Rita Reino-Kinch, Recipe Tester

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

A skillet filled with seared scallops cooked in butter

Seared Scallops

Perhaps the easiest and most elegant dinner conceivable. Here’s how to cook them to perfection.

  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 27
Infused 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.

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

Classic White Cake

We beg to differ with the name of this fetching creation, as it’s far too easy to mistake “classic” for “blah.” Far more fitting, we think, is “best white cake.” Ever.

  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 81
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.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 5
Black Coffee Ice Cream

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 the ice cream, please.

  • 25 M
  • 35 M
  • 12
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.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
Soft Pretzels

Soft Pretzels

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

  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 10 H
  • 26
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
Raspberry Crumble Tart

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.

  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 8
A pile of roasted chicken wings with a bowl of Korean dipping sauce with sesame seeds

Korean Chicken Wings

Know that elusive balance of crisp yet moist, sorta sweet but with some heat, that most wings fail miserably to achieve? These nail it.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Mushroom Macaroni and Cheese

Mushroom Macaroni and Cheese

A simple, sophisticated riff on traditional mac and cheese that’s more alfredo-y than casserole-y. No complaints here.

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 8