At last, spiced chocolate truffles made with dark chocolate that taste delectable, are easy to make, and—believe it!—nutrient dense. Our prayers have been answered.
Noelle C. Serafino, Recipe Tester
A list of all the recipes Noelle C. Serafino has tested.
Chocolate Zucchini Cake
Reason number #456 to love summer? This luxuriously decadent yet relatively, marginally, healthful chocolate zucchini cake. Seriously.
Big Chewy Brownie Cookies
“Everything I love about brownies. The fudgy center. The crisp edges. And that wondrous crinkly top.” That’s what folks are saying about these.
The mere mention of blueberry pie sorta makes you wanna stop everything and sprint to the kitchen, doesn’t it?
Coconut Carrot Cake
Lighter, more delicate, some may even say more sophisticated, and we dare say better than any other carrot cake you’ve ever had. No pineapple. No raisins. No complaints.
Wine Poached Pears
How to explain these wine poached pears? “Divine elegance” comes to mind. Also, easy, vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, healthy, and lovely.
Red Velvet Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting
Why did no one think of putting red wine into red velvet cupcakes until now??!! Okay. Got that out of our system. These are incredible, folks.
Chicken Caesar Salad Skewers
These subtly flavored chicken skewers deconstruct the classic into separate, simple, spectacular components in weeknight-friendly fashion.
How to make authentic chai latte at home with just tea, spices, a little sweetener, and your choice of milk. As easy at that.
Slow Cooker Applesauce
This recipe is gonna change your mind about store-bought applesauce. And not just because it lets you use your slow cooker and walk away. Wait’ll you taste it.
Easy Fruit Sorbet
Couldn’t be easier. Simply freeze puréed fruit, water, and sugar and you have sorbet. Any-flavor-you-want fruit sorbet. Best part? No ice cream maker required.
Sometimes a pie craving is just too strong to wait for a plate and fork and fussily crimping a top crust. Enter this easy peasy yet elegant crostata.
Chocolate Banana Pops
Bring back memories? How about we make some new memories with whatever the heck you feel like sprinkling on top of your chocolate-covered bananas? After all, you’re an adult. You get to decide.
Veggie Summer Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce
We usurped traditional Vietnamese fillings with colorful and crunchy vegetables. Crazy good. And crazy good for you.
Sweet and Spicy Cranberry Relish
Made in minutes from just five ingredients, this cranberry relish belongs in your weeknight repertoire and not just on your Thanksgiving table. Did we mention it freezes beautifully?
Spiced Milk Tea
This classic spiced milk tea is made with chai spices and—are you ready?!—sweetened condensed milk. It’s ridiculously lovely.
Pickled Red Onions
You’re not going to believe how ridiculously quick and easy it is to toss together this flashy hot pink pickle.