Marilyn Canna, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Marilyn Canna has tested.

Pieces of chicken fingers, a smear of ketchup and two toddler sized forks on a white sheet.

Chicken Fingers

No funnily named fillers. No mystery meat. Just chicken and cornflakes and little tykes clamoring for more.

  • (2)
  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 10
A whole herb stuffed baked salmon filled with bread crumbs and herbs and tied with kitchen twine.

Herb-Stuffed Baked Salmon

A stupendously simple yet superlatively stunning salmon recipe that requires no swimming upstream, we promise.

  • (1)
  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
A white plate with a piece of pan-seared Moroccan salmon on a bed of orange slices, red onion, and greens with three black olives on the side.

Pan-Seared Moroccan Salmon

These sexy salmon fillets have got “come hither” appeal in spades thanks to a citrusy lilt and a beguiling blend of spices.

  • (5)
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 17
Three bottles of store bought Sriracha sauce.

Homemade Sriracha Sauce

The traditional and incendiary Thai condiment has incited quite the following. Here’s how to save yourself a trip to your local Asian market.

  • (3)
  • 5 M
  • 7 D
  • 60
A glass canning jar filled with bread and butter pickles, with pickling liquid being poured over.

Bread and Butter Pickles

We’ve no idea where the saying “in a pickle” comes from, but we’d love to find ourselves in a jar of these subtly sweet specimens.

  • (1)
  • 25 M
  • 3 H, 25 M
  • 2
Three glass jars partially filled with pesto Genovese.

Pesto Genovese

A spoon-it-straight-from-the-jar-and-slather-it-on-everything sauce with the taste of tradition, the seduction of sophistication.

  • (3)
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 39
A braised lamb shank in pinot noir, and exposed bone, on mash potatoes, all on a white plate sitting on planks of wood

Braised Lamb Shanks in Pinot Noir

Lamb shanks are left to slowly burble in a lovely red wine until the meat is literally falling-off-the-bone tender. Our favorite winter pastime.

  • (6)
  • 40 M
  • 3 H, 40 M
  • 16