Marilyn Canna, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Marilyn Canna has tested.

Three bottles of store homemade 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
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
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