Jenny Howard, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Jenny Howard has tested.

A stainless steel skillet filled with beef rendang and topped with two lime halves, lemongrass, and cilantro

Beef Rendang

Just like the traditional slowly simmered Indonesian curry. But complete with instructions for the slow cooker and Instant Pot.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 4 H, 45 M
  • 0
Swirls of vegan caramel with a knife on the side

Vegan Caramel

A naturally sweetened sugar fix with toffee overtones that really does coax a rich, sweet, satisfying experience from healthy ingredients.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 0
White plate of sliced pork tenderloin with paprika drizzled with a garlic butter sauce

Roast Pork Tenderloin With Paprika

A simple yet surprisingly flavorful pork recipe that’s eminently doable on a weeknight, not too spicy for the kids, and with enough oomph for the adults. Did we mention there’s just one pan to clean?

  • 25 M
  • 50 M
  • 9
A blue bowl of shredded turkey leg barbacoa braised with flavored with bay leaves, paprika, cumin, cloves, oregano, lime juice, vinegar

Turkey Leg Barbacoa

Turkey legs are slowly braised in a spice-infused stock to become more seductive than you’d ever imagined. Not your grandma’s Thanksgiving now, is it?!

  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 3 H, 40 M
  • 2
A white bowl of creamy vegan mashed potatoes with a sprig of rosemary and a spoon sticking in

Vegan Mashed Potatoes

We defy you to not swoon to these spectacularly (and surprisingly flavorful and flamboyant vegan mashed potatoes.

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  • 10 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
A crock filled with shiitake barley soup--mushroom, leeks, miso, ginger, scallions, nori seaweed

Shiitake Mushroom Barley Soup

What makes this shiitake barley soup so satisfying? It’s Easy, fast, and eminently slurpable. That and it’s intensely umami-like flavors.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 5
A wedge of bourbon sweet potato pie topped with a crumbly brown sugar streusel omn a metal plate

Bourbon Sweet Potato Pie

A slightly tipsy sweet potato filling topped with a crumbly streusel. Thwarting tradition at Thanksgiving never tasted so good.

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  • 50 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 0
A red Le Creuset pot filled with red wine onions, that have been slowly cooked together

Red Wine Onions

Meet your newest weeknight staple. Slightly sweet, deeply flavored caramelized red onions doused with red wine.

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 0
Glass jar of pumpkin seed pesto, nearby the lid and a spoon with pesto

Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Calling all pesto lovers! This variation on the classic is unconventionally unique and every bit as much a keeper as the familiar rendition with pricey pine nuts.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 0
Super-Moist Apple Cake

Super Moist Apple Cake

What makes this apple cake so incredibly moist that it stands out from the rest? A lot of things, including a lovely swirl of cream that’s poured on top the batter and baked right in.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 21
Metal loaf pan filled with swirls of dark devil’s food cake chocolate ice cream on a marble slab

Devil’s Food Cake Chocolate Ice Cream

Sultry as a summer night. That’s what we thought when we experienced this seductively smooth, devilishly dark chocolate ice cream that’s almost naughtily intense.

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  • 30 M
  • 5 H
  • 0
Two white plate of farro salad with radicchio and almonds, bowl of lemons, napkin

Farro Salad with Radicchio and Almonds

Eating healthy can get tiresome if you’re not careful. Fortunately you have this stunner of a summer salad to yank you out of your food rut.

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Four spice-rubbed grilled pork chops on a baking sheet with a pair of metal tongs

Spice-Rubbed Grilled Pork Chops

These spice-rubbed grilled pork chops get their awesomeness from a mix of coriander seeds, chipotle chile powder, ground cumin, smoked paprika, and mustard powder. Perfection.

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  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 0