Michelle Stein, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Michelle Stein has tested.

A metal loaf pan filled with no-churn coffee ice cream with a long scoop of ice cream missing.

No-Churn Coffee Ice Cream

That magical combination of coffee and chocolate has been turned into an irresistible frozen treat. No ice cream maker required.

Three stacks of chewy molasses cookies on a white marble cake stand.

Chewy Molasses Cookies

The holidays incarnate. That’s what these cookies are to us. They’re magnificently and traditionally spiced and are crinkly and chewy. All in the best possible sort of way.

Spicy marinara sauce in a small mason jar with a spoon, with a larger mason jar, a jar of dry spaghetti, two tomatoes on the vine, and parsley in the background.

Spicy Marinara Sauce

Here’s a recipe for a spicy marinara sauce that’s simple to make, tastes amazing, and just happens to be vegan. Boil your fave noodles and you’re done!

Lemon salmon piccata, 2 pieces, in a metal pan with slices of lemon, pan sauce, garnished with garlic and capers.

Lemon Salmon Piccata

Salmon piccata for 2 is a recipe for love–the love of good food, natch. A pan sauce of white wine, lemon, and capers provides the perfect finishing touch.

A veggie pumpkin burger on a brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, and mustard on a plate with slices of watermelon.

Veggie Burgers with Pumpkin

Vegan burgers as good as this one don’t come around very often. A juicy patty, full of protein and perfectly spiced, makes for a satisfying dinner.

2 hands, each holding a wine glass 3 quarters full of a bubbly orange cocktail with ice and an orange slice.

Aperol Spritz

A modern riff on the classic Italian cocktail. The addition of orange-flavored hard seltzer gives your drink a refreshing, and unexpected, upgrade.