Ralph Knauth, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Ralph Knauth has tested.

A wedge of white pizza on a piece of parchment.

White Pizza

We find this lovely, albeit subtly flavored, little number to be one of the simpler pleasures in life. We think you’ll concur.

A white baking dish filled with easy rhubarb crisp and a spoon resting in the center.

Easy Rhubarb Crisp

An obscenely easy, sweetly tart rhubarb crisp that you simply must experience at least once. (Although we doubt you’ll be able to stop at just once.)

A silver platter filled with asparagus tempura with some pieces of asparagus and a glass of beer on a wooden table.

Asparagus Tempura

Easy and shatteringly crisp and light and perfect. That’s what folks are saying about this delicate beer-battered asparagus tempura.

  • Quick Glance
  • 0
White bowl of fresh peas with mint

Fresh Peas With Mint

Is there anything that screams spring more than lightly buttered peas with a wee bit of mint on top? We think not.

  • (1)
  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 4
A white enamel pot with pieces of beef short ribs with chile rub and a wooden spoon.

Beef Short Ribs With Chile Rub

We swoon to short ribs prepared almost any way. But especially when braised with coffee and chiles. That is to say, this way.

  • (2)
  • 45 M
  • 4 H, 25 M
  • 14
Two white bowls filled with red posole with pieces of tortilla and lime wedges on the side.

Red Posole ~ Pozole Rojo

In Nahuatl, pozole means “make a big batch of this on the weekend and reheat during the week after soccer practice.” (Not really.)

  • (5)
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 28
An unsliced loaf of brown soda bread with a knife resting beside it

Brown Soda Bread

We guarantee you’re going to feel Irish when you sit down and savor a slice of this brown soda bread. Consider it a borrowed Irish birthright.

  • (1)
  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 8
A broccoli rabe pizza cut into squares on a grey background.

Broccoli Rabe Pizza

We’re not saying broccoli rabe pizza is going to replace pepperoni. We’re merely suggesting it may, under certain circumstances, be an awesomely viable alternative.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 0
A person holding a glass mug of cinnamon tea on a white plate.

Cinnamon Tea

Sorta amazing what loveliness can be wrought from just a stick of cinnamon and some hot water. So simple. So soothing.

  • (1)
  • 5 M
  • 20 M
  • 4
A bowl of shredded beef chili with sweet potatoes on a plate containing a spoon, two lime wedges, and cilantro leaves.

Shredded Beef Chili With Sweet Potatoes

“OMG!” “Not too spicy, eat-it-from-the-pot tasty.” “We loved it!” That’s what folks are saying about this unexpected and robust chili with its sweet heat.

  • (4)
  • 25 M
  • 4 H
  • 23