Helen Wang, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Helen Wang has tested.

An apple coffee cake with one slice cut from it on a wire cooling rack with parchment underneath.

Apple Coffee Cake

Elegant enough for company, simple enough for every day, and versatile enough for breakfast and midnight snack and pretty much every moment in between.

  • (2)
  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 11
How to Freeze Basil

How to Freeze Herbs

When life hands you an abundance of herbal loveliness, pull out your ice cube tray, add some olive oil, and save the loveliness for another day.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 6 H
  • 4
A wooden bowl filled with South Carolina slaw with a spoon beside it.

South Carolina Slaw

This may not seem like coleslaw to some given its lack of mayo. But its sweet tanginess is going to woo you like never before.

  • (2)
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 4
A person mashing avocado into a bowl of easy guacamole on a table with salt, avocado, cilantro, lime, and chiles.

Easy Guacamole

Authentic as heck with its minimalistic approach that keeps ingredients to the essentials.

  • (1)
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 8
A white bowl filled with slow cooker split pea soup, set on a linen napkin

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

This bowl of comfort features all the hearty, stick-to-your-ribs goodness of traditional split pea soup with the added benefit of tossing everything in the slow cooker and walking away.

  • (6)
  • 50 M
  • 10 H, 50 M
  • 16
Sweet Potato Cottage Pie

Sweet Potato Cottage Pie

Sweet potato cottage pie. It’s what happens when you make a ground beef ragout, smother it with creamy mashed sweet potatoes, and bake it to golden brown and bubbly gorgeousness. Stealthy healthy.

  • (1)
  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 10