Ellen Fuss, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Ellen Fuss has tested.

Hummus Recipe

Hummus

Let’s get clear about what hummus is and what it ain’t. Hummus, as made in Israel, tastes like hummus. It’s not fancy. But it is perfect.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
Peanut Butter Cookies with Chocolate Recipe

Peanut Butter Cookies with Chocolate

This updated classic that’s even better than we remembered is like childhood 2.0. (We mean that in the best possible way, Mom.)

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 40 M
  • 8
Baked Fish with Lemon and Bread Crumbs Recipe

Baked Fish with Almonds, Lemon, and Bread Crumbs

Quick, healthful, gluten-free, easy to clean up, and maybe even able to lower your husband’s cholesterol. Anything else?

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  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 6
One-Bowl Mocha Brownies Recipe

One-Bowl Mocha Brownies

If you’re going to splurge on brownies, you may as well, you know, SPLURGE on brownies. But not in terms of effort or expense.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 2
Coconut Macaroons Dipped in Chocolate Recipe

Coconut Macaroons Dipped in Chocolate

Sweet, moist, tender, can’t-stop-at-just-one coconut macaroons that are reminiscent of what’s found at the loveliest bakery in town.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Homemade Chrain recipe

Homemade Chrain

What’s chrain, you ask? It’s a heck of a traditional condiment with a bite to it. And it’s coming to a holiday table near you.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 23
Homemade Matzoh Recipe

Homemade Matzoh

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

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 21
Hershey Chocolate Cake Recipe

Hershey's Chocolate Cake

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

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 55 M
  • 144
Chicken Meatball Slider Recipe

Chicken Meatballs

These subtly flavored, relatively healthful (shhhh!) sliders are the sleeper hit at The Meatball Shop. Not hard to understand why.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 6
Mac N Cheese Canapes

Mac and Cheese Canapés

Fancy schmancy mac and cheese canapés? Why not? Plop these lovelies on a silver platter or into a waiting lunch box.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 40 M
  • 13
Fish in Parchment

Fish in Parchment

Drama. Intrigue. Aroma. Ease. These, too, can be part of your weeknight routine with this simple, surprising tactic to cooking fish.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 4
Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt Cake

Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt Cake

The true beauty of this Bundt depends on your perspective. Does it lie in its stunning silhouette? Its intensely chocolatey chocolatiness? Or its lazy day ease? You tell us.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 60
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