About Cindy Zaiffdeen, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Cindy Zaiffdeen has tested.

Hamburger Buns

Burger Buns Recipe

Beautiful burger buns. Were ever three words joined in such harmonious sequence? Actually, let’s add buxom and buttery.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 36
Roasted Potatoes on the Grill Recipe

Roasted Potatoes on the Grill Recipe

Roasted potatoes on the grill magically means you can indulge your craving for roasted potatoes during sweltering summer without heating up the entire kitchen. You’re welcome.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 40 M
  • 16
Applesauce Bread Recipe

Applesauce Bread Recipe

Comfort finds us in unexpected ways. And thank goodness for that—or rather, thank goodness for this not-too-sweet, subtly apple-y quick bread.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 16
Glazed Doughnuts Recipe

Glazed Doughnuts Recipe

Mmmmm…doughnuts. Ethereally fluffy, wonderfully drippy, homemade glazed doughnuts. What are you waiting for? Go make some.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 82
Garlic Confit Recipe

Garlic Confit

Cloves of garlic are slowly simmered in oil until unthinkably tender, intensely aromatic, subtly sweet, and insanely irresistible.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 13
Tater Tots Recipe

Spuddies | Tater Tots Recipe

A spuddy, you ask? It’s what happens when a chef creates crisp potato-y lusciousness but the name Tater Tots™ is already taken.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 50 M
  • 0
Old-Fashioned Cocktail

Old-Fashioned Cocktail

A little sugar, a splash of bitters, and a lotta booze—your grandma’s go-to drink. (Oh wait, was that just our family?!)

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 2
Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

We swoon to recipes that give us the pretense of being healthful as we douse food in fruity olive oil. Thank you, Lidia Bastianich.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 6