A cheater’s version of homemade barbecue potato chips that will have you hooked for life. Taste ’em and get back to us.
Helen Doberstein, Recipe Tester
A list of all the recipes Helen Doberstein has tested.
Air Fryer Jalapeño Poppers
Everyone’s favorite spicy, creamy, cheesy, crispy finger food, conveniently made in the air fryer. Perfect for Super Bowl or any time a snack craving hits.
Chicken Apple Sausage
Seriously, it’s so easy to make your own sausage. Insanely easy. And holy heck, does it taste phenomenal. No meat grinder required.
Pastina with Butter and Milk
We’ve got stars in our eyes…and our bowls…and our spoons. All thanks to pastina, the teensy star-shaped pasta that just may make the cutest supper in the solar system.
A better way to start your day. Uh, we mean, end your day. That’s what we meant. Yes. End it. Ahem.
A startlingly spectacular made-from-scratch cheese Danish that is going to forever change your notion of what a cheese Danish ought to be.
Pork Loin Roast
Just like what your grandma would put on the table for Sunday night dinner. (Don’t you love how food instantly transports you through time?!)
Parmesan Potato Gratin
We used to get our gratins and scalloped potatoes confused. But then we tried this gratin. Guess which one is now our favorite?!
It’s not just about how lovely a turkey imbued with smoke would be. It’s also about how lovely more space in the oven on Thanksgiving would be.
Celery Root Soup with Caramelized Apples
Behold, an exquisitely simple, sophisticated soup with a subtle celery root flavor that’s certain to make you swoon.
Plum-Blueberry Upside-Down Cake
This purple-stained cake—er, what’s left of it—calls for just old-fashioned goodness and the season’s most compelling fruits. Got milk?
Smoked Salmon Pizza with Red Onion
Wanna outclass every other appetizer you know how to make? Try this little number. Deceptively simple. Impressive and infallible.
Fried Boneless Chicken Thighs
For years, Egg Shop’s fried chicken has been the talk of New York City. It’s crunchy, juicy, salty, spicy, honey-drizzled fried chicken amazingness. And here’s how you can make it.
Crispy Smashed Potato Salad
Smashed potatoes, crispy pancetta, charred scallions, and a creamy yogurt and mayo dressing get tossed together in this easy side dish that you’ll keep coming back to.
Teriyaki has become synonymous with an overly sweet and sticky sauce. That’s a shame. This easy salmon teriyaki recipe keeps things perfectly in balance.
Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes
These Hasselback potatoes are crispy on the outside, creamy on the inside, and conveniently made in the air fryer. Sounds like a perfect potato to us.
Ground Turkey Sliders
If ever there was an unabashedly, unapologetically girlie burger, this is it. Still, we’ve seen guys polish them off without complaint.
No ice cream maker required. Just watermelon, citrus, sweetness, mint, and a little time in the deep freeze. Vodka optional. Then all you do is scoop it up and plop it in a pretty bowl.
Air Fryer Scotch Eggs
These Scotch eggs give you the irresistible combination of tender boiled egg, sausage, and crispy coating minus the mess of deep frying.
Turmeric Shrimp Linguine
This easy weeknight pasta dish of linguine, seared shrimp, arugula, and tomatoes in a creamy yogurt sauce gets an extra health boost from the addition of turmeric.