Victoria Filippi, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Victoria Filippi has tested.

Six apple crumb bars on a white sheet.

Apple Crumb Bars

“Better than pie.” We’ve been hearing that from more than one person about these apple crumb bars—and we’re pretty big pie people around here. So that’s saying a heck of a lot.

  • (1)
  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2
A metal baking pan of gluten free brownies with one piece missing

Gluten-Free Brownies

These are, quite frankly, as fudgy and rich as the real deal. Despite being flourless. Swear. Make a batch and see if anyone can tell the difference.

  • (2)
  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 12
A tray of unbaked bbq meatballs with a set of measuring spoons beside it and a bowl of barbecue sauce in the background.

BBQ Meatballs

Meatballs take a bath in homemade BBQ sauce that boasts an incredible sweet heat and a complexity that you’d never believe happens with so little effort.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 0
A rack of Vietnamese pork ribs on a sheet of parchment on a cutting board with a basting brush and a bowl of lime wedges nearby.

Vietnamese Pork Ribs

Caramelized sugar, pungent fish sauce, and tangy lime create an experience that’s sublimely sticky and perfectly charred from the grill. Napkins, please.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 3 H
  • 0
A white bowl filled with sautéed summer squash with a sprinkle of Parmesan on top and a small bowl of Parmesan on the side.

Sautéed Summer Squash

Five ingredients. Fifteen minutes. And with just that you’re rewarded with an enticing side that doesn’t make you dread being healthy. Quite the opposite, actually.

  • (2)
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 4
A ball of whole wheat pizza dough on a floured surface

Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

Yes, you can make a decent—actually, spectacular—pizza dough with whole wheat flour that gives you all the yeasty, crusty, hand-stretched goodness you want and deserve. Here’s how.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
A slab of Katharine Hepburn brownies cut into 9 pieces, on parchment paper, with a knife nearby

Katharine Hepburn Brownies

Who knew Katharine Hepburn was as agile at baking as acting? These brownies make us think maybe she missed her true calling.

  • (25)
  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 69