Megan M., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Megan M. has tested.

Pesto Genovese

A spoon-it-straight-from-the-jar-and-slather-it-on-everything sauce with the taste of tradition, the seduction of sophistication.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 25

Shrub Recipe

You don’t have to be a hipster in Brooklyn to appreciate the latest retro cocktail craze. All you need are vinegar, sugar, fruit, a little patience, and a palate for the finer things in life.

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  • 15 M
  • 18 D
  • 4

Buttermilk Cornbread Recipe

“Heavenly.” “The best cornbread we’ve ever had.” “Like eating cake.” “Stop me before I make another!” That’s what folks are saying about this unconventional cornbread.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 22

Sweet Pea Crostini Recipe

Easy and elegant and unlike any crostini you’ve ever experienced thanks to sweet peas playing nicely with salty pecorino.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0

Salmon Summer Rolls Recipe

Swapping out the traditional pork and shrimp for salmon makes a simple, stunning, super impressive upgrade to classic Vietnamese summer rolls.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H
  • 2

Best Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

This best oatmeal cookie recipe is like the baking version of those Choose Your Own Adventure books, which means your cookies end up exactly the way you like them.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 31

Cauliflower Soup Recipe

Not exactly feeling like spring where you are? This spectacularly simple yet satiating soup is how we give old man winter the middle finger.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 4

Homemade Dish Soap

This natural alternative to fancy liquid dish soap is inexpensive, effective, and gentle on hands. Doesn’t get much more practical than that.

Authentic Ciabatta Recipe

Every once in a while, along comes a loaf of bread that’s so rustic, so memorable, it ruins every other bread experience. Here’s that loaf.

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  • 30 M
  • 4 H, 20 M
  • 218

Black Pepper Mashed Potatoes Recipe

This black pepper mashed potatoes recipe from Christina Tosi of Momofuku Milk Bar calls for spuds, salt, pepper, and sugar.

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  • 10 M
  • 30 M
  • 4

Butternut Squash and Whole Grain Salad

Roast butternut squash. Nutty whole grains. Fragrant fall spices. Bitter radicchio. Sweet dates. Our sorta salad.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 4

Homemade Nut Butter

“Really super easy.” “So good, I made it twice.” “Pure joy.” That’s what folks are saying about this homemade nut butter recipe.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0

Veggie Spaghetti

This recipe is actually not so much veggie spaghetti. It’s more like veggie squiggles. So what the heck to do with it? Lotsa things.

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  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 8

Pickled Red Onions

You’re not going to believe how ridiculously quick and easy it is to toss together this flashy hot pink pickle.

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  • 15 M
  • 4 H, 30 M
  • 2
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