K. Zimmerman, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes K. Zimmerman has tested.

Four pork belly tacos garnished with cilantro and a jar of salsa in the background.

Pork Belly Tacos

Tacos-meet-pork belly. An explosion of sweet, spicy, salty flavors from pork that’s slowly roasted and then fried. Chef Robyn Almodovar likes to call these tacos “a party in your mouth.” What she said.

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  • 30 M
  • 18 H
  • 0
Coconut lime cookies drizzled with icing and garnished with lime zest on wax paper.

Coconut Lime Cookies

Think sugar cookie meets margarita. Or something like that. And just as difficult to stop at a single taste.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
Three stacks of chewy molasses cookies on a white marble cake stand.

Chewy Molasses Cookies

The holidays incarnate. That’s what these cookies are to us. They’re magnificently and traditionally spiced and are crinkly and chewy. All in the best possible sort of way.

  • (1)
  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 4
A snowflake cookies frosted with royal icing on a granite background

Snowflake Cookies

Snowflake sugar cookies—no two exactly the same—that are enhanced with vanilla and orange zest. Lovely regardless of whether you go all glam and fancy them up…or not.

  • (1)
  • 2 H
  • 17 H
  • 7
A loaf of monkey bread--balls of caramel-coated bread dough dripping caramel sauce on a rectangle plate

Monkey Bread

A gooey, sweet, classic bread made from pull-apart blobs of brioche dough coated in a buttery, cinnamony caramel sauce that’s gonna distract you in the best possible way.

  • (1)
  • 45 M
  • 7 H, 5 M
  • 6
A loaf of pumpkin bread in a metal loaf pan.

Pumpkin Bread

A quick bread that pretty much captures the essence of autumn with a sigh-inducingly, knee-wobblingly inviting aroma and compelling blend of sweet spices. Idyllic? Heck yeah.

  • (1)
  • 20 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 2
A white bowl filled with whole berry cranberry sauce with a silver spoon resting in it.

Whole Berry Cranberry Sauce

This cranberry sauce veers on the tart side of things, but pleasingly so, with just enough sugar to tease you into wanting it all year long.

  • (1)
  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 25 M
  • 2
A cast-iron skillet filled with chocolate brownie

Skillet Brownies

Intensely gooey, fudgy, crunchy-edged, gluten-free, flourless brownie loveliness. Easy to make. Even easier to make disappear.

  • (1)
  • 15 M
  • 40 M
  • 12
Four pumpkin swirl cheesecake bars on a white surface.

Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake Bars

Pumpkin pie. Cheesecake. And no, that’s not a choice you have to make. You get both. You’re welcome. (New Thanksgiving tradition, anyone?)

  • (2)
  • 40 M
  • 2 H
  • 10