Megan S., Recipe Tester

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

A metal skillet filled with easy skillet lasagna and garnished with basil leaves.

Easy Skillet Lasagna

Those days when meal planning goes south and weeknight weariness looms, simple salvation can be found in this easy skillet lasagna made with store-bought ravioli.

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
A loaf of pane bianco on a white wooden board.

Pane Bianco

Crunchy on the outside and soul-sighingly soft inside, this simple no-knead sourdough recipe from Jim Lahey turns out a classic Italian loaf that would pass muster at any trattoria.

  • Quick Glance
  • 35 M
  • 1 D, 11 H
  • 2
A woman with a Vitamix filled with spinach, mango, and milk

How to Make a Perfect Smoothie

It doesn’t take an engineering degree to make a decent smoothie. Although it does take a little know-how to make one that makes you want to drink your veggies. Here’s how.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
A blue and white bowl filled with melon and avocado salad with a bowl of pita beside it.

Melon and Avocado Salad

A combination of taste and textures that seems unconventional yet tastes so intuitive you’ll wonder why you haven’t tried it before.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 0
A white bowl filled with spinach and arugula risotto on a grey linen napkin.

Spinach and Arugula Risotto

This risotto, straight from Rome, gets its flavor and color from spinach, arugula, and parsley. Its smoothness is a product of butter, cream, and cheese.

  • (1)
  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
Two serving spoons in a large serving bowl filled with spaghetti with olives, broccoli, and feta

Spaghetti with Olives, Broccoli, and Feta

Eating healthy never tasted so satisfying as this jumble of salty, savory, and spicy that’s done in just 30 minutes. Rumor has it cold leftovers are just as magnificent as dinner the night before.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
Bowl of green Spring pea puree topped with chopped mint on white marble

Spring Pea Puree

Serve it alongside grilled fish, spring lamb, or roast chicken. Smear it on a cracker. Set it out with crudités. Twirl it with pasta. This lovely spring pea purée knows no limits…

  • (3)
  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 14
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 loaf of kulich topped with glaze and sprinkles on a round trivet

Kulich

This towering traditional Easter bread bedecked with icing and sprinkles make it instantly recognizable. But it’s the hint of cardamom and saffron along with its dreamily delicate texture that leave the most lasting impression.

  • (1)
  • 30 M
  • 7 H, 55 M
  • 2