Jennifer Combs, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Jennifer Combs has tested.

A broken slice of banana bread stacked on a white plate

Banana Bread

A superlative version of the classic American quick bread that everyone loves. And that everyone pretty much always has the ingredients for on hand.

  • (22)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 86
Chocolate ganache being poured over a chocolate Bundt cake that is on a wire stand

Chocolate Bundt Cake

An homage to the chocolate cakes of yesteryear but with a contemporary dark chocolate oomph that turns tradition upside-down in the most pleasing possible way. You’re welcome.

  • Quick Glance
  • 50 M
  • 2 H
  • 0
A roasting pan filled with spicy roasted Brussels sprouts, dried cranberries, and a sprinkling of macadamia nuts.

Spicy Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Perhaps the most surprising crucifers we’ve experienced in a while. They’r tossed with a fragrant, warming spice blend and finished with—surprise!—dried cranberries and macadamia nuts. Wonders never cease.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 0
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 you’re done with pumpkin everything, you’re going to want to hold off on judging until you experience this pumpkin pound cake.

  • (2)
  • 45 M
  • 2 H
  • 8
An overhead view into a glass of canchanchara with ice.

Cuban Cachaca Cocktail

You may not be able to travel to Cuba. But you can certainly still experience a little flair of its traditional cocktail scene.

  • (1)
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 2
A cream cheese pound cake with a 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.

  • (3)
  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 10
A rimmed sheet pan filled with truffles coated in confectioners' sugar

Champagne Truffles

Got leftover Champange? Or simply seeking an excuse to open a bottle of bubbly? Good. We’ve got the most splurge-worthy use for it ever thanks to these creamy, fudgy, boozy, ganache-gilded little orbs.

  • (1)
  • 2 H, 25 M
  • 8 H, 15 M
  • 2
Casserole dish of acquacotta maremmana, a thick, slow-cooked stew of vegetables, poured over a slice of stale bread with poached eggs on top

Acquacotta

Acquacotta. It may become your new favorite word after you take a taste of it. Sorta like shakshuka, it’s Italian bread soup from southern Tuscany that’s essentially tomatoes, onions, and chiles gilded with poached eggs and a little Parmesan.

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0