These little lovelies contain sugar and spice and everything nice–including an oh-so-buttery oat streusel and a batter so enticing you’d never, ever guess it’s good for you.
Carol Anne Grady, Recipe Tester
A list of all the recipes Carol Anne Grady has tested.
Burmese Beef Curry with Rice Noodles
Beef curry by way of Burma. That is to say, beef infused with ginger, coconut milk, chiles, turmeric, cilantro, and basil. Universally appealing.
Flaunting an always-stunning, goes-with-anything white, this coconut cake glams up dinner parties, bridal showers, weddings, birthdays, and Tuesday nights.
Chocolate Orange Cupcakes
Nothing says lovin’ from the oven quite like not-too-sweet chocolate cupcakes smothered with even more chocolate in the form of a not-too-sweet bittersweet frosting.
Zucchini Slaw Two Ways
Never give zucchini away again with these equally tempting yet uniquely different slaws. You get to choose—rich and creamy or tart and sweet.
Spaghetti with Raw Tomatoes
Summer at its simplest, not to mention its most splendid. Five minutes of effort yield a meal that rivals round-trip tickets to Italy.
Jamaican Fried Dough ~ Festival
Slightly sweet with a little intrigue from cornmeal, these fritters are a go-to across the island of Jamaica for all manner of spiced fare. One taste and you’ll understand why.
Brownie Ice Cream
The soul-satisfying collision of brownies and ice cream has been around since we were kids. In case you’ve ever wanted to recreate it at home, here’s the best way we know.
Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Fresh Figs and Goat Cheese
An elegant yet uncomplicated chicken dish that seems much fancier and fussier than it actually is when it comes to making it. Lucky you.
Lahori Chicken Curry with Potatoes
A can’t-resist curry brimming with fragrant spices–ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, peppercorns, coriander, cumin…yup, they’re all here.
An easy, foolproof, ever so slightly sweet corn bread that comes together as quickly as it disappears. Just watch it.
Fava Bean Puree
Few things say spring like the brilliant green of a fava bean. Here, a little help on how to harness these harbingers of warm weather.
Homemade Ginger Ale
Full of natural ingredients that pack a wallop of intense, true-to-life ginger flavor, this brilliant hack for making real ginger ale will make you a convert.
Chocolate Mocha Cake with Irish Whiskey
Mocha chocolate cake slathered with an Irish whiskey-spiked chocolate glaze. A decadent, grown-up cake good for whatever ails you.
Korean Chicken Wings
Know that elusive balance of ridiculously crisp skin yet tender meat and a dipping sauce that’s sorta sweet but with some heat? Most wings fail miserably to achieve that. These nail it.
Mint. Muddled. Mine. When we’ve got this gin-based mojito on our minds, those are about the only words we can muster. Well, maybe add “More.”
And, on the eighth day, there was gianduia (zhahn-doo-yah). Namely, hazelnuts harmoniously cozying up to chocolate. Aka Nutella. And the world has been a more glorious place ever since.
Almond and Coconut Granola
An inspired take on a classic, this simple, sassy granola recipe is yours to follow to the letter or tweak to your (or your most picky family member’s) content.
Grilled Sausage Sandwich
Enough indulgence to satisfy. Enough grilled vegetables to bring some semblance of healthfulness. Thank us later.
White Pizza with Salad
Classic white pizza meets a tangle of tender spring greens. This is sooooooooo our kinda spring detox!