Joel Jenkins, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Joel Jenkins has tested.

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
A pile of charred greens--kale and spinach--on a white plate

Skillet Charred Greens

Skillet charred greens are exactly what they sound like—greens cooked in a skillet until pleasingly, smokily charred until the greens are crisp at the edges.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
Casserole dish with cooked sliced potatoes covered with cheese and sprinkled with thyme

Potatoes Dauphinoise

Potatoes. Cream. Cheese. And a French lineage. We really don’t think comfort food gets any more comfort-y than this.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 0
Easy Standing Rib Roast Recipe

How To Make Standing Rib Roast

Knowing how to make a simple standing rib roast is literally a life changer. And it couldn’t be easier. Here’s all you need to know.

  • 10 M
  • 3 H, 45 M
  • 10
Kentucky Coffee Recipe

Kentucky Coffee

This bourbon-imbued after-dinner drink, a variation on classic Irish coffee, is guaranteed to make everything alright.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 2
Candied Pecans Recipe

Candied Pecans

“Irresistible.” “The perfect combination of sweet, salt, spice, and crunch.” “We. Can. NOT. Stop. Eating. Them.” “Absolutely perfect.” That’s what folks are saying about these candied pecans.

  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 18
Mac and Cheese Canapes Recipe

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
Brown Butter Winter Squash

Brown Butter Winter Squash

One taste and you’ll forget all about that butter and brown sugar trick your mom taught you long ago. Promise.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 4
Pear Tarte Tatin

Pear Tarte Tatin

Pear tarte tatin is an easy riff on classic apple tarte tatin with caramelized autumn fruit atop buttery pastry. Um, yum.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 2
Fig Tarte Tatin Recipe

Fig Tarte Tatin

Just when you thought classic tarte tatin could get no lovelier, here comes fig tarte tatin.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Lentil Soup with Kale Recipe

Lentil Soup with Kale

Easy and slow cooker friendly. Do we really need to say anything else?

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 0
Tomatoes Provencal Recipe

Tomatoes Provençal

Is there anything as sweetly satisfying as heirloom tomatoes eaten raw over the sink? Probably not. But when you tire of that, there’s always this deeply satiating tactic.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 12
Venison Pie Recipe

Venison Pie

A British classic, this pot pie bubbles away into meltingly tender, luxuriant, aromatic awesomeness beneath its crackling pastry crust.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 0