Steve Dunn, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Steve Dunn has tested.

Blue pot of chunks of pork, authentic carnitas, with a bay leaf and wooden spoon on top

Authentic Carnitas

This Mexican carnitas recipe is authentic braised and fried pork that’s fall-apart-tender pork goodness ready for tacos.

Rum Balls Recipe

Rum Balls

Who could possibly say no when offered one of these homemade and inebriating edibles? Certainly not us.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
Apple Tart Recipe

Apple Tart

If you took a look at this stunning tart and thought, “I can’t possibly do that!” think again. We suspect you can.

  • 50 M
  • 2 H, 10 M
  • 10
Sweet Potato Cornbread Recipe

Sweet Potato Cornbread

We could blather on and on and on about this surprising (and stealthy healthy) riff on a Southern classic. But you best experience it for yourself.

  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 41
Moroccan-Spiced Roast Chicken

Moroccan-Spiced Roast Chicken

What we adore most about roast chicken? The fix-it-and-forget-about-it-ness of it. That and the countless ways to fancy it up. Here, one of our fuss-free favorites.

  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 55 M
  • 19
Buttermilk Cornbread Recipe

Buttermilk Cornbread

“Heavenly.” “The best cornbread we’ve ever had.” “Like eating cake.” “Stop me before I make another!” That’s what folks are saying about this unconventional cornbread.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 41
Coffee-Crusted Grilled Pork Chops Recipe

Coffee Crusted Grilled Pork Chops

“Wow!” “Off-the-charts good!” “Divine.” “Amazingly juicy and tender.” “A definite keeper.” That’s what folks are saying about these grilled and subtly spiced chops. Sorta makes you want to try ’em, eh?

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 6
Homemade Kind Bars Recipe

Homemade KIND Bars

Nuts. Seeds. Dried fruits. Sweet syrup. The only thing missing is the fancy cellphone wrapping and the steep price tag.

  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 55
Beef and Guinness Pie Recipe

Beef and Guinness Pie

Essentially Irish stew with some lovely store-bought puff pastry plopped on top. Easy peasy.

  • 45 M
  • 3 H
  • 24
Cream Cheese Rugelach Recipe

Cream Cheese Rugelach

“Transcendent” is how the author describes these rugelach. We’d like to add “flaky,” “tender,” and “perfect” to the list of apt adjectives.

  • 40 M
  • 2 H
  • 18
Sriracha Beef Jerky Recipe

Sriracha Beef Jerky

A sorta spicy version of basic beef jerky that’s jazzed up with Sriracha sauce. Camping has never been so enticing.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 4 H
  • 10
Thai Beef Salad Recipe | Larb

Thai Beef Salad | Larb

Given its multitude of tastes, textures, and temperatures, this salad is certain to remind you there’s more to this cuisine than pad Thai.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Paleo Granola Recipe

Paleo Granola

You won’t find a single rolled oat in this granola recipe. What you will find is sweetly crunchy and obscenely nutty goodness galore.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2