Deb Caruso Smith, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Deb Caruso Smith has tested.

A metal skillet filled with sausage pappardelle with grated Parmesan on top.

Jamie Oliver’s Sausage Pappardelle

This easy one-pot pasta meal from Jamie Oliver features fresh pasta and sausage smothered in a luxurious tomato sauce. Our testers are calling it a “quick, elegant, comforting meal.”

A green bowl filled with air fryer shoestring fries with a person picking some out of it.

Air Fryer Shoestring Fries

These shoestring fries have all the crispy, crunchy goodness you love about traditional French fries, but are made healthier in your air fryer.

A white oval serving platter filled with carrot ribbon salad and garnished with cilantro leaves.

Carrot Ribbon Salad

We’re declaring this easy, healthy salad of carrots, cilantro, and toasted cumin vinaigrette your summer go-to salad.

A white bowl filled with sun-dried tomato pasta and pine nuts with a fork resting inside and a block of parmesan on a plate beside it.

Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta

For this easy weeknight meal, angel hair pasta is tossed in a no-cook sauce of sun-dried tomatoes, fresh mint, oil, vinegar, and garlic.

A scoop of easy strawberry icebox cake on a white plate with sliced strawberries and a glass baking dish with the rest of the cake beside it.

Easy Strawberry Icebox Cake

When we described this classic strawberry icebox cake as easy, we weren’t kidding. A quick strawberry puree is layered with whipped cream and vanilla wafers and you’re done. Easiest dessert ever.

A white bowl filled with warm marinated lentil salad with feta cheese slabs on top.

Marinated Lentil Salad

Love lentils? Us, too. Even if you don’t, give this recipe a whirl. The combination of lentils with a spiced nut vinaigrette, fresh basil, and slabs of feta cheese may change your mind.

A round pasta bowl filled with smoky pulled chicken bucatini with serving tongs resting on the bowl.

Smoky Pulled Chicken Bucatini

This unconventional combination of smoky semi-dried tomatoes, roasted chicken thighs, onions, and pasta is wow-ing folks everywhere. Taste for yourself.

A bowl of Ukrainian chicken dumpling soup with shredded chicken, dill, scallions, and carrots and a spoon on the side

Ukrainian Chicken Dumpling Soup ~ Galushki

Whether you’re under the weather, or it’s cold and drizzly outside, or you simply want to show your support and offer a prayer of hope for the Ukrainian people, make this soup. You won’t regret it.

A slice of orange, olive oil, and poppyseed cake with sliced strawberries on the side on a white plate

Orange, Olive Oil, and Poppyseed Cake

We can’t stop singing the praises of this stunning dessert that tops a rich, citrusy olive oil cake with balsamic macerated strawberries and whipped cream. We bet you won’t be able to stop, either.