Four ingredients and one simple technique that will leave everyone asking—maybe even demanding—you for more. A keeper of a side dish.
Nadine Bonda, Recipe Tester
A list of all the recipes Nadine Bonda has tested.
Our testers are singing the praises of these sweet cookies that are stuffed with poppy seed and apricot filling. We’re quite certain you will be, too.
Carrot Fries with Chipotle Sauce
Need to get your fry fix without breaking your diet? These carrot fries are easy to make, healthy-ish, and come with a sweet and spicy dipping sauce.
Roasted Lemon Chicken Thighs
In this simple one-pot supper, chicken thighs are bathed in a sauce that’s informed, though not overwhelmed, by lemon. Warning: You’re gonna wanna spoon that sauce onto everything.
Dorie Greenspan’s Rugelach
These butter and cream cheese pastries are filled with cinnamon-sugared nuts, a slick of jam, currants, and a handful of chopped chocolate.
3 Ingredient Condensed Milk Cookies
Homemade cookies that require only 3 ingredients and no mixer? You bet. It doesn’t get any easier than this, folks.
No-Churn Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream
We can’t get enough of this creamy, nutty no-churn ice cream that’s dotted with mini peanut butter cups. We’re willing to bet you’ll feel the same way about it.
Clams with Portuguese Sausage, Garlic, and Cilantro
With flavors like these, you have to wonder why the Portuguese ever left home during the Age of Discovery.
Icebox Cake with Condensed Milk Whipped Cream
This old-fashioned classic dessert requires only 5 ingredients and 20 minutes of effort. No wonder it never goes out of style.
Fried Shrimp Sliders on Hawaiian Rolls
These easy shrimp sliders are fried to crispy perfection, then topped with a spicy creamy slaw and toasted bun. Bet you can’t eat just one.
Blueberry Brioche French Toast Casserole
This easy overnight breakfast casserole from Jessie Sheehan features a sweet, creamy egg custard, rich brioche, and fresh blueberries. Perfect for feeding a crowd.
Coconut Lime Cookies
Think sugar cookie meets margarita. Or something like that. And just as difficult to stop at a single taste.
Ukrainian Garlic Bread ~ Pampushky
These pillowy garlic bread rolls, which are slathered with garlic-parsley oil, are just one of many delights that Ukrainian cuisine has to offer.
Homemade Caramel-Coconut Oreos
Dark chocolate cookies, creamy caramel filling, and coconut collide in spectacular fashion to create the ultimate sandwich cookie.
Sweet Potato Patties
Prepare to be wowed by these crispy panko-crusted mashed sweet potato cakes. We certainly were.
Apple, Fennel, and Orange Salad
This stealthy healthy salad combines arugula, fennel, red onion, and apple with a bright citrus dressing.
Got some less-than-stellar winter grape tomatoes to use up? Or even a glut of summer ones? These easy tomato chips are our new favorite snack.
Easy Cinnamon Knots
Soft buttery pastry, sweet cinnamon-y filling, and a burst of dried fruit. Now, THESE are the kind of knots we all need.
Hazelnut Thyme Matchsticks
Hazelnut thyme matchsticks are thin, crisp crackers made with ground hazelnuts, cheese, and butter. The matchsticks are perfect with soup or as a snack.
Viennese Crescent Cookies
A holiday cookie if we ever saw one! So buttery, so nutty, so delicate, so mind-bendingly charming, these traditional Viennese cookies rival the city’s fancier pastries as our fave.