Amy Iacopi, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Amy Iacopi has tested.

Blue pot of chunks of pork, authentic carnitas, with a bay leaf and wooden spoon on top

Authentic Carnitas

This Mexican carnitas recipe is authentic braised and fried pork that’s fall-apart-tender pork goodness ready for tacos.

Pumpkin Meringue Pie Recipe

Pumpkin Meringue Pie

At long last, a slice of pumpkin pie can be considered complete in and of itself—no dollop of whipped cream required. Pumpkin and meringue. So happy together.

  • 25 M
  • 3 H, 15 M
  • 12
Moroccan-Spiced Roast Chicken

Moroccan-Spiced Roast Chicken

What we adore most about roast chicken? The fix-it-and-forget-about-it-ness of it. That and the countless ways to fancy it up. Here, one of our fuss-free favorites.

  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 55 M
  • 19
Cantaloupe Agua Fresca Recipe

Cantaloupe Agua Fresca

Normally we have an issue with people talking fresh to us. But in the case of these agua frescas, or fresh flavored waters, we’re all ears.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 8
Vanilla Bean Ice Cream Recipe

Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

A classic, perfected. (Yes, we know, you’ve been promised this before by others. But we mean it.)

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 D, 1 H
  • 29
Slow Cooker Ribs Recipe

Slow Cooker Ribs

All the scintillating, fall-off-the-bone magnificence of smoked ribs. None of the standing outside in the snow or sleet to tend your grill or smoker.

  • 25 M
  • 6 H, 45 M
  • 29
Coffee-Crusted Grilled Pork Chops Recipe

Coffee Crusted Grilled Pork Chops

“Wow!” “Off-the-charts good!” “Divine.” “Amazingly juicy and tender.” “A definite keeper.” That’s what folks are saying about these grilled and subtly spiced chops. Sorta makes you want to try ’em, eh?

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 6
Lettuce Soup Recipe

Lettuce Soup

Never has an overabundance of garden lettuces and herbs been so easily remedied—or made so memorable—as this soup.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Sunday Berry Almond Pastries Recipe

Puff Pastry Turnovers

Say so long to sad, soggy, store-bought pastries. Hello, easy and irresistibly flaky pastries oozing with summer fruit awesomeness.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 40 M
  • 0

Pozole Verde

Translation? A spectacularly satisfying and soupy stewy dish made with green chiles and chicken that takes just an hour (!) yet tastes authentic as heck.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Cream Cheese Rugelach Recipe

Cream Cheese Rugelach

“Transcendent” is how the author describes these rugelach. We’d like to add “flaky,” “tender,” and “perfect” to the list of apt adjectives.

  • 40 M
  • 2 H
  • 18
Blueberry Frozen Yogurt Recipe

Blueberry Frozen Yogurt

No sugar. No creepy preservatives. Nothing but blueberries, plain yogurt, honey, lemon juice, purple smiles, and requests for seconds.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 3 H
  • 5