About Tamiko Lagerwaard, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Tamiko Lagerwaard has tested.

Crunchy Oven-Fried Drumsticks

Oven Fried Drumsticks Recipe

Some things never go out of style. They just take on a somewhat newish look now and again. Witness these kid- and adult-friendly drumsticks rolled in crumbs of any sort. Panko. Potato chips. Wasabi peas. Rice crackers. We could go on.

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  • 20 M
  • 50 M
  • 12
Espresso Cake Recipe

Espresso Cake Recipe

This simple yet spectacular riff on coffee cake—there’s actually coffee in the cake—is rich and robust and rousing in that way only espresso can be.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 37
Homemade Twinkies

Homemade Twinkies Recipe

Just like the classic, these delicate sponge cakes are crammed to almost bursting with irresistibly sweet, fluffy, creamy goodness—minus the chemicals, preservatives, artificial colorings, and other abominations.

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  • 50 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 72
Tom Yum Goong Soup Recipe

Tom Yum Goong Soup Recipe

The elusive lilt of lemongrass. The sour, puckery smack of tamarind. The warm-your-belly pervasiveness of galangal. The unmistakable funk of fish sauce. All in this exquisitely authentic Thai soup.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 4

Carrot Apple Juice

Carrots. Apple. Lime. That’s all it takes to toss together this easy juice, whether for breakfast, lunch, or somewhere in between.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0
Panna Cotta With Peaches Recipe

Panna Cotta with Peaches

This panna cotta has the most luscious of textures. How to explain it? Hmmm. Sorta like swooping velvet over your tongue.

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  • 20 M
  • 8 H, 40 M
  • 4
Madeleines Recipe

Madeleines

Who knew these buttery, airy, delicate little cakes were so simple to make…and so irresistibly delicious?! (Well, Proust, for one…)

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 4
Key Lime Pie Recipe

Key Lime Pie

DIY classic Key lime pie—including a handy little cheat sheet on substituting everyday limes for these puckery little Key suckers.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Bucatini all’Amatriciana Recipe

Bucatini all’Amatriciana Recipe

All’Amatriciana—go on, roll that “r” like they do in Italy—means a spicy pasta sauce of tomatoes and pancetta or bacon. Prego.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
Peach Crostata Recipe

White Peach Crostata

Not familiar with the term “crostata”? We have a hunch you’re going to like what it means, which is essentially “less fussy than pie.”

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H, 20 M
  • 12
Roast Chicken Stock

Roast Chicken Stock

Sure, made-from-scratch stock like grandma used to make is frugal beyond belief. But wait till you see what it does for your cooking.

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  • 10 M
  • 6 H
  • 2