Krista Ramsey, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Krista Ramsey has tested.

Three pieces of mkate wa ufuta (Zanzibar sesame bread) with some sesame seeds sprinkled around it.

Zanzibar Sesame Bread | Mkate Wa Ufuta

We know what you’re thinking. Mkate what?! Yet once you try this unique and chewy, toasty, nutty, densely magnificent sesame flatbread from Zanzibar, you’ll be crooning about it to everyone who’ll listen.

  • (1)
  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 4
A few Mason jars filled with chicken bone broth.

Chicken Bone Broth

Easy. Healthy. Keto. Paleo. Able to be made in a slow cooker. Remnants of a rotisserie hen work just dandy. And, natch, the taste. Just a few of the things we adore about this chicken stock.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 1 D, 1 H
  • 4
A bowl of slow cooker applesauce with two spoons nearby

Slow Cooker Applesauce

This recipe is gonna change your mind about store-bought applesauce. And not just because it lets you use your slow cooker and walk away. Wait’ll you taste it.

  • (2)
  • 15 M
  • 6 H, 15 M
  • 4
Nine Sriracha deviled egg halves and a teaspoon on a parchment-lined baking sheet

Sriracha Deviled Eggs

Made with the requisite mustard and mayonnaise for classic deviled egg traditionalists. And bacon drippings and Sriracha for the rebels in the rest of us.

  • (2)
  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 6
Plate of pumpkin spice toffee--made with toffee, pumpkin spice, white chocolate, and pecans

Pumpkin Spice Toffee

All that familiar autumnal spice loveliness in perhaps the only pumpkin spice incarnation you’ve yet to try.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Two chocolate banana pops, one covered in sprinkles and the other in chopped nuts on a piece of parchment.

Chocolate Banana Pops

Bring back memories? How about we make some new memories with whatever the heck you feel like sprinkling on top of your chocolate-covered bananas? After all, you’re an adult. You get to decide.

  • (1)
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 4
An asparagus and fried egg panini with arugula and Tallegio cheese sliced in half in parchment paper

Asparagus and Fried Egg Panini

essentially a grown-up riff on grilled cheese that we’d happily indulge in every single day—morning, noon, night, and anytime in between.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 35 M
  • 0
An illustration of kale pesto ingredients being added to a food processor

Kale Pesto

Yes, kale pesto. It’s easy and healthy and folks are calling it one of the best pestos they’ve ever experienced. Maybe you should see what all the fuss is about.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Irregularly broken pieces of pine nut brittle

Pine Nut Brittle

Crunchy, sweet, salty, buttery, and nutty all in one bite. And it comes together in just 30 minutes, which makes it quite practical to toss together batch after batch, especially if, like us, you get a little carried away with sampling.

  • (1)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2