Amanda Neal

Amanda Neal is a chef and food writer living in New York City. After years of working as line cook in the New York restaurant industry, she joined the Food Network as a full-time Recipe Developer, where she creates original content for all digital platforms. Before her professional career began, she attended the University of Kentucky, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in both English and Communications, then graduated from the International Culinary Center’s Classic Culinary Arts Program with Farm-to-Table Concentration. If she’s not in the kitchen, she’s searching for the perfect iced coffee or spending quality time with her Boston Terrier Roxie.

Amanda's Recipes

Baked Feta Pasta

Tortilla Breakfast Wrap

Healthy Air Fryer Parmesan Chicken with Broccoli

Instant Pot Stuffed Peppers

Smashed Sugar Cookies

Super Summery Corn Gnocchi

Instant Pot Creamy Goat Cheese Pasta

Pumpkin Banana Bread


Air Fryer Acorn Squash with Brown Butter

Bourbon Balls

20-Minute Instant Pot Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl with Frozen Spinach and Tzatziki

Pancetta and Leek Risotto for Two

Chicken Fried Mushroom Po'Boy

Extra-Creamy Cacio e Uova with Grated Egg

No-Churn Pineapple Ice Cream Slices

Gingerbread Spice Mix

Air Fryer Cornbread with Honey Butter

Everything Bagel Cottage Cheese Bowls

One-Pot Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo

Slice-and-Bake Italian Rainbow Cookies

Easy Ghost Cake

Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

Tie-Dye Cake Roll

Creamy Vegan Potato Salad

Butter Bath Turkey

Slow-Roasted Pork and Mushroom Strata