Ellen Fuss, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Ellen Fuss has tested.

S’mores Brownies Recipe

Campfire cooking’s got nothing on this savvy, sassy, retro dessert that comes together in the comfort of your kitchen.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 14

How To Make Cold Brew Coffee

The perfect cold brew coffee relies on exactly the right ratio of coffee grounds to water. Patience optional.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 D
  • 6

Homemade Matzoh Recipe

This recipe for thin, crisp matzoh couldn’t be simpler and, natch, tastes incomparable to the stuff you buy in a box.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 43

English Muffin Bread Recipe

Incomparably easier than traditional English muffins yet with all the requisite nooks and crannies that God—and the British—intended.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 0

Best Brownies Recipe

“Best” is a pretty presumptuous assertion, yet these chewy but not gooey chocolate-y brownies from David Lebovitz merit it.

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  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 150

Egg Salad Recipe Without Mayo

Most definitely not your grandma’s egg salad. It’s crammed full of gently caramelized onions and it’s sooo surprisingly lovely you won’t even miss the mayo. Swear.

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  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 10

Baked Fish with Lemon and Bread Crumbs Recipe

Quick, easy, healthful, spectacular in terms of taste, and maybe even able to lower your husband’s cholesterol. Anything else?

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  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 6

Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt Cake Recipe

Does the true beauty of this cake lie in its stunning silhouette? Its intensely chocolatey chocolatiness? Or its lazy-day ease? You tell us.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 68

Hershey's Chocolate Cake

Forever? Completely? Sounds like words used only in conjunction with things that inspire lasting love. Like this cake.

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  • 20 M
  • 55 M
  • 211

Lemon Pound Cake Recipe

When life hands you lemons, make this lemon pound cake. Guaranteed to give you a far more favorable outlook on everything.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 10

Turkey Burgers with Maple Caramelized Onions

“These hit the flavor spot.” “Delicious.” “I’ll make these again.” That’s what folks are saying about this recipe.

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  • 15 M
  • 55 M
  • 6

Big Chewy Brownie Cookies

“Everything I love about brownies. The fudgy center. The crisp edges. And that wondrous crinkly top.” That’s what folks are saying about these.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 4

Salt and Pepper Pork Chops

Perfection. That’s what we think of this simple melding of pork, butter, and everyday seasonings from chef Gabrielle Hamilton.

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  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 0

One-Pot Cocoa Brownies

“Could not have been easier.” “Perfect.” “A one-pot wonder!” That’s what folks are saying about these super simple cakey brownies.

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  • 15 M
  • 55 M
  • 6
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