Amy Giezentanner, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Amy Giezentanner has tested.

Baja-Style Tempura Fish Tacos

Relax with these crunchy-tender fish tacos filled with a kicky cabbage slaw and sweet-tart mango-banana salsa. Think flip-flops and a beer—all year long.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 4

Glazed Doughnuts Recipe

Mmmmm…doughnuts. Ethereally fluffy, wonderfully drippy, homemade glazed doughnuts. What are you waiting for? Go make some.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 76

Chicken Wings with Garlic and Paprika | Pollo al Ajillo

No need to wait for a big game to make these Spanish-inflected, finger-lickingly outstanding chicken wings. Trust us.

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

Japanese Cucumber Salad

Simple. Surprising. Spunky. Just what we look for in a summer salad. Just what we found in this jumble of cucumbers, vinegar, and ginger.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 6

Sole à La Meunière

Classic bistro cooking at its best, sole meuniere maintains a balance between nutty brown butter and the lilt of lemon. A simple dish with a complex taste.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 2

Michel Richard’s Peach Slaw

Renee, a sucker for the crates of summer stone fruits at the farmers market, shares what to do with underripe peaches.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 7

Ruby Sangria

The official Spanish summer sipper. And, for those who don’t care for sodden, wimped-out fruit mush, a nifty little party trick at no extra charge.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 8

Homemade Samoas

These gooey, chewy Samoas are worth every second they take to make seeing as you can have them any time the craving strikes. Uh oh.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 5

Spicy Tomato and Blue Cheese Soup

This spicy tomato soup gets its heat from Thai Sriracha sauce and depth from blue cheese. San Marzano tomatoes are used, so the soup can be made anytime.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 17

Macaroni Gratin

This diminutive mac n cheese arrives in teensy dishes at hoity-toity Balthazar, though it creates no less a sensation when scooped straight from a big old baking dish unceremoniously plonked in the center of the kitchen table.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 50 M
  • 0

Gingerbread Pancakes

Gingerbread pancakes, a perfect holiday treat, are filled with warm spices, including ginger. Gingerbread pancakes are a unique weekend breakfast.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 45 M
  • 6

Thai Basil Pork | Pad Gkaprow Mu Recipe

For Thai Basil pork, ground pork is cooked with garlic, shallots, Thai chiles, and sweet basil. Serve white rice alongside mounds of Thai basil pork.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 2

Sweet Potato and Golden Raisin Strudel

This strudel, filled with sweet potato, raisins, and cranberry, is a great lunch or side. Phyllo makes the strudel a cinch to make. Serve the strudel warm.

  • Quick Glance
  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 2

Peanut Butter Fondue with Chocolate Swirls

This peanut butter fondue is oozing with semisweet chocolate and creamy peanut butter. A unique fondue, it’s a great recipe for peanut butter fiends.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 1
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