Jeanie McCallister, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Jeanie McCallister has tested.

Seven squares of raspberry cheesecake brownies on a metal sheet pan.

Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies

A swoon-inducing collision of creamy cheesecake, cakey brownie, and sweetly tart raspberries. Sorta makes you want to stop reading and start baking, yeah?

Three banana bread muffins stacked on top of each other with chai whipped cream on top and more muffins on a plate in the background.

Banana Bread Muffins

“An absolute knockout!” “Wowzers!” “Incredibly moist.” “Just like banana bread.” That’s what our tough-to-please recipe testers are saying about this recipe.

A partially sliced loaf of cream cheese pound cake with lemon glaze.

Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Everything you would imagine in a pound cake. Buttery. Indulgent. Moist. Rich. And with a perfectly balanced and ever so slightly puckery lemon glaze.

A halved fancy tuna melt with tomato and cucumber on a baguette on a piece of parchment.

Fancy Tuna Melt

A tuna melt is a tuna melt is a tuna melt, right? Uh, not exactly. This is a welcome departure from what we choked down as children.

  • (2)
  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 8
Spring salad with shallot vinaigrette with sliced radishes, avocados, and chives on three plates

Spring Salad With Shallot Vinaigrette

Simple and spring-like is what we think of this easy and elegant salad that’s equally lovely on a random Tuesday night as it is at a tuxedo-required affair.

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A teapot, a collection of glasses, three partially filled with mint tea, and a vase of flowers on a silver tray.

Mint Tea

Learn firsthand the virtues of tea made from fresh mint versus a teabag—and yes, said virtues include ease and simplicity.

  • (1)
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 4
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).

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  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 4
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.

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  • 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.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0