Jenny Howard, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Jenny Howard has tested.

Masala smashed potatoes on a white plate, drizzled with cilantro yogurt and garnished with cilantro leaves.

Masala Smashed Potatoes

A sweet little side dish that combines crispy smashed potatoes with the intoxicating flavors of Indian spices. And that cilantro yogurt? Outstanding!

A plate and casserole dish of French onion potato gratin

French Onion Potato Gratin

Upgrade your potato gratin with a little French onion flair. Layers of mushrooms and onions are slipped between potatoes and it all gets covered in cheese.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving turkey on a platter garnished with figs, oranges, grapes, and sage, beside a carving set.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Turkey

For a more intimate holiday dinner, a smaller turkey cooked in under two hours might be just the thing. Juicy with crispy skin, it’s superb.

Roasted Jerusalem artichokes in a white bowl with a fork and napkin in the background.

Roasted Jerusalem Artichokes

Jerusalem artichokes, stump so many of us. But hang on–lots of our testers weren’t hip to them either until they tried (and loved) this recipe. What are you waiting for?

A close-up of a white plate on a wooden table, filled with white wine linguine covered with black pepper and shavings of Parmesan.

White Wine Linguine

Elegant yet exceedingly simple, this white wine linguine beguiles with its rich, silken flavor despite the absence of cream and a touch of butter.

A white platter with melon and cucumber salad with strips of cucumber and melon on a bed of whipped mascarpone, topped with chopped almonds, cilantro and edible flowers.

Melon and Cucumber Salad

The cool combo of cucumber and melon never goes out of style but this version isn’t just gorgeous, it’s also light and refreshing.

Super moist apple cake on a jadeite cake stand.

Super Moist Apple Cake

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

A bowl of butternut queso surrounded by tortilla chips, a hand dipping one into the queso.

Vegan Butternut Queso

A vegan queso dip for anytime you feel like a little snack that’s better-for-you but still super tasty. Perfect for dipping, drizzling, and dousing.