Sita Krishnaswamy, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Sita Krishnaswamy has tested.

A jar of preserved lemons on a wooden board with lemon wedges and a few garlic cloves beside it.

Preserved Lemons

Perhaps the most iconic and indispensable ingredient in Moroccan cooking. And perhaps the easiest thing to make ever.

  • (1)
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 15
A bowl of Cuban black bean soup with a wooden ladle next to a yellow plate filled with white rice.

Cuban Black Bean Soup

This Havana-style black bean soup is gonna surprise you with just how intensely flavored it is despite calling for inexpensive everyday ingredients.

  • (2)
  • 40 M
  • 3 H, 15 M
  • 14
A large measuring cup of slow cooker chicken stock on a wooden table with a ladle on the side.

Slow Cooker Chicken Stock

Making stock from scratch was never difficult. And it just became even easier thanks to this simple yet perfect slow cooker approach.

  • (6)
  • 15 M
  • 12 H
  • 39
Nine chocolate thumbprint cookies and a chocolate covered spoon on a round wooden board.

Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Subtly sweet and slightly crumbly, these chocolate cookies are indulgent through and through yet in a sorta sophisticated way. Tasting is understanding.

  • (1)
  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 8
A rimmed baking sheet with fish in parchment and a fish spatula resting beside it.

Fish in Parchment

Drama. Intrigue. Aroma. Ease. These, too, can be part of your weeknight routine with this simple, surprising tactic to cooking fish.

  • (1)
  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 3
Two flutes filled with French 75 cocktail on a wooden table with a notebook and a plate of lemon slices nearby.

French 75 Cocktail

A sophisticated cocktail that’s made drinkers swoon for more than a century thanks to the warm hush of Cognac, the sweetly tart lilt of lemon, and the effusive effervescence of Champagne.

  • (2)
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 4
Three square slices of meatball pizza on strips of parchment paper, with fresh Parmesan sprinkled overtop.

Meatball Pizza

The traditional Italian approach to pizza is one of restraint. We, uh, sort of took a few liberties with that. Okay. A lot of liberties. We don’t hear anyone complaining.

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 2
Korean chicken wings piled around a white container of dipping sauce.

Korean Chicken Wings

Know that elusive balance of ridiculously crisp skin yet tender meat and a dipping sauce that’s sorta sweet but with some heat? Most wings fail miserably to achieve that. These nail it.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
A rimmed baking sheet filled with crispy baked kale chips.

Kale Chips

Potato chip fiends, stop your scoffing. We double-dog dare you to make a batch and stop at just one.

  • (8)
  • 10 M
  • 30 M
  • 27