Mel H., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Mel H. has tested.

Spicy cranberry sauce in a grey pottery bowl on a white tablecloth.

Spicy Cranberry Sauce

A sweet-tart little condiment to slather on everything on your holiday table. It gets a little bit of heat from ginger, cloves, cinnamon, and chile.

A saucepan filled with a serving of cod and chorizo stew, 2 pita quarters, a dollop of sour cream, and a lemon wedge.

Cod and Chorizo Stew

A hearty stew filled with all kinds of exceptionally tasty things. And it’s easier than it sounds. Leave your wet raincoat at the door and try a bowlful.

A white pottery bowl filled with tofu satay bowls garnished with cilantro and peanuts.

Tofu Satay Bowls

A bowlful of crispy tofu and peanut sauce-soaked rice makes a terrific dinner that’s satisfying and full of healthy bits and bobs.

A white plate sitting on a folded napkin on a wooden table, with a pile of cheese crisps on top and one leaning against the plate.

Easy Keto Cheese Crisps

A high-protein, low-carb cheese cracker the tastes divine, even if you’re not worried about all that stuff. Dip ’em, dunk ’em, devour ’em.

A white plate filled with slices of roasted zucchini, olive oil, dark roasted cloves of garlic, and mint.

Roast Zucchini with Vinegar

An exceptionally tasty way to serve zucchini that’s not basic or boring. Garlicky, tangy, and minty, it makes a side dish that definitely stands out.

An eggplant kebab on a tortilla with fresh spinach, garlic sauce, and cabbage.

Eggplant Kebabs

A healthy, veggie-packed dinner that’s most magnificent during the height of summer. No turning on the stove required.

Five ears of grilled corn on the cob in their husks, sprinkled with cilantro.

Grilled Corn on the Cob

No summer barbecue is complete without grilled fresh sweet corn. But here it’s dressed up with a cilantro pesto and a squeeze of fresh lime juice.

An oval platter topped with grilled peach, basil, and walnut salad

Grilled Peach, Basil, and Walnut Salad

If you’re looking for an easy-peasy but still impressive starter, look no further. This lush salad with caramelized, grilled peaches and tender lettuce couldn’t be more simple. Or tastier.