These one-bite indulgences, mini-sticky rolls of sorts, are the fastest way we can think to get a caramel-y, buttery, nutty sticky bun fix. Are you in?
Cindy Zaiffdeen, Recipe Tester
A list of all the recipes Cindy Zaiffdeen has tested.
Parmesan Potato Gratin
We used to get our gratins and scalloped potatoes confused. But then we tried this gratin. Guess which one is now our favorite?!
Chimichurri-induced happiness can be yours with this foolproof, fuss-free, Argentine-approved answer to what’s for dinner.
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Silken, garlicky mashed potatoes manifest in mere minutes thanks to a super simple technique that’s perfect for when you’re entertaining or just plain hungry.
Sugar Christmas Snow Cookies
What exactly is a snow cookie? It’s a delicate, melt-in-your-mouth moment of loveliness, and it’s as easy to roll,
bake, and decorate as it is to admire–and devour.
Pain d’Épice Cookies
There’s a bit of France in these cookies, which evoke all the familiar flavors of the traditional pain d’epice bread in a far more festive form.
Apple Cranberry Crisp
A recipe for apple cranberry crisp that can be made at a moment’s notice, whenever you have extra fruit or a craving for something cozy, sweet, and crisp.
A tarte Tatin is nothing more than a tart turned upside down, nothing less than pastry perfection. It’s a lot of caramely apple goodness atop a buttery crust.
Mexican Chocolate Pops
A little something dark and decadent to swoon over on a sultry summer afternoon. A little cinnamon- and cayenne-laced chocolate and cream never hurt anyone.
A simple, old-style French dessert that’s as easy to toss together as it is to tie a scarf.
Beautiful burger buns. Were ever three words joined in such harmony? There are a lot more lovely things to be said about these pillowy specimens of bread awesomeness.
Roasted Potatoes on the Grill
Now you can indulge your craving for roast potatoes when it’s sweltering outside without heating up the entire kitchen. You’re welcome.
Homemade Tater Tots ~ Spuddies
A spuddy, you ask? It’s what happens when a chef creates crisp potato-y lusciousness but the name Tater Tots™ is already taken.
Vegan Chocolate Cake
No one will ever know it’s vegan…unless you tell them. All you’ll experience is chocolate through and through.
Open-Face Egg Salad Sandwich
We know. You already have an egg salad sandwich recipe. But trust us, it’s nothing like this one, which is whoppingly old school in taste, blissfully healthful in every other way.
This white cake has an understated elegance thanks to its tender crumb and lovely nuanced taste that everyone is calling unforgettable in the best possible way. Proof that basic doesn’t mean boring.
Sweet Potato Wedges
These subtly spiced, lightly crisped sweet potato wedges will have everyone clamoring for more–and, we dare say, no one guessing they’re healthful.
Slow Cooker Chicken Stock
Making stock from scratch was never difficult. And it just became even easier thanks to this simple yet perfect slow cooker approach.
Broiled Buffalo Wings
These lip-tingling wings boast far less oil-spattering-all-over-the-kitchen fuss and fewer calories than the classic that you’d find at the neighborhood bar. Not that you’ll be able to tell from the taste.
Pulled Pork Tacos with Habanero Salsa
An ancho-imbued version of Yucan-style slow-roasted pork that’s intoxicatingly aromatic and, with apologies to tradition, slowly cooked in your oven rather than a freshly dug pit.