Jill R., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Jill R. has tested.

Lobster Roll

Lobster Roll

A toasted bun cradling sweet-as-can-be lobster swaddled in mayo. Just like what you’ll find along the winding highways and byways of coastal Maine.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 35 M
  • 17
Cold Fusion Fries

Easy French Fries

For those of us who dread cleaning up the kitchen, this innovative lazy man’s approach for homemade french fries is a godsend. It’s also darn good.

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  • 15 M
  • 2 H
  • 4
Croque Madame Muffins

Croque Madame Muffins

A nifty little ooh- and aah-inducing riff on the classic croque madame that’s perfect to assemble ahead of time for big batch brunches.

  • 30 M
  • 50 M
  • 8
Beer-Braised Chicken with Root Vegetables

Beer Braised Chicken

Chicken is coaxed to tenderness in beer in this braised chicken with root vegetables. Simple to make, complex in taste, prepare for kudos.

  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 17
Mac and Cheese Canapes

Mac and Cheese Canapés

Fancy schmancy mac and cheese canapés? Why not? Plop these lovelies on a silver platter alongside flutes of Champagne or tuck them into a lunch box.

  • 25 M
  • 40 M
  • 20
Roast Turkey in the Oven

Simple Roast Turkey

The operative word in this simple turkey recipe is simple. And crisp-skinned. Also monstrously moist. Oh, and sigh-inducingly tender, too. (You catch our drift. Yes?)

  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 12
Slow Cooker Ribs

Slow Cooker Ribs

All the scintillating, fall-off-the-bone magnificence of smoked ribs. None of the standing outside in the snow or sleet to tend your grill or smoker.

  • 25 M
  • 6 H, 45 M
  • 31
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
Fried Egg Sandwich

Fried Egg Sandwich

Bread. Cheese. Egg. Hot sauce. Five bucks says you’ve got the makings for this easy and oozy sandwich waiting in your kitchen.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 12
Swedish Meatballs

Swedish Meatballs

“Delicious.” “Simple.” “Beautiful.” “Easy.” That’s what our testers are saying about this Swedish meatballs recipe.

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  • 50 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 8
Pot Stickers

Pot Stickers | Guotie

What’s that you ask? When’s an appropriate time to serve pot stickers? We honestly can’t think of a time that’s not appropriate.

  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 11
Beef Short Ribs with Chile Rub

Beef Short Ribs With Chile Rub

We swoon to short ribs prepared almost any way. But especially when braised with coffee and chiles. That is to say, this way.

  • 45 M
  • 4 H, 25 M
  • 12
Vanilla Milkshake

Vanilla Milkshake

Cold, creamy, and eminently slurpable, just like the vanilla milkshakes mom used to make. In other words, perfect in all ways.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 2