Anya L., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Anya L. has tested.

A raspberry crostata--a rustic tart with the crust folded over a filling of raspberries--on a sheet of parchment

Raspberry Crostata

Sometimes a pie craving is just too strong to wait for a plate and fork and fussily crimping a top crust. Enter this easy peasy yet elegant crostata.

  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 50 M
  • 2
A cheese-crusted grilled cheese that is layered top and bottom with crispy Parmesan cheese in a skillet

Cheese-Crusted Grilled Cheese

Because basic grilled cheese with its ooey gooey insides just didn’t seem indulgent enough, we coated the outside with Parmesan that crisps to a crisp, crunchy golden brown. You may never go back to the classic grilled cheese.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Homemade Pancake Mix

Homemade Pancake Mix

Homemade buttermilk pancakes can be yours any day of the week thanks to a stash of this handy DIY pancake mix.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 4
Homemade Chicken Strips

Homemade Chicken Strips

“My new go-to chicken strips recipe, thanks to my kids’ saying ‘These are yummy!'” That’s the kind of raves we’re hearing about this quick, easy, weeknight-friendly recipe.

  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 9
Cherry Tomato Confit

Cherry Tomato Confit

This cherry tomato confit is sweet and easy and a lovely way of preserving summer. Here’s how to make it.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2
Duck à l’Orange

Duck à l’Orange

Duck à l’orange gets a modern makeover in this sophisticated yet simple riff on a French classic thanks to the zingy addition of jalapeño, ginger, and scallions. Fusion food at its finest.

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  • 45 M
  • 4 H
  • 2
Pickle-Brined Fried Chicken

Pickle-Brined Fried Chicken

Pickle-brined fried chicken?! Oh yes we did! And folks are calling it fried chicken perfection.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 5 H, 30 M
  • 2
Turmeric Lemonade

Turmeric Lemonade

You’ve no doubt heard the hype about turmeric being anti-inflammatory and healing. But the reason this turmeric lemonade rocks our world is its beguilingly subtle collision of earthy and spicy and sweet.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Flaps

Thin Pancakes

Thicker than crêpes, thinner than buttermilk pancakes, and lovely with toppings savory or sweet.

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 2
Roasted Tzimmes

Roasted Tzimmes

This is not the sweet, gooey tzimmes of your childhood. Nope. So don’t be surprised when that old familiar flavor pales in comparison.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Cheese Blintz

Cheese Blintz

We like to think of cheese blintzes as the original breakfast burritos, though truth be told we like them just as well for dessert.

  • Quick Glance
  • 2 H
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 4
Challah Bread

Challah Bread

Rich, slightly sweet, and chewy in a good way, this stunner of a loaf is New York’s answer to France’s brioche.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 4 H
  • 6