Lila Ferrari, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Lila Ferrari has tested.

A slice of semolina-olive oil cake on a plate

Semolina-Olive Oil Cake

A rustic Italian-inspired cake made with the ever-so-slight coarseness of semolina in contrast to the tender sweetness of grapes.

  • Quick Glance
  • 0
A white bowl filled with pimento cheese and some saltine crackers topped with the cheese next to the bowl

Barbecue Pimento Cheese

Not all pimento cheese recipes are created equal. This one, with a touch of barbecue, definitely has an unfair advantage.

  • (1)
  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 9
Tray of classic dinner rolls glazed with butter, bowl of melted butter with a brush

Classic Dinner Rolls

Practically instant gratification with its blink-and-you’ll-miss-it rise and its straightforward mixing method. And oooooh the taste!

  • (5)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 12
Cast-iron skillet with a Dutch baby--a popover pancake--topped with powder sugar on a set breakfast table

Dutch Baby

Everyone who’s made this easy and show-stopping pancake is lauding it as the airiest, most perfect puffed pancake they’ve encountered. Sorta makes you want to experience it, yeah?

  • (9)
  • 5 M
  • 30 M
  • 67
Two white bowls filled with red posole with pieces of tortilla and lime wedges on the side.

Red Posole ~ Pozole Rojo

In Nahuatl, pozole means “make a big batch of this on the weekend and reheat during the week after soccer practice.” (Not really.)

  • (5)
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 28
Banana bread granola tipped out of a glass jar onto a marble surface with a wooden scoop beside it.

Banana Bread Granola

“Not too sweet.” “Simple and terrific.” “Everything a granola should be.” That’s what folks are saying about this granola.

  • (1)
  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
Six one-bowl mocha brownies on wood

One-Bowl Mocha Brownies

If you’re going to splurge on brownies, you may as well, you know, SPLURGE on brownies. But not in terms of effort or expense. Just taste. These brownies handle it splendidly.

  • (2)
  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 6