Michelle Massey, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Michelle Massey has tested.

Two Guiness floats with straws on a grey metal try with a few spoons lying beside them.

Guinness and Ice Cream Float

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

  • (2)
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 14
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

More savory than sweet, these shortbread go magnificently with booze of any sorts, from the most genteel of cocktails to your go-to wine from the corner store.

  • (2)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 7
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.

  • (4)
  • 50 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 12
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.

  • (30)
  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 164
A cooked crisp potato cake on a white plate with a spoon resting in the potato cake.

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.

  • (1)
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 11
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 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.

  • (1)
  • 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
A white bowl filled with sea salt-rosemary sweet potato chips, with a couple that have fallen out of the bowl.

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.

  • (6)
  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 12