Anne D., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Anne D. has tested.

A bowl of easy gazpacho with ice cubes floating in it on a silver plate with a spoon and a few crostini.

Easy Gazpacho

Perhaps the easiest gazpacho recipe ever, this Spanish classic will have you swearing off takeout all summer long.

  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 4
A wooden bowl filled with Escalivada bread salad and a frothy beer on the side.

Catalan Bread Salad | Escalivada

We wish someone had told us a heck of a lot sooner about this uncommon bread salad, which embellishes the usual ingredient suspects with figs and walnuts.

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 40 M
  • 4
Roasted asparagus on parchment paper

Roasted Asparagus

Think a recipe for roast asparagus isn’t necessary? We thought so, too…until we tried this. Perfect spears, time after time.

  • 5 M
  • 25 M
  • 12
A white bowl filled with carrot and lentil soup and a wooden bowl of cooked rice beside it.

Carrot and Lentil Soup

“Beautiful.” “Filled with flavors.” “A tad spicy.” “Simple.” “Perfect!” That’s just a taste of what our testers are saying about this soup. Sort of makes you want some, doesn’t it?

  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 5
A jar filled with pickled shallots in pink pickling liquid.

Pickled Shallots

These pretty pink refrigerator pickles are almost instant in terms of gratification, undeniably complex in terms of satisfaction.

  • 10 M
  • 6 H
  • 9
Panna Cotta With Peaches

Panna Cotta with Peaches

This panna cotta has the most luscious of textures. How to explain it? Hmmm. Sorta like swooping velvet over your tongue.

  • 20 M
  • 8 H, 40 M
  • 4
Harvest Kale Salad

Harvest Kale Salad

And you thought eating healthfully and seasonally was a chore and a bore. This little vegan number proves you wrong. So very wrong.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 2
A rimmed baking sheet filled with crispy baked kale chips.

Kale Chips

Potato chip fiends, stop your scoffing. We double-dog dare you to make a batch and stop at just one.

  • 10 M
  • 30 M
  • 19
Fancy Tuna Melt

Not Your Mom’s Tuna Melt

A tuna melt is a tuna melt is a tuna melt, right? Uh, not exactly. This is a welcome departure from what we choked down as children.

  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 6
A glass of green smooth and a second glass that is on its side with green smoothie poured out.

Green Smoothie

Close your eyes and we swear you’d never guess this sweet, banana-y smoothie is suffused with good-for-you greens.

  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 17
Wheat Beer Roasted Chicken

Wheat Beer Roasted Chicken

This is one besotted bird. As in blotto. Blitzed. Buzzed. Boozy. Not that we’re complaining. Nope. Not at all.

  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 4