Patty Fabian, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Patty Fabian has tested.

Two plates topped with kale caesar salad with roasted chickpeas on top and in a dish on the side.

Kale Caesar with Roast Chickpeas

Looking to shake up your salad? This even-healthier rendition adds kale to the usual romaine and swaps out carb-laden croutons for seriously the crispest roast chickpeas we’ve ever had.

  • (1)
  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 2
A person drizzling sauce over a steak au poivre on a white plate with sweet potato fries.

Steak au Poivre

Julia Child updated the French classic with black, green, and white peppercorns along with allspice to lend a little intrigue. A surprisingly quick yet altogether swoonworthy weeknight dinner.

  • (1)
  • 20 M
  • 25 M
  • 6
A bowl of easy chicken tortilla soup, with chicken, avocado, tortilla strips, and sour cream

Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Here’s a soothing dinner fix with a ridiculously high taste-to-effort ratio. And you’d never guess it’s healthy. Consider it the soup equivalent of Taco Tuesday. 

  • (1)
  • 30 M
  • 50 M
  • 6
A tied pork loin in the style of Porchetta on a white platter with cooked red onions and rosemary.

Pork Loin in the Style of Porchetta

A mashup of two Italian classics—arista and porchetta—that’s essentially pork roast stuffed with rosemary and more ground pork. Ridiculously easy to make. And even easier to devour.

  • (4)
  • 50 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 12
Three stacks of chewy molasses cookies on a white marble cake stand.

Chewy Molasses Cookies

The holidays incarnate. That’s what these cookies are to us. They’re magnificently and traditionally spiced and are crinkly and chewy. All in the best possible sort of way.

  • (1)
  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 4
A fork scooping strands of roasted spaghetti squash from the center of a halved squash.

Roasted Spaghetti Squash

“This technique really did produce those long lovely strands allowing this squash to live up to its name!” We keep hearing this about this perfectly easy and healthy spaghetti squash.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 50 M
  • 0
Irregular pieces of pistachio brittle.

Pistachio Brittle

Salty pistachio. Sweet butterscotch. And that undeniable crunch of candy. All with easy-to-make instructions that are foolproof even for beginner cooks and candymakers.

  • Quick Glance
  • 35 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
A wooden bowl filled with roasted Brussels sprouts with guanciale.

Brussels Sprouts with Guanciale

Restaurant-worthy Brussels sprouts but with the ease of making them at home any darn time you like. You’re welcome.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
A loaf of pumpkin bread in a metal loaf pan.

Pumpkin Bread

A quick bread that pretty much captures the essence of autumn with a sigh-inducingly, knee-wobblingly inviting aroma and compelling blend of sweet spices. Idyllic? Heck yeah.

  • (1)
  • 20 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 2