Adriana Pecunia, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Adriana Pecunia has tested.

Three pieces of steamed halibut with ginger and scallions on a blue rectangular plate with chopsticks on the side.

Steamed Halibut with Ginger

An elegant and easy riff on a classic Chinese technique that’s ideal for the fish-averse given that it’s quick and almost effortless.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 0
A slather of chocolate topped with chopped roasted peanuts on parchment

Classic English Toffee

Almonds and dark chocolate or peanuts and milk chocolate? Can’t go wrong either way with this classic Christmas candy.

  • (1)
  • 45 M
  • 2 H
  • 2
A yellow Dutch oven filled with white bean and chicken chili, topped with pieces of bacon.

White Bean and Chicken Chili

Stop your scoffing. This may not be conventional chili, but it’s no sissy imposter. It’s just a little subtler, soupier, and smokier.

  • (3)
  • 35 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
Four homemade hamburger buns dusted with flour on grey paper.

Burger Buns

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

  • (8)
  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 40
Mini Funnel Cakes

Mini Funnel Cakes

Remember how you’d beg your parents for funnel cakes as a kid during the state fair? Now you can have as many as you want.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 9
Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie

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

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Several glasses partially filled with limoncello on a silver platter, with a bottle of limoncello in the background.

Limoncello | Lemon Liqueur

An Italian classic. And it’s ridiculously easy to make at home with just lemons, sugar, vodka, and a little patience.

  • (1)
  • 30 M
  • 22 D
  • 22