Mary Kate K., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Mary Kate K. has tested.

A black skillet containing a cheese omelet, topped with chives and Gruyere

Cheese Omelet

A magnificently indulgent omelet for two that’s exactly what you make when you’re feeling like reveling in something simple yet still sophisticated and is perfect at any time of day.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
A plate of churros with a cup of hot chocolate in the background

Churros

Fried dough in any incarnation is something to get excited about. Though we’re sorta partial to these crisp yet ethereally airy specimens with a Spanish accent.

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  • 30 M
  • 40 M
  • 4
Quick Pickled Ramps

Quick Pickled Ramps

No waiting weeks for the pickling solution to work its magic. Not with these little lovelies, which are ready to nosh within minutes of making.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2
A white cake stand of a pile of one-pot cocoa brownies, a glass of milk, on a white table

One-Pot Cocoa Brownies

“Could not have been easier.” “Perfect.” “A one-pot wonder!” That’s what folks are saying about these super simple cakey brownies.

  • 15 M
  • 55 M
  • 8
Banana Bread Muffins

Banana Bread Muffins

“An absolute knockout!” “Wowzers!” “Incredibly moist.” “Just like banana bread.” That’s what folks are saying about this recipe.

  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 4
okie Dough Buttercream Frosting

Cookie Dough Buttercream Frosting

This cookie dough buttercream frosting is easy to make, insanely indulgent, and ridiculously perfect for slathering atop cakes and cupcakes, and, natch, snitching straight from the bowl.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 2
Green Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken Enchilada With Green Sauce

“I may never use store-bought sauce again.” That’s what folks are saying about this super simple Tex-Mex standby with a simple salsa verde that’s made from scratch. And so worth it.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 14
A round white plate with six slices of eggnog pie and a dish of whipped cream

Eggnog Pie

Eggnog pie is essentially a slightly tipsy cheesecake. We’re classifying it under “holiday desserts for parties where people like to party.”

  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2
Black Bean Taquitos

Black Bean Taquitos

So lovely you’re not even going to notice that they’re vegetarian. But your guests will appreciate that fact. And you’ll appreciate the taste.

  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 5
Pina Colada

Pina Colada

This pina colada recipe is made with rum, cream of coconut, and pineapple, and couldn’t be easier. We also think it’s even better than the classic.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 0
How To Make Coconut Whipped Cream

How To Make Coconut Whipped Cream

Knowing how to make coconut whipped cream is a lovely and satisfyingly fluffy paleo trick that we think everyone can get behind.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 4
Candied Rose Petals

Candied Rose Petals

Exactly what your cakes and cupcakes have been missing all these years. And yes, they’re equally adept atop wedding cakes and cupcakes.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2
Simple Panzanella

Grilled Panzanella

This brashly untraditional panzanella grills the bread so you can dispense with waiting a day for stale bread. It also tosses in fresh mozzarella because, well, when is cheese ever a bad thing?!

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 12