes, pepitas, avocado, and cilantro.

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.

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