Tricia M., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Tricia M. has tested.

Two short glasses of blueberry prosecco spritz on coasters with thyme sprigs for garnish.

Blueberry Prosecco Spritz

Want to know what we’re sipping all summer long? It’s this easy cocktail of fresh blueberries, lemon juice, simple syrup, sparkling wine, and soda.

Roasted pear with honey and rosemary on sourdough, on a marble slab tray, beside a jar of honey, a spoon, and sprigs of rosemary.

Roasted Pear with Honey and Rosemary

A lovely combination of sweet honeyed pears, salty feta, and earthy rosemary makes an unforgettable starter. Or just a brilliant little snack to perk you up.

Hot artichoke dip in a white pottery bowl with a serving spoon, beside a bowl of toasted bread.

Hot Artichoke Dip

This is one of those ubiquitous party dips that tastes so much better when you make it yourself. And who knew it was so easy? You’ll never buy artichoke dip again!

Tagliatelle with lemon on a large serving pate beside a smaller plate with noodles being twirled on a fork. Next to it, there are more forks and some lemons.

Tagliatelle with Lemon

This is one of those recipes where the results far outshine the amount of effort. Hungry and in a hurry? Get ready to have your mind blown.

Citrus soy chicken skewers on a plate of lettuce, with a bowl of peanut dipping sauce.

Citrus Soy Chicken Skewers

Everyone loves food on sticks, right? Easier to eat, less messy, and just more fun. Garlic, ginger, chicken, lemongrass, and peanut sauce makes it even better.

A bowl of rice pudding with a spoon and a scoop of halved strawberries and juice

Rice Pudding with Strawberries

Rice pudding is everybody’s idea of a creamy, dreamy dessert. And this one is topped with the most luscious strawberry conserve we’ve ever had.

Two pieces of buttered toast, one with strawberry jam, on a white plate.

Small Batch Strawberry Jam

Here’s a recipe for a small batch of strawberry jam, without all the fuss of traditional canning. Ready in less than an hour, with all the lush taste of peak strawberry season.

An oval serving dish filled with mashed potato gratin and a portion of it on a plate beside the dish.

Mashed Potato Gratin

Our recipe testers called these potatoes “pure heaven,” “yumminess,” and “genius.” That’s just a few of the rave reviews we heard for these delicately flavored spuds.

A blue and white serving plate topped with sautéed escarole and a serving spoon on the side.

Sautéed Escarole

A classic Italian treatment for an everyday green that tastes anything but ordinary thanks to the perfect technique.

Whole apple dumplings on a cutting board.

Whole Apple Dumplings

These individual, apple-filled, rough puff pastry dumplings are superb for dessert. And just as good for breakfast.

A spoon scooping chocolate mug cake from a blue mug.

Chocolate Mug Cake

Molten, gooey, dense, chocolatey, and done in minutes with nary any evidence, er, we mean cleanup, this microwave mug cake is the solution to when you need dessert stat.

A white plate with spears of roasted broccoli with pickled golden raisins scattered overtop and two spoons in the broccoli.

Roasted Broccoli with Pickled Golden Raisins

“A flavor bomb.” “If you’re looking for boring broccoli, keep on looking.” So say our recipe testers, who also deemed it “complex” and “fantastic” and “definitely going into the monthly rotation.”