About Sarah Heend

About Sarah Heend, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Sarah Heend has tested.

Apple Cider Vinaigrette Recipe

Apple Cider Vinaigrette

This slightly sweet, subtly tangy, entirely apple-y vinaigrette recipe is going to come in far more handy than you can ever imagine.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 6
Breakfast Pizza Recipe

Breakfast Pizza

Baked pizza crust with all the makings of a proper breakfast on top. Seems like a pretty darn good reason to get out of bed to us.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 10
Passover Pareve Apple Cake Recipe

Passover Apple Cake

This Passover classic is so memorable you may just find yourself making it all year round. Talk about a godsend.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 10
Apple Coffee Cake Recipe

Apple Coffee Cake

Elegant enough for company, simple enough for every day, and versatile enough for breakfast and midnight snack and pretty much every moment in between.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 2
Pumpkin Muffins Recipe

Pumpkin Muffins

The perfect answer for anyone who may feel a touch sheepish about indulging in pumpkin pie for breakfast.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Cranberry Apple Crostata Recipe

Cranberry Apple Crostata

Know what we can’t stop thinking about? This crostata. At first whiff of its heady fall spices, you’ll tumble head over heals in love. At first bite, you just may cry. But the best part? Its appeal crosses divisive party lines.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 6
Pretzel Rolls Recipe

Pretzel Rolls

You’re gonna be astounded at just how easy pretzel rolls are to make at home. And yes, they taste like the real deal—just like a German soft pretzel.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 4
Brown-Butter Financier Recipe

Brown Butter Financiers

Although the name “financiers” may conjure images of fancy French pastries, these delicate beauties with a velvety crumb couldn’t be easier to make.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Microwave Mug Cake Recipe

Microwave Mug Cake

Three minutes. That’s how long it takes to bake this upside down cake that makes just enough dessert to satisfy your craving. No more.

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  • 15 M
  • 20 M
  • 4
Pain de Mie Recipe

Pain de Mie

Pain de mie is perfectly rectangular and, as such, perfect for toast and sandwiches. It’s traditionally made in a Pullman pan but we show you how to use any old loaf pan.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 10
Flourless Almond Cake Recipe

Flourless Almond Cake

A flourless almond cake that’s French and flavorful, this amandier is crisp and crunchy on the outside, dense and chewy on the inside, and gluten-free through and through.

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  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 27
Microwave Popcorn Recipe

How to Make Microwave Popcorn

Yes, you can make microwave popcorn on your own with just a brown paper bag. No artificial colors. No fake butter. No nasty preservatives. Bring on your next Netflix binge!

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 2
Farmer Cheese Recipe

Farmer Cheese

This easy homemade farmer cheese is rich, creamy, and lovely, sorta like a poor man’s (or shall we say, lazy man’s) homemade ricotta.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 6