Annie A., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Annie A. has tested.

A slice of a three layer blueberry lemon cake with cream cheese frosting on a plate with a fork beside it.

Blueberry-Lemon Layer Cake

Pretty much guaranteed to be one of those desserts that makes people do face-plants onto their dessert plates. A David Leite original recipe.

  • (6)
  • 1 H
  • 3 H
  • 18
A white bowl filled with sautéed summer squash with a sprinkle of Parmesan on top and a small bowl of Parmesan on the side.

Sautéed Summer Squash

Five ingredients. Fifteen minutes. And with just that you’re rewarded with an enticing side that doesn’t make you dread being healthy. Quite the opposite, actually.

  • (2)
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 4
Eight vegan fudge brownies on a marble surface.

Vegan Fudge Brownies

Proof that spectacularly fudgy, messily gooey, intensely chocolatey brownies can be made without butter or eggs.

  • (1)
  • 20 M
  • 3 H, 55 M
  • 2
A skillet filled with Ina Garten's caramelized shallots, sprinkled with parsley.

Ina Garten’s Caramelized Shallots

Shallots take on a dulcet, docile personality when slowly coaxed to a caramelized brown. Easy to make. And easygoing by way of going well with just about anything.

  • (1)
  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 7
A classic apple pie with one-quarter missing, topped with a scoop of ice cream, and three forks in the empty pie spot.

Classic Apple Pie

The secret to this classic? Could be the two types of apples, one tart and one sweet. Then again, the uber buttery pie crust ain’t bad, either.

  • (1)
  • 45 M
  • 3 H
  • 32
A white round baking dish filled with baked ziti and topped with melted cheese, and a dish of Parmesan on the side.

Baked Ziti

Italian comfort food of the most indulgent sort. Gotta love it.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H
  • 2 H
  • 0
A fresh tomato tart in a herbed crust, drizzled with pesto vinaigrette.

Fresh Tomato Tart

Lunch. Brunch. Starter. Midnight nosh. There’s no time of day when this impressive (and easy) tart isn’t irresistible come late summer.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 0
A spinach tomato mushroom burger between two toasted bun halves on a brown plate.

Spinach, Tomato, and Mushroom Burger

“A keeper.” That’s what people are saying about this portobello mushroom burger piled high with garlicky spinach and marinated tomatoes.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Four plates with stalks of broccoli with peanut sauce and sesame seeds.

Broccoli with Peanut Sauce

The most failproof way we know to get everyone to eat their veggies…and just about anything else you choose to dip or dunk or douse with this quick and easy Thai-inspired sauce.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 20 M
  • 2