Michele F., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Michele F. has tested.

A baking dish with chicken thighs topped with garlic cloves, red potatoes, and thyme. A silver spoon is nestled in the dish.

Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

Chicken with 40 cloves of garlic is a classic for one reason—it’s damn good. Using chicken thighs ensures the meat remains juicy. Using our trick for quickly peeling garlic makes it hassle free.

  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 14
Apple Coffee Cake

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.

  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 7
Infused Water

How to Infuse Water

Why spend half your paycheck on pricey infused waters when you can make them at home? It’s easy, inexpensive, and lovely.

  • 5 M
  • 8 H, 5 M
  • 4
Sunday Berry Almond Pastries

Puff Pastry Turnovers

Say so long to sad, soggy, store-bought pastries. Hello, easy and irresistibly flaky pastries oozing with summer fruit awesomeness.

  • 15 M
  • 40 M
  • 2
Easy Guacamole

Easy Guacamole

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

  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 8
Seven Layer Dip

Seven Layer Dip

Seriously the best seven layer dip we’ve ever had. Swear. And it comes together in minutes without any heat. Summer supper, anyone?

  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 13
A white plate topped with a spring panzanella made with tomatoes, bread, asparagus, and Parmesan. A small plate of additional shaved Parmesan sits beside it.

Spring Panzanella

For when you just can’t wait until midsummer for your fave Italian bread salad.

  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 2