L. Mitchell, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes L. Mitchell has tested.

Bowl of green Spring pea puree topped with chopped mint on white marble

Spring Pea Puree

Alongside roast chicken. With spring lamb. Beneath fish. Smeared on a cracker. Set out with crudités. Twirled with pasta. This spring green knows no limits.

  • (3)
  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 14
Braised pork loin with rosemary topped with a mustard-garlic sauce on a white plate on wood

Braised Pork Loin With Rosemary

Pork loin is always delicious. But pork loin is even better when it’s simmered in wine and aromatics. And did we mention how dang easy it is?!

  • (6)
  • 25 M
  • 2 H
  • 18
Three orange madeleines in a medeline tin.

Orange Madeleines

Tender, buttery, and enhanced with a subtle citrus lilt. Just as Proust would have wanted. (No madeleine tin? No worries. They’re just as lovely when made in a mini-muffin pan.)

  • (1)
  • 25 M
  • 2 H
  • 2
A spice-rubbed whole Instant Pot rotisserie-style chicken on a sheet of parchment paper on a wooden board.

Instant Pot Rotisserie-Style Chicken

Can you roast a whole chicken in an Instant Pot? Well, yes. Kinda of. Is it “technically” roasted? No. Does it have a deliciously rotisserie-like flavor? You betcha.

  • (1)
  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
A yellow pot with 3-ingredient macaroni and cheese--elbow macaroni, cream, Cheddar cheese

3 Ingredient Macaroni and Cheese

Mac and cheese honestly doesn’t get any quicker or easier or pantry-friendlier than this 3-ingredient savior that can be tossed together with stuff you already have on hand. Certain to please.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 0
A red Le Creuset pot filled with red wine onions, that have been slowly cooked together

Red Wine Onions

Meet your newest weeknight staple for when you want something a little special and impressive. Slightly sweet, deeply flavored, caramelized red onions doused with red wine.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 0
A white bowl of caldo verde, or Portuguese kale soup with thinly sliced kale and a single chorizo coin floating in the center.

Caldo Verde ~ Portuguese Green Soup

Considered Portugal’s national dish, caldo verde, or green soup, is a homey dish of potatoes, kale sliced whisker thin, and smoky pork sausage.

  • (35)
  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 5 M
  • 117
A fork resting in a bowl of celery root salad with clementines.

Celery Root Salad with Clementines

Not your typical salad, this is made with nutritious celery root that’s cleverly blitzed until minced so finely it could stand in for couscous. The perfect balance of sweet, salty, sour, and surprise.

  • Quick Glance
  • 50 M
  • 50 M
  • 0
Seven milk chocolate truffles in a pile of candied macadamia nuts.

Milk Chocolate Truffles

This milk chocolate truffles recipe is simple to make, complex in taste, and easy as can be to express your love and appreciation…if even to yourself. Cuz we could all use something sweet.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 8 H
  • 0
A bowl of curried sweet potato and lentil soup, sprinkled with black pepper, with a spoon resting inside the bowl.

Curried Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup

The spiciness of red curry paste and the sweetness of sweet potatoes and heartiness of lentils and the tanginess of lime in a single beautiful bowl of deliciousness.

  • (3)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 6