Donna Rose, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Donna Rose has tested.

4 black bottom cupcakes with chocolate cake and cream cheese center on a rack, one split open

Black Bottom Cupcakes

These chocolate-y devil’s food cupcakes boast a creamy cheesecake-y addition. You may never go back to plain chocolate.

Mahogany wings piled on a white rectangular platter, garnished with scallions and sesame seeds.

Mahogany Chicken Wings

Hold the mouth-searing heat, but keep the flavor with these marinated chicken wings. Plum, hoisin, and soy sauce provide sweet and spicy Asian flavors.

  • (1)
  • 20 M
  • 3 H
  • 4
A skillet filled with classic chicken piccata

Chicken Piccata

Ever heard that little ditty, “Winner, winner, chicken dinner?” We like to think of it as “Winner, winner, chicken piccata dinner.”

  • (5)
  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 16
A layered German chocolate cake with coconut pecan frosting on a platter with a few slices cut from it.

German Chocolate Cake

Dark chocolate cake stacked high and smothered with gooey caramel and coconut and pecans? Don’t mind if we do.

  • (3)
  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 48
A large wooden spoon with a scoop of quinoa salad with pistachios and cranberries being held over a white bowl filled with the salad.

Quinoa Salad with Pistachios and Cranberries

The nutty beigeness of quinoa creates a blank canvas for pistachios and cranberries to do their spirited dance in this holiday side. (Did we mention that it’s both vegan and gluten-free?)

  • (1)
  • 15 M
  • 20 M
  • 6
Two bowls of black and white chicken chili on a yellow placemat with two spoons beside the bowls.

Black and White Chicken Chili

This chicken chili is called black and white because of the of black beans and cannellini beans. The chicken makes the chili lighter but it’s still hearty.

  • (2)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 5