Jyoti D., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Jyoti D. has tested.

A white bowl half filled with breakfast quinoa, topped with chopped pistachios with a spoon resting in the bowl.

Breakfast Quinoa

A quietly, healthily, nuttily pleasing alternative to your same old oats. Go on. You know you want to try it. So get your quinoa on.

  • (2)
  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 20
A partially sliced loaf of buttermilk sandwich bread on a wooden cutting board with a bread knife lying beside it.

Buttermilk Sandwich Bread

A fast-rising home-baked white sandwich loaf that tastes–dare we say it?–better than mom’s. Way better. And just wait ’til you toast it.

  • (1)
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 30
A partially covered Dutch oven filled with cooked Parmesan potato gratin.

Best Parmesan Potato Gratin

We used to get our gratins and scalloped potatoes confused. But then we tried this gratin. Guess which one is now our favorite?!

  • (2)
  • 25 M
  • 2 H
  • 4
Four apple chips in a white pie dish.

Apple Chips

Why pay an absurd amount of money for a teensy bag containing a couple shriveled slices when you can instead DIY a slew of slightly sweet and eminently easy snacks?

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 4
Two jars of ratatouille pickles, one with zucchini, and the other with red onion.

Ratatouille Pickles

Traditional ratatouille gets sliced, diced, deconstructed, and reimagined–pickled, too–in this fashionably brilliant approach to Indian summer surplus.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 2
Lots of cinnamon rolls baked together

Cinnamon Rolls

Time to change into your baggiest sweatpants—the ones with the no-longer-elastic waistband.

  • (8)
  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 15 M
  • 51
Unbaked crisp peanut butter cookies on a baking sheet being hammered to create cross hatch marks.

Crisp Peanut Butter Cookies

These uncannily crisp, seemingly shortbreadish cookies from San Francisco’s Miette are–and we mean this–unlike any you’ve ever encountered.

  • (6)
  • 20 M
  • 50 M
  • 41
Roasted bias-cut carrots on a rimmed sheet pan

Roasted Carrots with Allspice

Sweet. Spicy. Earthy. And a touch puckery. When did anything–or anyone–at your table boast such character? Certain to compensate for your duller dinner invitees.

  • (2)
  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 4
A white plate filled with baked mushrooms, broken bread, and two glasses of red wine in the background.

Baked Mushrooms, Broken Bread

An effortless, elegant side that takes inspiration from two enduring entertaining icons: the stuffed mushroom and Thanksgiving stuffing.

  • (2)
  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 14
Several whole roasted onions with crispy skin and creamy flesh.

Whole Roasted Onions

Plonk unpeeled onions on a baking sheet. Shove in oven. Come back later for achingly sweet, tender, mellow oniony goodness. Accept accolades. See how easy that was?

  • (1)
  • 5 M
  • 1 H
  • 16