Test Kitchen Recipes

Welcome to the heart of Taste of Home. Get our favorite Test Kitchen recipes, cooking tips and product recommendations—all straight from the pros.

View More in:

Add Filter

    Chilled Asparagus with Basil Cream

    My family loves chilled asparagus. It's the perfect veggie to have on a warm night, or any night for that matter. My kids like this side dish so much that they snack on leftovers while watching TV at night. —Melissa Puccetti, Rohnert Park, California

    Pesto Mashed Potatoes

    Rich and creamy mashed potatoes get a pop of flavor with a swirl of pesto just before serving. These Pesto...


    Glazed Marsala Carrots with Hazelnuts

    This makes an elegant side dish for company and is easy enough to make when you want to serve something...


    Air-Fryer Spinach Feta Turnovers

    These quick and easy turnovers are one of my wife's favorite entrees. The refrigerated pizza dough makes preparation a snap!...


    Orange Rosemary Carrots

    1 review

    Our whole family loves rosemary, and I grow it along with carrots in my garden every year. This is a...

    Summer Zucchini Pasta

    1 review

    I'm always experimenting when my garden is cranking out zucchini and summer squash. This simple and healthy summer zucchini pasta...


    Air-Fryer French Fries

    This low-calorie, air-fryer french fries recipe is perfect because I can whip it up at a moment's notice with ingredients...

    Smoky Vegan Bacon

    1 review

    This vegan bacon recipe is a must for any meatless eater! You won't believe how similar it is to the...


    Homemade Marinara Sauce

    1 review

    This quick and easy homemade marinara sauce is my kids' favorite. It works fantastic with spaghetti, and my kids love...


    Buttery Mashed Potatoes

    2 reviews

    These creamy, buttery mashed potatoes use simple ingredients. The tricks are to use Yukon Gold potatoes and then to warm...


    Tofu Salad

    To make the tofu extra crispy in this tofu salad recipe, we recommend draining some of the liquid and cooking...

    Butternut Squash Burrito Bowl

    2 reviews

    This butternut squash burrito bowl is an easy-to-prep dinner that combines fresh ingredients with wholesome convenience foods. It comes together...


    Air-Fryer Red Potatoes

    4 reviews

    Roasting is one of my favorite ways to prepare veggies. Some fragrant rosemary, fresh or dried, gives these air-fryer red...


    Garlic-Herb Fried Patty Pan Squash

    1 review

    The first time I grew a garden, I harvested summer squash and cooked it with garlic and herbs. This fried...


    Air-Fryer Portobello Melts

    We're always looking for satisfying vegetarian meals, and this air-fryer sandwich recipe tops the list. These melts are especially delicious...


    Easy Butternut Squash Soup

    When the weather turns cold, get cozy with a bowl of this butternut squash soup. This recipe is super easy....

    Air-Fryer Eggplant Fries

    My kids love these air-fryer eggplant fries—and I like that they're healthy. Coated with Italian seasoning, Parmesan cheese and garlic...


    Italian Bread Salad with Olives

    This quick and flavorful bread salad always gets rave reviews from my friends and family. This panzanella-style dish is a...


    Russian Potato Salad

    1 review

    This Russian potato salad recipe comes from my grandmother, who had written it down in Russian before she translated it...


    Ranch-Glazed Baby Carrots

    There's no need to dip these flavor-packed carrots in a creamy dip—they're already sauteed in delicious ranch dressing mix. You...


    Vegan Quinoa Salad

    2 reviews

    Toasting the grain before it simmers isn't essential, but it does add a pleasant nuttiness to the flavor of this...


    Asian-Style Green Beans

    4 reviews

    These Asian-style green beans are a tasty addition to any meal. The flavors of sesame oil and soy sauce work...


    Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

    2 reviews

    These balsamic Brussels sprouts couldn't be easier to make—and you need only a few ingredients! —Kallee Krong-McCreery, Escondido, California


    Garlic Creamed Spinach

    4 reviews

    This creamed spinach side goes with just about anything. Try it with pasta, roasted pork or baked chicken. —Debbie Glasscock,...

    Magazine Cover

    Subscribe & SAVE

    Save Up To 80%!

    Creamy Pumpkin Hummus

    5 reviews

    I love to serve this pumpkin hummus with sliced apples, pears and pita chips. Top it with toasted pumpkin seeds,...


    Avocado Bruschetta

    My mother shared this fabulous recipe with me, and I have shared it with many friends. They are always requesting...


    Pressure-Cooker Sicilian Steamed Leeks

    I love the challenge of developing recipes for my garden leeks, a delicious but underused vegetable. This Italian-flavored dish...


    Pressure-Cooker Manchester Stew

    While in college, I studied abroad. A vegetarian at the time, I was pleasantly surprised by how delicious and diverse...


    Pressure-Cooker Stuffed Peppers

    1 review

    Here's a good-for-you dinner that's also a meal-in-one classic. Add a salad and, in just moments, call everyone to the...


    Citrus Peach Carrots

    2 reviews

    The bright flavors of lemon and peach balance the sweet earthiness of carrots
    in this delicious side. —Taste of...