Janie P., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Janie P. has tested.

A cast-iron skillet filled with stir-fried beef with garlic sauce and a blue and white oven mitt on the side.

Stir-Fried Beef with Garlic Sauce

If you love chicken with 40 cloves of garlic, then give this beef variation a try. Gently seared top sirloin steak is tossed in a creamy garlic sauce for an easy comfort meal.

Three grilled pork burgers topped with coleslaw and yum yum sauce on a wooden serving tray.

Grilled Pork Burgers

Smoky grilled pork burgers, crunchy coleslaw, and creamy yum yum sauce, all in one unbelievably good handheld package. You’re welcome.

A colorful serving platter filled with coleslaw with cilantro with wooden serving utensils on the side.

Creamy Coleslaw with Cilantro

Skip the store-bought slaw. This easy-peasy creamy coleslaw that combines crunchy cabbage, onion, carrot, and cilantro with a creamy citrus dressing comes together in just 20 minutes.

A white oval platter topped with sherry-braised chicken with artichoke hearts

Sherry-Braised Chicken with Artichoke Hearts

Every bit as comforting and satisfying now as it was 60 years ago, this classic recipe marries tender braised chicken, artichoke hearts, and mushrooms with a sherry and vermouth sauce.

Five sweet potato patties stacked on a plate with a dollop of crème fraîche on top and a fork on the side.

Sweet Potato Patties

Prepare to be wowed by these crispy panko-crusted mashed sweet potato cakes. We certainly were.

A woman's hand piling up superfood breakfast cookies

Superfood Breakfast Cookies

The best part of waking up are these super-charged breakfast cookies loaded with oats, bananas, berries, and chocolate chips.

Brown butter snickerdoodle cake cut into six pieces on a piece of parchment paper, with a serving knife nearby.

Brown Butter Snickerdoodle Cake

A terrifically tasty cake, one that’s reminiscent of cinnamon rolls and snickerdoodle cookies. What are you waiting for? Your new favorite awaits!

Reuben babka sliced in half, on a white background.

Reuben Babka

Imagine a soft, fluffy babka with all the makings of a pastrami sandwich swirled right inside. Perfect on its own, it also makes an incredible toastie.

Spicy marinara sauce in a small mason jar with a spoon, with a larger mason jar, a jar of dry spaghetti, two tomatoes on the vine, and parsley in the background.

Spicy Marinara Sauce

Here’s a recipe for a spicy marinara sauce that’s simple to make, tastes amazing, and just happens to be vegan. Boil your fave noodles and you’re done!

Key lime slice and bake cookies garnished with lime zest beside slices of lime, all on a sheet of parchment paper.

Key Lime Slice-and-Bake Cookies

Cookie dough that can be made in advance and then sliced and baked whenever you want? And they taste like Key lime pie? Yes, please!

A plate and casserole dish of French onion potato gratin

French Onion Potato Gratin

Upgrade your potato gratin with a little French onion flair. Layers of mushrooms and onions are slipped between potatoes and it all gets covered in cheese.