Larry Noak, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Larry Noak has tested.

A roast pork loin with apples and onions scattered around it on a baking sheet.

Roast Pork Loin with Apples and Onions

This pork loin, with its fennel and garlic rub and apples and onions roasted on the same sheet pan, is about to become your new favorite supper salvation.

  • (23)
  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 72
Two homemade toaster tarts on a sheet of parchment drizzled with glaze.

Homemade Pop Tarts

Though we dearly loved Pop Tarts as kids, even then we thought the packaged pastries ought to be better. Flakier. Fruitier. Fresher. Just like these. And they’re quite simple to pull off.

  • (4)
  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 22
A skillet cheeseburger with arugula and a pile of fries on a white plate.

The Skillet Cheeseburger

There’s no scarcity of seductiveness in this Seattle-style redux of a classic cheeseburger. The secret’s in the super melty cambozola cheese and the slathering of bacon jam. (Bacon jam!)

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 2
Two slabs of BBQ ribs on a piece of foil with a dish of sauce and a spoon nearby.

BBQ Ribs

An oven method for ribs that folks are calling “utter perfection” and “the easiest rib recipe I’ve ever made. And has the best flavor, too.” We think you’ll agree.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 3 H, 25 M
  • 8
A bowl of spaghetti all'Aglio e Olio topped with olive oil and flakes of Parmesan cheese.

Spaghetti all’Aglio e Olio

This Italian classic is gonna bring ease to your everyday supper situation with its understated complexity and undeniable frugality.

  • (3)
  • 5 M
  • 20 M
  • 14
Three whole smoked chickens on a round grill.

Smoked Chicken

Crisp skin. Succulent meat. A pervasive smokiness. And a pronounced yet balanced spice rub. All with very little fuss. That’s what you can count on when you try this hen.

  • (2)
  • 10 M
  • 5 H, 30 M
  • 14
A metal shaker filled with egg cream.

Egg Cream

A soda fountain classic made with neither egg nor cream, this classic quencher is a summer staple for kids of all ages.

  • (2)
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 14
A mason jar filled with iced coffee, a straw, and a leftover coffee ice cube sticking out the top.

Leftover Coffee Ice Cubes

Got leftover coffee in that pot? Don’t toss it in the sink. Pour it into ice cube trays, freeze, and simple as that, no more watered down iced coffee EVER.

  • (2)
  • 1 M
  • 1 M
  • 6
A spoon resting in a dish of cornmeal drop-biscuit peach cobbler.

Peach Cobbler

“Magical.” “An 11 out of 10.” “The finest peach cobbler that I have ever, or will ever, eat.” “WOW!” That’s what folks are saying about this crazy easy peach cobbler.

  • (16)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 64