Kate S., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Kate S. has tested.

A tray of s'mores brownies with a spatula resting inside and several brownies missing.

S’mores Brownies

Chewy, gooey, and chocolatey, these crackly topped brownies buried beneath slightly charred marshmallow are the ideal balance of cakey, fudgy, and nostalgia-inducing messiness.

  • (5)
  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 14
Rows of peanut butter sandies dough balls with a cookie scoop placing another dough ball on the surface.

Peanut Butter Sandies

New York Times’ reporter Julia Moskin divulges the recipe for City Bakery’s Peanut Butter Sandies. You’re welcome.

  • (3)
  • 20 M
  • 50 M
  • 13
A lobster roll on a toasted split bun, stuffed with lobster in a creamy mayo and lemon dressing with some potato chips on the side.

Lobster Roll

A toasted bun cradling sweet-as-can-be lobster swaddled in mayo. Just like what you’ll find along the winding highways and byways of coastal Maine.

  • (1)
  • 25 M
  • 35 M
  • 17
A white plate topped with an iceberg wedge with blue cheese dressing.

Iceberg Wedges with Blue Cheese Dressing

The best version we’ve experienced of this classic steakhouse salad with a creamy blue cheese dressing that’s basically an excuse to eat your vegetables.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 0
A dollop of homemade tartar sauce on a piece of newspaper with fried fish and a lemon wedge beside it.

Homemade Tartar Sauce

Commercial tartar sauce tends to be crammed full of sugar and corn syrup and preservatives. Not this little homemade lovely.

  • (5)
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 25
A pitcher and two glasses of limeade on a colorful platter with a linen napkin on the side.

Limeade

More tart than sweet is what you’ll find this perfectly puckery little limeade to be. And that’s exactly the way it was always intended to be.

  • (2)
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 8
Goat Cheese Potato Cakes

Goat Cheese Potato Cakes

Hey, ‘member those mushy mashed potato cakes mom used to make from leftovers? Yeah, well, these are nothing like them.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 2