Jo Ann Brown, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Jo Ann Brown has tested.

Cast iron skillet of broccolini and potato frittata, with a wedge on a metal spatula

Broccolini and Potato Frittata

Breakfast. Brunch. Lunch. Dinner. Pretty much anytime you need an insanely quick, one-skillet, satiating something, this frittata is the solution.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 0
Cajun Fried Chicken Recipe

Cajun Fried Chicken

Bathed in buttermilk and spiced ever so slightly, this Cajun-style fried hen is memorably moist inside, superlatively crisp outside, and gosh darn perfect through and through.

  • 35 M
  • 35 M
  • 21
Blue Cheese Dressing

Blue Cheese Dip

Tired of settling for an ordinary blue cheese dip that practically necessitates a search party to locate a stray chunk of cheese swimming in mayo? This one won’t disappoint.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0
Blue pot of chunks of pork, authentic carnitas, with a bay leaf and wooden spoon on top

Authentic Carnitas

This Mexican carnitas recipe is authentic braised and fried pork that’s fall-apart-tender pork goodness ready for tacos.

Fried chicken in a vinaigrette sauce on a paper bag, chopsticks nearby

Momofuku’s Fried Chicken

This flour-free fried bird is contrary to everything we know about fried chicken. Or think we know. That’s exactly what makes it so darn genius.

  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 16
Pot filled with star pasta, melting butter, and a wooden spoon all on a towel

Pastina with Butter and Milk

We’ve got stars in our eyes…and our bowls…and our spoons…all thanks to pastina, the teensy star-shaped pasta. It just may be the cutest supper in the solar system.

  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 49
Five half-moon pastries, Jamaican beef turnovers, on a stone plate, three bottles of beer

Jamaican Beef Turnovers

Patties. Pasties. Whatever you insist on calling these savory hand pies is of little consequence. It’s the taste that talks to us.

  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 12
Bowl of red lentil soup with chile-fried onions, cilantro, and Greek yogurt on a patterned tablecloth

Moroccan Lentil Soup

“Amazing.” “Wonderful.” “Warm satisfaction.” “Won the make-it-again award.” “Easy.” “Quick.” That’s what folks are saying about this luxuriously satiating soup.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 18
Split Pea Soup recipe

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

This bowl of comfort features all the hearty, stick-to-your-ribs goodness of traditional split pea soup with the added benefit of tossing everything in the slow cooker and walking away.

  • 50 M
  • 10 H, 50 M
  • 4
Jewish Hanukkah Doughnuts

Easy Jewish Hanukkah Doughnuts

Don’t let the name mislead you. These doughnuts are cause for celebration in and of themselves, regardless of one’s occasion or denomination.

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 2 H, 20 M
  • 0
Butternut Squash Gratin

Butternut Squash Gratin

“Beautiful.” “Delicious.” “Easy.” “Comforting.” “One of the best things I’ve EVER made.” That’s what folks are saying about this recipe.

  • 25 M
  • 50 M
  • 4
Buttery Pull-Apart Rolls

Buttery Pull-Apart Rolls

These exceptionally airy pull-apart rolls bake up crisp on the outside, tender on the inside, and, yes, light as a feather through and through.

  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 17
Basic Pan Gravy Recipe

Basic Pan Gravy

Great gravy doesn’t just happen by chance. Here’s how it does happen.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 11