About Charmian Christie

Charmian Christie

Charmian Christie is a food writer, recipe developer, and cookbook author. She’s also the voice behind the popular food blog, TheMessyBaker.com, where she shares recipes and tales of culinary woe, and the author of a cookbook by the same name, The Messy Baker. Knowing mistakes happen to the best of us, she developed an app called Kitchen Disasters & Fixes to get home cooks out of any culinary corner. @charmian_c

Florets of spicy roasted cauliflower on a baking sheet with squeezed lime wedges and a bowl of green sauce beside them.

Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

So good even a non-cauliflower-eater will change his or her mind. That’s what folks are saying about this recipe.

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Several jars of cilantro sauce and a few toasted bread rounds topped with the cilantro sauce on a wooden board.

Cilantro Sauce

Schmear this simple green sauce on anything and watch it disappear. And did we mention you can toss it together in minutes?

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A mushroom, leek, and Gruyere tart on a piece of parchment paper with one square cut from it.

Mushroom Leek Tart

“Impressive.” “Easy.” “Yummy.” “Brilliant.” “No leftovers!” That’s what folks are saying about this lovely little tart.

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