Nancy A. Mosher, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Nancy A. Mosher has tested.

Garlic mashed potatoes with melted butter and black pepper inside a copper pot, resting on a kitchen towel.

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Silken, garlicky mashed potatoes manifest in mere minutes thanks to a super simple technique that’s perfect for when you’re entertaining or just plain hungry.

A plate with three eggplant wraps and loose basil leaves, with a whole red pepper in the background

Mediterranean Eggplant Wraps

These eggplant wraps are a cinch to make. Roasted eggplant, goat cheese, and basil make pretty nifty appetizers or a full-on lunch.

A serving of chickpea and spinach salad with cumin, red onion, and yogurt dressing on a white plate.

Chickpea and Spinach Salad with Cumin

Chickpeas as you’ve never experienced them. Just stir together a citrus and yogurt dressing and toss with chickpeas and spinach. Quick, easy, hearty, and ideal for summer.

A white pot filled with rustic lentil soup, and a metal ladle scooping out a portion.

Rustic Lentil Soup

A hearty and healthy weeknight dinner solution that’s made memorable with pancetta, sausage, AND bacon. And leftovers reheat magnificently.

White bowl of fresh peas with mint.

Fresh Peas with Mint

Is there anything that screams spring more than lightly buttered peas with a wee bit of mint on top? We think not.

A light-blue gravy boat filled with svelte green goddess dip

Svelte Green Goddess Dip

This evocatively named dip isn’t the same as the one of yore. It’s got the same sumptuous taste, the same creamy texture, the same luminous color, just not the same calorie count.

A frittata with leeks and herbs in a metal skillet on a white linen mat.

Frittata with Leeks and Herbs

A slinky little something to slip into, one that comes together easily and elegantly, impresses guests and family, works anytime of day, and sullies but a single skillet.

Sweet potato wedges piled on a white serving platter.

Sweet Potato Wedges

These subtly spiced, lightly crisped sweet potato wedges will have everyone clamoring for more–and, we dare say, no one guessing they’re healthful.

Two plates with burrata topped with asparagus, pine nuts, raisins, and prosciutto.

Burrata Cheese with Asparagus

A ridiculously rich, unthinkably creamy kin to mozzarella, burrata brings understated bling to every little thing. Prepare to swoon.

Two homemade toaster tarts on a sheet of parchment drizzled with glaze.

Homemade Pop Tarts

Though we dearly loved Pop Tarts as kids, even then we thought the packaged pastries ought to be better. Flakier. Fruitier. Fresher. Just like these. And they’re quite simple to pull off.

Vietnamese Iced Coffee ~ Ca Phe Sua Da

A simple, satiating, summery Vietnamese tradition known as ca phe sua da, this seductive classic is simply coffee, ice, and sweet, sweet, sweetened condensed milk. Here’s how to succumb at home.

Three pieces of steamed halibut with ginger and scallions on a blue rectangular plate with chopsticks on the side.

Steamed Halibut with Ginger

An elegant and easy riff on a classic Chinese technique that’s ideal for the fish-averse given that it’s quick and almost effortless.

A brown bowl filled with ginger and carrot stir-fry on a wooden mat.

Ginger and Carrot Stir-Fry

There’s nothing wallflowerish about this stir-fry, not with its gingery zing of tongue-tingling, sinus-clearing, tummy-settling ginger. Nothing at all.

A partially sliced sweet potato and cranberry strudel, topped with butter and pecans on a wooden board with a bowl of spiced creme fraiche.

Sweet Potato and Cranberry Strudel

This strudel, filled with sweet potato, raisins, and cranberry, is a great lunch or side. Store-bought Phyllo makes the strudel a cinch to make.

Cranberry and orange relish in a white bowl on a baking sheet

Cranberry and Orange Relish

Doesn’t get much simpler than this make-ahead cranberry sauce. Simply simmer cranberries, sugar, and orange until you hear a “Pop!” Then slide it in the fridge. Your work is done.

A muffin tin half filled with uncooked carrot muffins.

Carrot Muffins

These little lovelies contain sugar and spice and everything nice–including an oh-so-buttery oat streusel and a batter so enticing you’d never, ever guess it’s good for you.