Daniela Trapani, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Daniela Trapani has tested.

A person drizzling sauce over a steak au poivre on a white plate with sweet potato fries.

Steak au Poivre

Julia Child updated the French classic with black, green, and white peppercorns along with allspice to lend a little intrigue. A surprisingly quick yet altogether swoonworthy weeknight dinner.

  • (1)
  • 20 M
  • 25 M
  • 6
A blue plated topped with roasted carrots and cabbage with gochujang.

Roasted Carrots and Cabbage with Gochujang

Swear you’ll forget you’re eating healthy with these crisp-edged carrots and cabbage that are burnished to tempting heights after being slathered with an iconic Korean spice paste.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
One whole and one torn whole grain sourdough pita stacked on top of each other.

Whole Grain Sourdough Pita

The familiar pita bread but made with whole grain flour and sourdough starter. Still puffs. Still amazes. In looks as well as taste.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 1 D
  • 0
A cut loaf of lemon-poppy seed cake on a white background

Citrus Poppy Seed Cake

A harmony of sweet citrus notes nudges the classic lemon poppy seed cake in a less one-dimensional direction here. We may even be thinking of this as a 5D cake.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0
A whole sour cream coffee cake with a wedge cut from it.

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Stunning enough for special occasions. Easy enough for weekday breakfasts. Marvelous enough to make you want it every damn day.

  • (6)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 26
Irregular pieces of pistachio brittle.

Pistachio Brittle

Salty pistachio. Sweet butterscotch. And that undeniable crunch of candy. All with easy-to-make instructions that are foolproof even for beginner cooks and candymakers.

  • Quick Glance
  • 35 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
A white bowl filled with Creole shrimp and grits, with a spoon above the bowl with a shrimp in it.

Creole Shrimp and Grits

Southern comfort food with Big Easy flair. That’s what we think of these perfectly spiced shrimp swimming in a slightly spicy sauce with ample cheesy grits to soak it all up.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2
A bowl of Instant Pot lentil soup, with a person cutting a slice of artisan bread in the background.

Instant Pot Lentil Soup

Inexpensive everyday ingredients become incredibly satiating and comforting with very little effort. You know, in that rustic French home cooking sorta way.

  • Quick Glance
  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0