Amy M., Recipe Tester

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

A metal tray with 4 caramel apples, with natural sticks as handles, two more apples on the table

Caramel Apples

Forget bobbing for apples. Try this equally apple-y endeavor instead that requires far less effort yet yields way more caramel-cloaked gratification.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 2
A peach and crème fraîche pie sitting on a window sill with a pitcher nearby

Peach and Crème Fraîche Pie

Whether you seek convention or innovation, you’ll find it in this haute yet humble peach pie, which draws on tradition yet still wields some surprises.

  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 25 M
  • 10
Easy Rhubarb Jam

Easy Rhubarb Jam

Pink preserves were never so pretty—or so easy—as this foolproof recipe that relies on just four ingredients and an occasional stir. No prior canning experience required.

  • 45 M
  • 2 H
  • 85
Garlic Confit

Garlic Confit

Cloves of garlic are slowly simmered in oil until unthinkably tender, intensely aromatic, subtly sweet, and insanely irresistible.

  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 13
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Crisp at the edges, chewy in the center, and (sorta) wholesome through and through, these are a revelatory riff on the classic.

  • 25 M
  • 40 M
  • 24
Mixed Cereal

Cereal Milk

We know about your clandestine cravings for Fruity Pebbles and Cap’n Crunch. Thankfully, so do the geniuses at Momofuku Milk Bar.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 6
Yum Yum Squares

Yum Yum Squares

Sweet! Gooey! Easy! Yum! Those are just a few of the lovely things we’re hearing about these coconutty beauties. Taste for yourself.

  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 14
A white oval casserole filled with egg and cheese strata--bread, Fontina cheese, eggs, prosciutto, and asparagus

Egg and Cheese Strata

Given that its overnight rest insists you make this simple strata ahead of time, it sort of screams for a lazy Sunday morning, don’t you think?

  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 4
White Russian

White Russian

The White Russian flirted with cult status after the release of The Big Lebowski, a Coen brothers production in which a fashionably unkempt Jeff Bridges…well, we won’t give it away.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 7
Chocolate Babka

Chocolate Babka

Babkalicious! Best babka ever! Holy Cow! Holy Babka! Those are just some of the responses we’re hearing ’bout this indulgent loaf of buttery, chocolatey, Jewishy goodness.

  • 1 H
  • 4 H
  • 24
Vietnamese Iced Coffee

Vietnamese Iced Coffee | Ca Phe Sua Da

Succumb to this simple, satiating, seductive Vietnamese tradition. Known as ca phe sua da, it’s just coffee, ice, and sweet, sweet, sweetened condensed milk.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 26
Stack of four bars made of coconut, chocolate, graham crackers, each on a square of paper

Congo Bars

Better known as seven layer bars, this bewitching stack of graham cracker crumbs, sweetened condensed milk, chocolate, coconut, and nuts just may exceed your childhood memories.

  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 22
Coconut Cake

Coconut Cake

Flaunting an ever-practical, always-stunning, goes-with-anything white, this coconut cake glams up holidays, dinner parties, bridal showers, weddings, birthdays, and Tuesday nights.

  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 23
Milky Way tart--crust and chocolate filling topped with chocolate curls on a baking sheet

Milky Way Tart

Can’t beat this Milky Way tart with a stick. It’s a Flour Bakery specialty, and no wonder: buttery crust, milk chocolate mousse, chocolate curls, and caramel.

  • 45 M
  • 9 H
  • 8