Anne D., Recipe Tester

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

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.

  • (3)
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 19
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.

  • (1)
  • 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 a baking sheet.

Roasted Asparagus

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

  • (3)
  • 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?

  • (3)
  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 5
Four halves of butternut brown butter winter squash on a rimmed baking sheet.

Brown Butter Winter Squash

One taste and you’ll forget all about that butter and brown sugar trick your mom taught you long ago. Promise.

  • (1)
  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 4
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.

  • (1)
  • 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.

  • (1)
  • 20 M
  • 8 H, 40 M
  • 4