A meal that requires just one pot, pleases everyone at the table, and uses up leftovers? Yes, please!
Joan Hunter Mayer, Recipe Tester
A list of all the recipes Joan Hunter Mayer has tested.
Make-Ahead Cinnamon Coffee Cake
No need to get up hours ahead to produce a cinnamon-y sweet coffee cake, still warm from the oven. Mix it all ahead and pop it in the oven when you wake up. It’s that easy, ya’ll!
Spicy Honey Lime Chicken
This easy-peasy marinated grilled chicken with sweet and spicy honey lime sauce is going to be on regular rotation at our dinner tables. We’re betting it will be at yours, too.
These date bars are a classic for good reason. The combination of sweet, sticky date filling nestled between layers of buttery oat dough is completely irresistible.
Paul Hollywood’s Lemon Drizzle Cake
This lemon drizzle cake is Paul Hollywood’s favorite cake of all time. One bite and you’ll understand why.
Oven Baked Chicken Thighs with Tomatoes and Feta
Craving Mediterranean flavors? Give these oven baked chicken thighs that are nestled in a bed of tomatoes, olives, lemon, herbs, and feta a whirl. You won’t be disappointed.
Easy Marinated Chicken Skewers
These chicken skewers are a cinch to throw together. Whip up an easy marinade, let the chicken thighs soak up all that flavor, then grill or broil to tender perfection. Voila. Dinner.
Banana Bread with Pudding Mix
Who knew the secret to the best banana bread was the addition of vanilla pudding mix, dark chocolate, and coconut?
Braided Cinnamon Bread
This Dutch oven braided loaf is swirled with cinnamon and topped with vanilla glaze and toasted pecans. It’s perfect anytime of the day, breakfast included.
Homemade Oatmeal Cream Pies
Who can resist fluffy vanilla buttercream frosting sandwiched between two chewy oatmeal cookies? Not us.
Cheryl Day’s Icebox Rolls
The fluffiest, most tender dinner rolls you can imagine. All thanks to one secret ingredient.
Easy Skillet Pizza for Kids
Not only is this simple cheese and tomato pizza guaranteed to please everyone at the table, it’s easy enough that your kids can make it.
Superfood Breakfast Cookies
The best part of waking up are these super-charged breakfast cookies loaded with oats, bananas, berries, and chocolate chips.
Cheesy Pumpkin Potato Gratin
If you’ve been looking for a gorgeously cheesy, autumn side filled with potatoes, pumpkin, and lots of cheese, we’ve got good news for you. You’re going to love it.
One-Bowl Blueberry Buckle
Blueberry buckle is so easy to make but so hard to forget. Seriously–crispy edges, jammy blueberries, and tender cake in between. It’s perfection.
Blueberry Lemon Bars
Like a pie in bar form, with a crisp crust and a soft, lemony, blueberry-filled center. These bars are a big hit at summer barbecues when you’re in the mood to share.
Pork Chops with Strawberry Balsamic Glaze
Juicy, seared pork and sweet fruit were made for each other—this jammy, balsamic vinegar-infused sauce proves it once and for all.
Sautéed Summer Squash Ribbons
America’s Test Kitchen came up with a painless way to avoid soggy squash (squashy squashes?) that makes a lovely, zingy side dish. It’s a splendid way to get your veggies.
Raw Asparagus Salad
Take advantage of the freshest, most tender spring stalks au naturel. Uncooked, lightly dressed with lemony yogurt, and very little else. Spring has sprung, indeed.
Crisp cabbage and cool summer herbs are drizzled with a more delicate alternative to the traditional mayo-based dressing. Tastes good and IS good for you.