Patricia Scalione, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Patricia Scalione has tested.

A large and small bowl filled with grilled vegetables salad and two serving spoons in the large bowl.

Easy Grilled Vegetable Salad

Give your favorite veggies some smoky char on the grill, then toss them with plenty of fresh herbs and a tangy vinaigrette for an easy, healthy side.

A pink bowl filled with lemon garlic shrimp pasta with a fork resting inside.

Lemon Garlic Shrimp Pasta

This easy meal of tender bucatini pasta all tangled up with sautéed shrimp and a lemony garlic butter sauce is on the table in just 30 minutes. You’re welcome.

A pale blue bowl filled with white bean hummus, topped with parsley, olives, seeds, and oil

White Bean Hummus

Change up your hummus game with this white bean version that’s served with a fresh herb, olive, and seed topping.

World Peace Cookies 2.0 on white background

World Peace Cookies 2.0

If world peace was possible just from chocolate, cocoa nibs, and bits of raspberry in a sablé biscuit, well, things would be a lot different. Start baking and change the world.

2 rectangular plates with scoops of dark chocolate gelato, one on a scoop and one in a cone, surrounded by squares of dark chocolate and a bowl of cocoa.

Dark Chocolate Gelato

Sweet, but not too sweet, and chocolatey (extra chocolatey, actually) gelato is smooth, silky, and rich. This sweet treat is for real chocolate lovers.

A soft green casserole dish filed with lightly charred broccolini, kale, and green beans, sprinkled with chile flakes and garlic.

Charred Greens with Garlic

An exceptionally tasty way to prepare a side of supergreens that’ll give your dinner a little boost. Red pepper flakes and raw garlic make it even better.

A pan full of turkey meatballs with tomato sauce, beside a chopping board with Parmesan and a bowl of parsley.

Italian-Style Turkey Meatballs

Meatballs are meatballs, right? Not even close. These little babies take ground turkey and make it taste like a healthier, umami-packed heaven.

A loaf of unsliced whole wheat bread sitting on a yellow cutting board with a blue-handled knife beside it

Homemade Whole Wheat Bread

A standard loaf for beginner and experienced bakers alike, this whole wheat bread recipe turns out a superb product—tender crumb, chewy crust, and nutty flavor.

A whole chocolate meringue mousse cake with one slice cut from it.

Chocolate Meringue Mousse Cake

A chocolate lover’s dream come true, in the form of a lightly textured, dark chocolate mousse. Not too sweet, not too rich—just right.

Several bowls of orzo salad with grilled vegetables and a person scooping some from a larger bowl.

Orzo Salad with Grilled Vegetables

A light dinner for when you just can’t face the thought of heating up your kitchen in the summer. Just slice and grill your way to a sublimely citrusy, veggie-filled pasta salad.

A white oval platter topped with roasted carrots with dukkah and nuts sprinkled on top.

Roasted Carrots with Dukkah

Carrots are blistered and then sprinkled with a deconstructed dukkah made of nigella, coriander, cumin, and fennel seeds along with a sprinkle of roasted hazelnuts and almonds. And it just happens to be healthy.

A sliced loaf of pain au fromage on a white linen cloth with a serrated knife resting beside the bread.

Pain au Fromage

A remarkable rustic loaf that’s cheese inflected and crusty yet tender and contains a little whole wheat flour (so it’s healthy!). Your sandwiches are gonna thank you.

A rectangular dish of easy chicken enchiladas with a spatula resting in the dish and a couple enchiladas on a grey plate beside it.

Easy Chicken Enchiladas

An uber-quick and less traditional approach to chicken enchiladas gets you a tasty dinner, weeknight or not. The secret? Your toaster oven.

A white serving bowl filled with pieces of adobo chicken and garnished with cilantro.

Adobo Chicken

A sweet and vinegary, sesame and garlicky, oniony chicken dish that’s seriously irresistible. You’re gonna want to put this dish on repeat.