Forget bobbing for apples. This endeavor requires less effort yet yields more caramel-cloaked gratification and a more elegant version of those sticky, red apples of our youth.
Amy M., Recipe Tester
A list of all the recipes Amy M. has tested.
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.
Flaunting an always-stunning, goes-with-anything white, this coconut cake glams up dinner parties, bridal showers, weddings, birthdays, and Tuesday nights.
Easy Rhubarb Jam
Making preserves was never so easy or gratifying as with this foolproof old-fashioned recipe. Just four ingredients and an occasional stir. No prior canning experience required. Swear.
Asparagus, Egg, and Cheese Strata
Given that its overnight rest INSISTS you make this simple strata ahead of time, it sorta screams for a lazy Sunday or Christmas morning, don’t you think?
Milky Way Tart
This tart remakes the famous candy bar with its milk chocolate mousse, chocolate curls, and luscious caramel drizzle. And it’s surprisingly simple to make.
Sweet! Gooey! Easy! Yum! Those are just a few of the lovely things we’re hearing about these coconutty blonde beauties. Taste for yourself.
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.
Happen to have a bottle of Kahlua collecting dust in the back of your liquor cabinet? Mix up one of these. (And, if you’re bored, you could recreate scenes from The Big Lebowski…)
Vietnamese Iced Coffee ~ Ca Phe Sua Da
A simple, satiating, summery Vietnamese tradition known as ca phe sua da, this seductive classic is simply coffee, ice, and sweet, sweet, sweetened condensed milk. Here’s how to succumb at home.
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.
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.
Cloves of garlic are slowly simmered in oil until unthinkably tender, intensely aromatic, subtly sweet, and insanely irresistible.
This crust recipe from Flour Bakery in Boston is simple to make, buttery beyond belief, and is the perfect pal for rich fillings, as with the Milky Way Tart.