Virginia L., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Virginia L. has tested.

Candied Pecans

Candied Pecans

“Irresistible.” “The perfect combination of sweet, salt, spice, and crunch.” “We. Can. NOT. Stop. Eating. Them.” “Absolutely perfect.” That’s what we’re hearing about these candied pecans.

  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 22
Bluebarb Pie

Bluebarb Pie

Tart rhubarb collides with sweet blueberries to create some serious summer pie envy among strawberry rhubarb loyalists.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 3 H
  • 8
A slice of brownie tar heel pie on a white plate topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream

Tar Heel Pie | Brownie Pie

Known in some parts as tar heel pie, this ridiculously rich and gooey chocolate brownie pie is crazy easy to make—and just as easy to make disappear.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 4 H
  • 0
A layer of assorted nuts and rosemary sprigs on a sheet of parchment paper resting in a sheet pan

Candied Spiced Nuts

These candied nuts are sweet and spicy and the sorta thing that friends demolish in minutes at cocktail parties and holiday gatherings yet talk about for months afterward.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
A slice of half-eaten pumpkin pecan pie on a gold rimmed plate

Pumpkin Pecan Pie

You no longer need to confront that eternal Thanksgiving dilemma of pumpkin pie or pecan pie. This pie recipe, in true egalitarian fashion, ensures you can have both.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 0
Homemade Chicken Strips

Homemade Chicken Strips

“My new go-to chicken strips recipe, thanks to my kids’ saying ‘These are yummy!'” That’s the kind of raves we’re hearing about this quick, easy, weeknight-friendly recipe.

  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 9
Blueberry Pie

Blueberry Pie

Blueberry pie. The mere mention of it sorta makes you wanna stop everything and sprint to the kitchen, doesn’t it? This pie is soooooooooo worth the interruption to your day.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 2
Small Batch Brownies

Small Batch Brownies

These small batch brownies are baked in a loaf pan and serve just a few so you don’t have an entire baking pan tempting you.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 0
Cranberry Scones

Cranberry Scones

Got leftover cranberries? Then you’ve got the fixings for these incredible scones that are balance tart berries with creamy white chocolate and knee-wobblingly flaky pastry.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
Spiced Krispie Treats

Pumpkin Spice Rice Krispie Treats

Intoxicatingly aromatic browned butter and pumpkin spice coalesce with ooey, gooey, marshmallow, butter, and cereal to make these not-too-sweet treats all grown up.

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  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 2
Simple Panzanella

Panzanella

This brashly untraditional panzanella grills the bread so you can dispense with waiting a day for stale bread. It also tosses in fresh mozzarella because, well, when is cheese ever a bad thing?!

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 12
Easy Chocolate Fudge

Easy Chocolate Fudge

“Easiest chocolate fudge recipe ever.” That’s what folks are saying about this simple and spectacular recipe—and they’re right.

  • 15 M
  • 4 H, 15 M
  • 8
Dulce de Leche Brownies

Dulce de Leche Brownies

Because fudge brownies just aren’t indulgent enough, we added an outrageously lovely swirl of caramel sauce. You’re welcome.

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  • 10 M
  • 2 H, 45 M
  • 4
Blueberry Clafouti

Blueberry Clafouti

You know how clafouti came into creation? Angels got confused when making breakfast and ended up with something in between custard and pancakes.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 6