Rita Reino-Kinch, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Rita Reino-Kinch has tested.

A cooked raspberry crumble tart on a wooden surface with a few raspberries lying nearby.

Raspberry Crumble Tart

Warning: This tart is best when consumed within a few hours of emerging from the oven. We don’t see this as being a problem. We suspect you won’t either.

  • (2)
  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 10
Soft pretzels of assorted shapes and sizes on a wooden surface.

Soft Pretzels

Authentic German-style soft pretzels with dark and burnished crusts, yeasty and chewy centers, and, natch the irresistible crunch of coarse salt.

  • (3)
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 10 H
  • 39
A white bowl filled with Italian kale soup, topped with ciabatta and melted cheese, with a spoon resting on the side.

Italian Kale Soup ~ Zuppa Valdostana

Comfort fusion food for the soul, this reflects both the frugality of Italian peasant food yet also respects the essential nature of cheese in Swiss and French cooking.

  • (2)
  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 4
A skillet filled with pan seared scallops cooked in butter

Pan Seared Scallops

Perhaps the easiest and most elegant dinner conceivable. Here’s how to cook your pricey (and worth every penny) sea scallops to perfection.

  • (14)
  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 47
A scoop of black coffee ice cream on a silver spoon.

Black Coffee Ice Cream

Know how every once in a while you taste something that’s so insanely satiating that a single spoonful pretty much satisfies? Nah, neither do we. Pass this ice cream, please.

  • (1)
  • 25 M
  • 35 M
  • 16
Squares of raspberry cheesecake brownies.

Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies

A swoon-worthy collision of creamy cheesecake and cakey brownie and sweetly tart raspberries that you simply gotta taste to believe.

  • (3)
  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 10
Four bottles of infused water prepared using the instructions on how to infuse water.

How to Infuse Water

Why spend half your paycheck on pricey infused waters when you can make them at home? It’s easy, inexpensive, and lovely.

  • (2)
  • 5 M
  • 8 H, 5 M
  • 4
A wedge of classic white cake and white frosting with a fork cutting in

White Cake

This white cake has an understated elegance thanks to its tender crumb and lovely nuanced taste that everyone is calling unforgettable in the best possible way. Proof that basic doesn’t mean boring.

  • (4)
  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 85
Butter with Colored Sprinkles

Butter with Colored Sprinkles

Some days are, without a doubt, cloudy with a chance of sprinkles. Just perhaps not the sorta sprinkles you were expecting.

  • (3)
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 5
Lettuce Soup

Lettuce Soup

Never has an overabundance of garden lettuces and herbs been so easily remedied—or made so memorable—as this soup.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 0