Heidi V., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Heidi V. has tested.

Schug in a pottery bowl, on a wooden plate with a spoon and garnished with cilantro.

Schug

A brightly herbal, spicy, garlicky condiment that brings spice to anything you might want to dip in it. Seriously, it goes on nearly everything.

A ceramic bowl of butter chicken garnished with cilantro, beside a bowl of rice, and a plate of naan bread.

Butter Chicken

Often overlooked at Indian restaurants, butter chicken really can be a truly captivating dish. Give this version a try and see what you think.

A cast-iron pan filled with koftinka meatballs on a white background.

Koftinka ~ Bite-Size Meatballs

Our scientific theory is that bite-sized food just tastes better. Maybe it’s because you’re just happier when you eat it. These baby meatballs are proof.

A tangle of sautéed summer squash ribbons on a square white plate.

Sautéed Summer Squash Ribbons

America’s Test Kitchen came up with a painless way to avoid soggy squash (squashy squashes?) that makes a lovely, zingy side dish. It’s a splendid way to get your veggies.

Four chocolate coated dairy-free ice cream bars in a metal bucket.

Dairy-Free Ice Cream Bars

A homemade, dairy-free version of the commercial ice-cream pop with the grandiose name and gold foil-lined package. Sorta the same. Sorta reimagined.

Halved slices of sourdough stacked on top of each other on a white and grey marble surface.

Sourdough Bread

Craving that characteristic crust and crumb of an artisanal loaf of sourdough? We have just the beginner’s recipe for you that’s a cinch to pull off at home. Swear.