Jane Daniels, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Jane Daniels has tested.

A large rib eye steak with a pat of butter on top, in a cast iron pan.

Seared Rib Eye Steak with Cinnamon

A grilled rib eye steak is one of life’s greatest pleasures. Succulent, gently spiced, and basted in butter, this steak is gonna blow your mind.

Various filled puff pastry twists lying on a sheet of parchment paper.

Comté and Sesame Twists

The utterly French taste and sumptuousness of these fancy bébés will make every day feel like you’re walking along the Seine wearing a beret.

A batch of five ingredient Nutella brownies cut into squares on a wire rack with fresh raspberries scattered around.

Five-Ingredient Nutella Brownies

Bet you already have everything you need for these brownies in your house. Which is a very good thing. (Also sorta a very dangerous thing.)

A sliced rib eye on an oval platter with anchovy butter drizzled over the top and a fork resting on the side.

Rib Eye with Anchovy Butter

Summer is for steaks—big beefy steaks. Grill one to perfection then top with a lemony and salty pat of life-changing magic. Seriously. You’re going to slather it on everything.

Three grilled lobster tails on an oval platter, garnished with chopped parsley.

Grilled Lobster

Grilled lobster tails are the summertime treat that you didn’t know you needed. Quick and easy, you’ll be surprised you didn’t think to do this before.

Pieces of fruit crostata with crumb topping, each filled with different fruit, lined up next to each other on a marble surface.

Fruit Crostata with Crumb Topping

Streusel and a jammy filling of fresh fruits are a quick and lush summer dessert. Make it ahead for your next barbecue or for a Sunday brunch and use up whatever fruit you have on hand.

A slice of focaccia with olives and rosemary on a white plate with a knife resting beside it.

Focaccia with Olives and Rosemary

Dimpled with a lightly salted top, focaccia is a chewy and tender Italian bread that’s also impressively light and airy when made properly. This recipe shows you how.

A rectangular dish of easy chicken enchiladas with a spatula resting in the dish and a couple enchiladas on a grey plate beside it.

Easy Chicken Enchiladas

An uber-quick and less traditional approach to chicken enchiladas gets you a tasty dinner, weeknight or not. The secret? Your toaster oven.

Halves of roasted romaine Caesar salad on a rimmed baking sheet.

Roasted Romaine Caesar Salad

Elevate Caesar salad by roasting the lettuce. Yes, roasting the lettuce. It’ll draw out flavors and textures you’d never expect. Impressively easy.

A white bowl filled with beef stroganoff and rice and topped with microgreens on a wooden board with a knife beside it.

Beef Stroganoff

Some days, all you crave is a comforting bowl of nostalgia. And this beef Stroganoff fits the bill. It’s also full of flavor and comes together faster than you’d expect. You’re welcome.

Several bunches of roasted grapes on the vine in a white bowl.

Roasted Grapes on the Vine

A little sweet, a little savory, and altogether enticing as a fashionable and flavorful accompaniment to a simple cheese plate or even roast meat, including that traditional roast turkey.

A bowl of sweet whipped ricotta cream, a halved lemon, two vanilla beans, a knife, and a small glass on a marble surface.

Sweet Whipped Ricotta Cream

A little more indulgent than plain old whipped cream. A little less full tilt than luscious mascarpone. And oh so lovely. Like us, you’re gonna be smitten.

Two whole roasted cauliflower heads on a rimmed baking sheet with a glass jar of dressing and a spoon resting inside it.

Whole Roasted Cauliflower

So novel to serve (and so delicious to eat) that you, as well as any finicky eaters at your table, might just forget any prior bland experiences you may have had with cauliflower.

A sour cream apple pie with one slice cut out in a ceramic teal deep pie dish. The slice is on a green plate in the background.

Sour Cream Apple Pie

Layer after layer after layer of perfectly spiced apples. An ever-so-slightly tangy creaminess. And a subtly spiced streusel.