Valerie Shiba, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Valerie Shiba has tested.

A white serving bowl filled with pieces of adobo chicken and garnished with cilantro.

Adobo Chicken

A sweet and vinegary, sesame and garlicky, oniony chicken dish that’s seriously irresistible. You’re gonna want to put this dish on repeat.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
Squares of vanilla sheet cake with Swiss buttercream frosting and sprinkles on white plates with a coupe of Champagne in the background.

Vanilla Sheet Cake

Behold, Edd Kimber’s go-to sheet cake, complete with an utterly irresistible (and doable) Swiss meringue buttercream that you’re gonna wanna slather all over everything.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 2
A white oval platter topped with fresh mozzarella with roasted stone fruit and toasted bread pieces.

Mozzarella with Roasted Stone Fruit

Sensual. Sumptuousity. Sexy. Just a few of the lovely words we’re hearing in conjunction with this stunner of a summer supper. Can’t quite be described. Just experienced.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 0
A stack of several oatmeal raisin cookies on a wire paddle.

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Crisp at the edges, chewy in the center, and (sorta) wholesome through and through, these are a revelatory riff on the classic.

  • (14)
  • 25 M
  • 40 M
  • 50
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
A whole maple cream pie, topped with whipped cream on a round wire rack.

Maple Cream Pie

A buttery, flaky crust filled with sweet maple custard and topped with swirls and clouds of whipped cream. Sigh.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 5 H
  • 0
A hand dipping fries into a splatter of bomb hot sauce with a pile of fries scattered beside the sauce.

Bomb Hot Sauce

Our go-to condiment for dipping sweet potato fries, slathering on chicken before roasting, dribbling on eggs, and dousing just about anything that needs some shazam!

  • Quick Glance
  • 35 M
  • 35 M
  • 0
A bowl of duck soba with scallions on a wooden surface with a piece of duck being lifted out with chopsticks.

Duck Soba

Understand exactly why soba is so revered in some cultures with this eminiently slurpable bowl of soul-satisfying goodness of crisp-skinned duck and satisfying noodles.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 0
A sour cream apple pie with one slice cut out in a ceramic teal deep pie dish. The slice is on a green plate in the background.

Sour Cream Apple Pie

Layer after layer after layer of perfectly spiced apples. An ever-so-slightly tangy creaminess. And a subtly spiced streusel.

  • (1)
  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 15 M
  • 4