Cynthia Furey, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Cynthia Furey has tested.

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.

  • 45 M
  • 3 H
  • 30
Three personal pan lasagnas in glass dishes.

Personal Pan Lasagna

This loosely defined “lasagna” is an easy little cheat of a recipe that relies on store-bought ravioli, jarred sauce, and shredded cheese. Shhhhhh.

  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 41
A pitcher of Pimm's cup, with a half-filled glass and a vase of flowers on either side of it.

Pimm’s Cup for Wimbledon

A sprightly summer cocktail, this vibrant variant on a Pimm’s Cup is a wham bam grand slam of booze, orange, lemon, cucumber, mint, and lemon-lime soda.

  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 17
Puff Pastry Pizza with Balsamic Mushrooms

Puff Pastry Pizza with Balsamic Mushrooms

Note to self: Always have balsamic vinegar in the pantry, puff pastry in the freezer, and a wedge of Brie in the fridge. Because then you’ve always got the makings for this incredibly crowd-pleasing pizza.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
Bacon Cheddar Biscuits

Bacon-Cheddar Biscuits

These Southern-style biscuits are just the thing for almost any occasion. Go on, we dare you. Try to think of a time you wouldn’t want them. See what we mean?

  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 14
Radishes with Butter Dressing

Radishes with Butter Dressing

A riff on that old standby of a bunch of radishes, a crock of butter, and a pinch of salt, this nifty little number comes together easily and impressively.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 3
Gingerbread Pancakes

Gingerbread Pancakes

Gingerbread pancakes, a perfect holiday treat, are filled with warm spices, including ginger. Gingerbread pancakes are a unique weekend breakfast.

  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 45 M
  • 10
Pear Basil Pecorino Toscano Salad

Pear, Basil, and Pecorino Toscano Salad

This Italian pear, basil, and pecorino Toscano salad is a perfect fall dish. The sweet pears, pungent basil, and meaty pecorino Toscano play well together.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
A platter of herb omelettes stuffed with ricotta on a wooden tray with two glasses of Champagne.

Herb Omelettes Stuffed with Ricotta

These herbed omelettes, flecked with chives and Parmesan cheese, are rolled around a ricotta filling and cut into pieces. The omelets can be made ahead.

  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 8
Apricot Semifreddo

Apricot Semifreddo

This is a frozen apricot mousse made airy thanks to the folding in of whipped cream. When sliced it’s beautifully flecked with golden bits of apricot.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Honey-Ginger Apple Tarts

Apples, walnuts, and a drizzle of honey give these croustades, or tarts, their outrageously autumnal flair. The crispy, flaky pastry isn’t bad, either.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 0