Renee H., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Renee H. has tested.

A whole roast chicken in a roasting pan with halved citrus fruits around it

Roast Chicken with Citrus

The words “orange chicken” used to make us think of gloppy Chinese takeout—until we tried this orange chicken.

  • 40 M
  • 2 H, 40 M
  • 15
Bacon Jam

Bacon Jam

Maybe what the world needs is a single currency. Like jars of this sweet, rich, intense bacon jam that makes everything better.

  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 94
Slow Cooker Shredded Pork

Slow Cooker Shredded Pork

Pull out your slow cooker and sate yourself with this tender, sweetly spiced, subtly smoky shredded pork. And with nary any effort.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 12 H
  • 0
Cajeta

Cajeta

Cajeta. It’s how you say “obscenely indulgent, ridiculously easy, and gosh darn good caramel” when you’re south of the border.

  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 8
White Pizza

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.

  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 22
Bobby Flay’s Barbecue Sauce

Bobby Flay’s Barbecue Sauce

This sweetly spicy little number wooed us from our very first spoonful, banishing bottled barbecue sauce forever from our pantries.

  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 6
English Muffin Bread

English Muffin Bread

Incomparably easier than traditional English muffins yet with all the requisite nooks and crannies that God—and the British—intended.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 2
Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Expect a slightly ginormous, squat, thin cookie that’s chewy in the center, crisp at the edges, and uncommonly good through and through.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 55 M
  • 4
Panna Cotta With Peaches

Panna Cotta with Peaches

This panna cotta has the most luscious of textures. How to explain it? Hmmm. Sorta like swooping velvet over your tongue.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 8 H, 40 M
  • 4
Fancy Tuna Melt

Not Your Mom’s Tuna Melt

A tuna melt is a tuna melt is a tuna melt, right? Uh, not exactly. This is a welcome departure from what we choked down as children.

  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 6
Fish Sticks

Fancy Fish Sticks

We believe in feeding kids real foods. But when you think about it, how much more real does it get than fish and bread crumbs?

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 8
Peanut Butter Sandies

Peanut Butter Sandies

New York Times’ reporter Julia Moskin divulges the recipe for City Bakery’s Peanut Butter Sandies. You’re welcome.

  • 20 M
  • 50 M
  • 13