Amanda Brooks

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Pork Sausage Patties With Braised Cabbage and Apples

Each and every year, as the cold winter nights grow even colder, I find myself craving the Eastern European-style dishes of my heritage: warming soups like borscht, starchy fare like kasha varnishkes, and long-cooking braises of meat and vegetables alike.<p>One of my favorite square meals in this …

Peach, Bacon + Gouda Grilled Cheese Sliders on Pretzel Bread

Peach, Bacon + Gouda Grilled Cheese Sliders on Pretzel Bread.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> July 27, 2012 162<p>Sooooo. Remember early last week when I pretended my name …

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Pumpkin Mush

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: In defense of mush -- or, in other terms, pumpkin breakfast polenta.</i><p>Ladies and gentlemen, I bring you: …

Post-Piglet Cauliflower Soup

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: A soup for friends, a soup for you, a soup for good times and troubled times.</i><p>If love tastes of chocolate and bourbon, friendship comes forth in soup.<p>When life unravels …

The Food Lab: Black Bean Soup With Chorizo and Braised Chicken

It's time for another round of The Food Lab. Got a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Email Kenji here, and he'll do his best to answer your queries in a future post. Become a fan of The Food Lab on Facebook or follow it on Twitter for play-by-plays on future kitchen tests and recipe</b> …

The Food Lab: Escarole and Parmesan Soup With Chicken Meatballs

"You're actually going to let me get near the stove?"<p>My wife <i>claims</i> that I'm a control freak in the kitchen. She's wrong. In fact, I'm totally willing to let her make dinner, and I offer a wide berth of latitude when it comes to how she does it. My wife gets to select her own knife from my "knives …

Oven-Roasted Tomato Caprese Salad

It's hard to find fault with a caprese salad. Unfortunately, in many parts of the country, tomatoes aren't at their best for much of the year. To make up for that inferior flavor, I like to give them a toss in maple syrup and balsamic vinegar and them in the oven. They emerge sweetened, flavorful, …

Williamsburg's Bakeri Has the Bread Pudding of Your Dreams

Fans of chocolate banana bread should head over to Williamsburg's <b>Bakeri</b> for a dessert that takes the sweet moist cake to its logical conclusion. Their <b>Chocolate Banana Bread Pudding</b> ($4) is a denser, more enriched version of the quickbread, but surprisingly not too sweet. The result is the rare …