Cauliflower and Broccoli with Mustard-Caper Butter 

Serves 6-8 as a side dish, Prep: 30 minutes, Cook: 15-20 min. This beautiful combination of colors and textures makes a lovely side dish for just about any main course. It is particularly nice for a Thanksgiving meal. INGREDIENTS 2 garlic cloves, minced½ teaspoon sea salt¼ teaspoon black pepper6 Tablespoons unsalted butter at room temperature2 […]

Delicata Squash Two Ways

Either way you choose to prepare the squash will bring out the delicate, sweet flavor. Don’t be afraid to eat the skin, it is almost as tender as the flesh of the squash! Delicata is a great accompaniment to pork sausage or black beans.  #1 Sauteed Delicata Serves two to four   Prep: 15-20 min.  Cook:  […]

Delicata Squash with Chilies, Lime & Cilantro

Serves 4.  Prep: 20 min.  Cook: 15 min. per skillet batch. Using a drizzle of lime juice sets off the lovely sweetness of the squash.  Cilantro is optional, but adds a pungent note making this a good accompaniment to any bean dish. INGREDIENTS: 2 delicata squash, ends trimmed, seeds removed, sliced into ¼ inch thick […]

Leek & Potato Soup

Serves 4 to 6, Prep: 15 min.  Cook: 30 min. This is the ultimate comfort food soup and it is simple to make.  Leeks are at their best in the early fall and new season potatoes are just coming out of the ground. What better combination to celebrate the new harvest? INGREDIENTS: 1 pound potatoes, […]

Sage Walnut Pesto

Prep: 15 min., Makes a shy cup. This unusual flavor combination works well on veggies or with the addition of sour cream, as a dip. INGREDIENTS: ¼ cup fresh flat leaf parsley2 Tablespoons fresh sage, chopped1 teaspoon garlic, chopped½ teaspoon sea salt½ cup extra virgin olive oil½ cup walnuts toasted and roughly chopped STEPS: Put […]

Kale and Potato Soup

1 bunch kale 1 ½ tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 yellow onion, chopped 3-6 cloves garlic, minced 4 medium size russet potatoes cut into ½ inch cubes 1 teaspoon sea salt 6-7 cups stock 3 tablespoons fresh parsley or thyme, chopped Wash kale and cut into bite-sized pieces. Place in a bowl and set […]