Peter Quick, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Peter Quick has tested.

A person scooping a spoonful of mac and cheese with beer from a casserole dish.

Mac and Cheese with Beer

Cheesy noodles, with a crunchy crust of spicy cracker crumbs, are a step up from the same old mac ‘n cheese you’ve been relying on.

Halved slices of sourdough stacked on top of each other on a white and grey marble surface.

Sourdough Bread

Craving that characteristic crust and crumb of an artisanal loaf of sourdough? We have just the beginner’s recipe for you that’s a cinch to pull off at home. Swear.

A white platter with four pork chops with applesauce in a jar on the side and fried sage leaves sprinkled over the pork chops.

Pork Chops with Applesauce

No ordinary pork chops and apples recipe, this particular approach takes its sass from crisp, fried sage leaves and can be on the table in 30 minutes.

An oval serving dish filled with mashed potato gratin and a portion of it on a plate beside the dish.

Mashed Potato Gratin

Our recipe testers called these potatoes “pure heaven,” “yumminess,” and “genius.” That’s just a few of the rave reviews we heard for these delicately flavored spuds.

A rectangular dish filled with curry chicken pot pie and topped with puff pastry.

Curry Chicken Pot Pie

East meets west when warming Indian spices collide with traditional chicken pot pie. Guaranteed to leave you feeling sated and sublime.

A sticky bun topped with caramel and pecans on a plate, with more sticky buns in the background.

Sticky Buns

King Arthur Baking knows a thing or three about dough. Their recipe for gooey, cinnamon-sugared sticky buns proves it.

A chicken mushroom pot pie in a blue and white rectangular pie dish on a floral plate with fried potato chunks next to it.

Chicken Mushroom Pot Pies

A homey potpie with a creamy, savory sauce that you’ll want to lick off the plate. And did we mention the succulent chicken and mushrooms?

Two oval loaves of filone on a wooden board.

Filone

Filone’s chewy crust and light, airy crumb make this everyday Italian bread a standout. Especially doable if it’s your first-time with sourdough bread baking.

Nine roast lemon chicken thighs in a round Dutch oven with lemon slices tucked between them.

Roast Lemon Chicken Thighs

In this simple one-pot supper, chicken thighs are bathed in a sauce that’s informed, though not overwhelmed, by lemon. Warning: You’re gonna wanna spoon that sauce onto everything.