Linda M., Recipe Tester

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

A large pot of easy tomato soup with a grilled cheese sandwich being cut into croutons beside it.

Easy Tomato Soup

Tomato soup with grilled cheese croutons for dunking. And it requires barely more effort than heating up some Campbell’s.

  • (4)
  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 19
A skillet filled with pan seared scallops cooked in butter

Pan Seared Scallops

Perhaps the easiest and most elegant dinner conceivable. Here’s how to cook your pricey (and worth every penny) sea scallops to perfection.

  • (14)
  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 47
A white oval dish filled with cooked spinach with raisins and pine nuts sprinkled over the top and a spoon resting in the dish.

Spinach with Raisins and Pine Nuts

When prepared simply yet perfectly as here, this classic side dish will leave a lingering memory of just how lovely something healthy can be.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
An apple coffee cake with one slice cut from it on a wire cooling rack with parchment underneath.

Apple Coffee Cake

Elegant enough for company, simple enough for every day, and versatile enough for breakfast and midnight snack and pretty much every moment in between.

  • (4)
  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 21
A bowl of eggless chocolate chip cookie dough with a spoon resting in it.

Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Grab your spoons. Whether you crave sweetness or sustenance of a different sort, this simple childhood pleasure may at least bring you a little pleasure in the moment at hand.

  • (11)
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 52
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.

  • (24)
  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 74
Six coffee-crusted grilled pork chops on a speckled platter.

Coffee Crusted Grilled Pork Chops

“Wow!” “Off-the-charts good!” “Divine.” “Amazingly juicy and tender.” “A definite keeper.” That’s what we’re hearing about these subtly and beguilingly spiced chops.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 6
Grilled Pork Skewers with Peaches

Grilled Pork Skewers with Peaches

Peachy keen. Pretty much sums up how we feel toward this simple, skewer-y, summer salad of sorts that comes together in far less than an hour. Just can’t get enough of it.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 50 M
  • 0