Linda M., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Linda M. has tested.

Four veal cutlets in a white wine lemon sauce with lemon slices and capers in a skillet for veal piccata.

Veal Piccata

“Everyone loved it, including the kiddos.” “Quick and easy.” “Perfect.” “As good as any restaurant piccata I’ve ever had.” That’s what folks are saying about this recipe.

  • (9)
  • 35 M
  • 35 M
  • 20
A vanilla cupcake decorated with white frosting and pink sprinkles on a red book.

Vanilla Cupcakes

These simple yet superlative little cakes are quite mind-blowing in their poundcake-like loveliness. Go on. See for yourself.

  • (3)
  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 12
A rimmed baking sheet with rows of Southern buttermilk biscuits.

Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

“Spectacular.” “Sinful.” “Easy.” “Airy.” “Buttery.” “Lofty.” “Perfect.” That’s what folks are saying about these lovely buttermilk biscuits.

A log of lemon horseradish butter with three slices cut from in on a piece of wax paper with a knife beside it.

Lemon Horseradish Butter

Slather, schmear, and otherwise anoint all manner of things with this nifty flavored butter. Mmmm. Butter.

  • (1)
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 2
White plate with a maple pork chops, carrots, and beets with feta cheese

Maple Pork Chops

Expect a subtle sweetness from this pork chop sensation that comes together from pantry standbys. We suspect that, like us, you’re gonna wanna add it to your weeknight rotation.

  • (3)
  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 6
A stack of buckwheat pancakes on a white plate with maple syrup drizzled over them.

Buckwheat Pancakes

If you didn’t already know that these light, fluffy, nutty buckwheat pancakes are good for you, we swear you wouldn’t guess it from the taste.

  • (1)
  • 45 M
  • 45 M
  • 8
A classic grilled cheese sandwich--buttered grilled bread and oozing Cheddar cheese

Classic Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Just as cheesy and comforting as it was when you were six years old. And who couldn’t benefit from feeling like you’re six again and all is right with the world?

  • (2)
  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 6
Six one-bowl mocha brownies on wood

One-Bowl Mocha Brownies

If you’re going to splurge on brownies, you may as well, you know, SPLURGE on brownies. But not in terms of effort or expense. Just taste. These brownies handle it splendidly.

  • (2)
  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 6
Two waffle iron grilled cheese sandwiches on a wooden cutting board with a knife and a waffle iron nearby.

Waffle Iron Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Dust off that waffle iron. You’re going to want to make more than one of these supper-worthy sandwiches with crisped dimples and ooey, gooey interior. And no spattered stovetop to clean!

  • (1)
  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 16
Eight Italian breadsticks, or grissini, lined up next to each other.

Italian Breadsticks ~ Grissini Torinesi

Most Americans know grissini as those pale breadsticks in the long waxen envelopes at old-time Italian restaurants. How sad for us. Perhaps we can do something about that.

  • (1)
  • 25 M
  • 2 H
  • 4