Ellen Fuss, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Ellen Fuss has tested.

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
  • 173

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
  • 4

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

Southwestern Turkey Sliders

The number one complaint of folks who don’t like turkey burgers is dryness. Number two is blandness. This recipe is neither.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 6

Cavatelli with Broccoli  | Cavatelli Con Broccoletti

Desperation dinner. Pantry supper. Babysitter special. Call it what you will, this is a cinch to toss together and costs practically nothing.

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  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 0

Brownies for a Crowd

“So satisfying.” “Cakey and chocolatey and everything a brownie should be.” That’s what folks are saying about this crowd-pleaser.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Greens and Grains Soup

It’s as simple as X + Y = Z, with X = greens, Y = grains, and Z = a soothing, satiating bowl of soup. Finally, a practical application for algebra.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Palmiers

These flaky French pastries are dainty, diminutive, and addictive as heck (typed while licking the sugar from our fingers).

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  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 2

Confetti Cookies

Cloudy with a chance of sprinkles. That’s our forecast for anyone who wishes to recreate the sugar cookies of their childhood.

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  • 25 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 2

Salted Caramel and Pretzel Cookies

Sweetly salty. Crunchy tender. Unexpectedly familiar. Simply complex. That’s why we’re dumbstruck by these little lovelies.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H
  • 2

Roast Chicken and Vegetables

Simple as can be. Rub a hen with spice and salt. Toss in carrots and sweet spuds. Shove it in the oven. Accept accolades.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 10
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