Natasha Roetter, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Natasha Roetter has tested.

A pink bowl filled with flower-shaped sugar cookies topped with decorating sugar

Valentine’s Sugar Cookies

Sure, you could say it with flowers. Although if novelty is what you’re after, a bouquet isn’t exactly the answer. These sweet little somethings, on the other hand….

  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 47
Hot Buttered Rum Apple Pie

Hot Buttered Rum Apple Pie

An unconventional approach to apple pie that happily involves booze and lotsa butter. Even more memorable as the classic.

  • 45 M
  • 4 H, 25 M
  • 26
Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

A classic, perfected. (Yes, we know, you’ve been promised this before by others. But we mean it.)

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 D, 1 H
  • 29
Burrata, Asparagus, Pine Nuts, and Raisins

Burrata with Asparagus

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

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
Michelada

Michelada

The customary morning-after equivalent of a Bloody Mary in Mexico—except this is lighter, less tomato-y, and all around lovelier.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 12
Classic Sweet Potato Casserole

Classic Sweet Potato Casserole

“My new go-to sweet potato casserole.” “A keeper.” That’s what folks are saying about this insanely easy sweet potato casserole.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 0
Flaky Pie Crust

Flaky Pie Crust

What light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and this flaky pie crust is the sun. (That’s how much we love this crust.)

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 45 M
  • 6
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Crisp at the edges, chewy in the center, and (sorta) wholesome through and through, these are a revelatory riff on the classic.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 40 M
  • 24
Three spiced roast chicken thighs, with warm spice, cajun, and spiced curry coatings

Spiced Roast Chicken

A weeknight godsend, these spice-rubbed, oven-blasted chicken parts do dinner on the double. Er, triple.

  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 5
Hibiscus Ice Pops and Spicy Mango Pops

Spicy Mango Ice Pops

Forget about pleasing the kids. These spicy little lovelies have boast mango with a hint of lime and are sure to woo the sophisticate in you.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 20 M
  • 4