Taylor Wesa, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Taylor Wesa has tested.

Soft-Boiled Eggs and Toast

Soft-Boiled Eggs and Toast

Ideal for lazy weekends as well as harried weekdays, these soft-boiled eggs are cooked to perfection in less than five minutes. You’re welcome.

  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 33
Five Spice Pork Chops

Five-Spice Pork Chops

Only subtly spicy, these pork chops take on an air of intrigue with their warming and evocative aroma and taste. Certain to spark conversation, if not seconds.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 3
Cornmeal Griddle Cakes

Cornmeal Griddle Cakes

Shirttail cousins to corn bread, these savory cakes wooed and wowed us with their crisped edges, ethereally airy interior, and pantry-friendly frugality.

  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 39
Foolproof Daiquiri

The Foolproof Daiquiri

That froufrou blender drink dolloped with whipped cream? Imposter. This is what you really want. Rum, lime juice, and just a touch of something sweet.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 5
Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

“Little explosions of flavor” is how the author describes these luscious little orbs of yellow, orange, or red goodness. We don’t disagree. Neither will you.

  • 5 M
  • 1 H
  • 7
Pimm's Cup for Wimbledon

Pimm’s Cup for Wimbledon

A sprightly seasonal classic, this variant on a Pimm’s Cup is a wham bam grand slam of booze, orange, lemon, cucumber, mint, and lemon-lime soda.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 15
Turkey Breasts with Marsala

Turkey Cutlets with Marsala

Simple enough to commit to memory, these tipsy turkey cutlets take minutes to make yet taste like you slaved for hours.

  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 2
Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Hog Island Grilled Cheese

This much-ballyhooed ‘wich from Hog Island Oyster Bar in San Francisco is stuffed with fromage blanc, Gruyère, Cheddar, and Havarti. Talk about the stuff romance is made from…

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 30 M
  • 8
Carrot Soup with Chicken and Thyme

Carrot Soup with Chicken and Thyme

The color of happiness, yes? But what’s even more stunning about this soup than its vibrant hue and sweet taste is just how easily and inexpensively it comes together.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 5
Casserole dish of root vegetable gratin topped with bubbly brown cheese on wood table

Root Vegetable Gratin

This gratin is a great way to hide your veggies. Even from the kids. The hero? Cheese, natch. It’ll have your whole family chowing down.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 7