Jenny Howard, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Jenny Howard has tested.

A rectangular baking dish filled with roast chicken, lemon slices, and garlic cloves.

Honey Glazed Chicken with Garlic Confit

This simple, yet elegant roast chicken dinner features chicken pieces that are glazed with honey and vinegar, then slowly roasted in garlic confit until tender and golden. Do we have your attention?

A platter with several crab cake burgers topped with tomato in a soft roll.

Crab Cake Burger

Fresh crab necessitates only Old Bay and very little in way of other ingredients. That’s exactly what you’ll find here.

A white oval serving platter filled with carrot ribbon salad and garnished with cilantro leaves.

Carrot Ribbon Salad

We’re declaring this easy, healthy salad of carrots, cilantro, and toasted cumin vinaigrette your summer go-to salad.

A scoop of easy strawberry icebox cake on a white plate with sliced strawberries and a glass baking dish with the rest of the cake beside it.

Easy Strawberry Icebox Cake

When we described this classic strawberry icebox cake as easy, we weren’t kidding. A quick strawberry puree is layered with whipped cream and vanilla wafers and you’re done. Easiest dessert ever.

Three pieces of Gordon Ramsay's cornflake chicken on a cooking rack with buns, salad, and peanut topping on the side.

Gordon Ramsay’s Cornflake Chicken Sandwich

Cornflakes aren’t just for breakfast. Here, Gordon Ramsay delivers the crispiest cornflake chicken cutlet nestled in a brioche bun with spicy mayo, cucumber salad, and crunchy peanuts.

Three individual bowls of Instant Pot tuna noodle casserole with three forks and a blue kitchen towel on the side.

Instant Pot Tuna Noodle Casserole

This lightened-up version of the classic creamy pasta dish is filled with vegetables and tuna, and topped with Parmesan bread crumbs. Guaranteed to banish all memories of the gloppy casserole from your youth.

Tomato powder in a jar lying on its side and in a teaspoon beside the jar.

How to Make Tomato Powder

This easy homemade tomato powder delivers amped-up tomato flavor to your favorite soups, sauces, rubs, and more.

A mason jar with tomato chips spilling out

Tomato Chips

Got some less-than-stellar winter grape tomatoes to use up? Or even a glut of summer ones? These easy tomato chips are our new favorite snack.

A wooden spoon full of pasta noricina

Pasta Alla Norcina

Bowls of creamy pasta laden with homemade sausage and sautéed mushrooms that will have everyone applauding. (Get used to the attention.)

A rectangular pine nut-toffee tart with rosemary and orange cut into triangles

Toffee Tart with Pine Nuts and Rosemary

This tart’s an unusual but fantabulous confection. The meatiness of the nuts, the piney notes of rosemary, the citrusy orange, and sweetness of the toffee play oh-so-nicely together.

Roasted pear with honey and rosemary on sourdough, on a marble slab tray, beside a jar of honey, a spoon, and sprigs of rosemary.

Roasted Pear with Honey and Rosemary

A lovely combination of sweet honeyed pears, salty feta, and earthy rosemary makes an unforgettable starter. Or just a brilliant little snack to perk you up.

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.