Amanda S., Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Amanda S. has tested.

Several of Dorie Greenspan's rugelach tumbling our of a jar

Dorie Greenspan’s Rugelach

These butter and cream cheese pastries are filled with cinnamon-sugared nuts, a slick of jam, currants, and a handful of chopped chocolate.

A close-up of vanilla ice cream in a metal pan on a blue background.

No-Churn Vanilla Ice Cream

Get ready to scream for ice cream. Sweet and creamy vanilla bean ice cream that’s made without an ice cream maker and it’s ready in 4 hours.

Two patties of Goan-style chourico being cooking in a metal skillet.

Goan-Style Chouriço

If you’ve not experienced this Indian-style blend of fatty pork with chiles and spices, you’re about to be stunned by its taste and versatility.

Cubes of fresh homemade paneer in a white cloth.

Homemade Paneer

One of the easiest cheeses to make and the only one used in Indian cooking, paneer is versatile beyond belief. Cubed, crumbled, or roasted, it has a myriad of tasty uses.

A person squeezing a lime over a bowl of chourico potato salad on a wooden cutting board.

Chouriço Potato Salad

Like no other potato salad you’ve ever eaten. Not even in the same league. Created by Nik Sharma, who knows a thing or two about flavor.

Three crab cakes with ritz crackers on a metal tray with a small bowl of lemon butter, lemon wedges, and dill sprigs nearby.

Crab Cakes with Ritz Crackers

Plump little bits of crab and not much else, these morsels are better than typical crab cakes. A crisp crust and a buttery lemon sauce are all it takes to make dinner perfect.

Pieces of chicken Marbella, topped with plums and herbs, with olives scattered around, on a white platter.

Chicken Marbella

One of the Silver Palate’s most cherished recipes, this has been a mainstay in the dinner rotation of home cooks for decades. Perhaps it’s time you give it a try.

A partially sliced loaf of whole-wheat sandwich bread on a wooden cutting board.

Whole-Wheat Sandwich Bread

Homemade bread that’s healthy but doesn’t taste it. Light, airy, and appealing even to kids, this is the recipe you’ve been seeking.