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John Somerall

John Somerall is a professional recipe tester and developer in Dotdash Meredith's food studios and test kitchens. After graduating from culinary school, John worked in various fine-dining restaurants around the country for 10 years before becoming a member of the Dotdash Meredith Food Studios Test Kitchen team, where he tests and develops recipes for multiple Dotdash Meredith brands.
These homemade oven-dried strawberries have a deeply fruity, sweet-tart flavor you can savor just by turning on your oven. Enjoy them on their own, add them to trail mix or use them as a topping to yogurt or ice cream.
Learn how to dry mushrooms in the oven, from shiitake mushrooms to cremini mushrooms.
In this healthy dinner recipe, ground beef and potatoes are paired with colorful veggies, including kale, tomato and peppers. Everything is cooked in one skillet, which allows for layers of flavor to build quickly while also cutting back on the number of dishes.
Lobster Mac & Cheese
Rating: Unrated
In this healthy twist on lobster mac and cheese, we add a secret ingredient to the cheese sauce: cauliflower. The cauliflower blends into the cheese sauce so you won't even realize you're eating a vegetable. Serve this impressive main dish for a dinner party or holiday meal.
The grill imparts a wonderful smoky flavor to this easy grilled lobster tail recipe with lots of fresh flavor from tarragon and parsley. The drawn butter is great for dipping into with sweet and tender lobster meat.
Drawn Butter
Rating: Unrated
Drawn butter, otherwise known as clarified butter, is butter from which the milk solids have been removed, intensifying the flavor and leaving a clear, yellow liquid behind that's perfect for dipping.
20-Minute Honey-Glazed Salmon
Rating: Unrated
The perfect amount of honey and heat glazes salmon fillets in this ultra-quick dinner. Toss together a side salad while the fish broils to complete your meal. We love the crispy skin on this salmon but if you prefer skinless fillets, those work great too.