Jeanie McCallister, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Jeanie McCallister has tested.

Different shapes of homemade animal crackers lying on a chalkboard background.

Homemade Animal Crackers

Made from scratch with natural ingredients, these are gonna remake all your memories of stale, bland animal crackers in the circus box.

  • (2)
  • 40 M
  • 2 H
  • 6
Several palmiers on a wire rack.

Palmiers

These flaky French pastries are dainty, diminutive, and irresistible as can be (typed while licking the sugar from our fingers).

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 2
A nonstick skillet filled with scrambled eggs topped with chopped chives

Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled eggs. They may seem so simple as to defy a recipe. And yet sometimes a precise technique makes all the difference. Here’s how to make the best ones ever.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 2
A red velvet cupcake with cream cheese frosting on top.

Red Velvet Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting

WHY DID NO ONE THINK OF PUTTING RED WINE IN RED VELVET CUPCAKES UNTIL NOW?! Okay. Got that out of our system. These are incredible, folks. And that cream cheese frosting? Delish.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
Three pretzel rolls on a sheet of parchment sprinkled with coarse salt.

Pretzel Rolls

You’re gonna be astounded at just how easy pretzel rolls are to make at home. And yes, they taste like the real authentic German deal.

  • (21)
  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 64
Roasted broccoli with soy sauce scattered on a baking sheet.

Roasted Broccoli with Soy Sauce

A simple, quick, easy, cheap side that’s making kids as well as adults demand seconds. Yes, seconds. Of broccoli. You’re welcome.

  • (4)
  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 8
A glass baking dish filled with scalloped potatoes

Scalloped Potatoes

Essentially creamy easy cheesy side dish awesomeness., these are as welcome on weeknights as they are on holidays.

  • (3)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 5 M
  • 10
Florets of spicy roasted cauliflower on a baking sheet with squeezed lime wedges and a bowl of green sauce beside them.

Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

So intriguingly spiced and perfectly roasted that even avowed non-cauliflower eaters will change their minds. That’s what folks are saying about this stealthy healthy side.

  • (4)
  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 16
Several Spanish olive oil tortas in a bowl lined with a lace linen cloth.

Spanish Olive Oil Tortas ~ Tortas de Aceite

We’ve been wobbly in the knees for these sweet and shatteringly crisp little Spanish olive oil tortas. And now that we know how to make them at home, we can’t decide if that’s a good thing or not…

  • (4)
  • 30 M
  • 50 M
  • 44
A bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin with a few slices cut from the end and a knife resting beside.

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Easy. Economical. On the table in 45 minutes. And essentially pork wrapped in more pork and roasted until crisp outside and juicily tender inside. Comfort food for when you need it.

  • (2)
  • 35 M
  • 45 M
  • 12