Johnisha L., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Johnisha L. has tested.

A weathered wood table with a white plate, filled with 2 honey-soy covered trout, green beans, lime quarters, a pot of glaze and a large spoon.

Trout with Honey-Soy Glaze

Need a sign that you should be eating more fish? This is it. This roasted trout with a sweetly Asian-inspired glaze will make you see the light.

Three white plates with blackened red snapper, black rice, yogurt sauce, and sauteed spinach.

Blackened Red Snapper

This is tasty, healthy, and pretty darn quick. A brilliant mix of spices, tangy yogurt, and brown rice—and don’t forget the red snapper fillets—you’ll be enthralled.

A s'mores cake, topped with toasted marshmallows and graham cracker crumbles on a cake stand.

S’mores Cake

A campfire classic elevated to proper dessert status. The parts you know and love are here, but now they’re covering a lush brown sugar cake. And no mosquitos!

Two bowls of eggplant soup with lamb, garnished with slivered almonds.

Eggplant Soup With Lamb

Warming spices in this eggplant, lamb, and tomato soup add layers of flavor and complexity that make it taste like it takes all day—it doesn’t.

A spatchcocked mayo roast chicken on a blue and white plate with a salad and a bowl of salt and pepper nearby.

Mayo Roast Chicken

A spatchcocked, roasted chicken is a thing of beauty. And if it’s then slathered with lemon and mustard-infused mayonnaise, we just can’t get enough. Winner, winner indeed.

Two mugs of coffee and a white plate with a vegan no-bake fudge cake

Vegan No-Bake Fudge Cake

Rich, velvety, and very, very smooth. That’s this vegan no-bake fudge cake that makes magic from a short list of everyday ingredients.

A shredded beef taco bar--a wooden platter with a braised beef shank, cilantro, lime, and pickled onions

Shredded Beef Taco Bar

A taco extravaganza that’s one part classic Mexican cooking, two parts slightly unconventional toppings, and all parts surprisingly simple to toss together.

Two white bowls filled with strawberry rhubarb compote and two spoons resting between them.

Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

Strawberries, rhubarb, lemon, and sugar are all it takes to fix a batch of the sassiest pink sauce you’ve ever tasted.

A white bowl filled with stir-fried lettuce, topped with sesame seeds on a white wooden surface.

Stir-Fried Lettuce

Stir-fried lettuce. Not what you were thinking about doing with that head of romaine languishing in the fridge? Think again.

Three assembled slow cooker tacos al pastor with shredded pork, pineapple-avocado salsa, and chipotle mayo, with lime wedges on the side.

Slow Cooker Tacos al Pastor

Slow cooked pork shoulder, topped with a pineapple and avocado salsa and then smothered in chipotle mayo. All your tacos dreams come true.