Jennifer Combs, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Jennifer Combs has tested.

A blue-speckled bowl filled with Indian spiced shrimp, garnished with cilantro and served with flatbread.

Indian Spiced Shrimp

Fragrant with cumin, coriander, turmeric, and chili powder, this quick shrimp recipe is sufficiently spicy for adults yet tame enough for kids.

An oval casserole dish of acquacotta - eggs poached in a tomato and onion sauce -- with a piece of bread, plate, and utensils on the side.

Acquacotta

Sorta like shakshuka, aquacotta is an Italian soup from southern Tuscany that’s essentially leftover bread, tomatoes, onions, and chiles with eggs and a little Parmesan. Living large.

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 rum cake in a grey bowl.

Rum Cake

Every bit as boozy and as brilliant as it sounds. Inspired by the old-fashioned rum cake made in the Caribbean with dark rum in all its magnificently spiced glory.

A square of Passover apple cake on a green plate.

Passover Apple Cake

This Passover classic is so memorable you may just find yourself making it all year round. Talk about a godsend.

Four wedges of raspberry streusel coffee cake on a white wooden background.

Raspberry Streusel Coffee Cake

Buttery and almond-y and all around impressive in its capacity to comfort, this raspberry streusel coffee cake is gonna knock your socks off. Definitely not just for breakfast.

Several espresso chocolate chunk cookies in a paper container.

Espresso Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Just like Tollhouse cookies but with the amp turned up. Way up. Think of them as a more mature version of a classic. (Finally, something you don’t have to share with the kids!)

Spicy roasted Brussels sprouts with dried cranberries and macadamia nuts on a baking sheet.

Spicy Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Perhaps the most surprising crucifers we’ve experienced in a while, these are tossed with a fragrant, warming spice blend that’ll make you forget you’re eating healthy. Wonders never cease.

A glazed pumpkin pound cake on a plate--a pumpkin Bundt cake with a milk-sugar poured glaze

Glazed Pumpkin Pound Cake

If you’ve been thinking maybe you’re done with pumpkin everything, wait’ll you experience this aromatic pound cake that boasts the perfect balance of sweet and spice.