Natasha Taylor, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Natasha Taylor has tested.

A white bowl of roast peaches topped with an easy granola of oats and almonds, Greek yogurt underneath

Roast Peaches with Easy Granola

Five-spice powder does magnificent things to roast peaches. And a sprinkling of the quickest and most perfect granola we’ve ever made seals the deal.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 40 M
  • 0
Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Cookie dough is oft a means to an end, an interim state of existence, a fleeting moment sacrificed to the creation of cookies. No more. Grab your spoons.

  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 32
A cookie sheet with six breakfast cookies with oats, banana, figs, and peanut butter

Breakfast Cookies

Think of granola bars but in cookie form. That’s what you get with these sorta virtuous, sorta naughty little lovelies.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 14
Two cordials glasses each filled with Moscato and a grapefruit section, on top are spoons

Grapefruit in Moscato

A drinkable dessert composed of, quite simply, bitter grapefruit segments soused with sweet sparkling wine. Cin cin!

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 4
A chocolate glazed chocolate bundt cake sitting atop a white cake stand with a dish of glaze on the side

Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt Cake

Does the true beauty of this cake lie in its stunning silhouette? Its intensely chocolatey chocolatiness? Or its lazy-day ease? You tell us.

  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 88
A white gratin dish filled with creamy Brussels sprouts and covered in cheese

Brussels Sprouts Gratin

What’s not to love about Brussels sprouts–yes, Brussels sprouts–when they’re buried beneath nutty, buttery Gruyère? Nothing. Nothing at all.

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  • 25 M
  • 40 M
  • 4
Coffee Ice Cubes

Leftover Coffee Ice Cubes

Got leftover coffee in that pot? Don’t toss it in the sink. Pour it into ice cube trays and freeze. No more watery iced coffee ever.

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  • 1 M
  • 1 M
  • 4
Cakey Brownies

Brownies for a Crowd

“So satisfying.” “Cakey and chocolatey and everything a brownie should be.” That’s what folks are saying about this crowd-pleaser.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Turkey Meatball Soup

Turkey Meatball Soup

This outrageously satiating riff on Italian wedding soup swaps traditional beef and pork meatballs for turkey with the lilt of lemon.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 6
Homemade Thin Mints

Homemade Thin Mints

Tired of waiting and waiting and waiting for your boxes of Girl Scout Thin Mints to arrive? Not with this trusty little recipe.

  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 14
Pumpkin Seven Layer Bars

Pumpkin Seven Layer Bars

We’d be happy to tuck into these layers of messy goodness any time, any place. Thanksgiving or July 4th, makes no difference.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
French Vanilla Sablé

French Sable Cookies

This sneaky sable, a French shortbread of sorts that’s crisp on the outside, tender on the inside, is going to rock your world.

  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 4
Care Package Brownies

Care Package Brownies

These brownies are the perfect treat to send to troops overseas or your kid in college. They’re chocolatey, moist and, best of all, can withstand the U.S. Postal Service.

  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 20