Victoria Filippi, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Victoria Filippi has tested.

Two homemade Twinkies, with one cut in half and the other resting on top of a cut half.

Homemade Twinkies

Like the classic, these sponge cakes are crammed to almost bursting with irresistibly sweet, fluffy, creamy goodness—but minus the chemicals and other abominations.

  • (5)
  • 50 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 92
A stack of five chocolate chip cookie brownies.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies

You shouldn’t have to choose between your two competing cravings. The only disappointing thing about these? That we didn’t discover them sooner.

  • (1)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 2
Two white plates topped with lemon basil pasta with lemon slices on the side and a gold fork resting on the side of each plate.

Lemon Basil Pasta

Fresh, bright, and creamy, this lemon basil pasta is a delight for vegetarians and meat eaters alike. Lemon lovers unite!

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 0
Baking powder biscuits piled on a white square plate.

Baking Powder Biscuits

These baking powder biscuits morph boring pantry staples into stunningly tender, buttery, pull-apart biscuits that scream to be eaten hot from the oven.

  • (1)
  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 2
Two English crumpet on a white plate, each topped with a pat of butter.

English Crumpets

Crumpets with butter. How very English. And how very enticing according to everyone who’s tried this authentic homemade version.

  • (1)
  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 2
Two waffle iron grilled cheese sandwiches on a wooden cutting board with a knife and a waffle iron nearby.

Waffle Iron Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Dust off that waffle iron. You’re going to want to make more than one of these supper-worthy sandwiches with crisped dimples and ooey, gooey interior. And no spattered stovetop to clean!

  • (1)
  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 16
Whipped Swiss meringue buttercream with flecks of vanilla.

Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Seductive in that way that only butter and sugar can be, this satiny smooth Swiss meringue buttercream may make you swear off every other frosting recipe. And it’s easy to make. We show you how.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 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
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