Nadine Bonda, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Nadine Bonda has tested.

Roasted potatoes with dill on a baking sheet.

Roasted Potatoes with Dill

A handful of cheap ingredients. The exact perfect temperature and timing. And a little patience, please, while spuds are elevated from simple to stellar.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 5 M
  • 0
A bacon avocado tomato sandwich on a round wooden board.

Bacon Avocado Tomato Sandwich

We’d say good luck keeping this riff on a classic to yourself, though it’s so satisfying, your instinct is going to be to want others to experience it, too.

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  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 4
Glasses filled with various flavors of frosé or frozen rosé on a wooden table.

Frosé ~ Frozen Rose

The eminently trendy, magnificently slushy cocktail doesn’t have to cost $15 a pour. Here’s how to make frosé at home.

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  • 10 M
  • 11 H
  • 2
A batch of Rose Levy Beranbaum's fudge brownies cut into 16 squares, with two missing and a knife resting beside.

Rose Levy Beranbaum’s Fudge Brownies

Dark chocolate-y, appropriately (and not too) rich, just sweet enough, and the entire surface blanketed with that coveted crackly surface. Let the love affair commence.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 6
A bacon Swiss burger topped with lettuce, tomato, and dill pickle chips.

Bacon Swiss Burger

This smash burger delivers a satisfying sizzle as the burgers meet heat and, even more satisfying, attain that elusive crusty exterior while maintaining an astoundingly juicy interior.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
A white oval platter filled with asparagus with raspberry-shallot vinaigrette, and pickled shallots scattered on top.

Asparagus with Raspberry-Shallot Vinaigrette

It’s nice to still be surprised. Which is exactly what happened to us when we tasted this inspired melding of earthy asparagus, sweetly tart raspberry vinegar, and sharp shallot.

  • (1)
  • 15 M
  • 40 M
  • 2
A smoked chicken sandwich and fries in a plastic basket lined with paper.

Smoked Pulled Chicken Sandwich

Like a slightly less indulgent—but by no means abstemious—pulled pork sandwich with all the smoky savoriness you’ve come to expect and love.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 13 H, 30 M
  • 0
A pile of cream-filled macarons, each in a white wrapper.

Cream-Filled Meringue Cookies

These perfect little meringue cookies sandwich a dreamy whipped cream filling and are so airy they literally dissipate into nothing but loveliness.

  • (1)
  • 40 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 5
Baking sheet lined with parchment and covered with easy roasted carrots and onions with burnt edges

Easy Roasted Carrots

Four ingredients and one simple technique that will leave everyone asking—maybe even demanding—you for more. A keeper of a side dish.

  • (1)
  • 10 M
  • 55 M
  • 2