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Mashed potato recipe, Amanda's Plate mashed potatoes

Mashed Potatoes and Mushroom Gravy

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Mashed potatoes are essential for Thanksgiving and as important as the turkey. There are so many ways to mash and season your potatoes. I like this Mashed Potato and Mushroom gravy Recipe best, as it is the perfect texture and creaminess. I use chives, lots of butter and heavy cream, salt and pepper for seasoning and […]

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Amanda's Plate cranberry sauce

Citrus Spiced Cranberry Sauce

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I L-O-V-E cranberry sauce. But not that stuff that comes out of metal jar. Yes, I know they organic cranberry sauce in cans but it is not as good as homemade. This recipe is super easy to make and can be done two days in advance (I wouldn’t go longer, because we are making fresh […]

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Citrus and Herb Turkey Recipe

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If you’ve ever made a turkey, you know how challenging it can be. But it does not have to be. My first attempt at this Citrus and Herb Turkey Recipe was a great success. I combined recipes and techniques from Bon Apetit and New York Times Food. I learned some tricks that I share below […]

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avocado hummus amandas plate

Avocado Hummus and Zaatar Chips

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I absolutely love hummus. It is a staple in our home and kitchen and I have shared many different variations of this smashed chickpea dip! My super smooth hummus is a favorite. This recipe is for my avocado hummus and zaatar chips recipe.  I love making big batches of my hummus and keeping it in an […]

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Amandas Plate persimmon tart recipe

Easy Persimmon Tart

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One of my favorite fall fruits are persimmons. We generally enjoy them on their own, but they were the perfect fruit topping to my new tart. If you need an easy, quick dessert in time for your holiday celebrations, you’re in luck. I created this easy persimmon tart just in time for the holidays.

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brown butter pecan cookie recipes, Amanda's Plate brown butter pecan cookies

Brown Butter Pecan Cookies

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I love browning butter for cookies. Ever since I started doing so with my Salted Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies, I have been obsessed (and so have all of you). I am sure you will all love Brown Butter Pecan Cookies, just as much as chocolate chip ones!

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French Onion soup recipe Amanda's Plate, alcohol free french onion soup

Alcohol Free French Onion Soup

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I love a good soup. Especially on cool fall days. I especially love having a big batch of soup to heat up for two or three days, as things can get hectic with baby. While I am on maternity leave from my social work job, I am enjoying time with baby Hannah and more time […]

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Mango Quinoa Tabbouleh

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Mango Quinoa Tabbouleh is a modern take on a classic Lebanese salad. This flavor-packed dish makes for the perfect accompaniment to any meal. My family loves tabbouleh and it is a dish we often make together. My mom, sisters and I, would pick through bunches and bunches of parsley when making this for parties. I […]

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Amandas Plate pumpkin spice pecan muffins

Pumpkin Spice Pecan Muffins

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It’s pumpkin spice season and you either absolutely love it or you don’t. Pumpkin spice is no longer limited to pies and lattes; they now flavor cough drops with pumpkin spice. Yes, they really do exist. :D. I used this blend of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger, to create my Pumpkin Spice Pecan Muffins!  I […]

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17 Comments

  1. Hi Amanda! I saw the article about you in today’s Free Press and am writing to ask you if I can rerun one of your blog pieces in my blog, Feed the Spirit (www.feedthespirit.info). It’s part of David Crumm’s weekly e-mag, Read the Spirit (www.readthe spirit.com). I will include a brief introduction and link back to your blog. I’m looking for something for next week because I’ve been in vacation and haven’t got anything slated!

    Bobbie Lewis

  2. Hi Amanda. Now im your big fans.. in Asia. Indonesia… im watching Masterchef here. And just see your performance.. love it!

  3. Hello Amanda! I loved watching you on Masterchef and chatting with you on Twitter! I wish you all the best in your journey because I know you will go far!

  4. Love to see that you are accepted in the cooking world. I like cooking too. Maybe we can share the Malaysian cuisine.

  5. Hey Amanda!! Assalamu Alaikum! Haha
    I really enjoy ur blog and LOVE every recipe of urs! Oo and i also really luv ur instagram account! I hope you strt a YouTube channel soon! 😌🙂😘

      1. InSha Allah! I have question: im a home baker and i self taught myself to bake and decorate, i want to start doing a home business, and den in few years i want to open a bakery. Do u have some advice or suggestions?
        Thank you ☺️

  6. Hi Amanda! I wanted to know if you posted a kefta recipe on your blog? I can’t find a search option in your blog. Thanks so much !

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