Cooking / Baking

Carmelized Onion-Butternut Roast with Chestnuts

Tough Nut to Crack

Two weeks ago, I picked up some chestnuts at the farmers’ market.¬† October marks the beginning of the season (which usually runs through December or January) so if you want fresh ones, now is the time to look for them. [...]

Parts of the Whole

+ + a few other ingredients, leaves you with Asparagus Tarragon “Quiche” (because it is eggless – navy beans and walnuts make the creamy filling along with the veggies!) Care for a slice? This recipe – like so many others [...]

Day 3 – Red Food Inspiration from India

Kris and I are big fans of Indian food.  We frequent our local restaurants, and even our local markets in order to find the ingredients to re-create many of our favorite dishes at home. Indian food is all about the [...]

Day 2 – PS Red Food Week!

Apple Pepper Relish 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon agave nectar 1 tart apple, peeled, cored, and diced 2 tablespoons red pepper, finely chopped 2 tablespoons shallot, finely chopped 2 tablespoons minced parsley [...]

Project Spectrum: RED food week!

SCARLET Quinoa Salad Ingredients 1 cup Red Quinoa, washed and drained 1 1/2 cups water or soup stock 1/3 cup diced beets 2 Tablespoons  Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Tablespoon Ume Plum Vinegar, or to taste 1 Tablespoon freshly squeezed [...]