Jennifer Combs, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Jennifer Combs has tested.

A loaf of zucchini walnut bread on a wooden cutting board with two slices cut from it and a serrated knife resting beside it.

Walnut Zucchini Bread

Stealthy healthy. That’s how we think of things, such as this summer quick bread with whole-wheat flour and just a little honey, that are incredibly satisfying yet actually quite healthy.

  • (2)
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 5 M
  • 4
A diner-style dispenser half-filled with blueberry syrup.

Blueberry Syrup

Brings back memories of that sticky, cloyingly sweet blueberry syrup from breakfasts at the diner as a child. Yet recreates it with so much more class.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 2
A whole strawberry ice cream pie in a fluted tart pan.

Strawberry Ice Cream Pie

How to turn store-bought ice cream into an impressive summer dessert in minutes. You’re welcome.

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 2 H
  • 0
Serving bowl and small bowl of French rice pudding topped with whipped cream, along with spoons on a lace tablecloth

Riz au Lait ~ French Rice Pudding

Riz au lait is another way of saying French rice pudding. So gosh darn easy and impossible to stop eating, it’s quite possibly the thing we love most about the French.

  • (2)
  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 4
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.

  • (50)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 144
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