Kristen Kennedy, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Kristen Kennedy has tested.

A chipped ceramic dish filled with buttermilk drop biscuits nestled in a striped tea towel.

Buttermilk Drop Biscuits

“The best biscuits I’ve ever had!” is what we’re hearing from many, many, many folks who when they first try these easy no-rolling-required biscuits. Amen to that.

  • (2)
  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 11
Two whole roasted cauliflower heads on a rimmed baking sheet with a glass jar of dressing and a spoon resting inside it.

Whole Roasted Cauliflower

So novel to serve (and so delicious to eat) that you, as well as any finicky eaters at your table, might just forget any prior bland experiences you may have had with cauliflower.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 0
Several strips of maple bacon on a sheet of parchment, with a pastry brush and drizzles of maple syrup beside the bacon.

Maple Bacon

Forget the mixed nuts and nachos. This maple bacon is what we care to toss back while sipping a beer and

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 55 M
  • 2
Pieces of roast chicken wth a small dish of pan gravy and a halved lemon and bulb of garlic on an oval metal tray.

Roast Chicken and Pan Gravy

We seriously cannot get enough of this easy roast chicken and pan gravy that’s got our heads spinning…and everyone clamoring for more.

  • (3)
  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 16
Cooked pieces of chicken shawarma and wedges of red onion on a rimmed baking sheet.

Chicken Shawarma

Permeated with an enticing and sorta (but not intimidatingly) exotic blend of spices, these chicken thighs and tender roasted onions and couldn’t be easier.

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  • 25 M
  • 3 H, 5 M
  • 2
Three golden-brown pan-roasted pork chops

Pan Roasted Pork Chops

Perfect. The best brine I’ve ever had. Oh. My. God. That’s just a few of the things we’re hearing about this simple weeknight supper solution.

  • (6)
  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 25
Chicken gravy being poured out of a white gravy boat.

Chicken Gravy

Made the old-fashioned way, this gravy is terrific on fried chicken and even better on mashed potatoes. Cross our hearts.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 2 H
  • 2
A white plate topped with a piece of brown butter flattened chicken, tomato sauce, arugula and red onion salad, and pine nuts.

Brown Butter Flattened Chicken

Looks and tastes like a restaurant-quality meal that requires a staff of sous chefs and dish washers. Yet in reality it comes together in a single skillet in just 30 minutes.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0