Jeanelle Olson, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Jeanelle Olson has tested.

frozen cubes of green herbs in olive oil on a cast iron pan.

How to Freeze Herbs

When life hands you an abundance of herbal loveliness, pull out your ice cube tray, add some olive oil, and save that loveliness for another day.

A sliced grilled hanger steak with raita in a bowl next to it on a wooden cutting board.

Grilled Hanger Steak with Raita

This grilled hanger steak recipe with raita is gonna transform your notion of just how simple yet spectacular grilled steak can be. Swear.

A small white dish of gochujang, a Korean chile past with a spoon, jar, and bowl beside it.

Cheater’s Gochujang

Got gochujang? If not, you need to make this simple cheater’s version that’s a quick stand-in for when you don’t have time to make the authentic Korean chile paste with a sweet heat and some serious umami.

An omelet with chanterelles in a metal skillet with two chanterelle mushrooms lying beside the skillet.

Omelet with Chanterelles

Simple yet sophisticated in that way that only the French have with eggs. Lovely at any time of day. Preferably with a glass of white wine at your side.

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.

Salt-Baked Fish

Salt Baked Fish

This salt crusted fish technique consistently results in the moistest, flakiest, most flavorful fish imaginable. Incredibly simple to throw together. Virtually impossible to overcook.