Dena Eran, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Dena Eran has tested.

Ladyfingers Chocolate Mousse Cake

Ladyfingers Mousse Cake

Layers of delicate ladyfingers alternate with espresso-and-liqueur laced chocolate mousse. Drizzled over scoops of the cake is a lovely vanilla custard cream.

  • 1 H
  • 1 H
  • 2
Chile Peanuts

Chile Peanuts

Forget plain old peanuts. This titillating take on spiced nuts adds paprika and chili powder without subtracting anything from their beer friendly quotient.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 35 M
  • 2
Yankee Bacon and Onion Scones

Yankee Bacon and Onion Scones

Filled with bacon and onion, these savory New England scones are usually served with soups, stews, and roasted meats, but they make a great breakfast too.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Butter lettuce leaves cradling ground dark chicken in bowl

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chicken, water chestnuts, and scallions are dressed in a ginger-soy sauce then wrapped with butter lettuce leaves in this Chinese specialty.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 0
Three cookies--two balls, one oblong--with circular and perforations decorations on top on a wire rack

Traveler’s Date Cookies

Popular in Lebanon and Syria, these sweets are rich semolina cookies shaped around a date paste perfumed with orange-flower water and rose water. Delicate.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 0
Baked French Onion Soup

Baked French Onion Soup

A slightly heretical take on a French classic, this riff involves slicing, sautéing, and, the laying on of cheese, yes, but not as you’ve experienced before.

  • 25 M
  • 2 H
  • 8
Fresh Tomato Tart

Fresh Tomato Tart

For a summer lunch or a simple supper dish with a salad, this basil-custard tart topped with fresh tomatoes is a versatile addition to anyone’s repertoire.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 50 M
  • 0