Trista C., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Trista C. has tested.

Two Grand Central Bakery jammers, each on a separate plate with jam dripping down the side.

Grand Central Bakery Jammers

What are jammers? They’re biscuits with jam spilling from their centers. The biscuits cradle the jam, so there’s jam and biscuit in every bite.

  • (2)
  • 4
Squares of care-package brownies on parchment paper

Care Package Brownies

Designed to maintain their just-out-of-the-oven loveliness for days, these are ideal for sharing something sweet with the ones you care, whether via the USPS or porch delivery. Or save ’em all for yourself.

  • (2)
  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 24
A loaf of no-knead Cheddar-chiles bread on a kitchen towel on a wire rack with two slices cut from it and knife resting beside it.

No-Knead Cheddar Chiles Bread

Dense and savory, this bread recipe is shot through with cheddar cheese and plenty of green chiles for an inspired loaf of amazingness, New Mexico style.

  • (2)
  • 30 M
  • 3 H, 45 M
  • 6
A spoon with raspberry jam dripping off of it.

Homemade Raspberry Jam

You can’t prolong summer. But you can prolong raspberry season with some lipstick-red berries, a little sugar, and this easy and unerringly helpful recipe.

  • (1)
  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 7
A white oval serving platter topped with three skewers of chicken yakitori with honey sauce.

Chicken Yakitori with Honey Sauce

Japanese grilling at its sweetest–and simplest, with just a quick turn over the coals and a happy little sauce of soy, sake, honey, and ginger for dipping and drizzling.

  • (1)
  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 8
A woman's hand using a biscuit cutter on cream biscuit dough

Easy Cream Biscuits

Scandalously simple. Ethereally airy. Magical. That’s but a sampling of what folks are saying about these two-ingredient, Southern-style cream biscuits.

  • (4)
  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 32
Brown Sugar Cookies

Brown Sugar Cookies

These beauties aren’t unlike classic sugar cookies in terms of ease and appeal. They’re just a little richer and a lot less expected.

  • (6)
  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 25