Pat Francis, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Pat Francis has tested.

Bite-size bacon and cheese scones with smoked bacon and melted Asiago on top on a parchment-lined baking sheet

Bite-Size Bacon and Cheese Scones

Cute as a button, and not much bigger, these buttery, bacony scones are the most diminutive and darned good biscuits we’ve had in recent memory. Maybe ever.

  • (1)
  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 31
A blue casserole dish filled with cauliflower macaroni & cheese with a yellow ladle and a bowl of herbs and napkin on the side.

Cauliflower Macaroni and Cheese

Adults seeking lower-carb classics aren’t the only ones cleaning their plates of this cauliflower macaroni and cheese. Kids are even asking for seconds. It’s that phenomenal.

  • (1)
  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 2
A metal tray filled with chipotle chicken wings, sweet potato wedges, and a Greek yogurt dipping sauce with lime wedges and cilantro leaves.

Chipotle Chicken Wings

Not your ordinary chicken wings, these are tossed in spicy, sticky, ever so slightly sweet chipotle rub and roasted with sweet potato wedges. A no-fuss sheet-pan stunner.

  • (1)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2
A skillet filled with spicy scrambled eggs with a wooden spoon inside.

Spicy Scrambled Eggs | Ande Bhurji

If you’re the sort who likes things spicy, whether first thing in the morning or at the end of a crazy day, then we’ve got a quick and easy scrambled eggs recipe for you.

  • (2)
  • 25 M
  • 30 M
  • 6
Six Alabama muffin biscuits in a muffin tin.

Alabama Muffin Biscuits

These curiously named, easy peasy, shamelessly simple meldings of biscuit and muffins may make you swear off roll-out biscuits for good.

  • (3)
  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 21
Szechuan spice-rubbed pork loin covered with ground Szechuan peppercorns, condiments on the side

Szechuan Spice-Rubbed Pork

For this embarrassingly easy roast, a tingling rub of Szechuan pepper, black pepper, and nutmeg (yes, nutmeg) coats pork butt before it’s roasted to tender incredibleness.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 7
A patterned bowl filled with turkey meatballs with angel hair pasta, and a piece of bread and glass of white wine next to the bowl.

Turkey Meatballs With Angel Hair Pasta

Ever wondered if healthy, easy, homemade turkey meatballs that aren’t dry as cardboard even exist? These tender meatballs oozing with melted mozzarella are proof that they do.

  • (2)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 4
A grey bowl filled with baked mac and cheese topped with bread crumbs.

Baked Mac and Cheese with Bread Crumbs

Because nothing says love like cheesy pasta magnificence, in particular, this baked macaroni and cheese recipe, which is one of the best we’ve ever had.

  • (3)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 8
A grated carrot salad piled on a wooden cutting board with two lemon wedges.

Grated Carrot Salad

Yoohoo, you who’s trying to eat more healthfully, start cramming carrots in your pieholes with this satisfying little number.

  • (2)
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 4
A yellow pot with 3-ingredient macaroni and cheese--elbow macaroni, cream, Cheddar cheese

3 Ingredient Macaroni and Cheese

Mac and cheese doesn’t get any easier than this 3 ingredient macaroni and cheese that’s done in 20 minutes. Kids! Dinner!

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 0