Cath Ramsden, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Cath Ramsden has tested.

Pumpkin crunch in a glass bowl beside a glass bowl of mixed nuts and cranberries.

Pumpkin Crunch

A sweetly spiced upgrade to trail mix, this snappy little snack is perfect for autumn eating. Serve as an appetizer or just a little pick-me-up.

2 hands holding a pale green bowl filled with creamy mushroom soup, topped with olive oil yogurt, and hazelnuts. Salt and pepper shakers, and a spoon sit next to it.

Creamy Mushroom Soup

Sometimes, a creamy, comforting soup is all you need, especially if you can make it vegan. Topped with yogurt and hazelnuts, it’s superb.

A Texas style smoked turkey cut into breast and leg pieces on a cutting board with a knife.

Texas Style Smoked Turkey

Behold, your latest favorite turkey, whether on your Thanksgiving table or your Super Bowl bash or your next backyard barbecue.

A brown ceramic bowl filled with Portuguese fish chowder, made with fish, potatoes, chouriço, tomatoes, and cilantro.

Portuguese Fish Chowder

An intoxicatingly aromatic Portuguese classic that’s a tomato-based combo of stew and soup and chowder made of fish, potatoes, and chorizo.

A glass jar filled with green sauce with a spoon resting inside.

Green Sauce

Dubbed “magic sauce,” this zingy green sauce lends an exaggerated oomph to just about anything. Watch how quickly it disappears and you’ll understand the magic.

Two glasses of lime soda and one glass of angostura orange.

Lime Soda

Bored by plain old water? Allow us to introduce you to your solution.

A grey platter of Italian-style chicken braised in wine with a spoon resting on top

Italian-Style Braised Chicken in Wine

This rustic classic is infused with that Italian charm that transforms everyday ingredients into something that’s both insanely comforting yet seemingly luxurious.

A white bowl filled with sichuan chili oil, with chiles and pepper flakes surrounding it

Sichuan Chile Oil

A tongue-tingling chile oil with a haunting and earthy and floral taste thanks to the dance of dried chiles, Sichuan peppers, cinnamon, cloves, and star anise.

A white bowl filled with matzo ball soup and sprinkled with dill

Matzo Ball Soup

We’ve spent years seeking the perfect matzo ball soup. At last we found it.

Two bowls filled with chicken biriyani on a blue cloth

Chicken Biriyani

Experience for yourself why folks are calling this recipe for India’s most iconic comfort food “heavenly” and “unbelievably tender and juicy” and “astounding.”