Olivia G., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Olivia G. has tested.

A single oat and pecan brittle cookie on a white background.

Oat and Pecan Brittle Cookies

Crisp edges. Chewy center. Caramelized awesomeness that defies words. And a marginal healthfulness from oats that makes it entirely too easy to justify having another one.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 14 H, 30 M
  • 0
Squares of vanilla sheet cake with Swiss buttercream frosting and sprinkles on white plates with a coupe of Champagne in the background.

Vanilla Sheet Cake

Behold, Edd Kimber’s go-to sheet cake, complete with an utterly irresistible (and doable) Swiss meringue buttercream that you’re gonna wanna slather all over everything.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 2
Three sheet pan sausage, peppers, and onions on a white plate with a jar of mustard beside it.

Sheet Pan Sausage, Peppers, and Onions

Ballpark style sausages without going to the ballpark. We dare say we like this approach even better when demolished from the comfort of our own couch.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
A spoon scooping chocolate mug cake from a blue mug.

Chocolate Mug Cake

Molten, gooey, dense, chocolatey, and done in minutes with nary any evidence, er, we mean cleanup, this microwave mug cake is the solution to when you need dessert stat.

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  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 2
Spicy roasted Brussels sprouts with dried cranberries and macadamia nuts on a baking sheet.

Spicy Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Perhaps the most surprising crucifers we’ve experienced in a while, these are tossed with a fragrant, warming spice blend that’ll make you forget you’re eating healthy. Wonders never cease.

  • (1)
  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 2
An apple tea cake on a wire rack with three slices cut from it and one on a blue and white plate.

Apple Tea Cake

Not as dense or as sweet as a pound cake, this lovely tea cake is rich and buttery and subtly infused with layers of apple and cinnamon with a tart lemon drizzle as a finishing flourish.

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 3 H
  • 0
Blue pot of chunks of pork, authentic carnitas, with a bay leaf and wooden spoon on top

Carnitas ~ Mexican Braised Pork

This Mexican carnitas recipe is authentic braised and fried pork that makes for conversation-stopping, fall-apart-tender awesomeness.

  • (34)
  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 135