Nadine Bonda, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Nadine Bonda has tested.

A wok filled with kung pao chicken with two chopsticks on the edge

Kung Pao Chicken With Peanuts

The origins of Kung Pao (aka Gong Bao) chicken are murky, but the raves we’re hearing about this stir-fry of chicken, peanuts, and red chiles are unequivocally and resoundingly clear.

  • (3)
  • 20 M
  • 25 M
  • 22
A copper pot filled with mashed potatoes with crème fraîche and a masher resting inside.

Mashed Potatoes with Crème Fraîche

These delicately flavored, lush and silky mashed potatoes with tangy crème fraîche have already become a dinner table favorite. And they’re on the table in under 45 minutes.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 0
Nine roast lemon chicken thighs in a round Dutch oven with lemon slices tucked between them.

Roast 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.

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
A white bowl filled with beef stroganoff and rice and topped with microgreens on a wooden board with a knife beside it.

Beef Stroganoff

Some days, all you crave is a comforting bowl of nostalgia. And this beef Stroganoff fits the bill. It’s also full of flavor and comes together faster than you’d expect. You’re welcome.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
A quiche Lorraine cut in half, and half cut into quarters on a patterned background.

Quiche Lorraine

A custardy filling and a flaky crust make the case for bringing this French classic back. It’s essentially indulgence masquerading as a make-ahead, impress-a-lot brunch or lunch.

  • (1)
  • 1 H
  • 2 H, 20 M
  • 2
An onion and blue cheese tart cut into wedges with crispy onions scattered around it.

Onion and Blue Cheese Tart

This tart, filled with roasted onions and blue cheese royale, is without a doubt one of the finest recipes on site. None of us can ever get enough.

  • (5)
  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 14
Three sheet pan sausage, peppers, and onions on a white plate with a jar of mustard beside it.

Sheet Pan Sausage, Peppers, and Onions

Ballpark style sausages without going to the ballpark. We dare say we like this approach even better when demolished from the comfort of our own couch.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Coconut lime cookies drizzled with icing and garnished with lime zest on wax paper.

Coconut Lime Cookies

Think sugar cookie meets margarita. Or something like that. And just as difficult to stop at a single taste.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
A pile of Viennese crescent cookies on a platter with greenery and Christmas ornaments on the side

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.

  • (3)
  • 45 M
  • 4 H
  • 16