Jennifer V., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Jennifer V. has tested.

A casserole dish with five chicken thighs that have been oven-fried set on top a dish towel

Judy Hesser’s Oven-Fried Chicken

Mind-bogglingly crisp oven-fried chicken. And it couldn’t be easier to make. Just shake chicken thighs in a bag of seasoned flour, let it for an hour or so in the oven, and dinner is done.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 2 H
  • 0
Pesto Genovese

Pesto Genovese

A spoon-it-straight-from-the-jar-and-slather-it-on-everything sauce with the taste of tradition, the seduction of sophistication.

  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 33
Spaghetti with Raw Tomatoes

Spaghetti with Raw Tomatoes

Summer at its simplest, not to mention it’s most splendid, seeing as how five minutes of effort yields a meal that rivals round-trip tickets to Italy.

  • 20 M
  • 50 M
  • 31
Soft-Boiled Eggs and Toast

Soft-Boiled Eggs and Toast

Ideal for lazy weekends as well as harried weekdays, these soft-boiled eggs are cooked to perfection in less than five minutes. You’re welcome.

  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 33
Burrata, Asparagus, Pine Nuts, and Raisins

Burrata with Asparagus

A ridiculously rich, unthinkably creamy kin to mozzarella, burrata brings understated bling to every little thing. Prepare to swoon.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
Black Velvet

Black Velvet Cocktail

There’s a reason this effervescent mingling of stout and Champagne contains the word “velvet. It’s sooooo smooth and subtly sophisticated. Sip for yourself.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 8
Homemade Limeade

Limeade

More tart than sweet is what you’ll find this perfectly puckery little limeade to be. And that’s exactly the way it was always intended to be.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 6
Cranberry Margarita

Cranberry Margarita

And you thought talking politics with Aunt Em was fun after she’s had a few sips of wine. Just wait’ll you slip her something stronger.

  • Quick Glance
  • 35 M
  • 45 M
  • 6
Harvest Kale Salad

Harvest Kale Salad

And you thought eating healthfully and seasonally was a chore and a bore. This little vegan number proves you wrong. So very wrong.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 2