Kristen Kennedy, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Kristen Kennedy has tested.

Two bone-in grilled Cambodian pork chops on a plate.

Cambodian Pork Chops

“A revelation.” “Beyond our expectations.” “Deceptively simple.” “I don’t have enough superlatives to describe these beauties.” That’s what we’re hearing about these grilled lovelies.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 3 H, 10 M
  • 0
Four homemade burger buns dusted with flour on grey paper.

Burger Buns

Beautiful burger buns. Were ever three words joined in such harmonious sequence? There’s a lot more lovely things to be said about these rich, pillowy specimens of bread awesomeness.

  • (15)
  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 56
A flourless chocolate chile cake cut into 8 wedges with one slice missing on a piece of parchment paper.

Flourless Chocolate Chile Cake

A subtle heat coupled with the richness of chocolate make this a failproof way to woo friends and family. Gluten-free, too, though no one will notice anything’s missing.

  • (3)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 8
Four grilled pork skewers on a white plate with a bowl of lemon wedges and dried oregano beside the skewers.

Grilled Pork Skewers

Quick! Easy! Delicious! Everyday ingredients! Very few dishes to wash! These pork skewers genuinely deliver on those oft overused promises. Swear.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 4 H, 40 M
  • 0
A sliced jerk chicken breast on a round cutting board, with a man's hand holding a cleaver above it

Jerk Chicken

Yep, you can turn out authentic grilled jerk chicken that’s pretty much exactly like what you’d experience in the Caribbean. But at home.

  • (1)
  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 25 M
  • 12
Several open glass bottles of barbecue sauces, including a vinegar barbecue sauce.

Vinegar Barbecue Sauce

This tangy vinegar-based barbecue sauce, typical of eastern Carolina-style ‘cue, is exactly what you want—nay, need—for anything you pull from your smoker or grill.

  • (2)
  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 8
Several shapes of fresh homemade egg pasta dough on a rimmed baking sheet.

Fresh Homemade Egg Pasta Dough

Tastes just like what they slide in front of you at trattorias in Italy, with someone’s nonna in back rolling out sheets of fresh pasta, upper arms jiggling.

  • (2)
  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 21
A yellow pot with 3-ingredient macaroni and cheese--elbow macaroni, cream, Cheddar cheese

3 Ingredient Macaroni and Cheese

Mac and cheese doesn’t get any easier than this 3 ingredient macaroni and cheese that’s done in 20 minutes. Kids! Dinner!

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 0