Nekayah Snider, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Nekayah Snider has tested.

A partially sliced grilled porterhouse steak on a wooden cutting board.

Grilled Porterhouse Steak

Impressive yet easy to make and arguably the best way to make a porterhouse steak at home. And no setting off the fire alarm. Here’s how.

A glass of Mexican mojito with lime slices floating in it and a mint sprig garnish.

Mexican Mojito

Inspired by its Cuban cousin, this Mexican mojito might even be sexier and suaver thanks to that bad boy, smooth tequila. Buena onda, indeed.

A tall glass filled with blueberry pie milkshake, topped with a piece of pie crust.

Blueberry Pie Milkshake

An utterly indulgent trick that turns the classic blueberry pie and ice cream upside down. Or perhaps inside out. And it’s all the better for it.

A pile of Korean-style BBQ ribs on a wooden board, garnished with scallions and sesame seeds with several forks on the side.

Korean-Style BBQ Ribs

Sweet, tangy, and deliciously messy. Marinate ’em, grill ’em up, stack ’em on a platter, and prepare for everyone to be astounded.

A smoked prime rib sliced in half on a wooden board with a green-handled knife beside it.

Smoked Prime Rib

Infused with smoke as it cooks low and slow, this compelling centerpiece is, quite simply, the best and most unique prime rib we’ve ever tried. And worth standing at the smoker even during the dead of winter.

A person removing a slice of fresh tomato tart with a lifter and a bowl of pesto and black pepper on the side.

Fresh Tomato Tart

A perfectly flaky crust. A simple goat cheese filling. Some fresh pesto. And those spectacular heirloom tomatoes sitting on your counter. Surprisingly simple. Impressively spectacular.

A bacon Swiss burger topped with lettuce, tomato, and dill pickle chips.

Bacon Swiss Burger

This smash burger delivers a satisfying sizzle as the burgers meet heat and, even more satisfying, attain that elusive crusty exterior while maintaining an astoundingly juicy interior.

A person holding a white platter filled with homemade dog treats and a dog looking at them.

Homemade Dog Treats

Just wait’ll you see how your dog looks at you after you start making these easy treats a part of everyday life…

Wood bowl with tequila-lime chicken tacos, charred limes, radishes, sour cream

Tequila Lime Chicken Tacos

Chicken gets a little tipsy after being doused with tequila but is then given a cold shower in the form of a squeeze of lime and a cooling cilantro-chile mayo sauce.

Cooked pieces of chicken shawarma and wedges of red onion on a rimmed baking sheet.

Chicken Shawarma

Permeated with an enticing and sorta (but not intimidatingly) exotic blend of spices, these chicken thighs and tender roasted onions and couldn’t be easier.

Two bowls of naked wonton with a small dish of sliced scallions on the side.

Naked Wonton Soup

A keto-friendly, low-carb, gluten-free riff on the Asian classic that lacks nothing in appeal yet is crazy underwhelming in terms of its carbohydrate load.

A slice of no-bake cheesecake drizzled with maple bourbon syrup on a white plate with a pitcher of syrup also on the plate.

No-Bake Cheesecake

We’re hearing from folks who’ve tried this cheesecake that it’s “unbelievable” just how spectacular it is for being no-bake and no-fuss. We couldn’t agree more.

Four pieces of cashew caramel cracker bars on a round wooden board with a knife resting beside them.

Cashew Caramel Cracker Bars

This cashew caramel cracker bars recipe is made with saltines, sweetened condensed milk, brown sugar, and chocolate. An easy crowd-pleaser.

A cheesy baked spaghetti casserole in a cast-iron skillet.

Cheesy Baked Spaghetti

As much of a one-pan wonder as they come. Willpower doesn’t stand a chance against this cheesy baked spaghetti casserole.

Two bourbon sloppy joes on sesame buns, topped with shredded Cheddar cheese, and pickled red onion.

Bourbon Sloppy Joes

A gussied-up riff on an American classic made with a bourbon-spiked sauce and glammed up with Cheddar and pickled red onions.

A grilled lamb burger patty on a bun with cucumber, tzatziki, and greens.

Grilled Lamb Burgers

Dare you to try something different from your usual summer grilling routine. These lamb burgers are juicy, tender, and filled with flavor from herbs and spices.