Deborah Wallace, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Deborah Wallace has tested.

A white serving bowl filled with sauteed spinach and bread crumbs.

Sautéed Spinach with Bread Crumbs

That frugal Italian trick of adding buttery bread crumbs to just about anything to make it more enticing works its considerable charms here. Swoon.

  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 2
A spoon resting in a dish of cornmeal drop-biscuit peach cobbler.

Cornmeal Drop-Biscuit Peach Cobbler

Ah, summer. Ah, cobbler. Those two sentiments are sort of one in the same, don’t you agree, seeing as each is easy, effortless, and always enticing?

  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 10
A rimmed baking sheet filled with roasted carrots with apricot glaze, chopped almonds, and torn mint.

Roasted Carrots with Apricot Glaze

Roasted until wrinkly and glazed with the sweetness of jam along with the spiciness of chile oil, these are definitely not your same old everyday hum drum carrots.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
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.

  • Quick Glance
  • 50 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0
A platter of butternut squash tacos made with tortillas filled with strips of roasted squash, corn, cabbage, guacamole, and sour cream

Butternut Squash Tacos

An ingenious melding of spicy and sweet, this melding of Mexican street corn with roasted butternut squash is ludicrously good.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
A mushroom goat cheese pizza topped with dandelion leaves cut into six slices

Mushroom and Goat Cheese Pizza

Just when you thought there was nothing new in pizza, this thin-crusted beauty up levels your usual takeout with sous vide mushrooms, creamy goat cheese, and arugula.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0
Catalan lamb skewers on sliced cucumbers topped with a romesco sauce

Catalan Lamb Skewers

A Catalan dish consisting of a Moroccan-inspired marinade, a spoon-licking-good Spanish pepper sauce, and a cooling Middle Eastern cucumber-yogurt salad. Our sorta fusion food.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H
  • 5 H
  • 0
Catalan lamb skewers on sliced cucumbers topped with a romesco sauce

Sofregit ~ Catalan Tomato Sauce

Sofregit is the Catalan version of the classic sofrito that is the foundation of many, many authentic Spanish dishes. Here’s how to make it.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 2 H, 10 M
  • 0
A round vegetable galette, with one slice cut out of it

Vegetable Galette

Because who doesn’t want pie for dinner?! And this vegetable galette gets it exactly right with a buttery crust, a creamy cheese sauce, and oh-so-sweet roasted veggies.

  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 4
A kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad tossed with a honey-mustard dressing and topped with parmesan cheese and sweet-spicy nuts

Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad

Roasted Brussels sprouts? Been there. Kale chips? Done that. This raw winter salad comprised of two still-trendy superfoods is like experiencing them for the first time.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
A white plate with a messy sweet potato, kale, rice, and pecan salad

Sweet Potato, Kale, Rice And Pecan Salad

Ever thought salad was boring? Think again. We’re not ashamed to admit we did a faceplant in this lovely little number. We suspect we’re not the only ones.

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
Several cranberry pistachio biscotti cookies tied together with raffia

Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

Cranberries add a chewy, sweet-tartness and pistachios bring a buttery tasting richness to these biscotti, making them a must-make for Christmas.

  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 8