Michelle Massey, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Michelle Massey has tested.

A tied pork loin in the style of Porchetta on a white platter with cooked red onions and rosemary.

Pork Loin in the Style of Porchetta

A mashup of two Italian classics, arista and porchetta. A stuffed roast with rosemary and ground pork that’s ridiculously simple to make. And even easier to devour.

  • 50 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 6
Five piles of different colored fresh pasta dough

Homemade Pasta Dough

Pasta made fresh according to Italian tradition is unspeakably more supple, satisfying, and gratifying than the dried-out store-bought stuff and, in fact, lovely enough to cause you to weep. Here’s how to make it at home.

  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 109
Crisp Potato Cakes

Crisp Potato Cakes

A kissing cousin to the latke, this whopping plate-size potato cake ensures you’re not standing at the stove all night long turning out one wee pancake after another.

  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 11
Guinness and Ice Cream

Guinness and Ice Cream

A marvie blend of bitter stout and sweet ice cream, this inspired rendition of an old-fashioned float just may take you by surprise.

  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 12
Scale Up-Scale Down Salad

Scale Up–Scale Down Salad

Whether you like a big or small salad, you’ll find it here. We think of this as an anything-goes-anytime-of-year salad. Swap outs are highly encouraged.

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 0
A stack of five lemon, thyme, and sea-salt shortbreads on a wooden board with a dish of sea salt and a lemon beside them.

Thyme, Lemon, and Sea-Salt Shortbread

These savory shortbreads are seasoned with thyme, lemon, and a sprinkling of sea salt. Serve the shortbreads as a snack or as an hors d’oeuvre with wine.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 5
A carrot dipped into A bowl of cauliflower Asiago cheese fondue

Cauliflower Asiago Cheese Fondue

This cauliflower fondue is full of Asiago cheese and smoked paprika. An unusual fondue, it gets texture from the cauliflower. A favorite of fondue lovers.

  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 3
Two slices of no-knead pumpkin-sunflower seed bread on a plate, behind the rest of the loaf

No-Knead Pumpkin-Sunflower Seed Bread

Filled with nutty goodness, this bread recipe gets its crunch and flavor from pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, flax seeds. Healthy and kid-friendly.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 5 H
  • 1
Sea Salt-Rosemary Sweet Potato Chips

Sea Salt-Rosemary Sweet Potato Chips

Unlike humdrum store-bought chips, these have some semblance of sophistication, not to mention healthfulness. And yes, it’s still hard to stop at just one.

  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 12