Dena Eran, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Dena Eran has tested.

Black and White Chocolate Cake with Creme Anglaise Recipe

Black and White Chocolate Cake with Crème Anglaise

Layers of delicate ladyfingers alternate with espresso-and-liqueur laced chocolate mousse. Drizzled over scoops of the cake is a lovely vanilla custard cream.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H
  • 1 H
  • 2
Chile Peanuts Recipe

Chile Peanuts

Forget plain old peanuts. This titillating take on spiced nuts adds paprika and chili powder without subtracting anything from their beer friendly quotient.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 35 M
  • 0
Spices of Life by Nina Simonds

Cinnamon Streusel Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Enjoy for an afternoon treat or more special occasions, this sour cream coffee cake is rich and moist with a sweet cinnamon streusel drizzled on top.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 0
Yankee Bacon and Onion Scones Recipe

Yankee Bacon and Onion Scones

Filled with bacon and onion, these savory New England scones are usually served with soups, stews, and roasted meats, but they make a great breakfast too.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chicken, water chestnuts, and scallions are dressed in a ginger-soy sauce then wrapped with butter lettuce leaves in this Chinese specialty.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 0
Date Cookies Recipe

Traveler’s Date Cookies

Popular in Lebanon and Syria, these sweets are rich semolina cookies shaped around a date paste perfumed with orange-flower water and rose water. Delicate.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 0
Cooking for Comfort by Marian Burros

My Mother’s Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Butter, sugar, and sour cream flavor this homey Bundt cake. And there’s nothing wrong with that. On top and in the middle is a sweet, cinnamon-y nutty surprise.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0
Baked Onion Soup

Gooey, Cheesy Baked French Onion Soup

A slightly heretical take on a French classic, this riff involves slicing, sautéing, and, the laying on of cheese, yes, but not as you’ve experienced before.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 2 H
  • 9
Fresh Tomato Tart Recipe

Fresh Tomato Tart

For a summer lunch or a simple supper dish with a salad, this basil-custard tart topped with fresh tomatoes is a versatile addition to anyone’s repertoire.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 50 M
  • 0
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