Ilda Costa-Sarnicki, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Ilda Costa-Sarnicki has tested.

A pot of stovetop mac and cheese on a wooden board with a rubber spatula resting inside.

Stovetop Mac and Cheese

Creamy, cheesy, and no processed ingredients like in the boxed stuff? Yes please. America’s Test Kitchen’s mac and cheese delivers all of that.

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Several pan-fried shrimp with dill piled in a white bowl, garnished with fresh dill.

Pan-Fried Shrimp With Dill

These sassy fried shrimp are doused with plenty of lemon juice and fresh dill. Greek through and through. Opa!

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A bowl of caramelized onion ramen with chile, choy sum, and soft boiled egg.

Caramelized Onion and Chile Ramen

French onion soup meets veggie ramen in this inspired hybrid from Meera Sodha. Flavored with sake, miso, chiles, and piles of caramelized onions, it’s revelatory.

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A close view of cornmeal waffles overlapping each other.

Cornmeal Waffles

A different spin on waffles, these breakfast beauties from King Arthur Flour make an outstanding nosh thanks to the addition of cornmeal. Perfect with fried chicken, too.

  • (1)
  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 5
A hand sprinkling homemade Old Bay Seasoning in a small glass bowl

Homemade Old Bay Seasoning

An American classic, this indispensable spice blend brings a taste of the Eastern Shore to anything, anywhere, anytime.

  • (8)
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 73
A piece of Portuguese tea flan on a white plate, drizzled with caramel sauce with the remaining flan in a bowl in the background.

Portuguese Tea Flan

Creamy custard is infused with tea for an unusual take on the classic Portuguese flan. The classic caramel topping gives the dessert its depth and sweetness.

  • (1)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 9