Pat Francis, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Pat Francis has tested.

A pork loin roast, tied and seasoned with salt and pepper, on a foil-lined sheet pan with a wire rack.

Pork Loin Roast

Just like what your grandma would put on the table for Sunday night dinner. (Don’t you love how food instantly transports you through time?!)

Apple and celery salad in a patterned bowl, beside a cutting board with a knife and apple slices.

Apple and Celery Salad

A simple and elegant salad that brightens up whatever you serve it alongside. Crisp, tangy, and refreshing, it’s a perfect accompaniment.

French onion skillet chicken in a copper frying pan with a person lifting out a serving

French Onion-Skillet Chicken

This isn’t just an upgrade to French onion soup. This isn’t just roasted chicken. It’s an incredible combination of all the best parts of both, darling.

Three blueberry buttermilk pancakes and two slices of bacon, all drizzled with maple syrup, on a decorative plate with a fork resting beside the food.

Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes

“Like the best diner pancakes of your life.” “This is going to replace my standard pancake recipe.” That’s what folks are saying about these ‘cakes.

Roasted Jerusalem artichokes in a white bowl with a fork and napkin in the background.

Roasted Jerusalem Artichokes

Jerusalem artichokes, stump so many of us. But hang on–lots of our testers weren’t hip to them either until they tried (and loved) this recipe. What are you waiting for?

A close-up of a white plate on a wooden table, filled with white wine linguine covered with black pepper and shavings of Parmesan.

White Wine Linguine

Elegant yet exceedingly simple, this white wine linguine beguiles with its rich, silken flavor despite the absence of cream and a touch of butter.

A white plate white 2 pieces of fish, one sliced and one whole with crisp skin attached. Garnished with slices of lemon, lime, and parsley.

Pan-Seared Fish Fillet

Healthy isn’t necessarily boring or penance. This lovely (and quick!) dinner is so darn delectable, you’re going to completely forget it’s good for you.