Victoria Filippi, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Victoria Filippi has tested.

Bowl of cashew chicken with chunks of stir-fried chicken, carrots, sugar snap peas, celery, cashews

Cashew Chicken

Cashew chicken is one of the most beloved Chinese recipes in America. Dark meat, snap peas, carrots, and cashews are seared then tossed in a silky sauce.

  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 5
Cutting board and knife with a salt and pepper rib eye steak

Salt and Pepper Rib Eye Steak

Rib eye steak. Salt. Pepper. Flame. And this technique. That’s all it takes to create one of the most superlative suppers known to man.

  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 50 M
  • 14
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.

  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 35
Gluten Free Brownies

Gluten Free Brownies

These are, in all seriousness, remarkably fudgy and as rich as the real deal despite being flourless, paleo, and easy as heck to make. But don’t take our word for it. Make a batch and see if anyone can tell the difference.

  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 8
Squares of blondies with chocolate chips on parchment paper on a marble slab

Nancy Drew Blondies

Who knew the famous young detective baked blondies?! But not just any blondies. These blondies. The best blondies. Full of butterscotch goodness.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 20
Best Oatmeal Cookies

Best Oatmeal Cookies

These oatmeal cookies are like the baking version of those Choose Your Own Adventure books, which means your cookies end up exactly the way you like them.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 35
Coconut Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Coconut Carrot Cake

Lighter, more delicate, some may even say more sophisticated, and we dare say better than any other carrot cake you’ve ever had. No pineapple. No raisins. No complaints.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 3 H
  • 0
Homemade Larabars

Homemade Larabars

We got nothing against the Larabars we’ve been noshing for years, save for the fancy packaging and the crazy price tag.

  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 185
Red Wine Poached Pears

Red Wine Poached Pears

A stunning—and stunningly simple—dessert made from booze and fruit and sugar and not a lot else.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
Chopped Salad

Chopped Salad

We combine the hallmark ingredients of two classic salads—Cobb and Waldorf—in this simple, satisfying, and we dare say stunning collision of healthy and indulgent.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Homemade Twinkies

Homemade Twinkies

Just like the classic, these delicate sponge cakes are crammed to almost bursting with irresistibly sweet, fluffy, creamy goodness—minus the chemicals, preservatives, artificial colorings, and other abominations.

  • 50 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 82
Birthday Cake Fudge

Birthday Cake Fudge

No-bake cake doesn’t get any easier than this funfetti fudge that’s complete with a semisweet chocolate “cake” layer, a white chocolate “frosting” layer, and sprinkles galore.

  • 25 M
  • 4 H, 45 M
  • 4
Monte Cristo Sandwich

Monte Cristo Sandwich

Calling this crazy indulgent Monte Cristo a leftover ham sandwich is like saying Julia Child could cook pretty decent.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 0