Sema Stein, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Sema Stein has tested.

Two glass jars of homemade chrain with a silver spoon lying beside them.

Homemade Chrain

What’s chrain, you ask? It’s a heck of a traditional condiment with a bite to it. And it’s coming to a holiday table near you.

  • (5)
  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 31
A ceramic bowl filled with hot and sour soup.

Hot and Sour Soup

This is, quite frankly, the loveliest hot and sour soup we’ve ever had, with none of the usual gloppiness of takeout Chinese. And it’s on the table in just 20 minutes.

  • (14)
  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 48
A pitcher and two glasses of limeade on a colorful platter with a linen napkin on the side.

Limeade

More tart than sweet is what you’ll find this perfectly puckery little limeade to be. And that’s exactly the way it was always intended to be.

  • (2)
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 8
A white bowl filled with spiced red cabbage set on white linens with a spoon resting inside.

Spiced Red Cabbage

This contains sugar and spice and everything nice. In fact, it has so much niceness in it, we want it for every special occasion.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 50 M
  • 0
Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed Mushrooms

A contemporary take on a ’70s classic, these stuffed ‘shrooms have an undeniable appeal—everyone’s fave dinner party nosh.

  • (4)
  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 12