Tastes like apple pie! Smoothie with applesauce, almond milk, cashews, dates, and vanilla.
Easy to make savory rustic tart with Granny Smith apples, walnuts, maple syrup, thyme and gorgonzola cheese
Puff pastry mini-turnovers with a filling of apples, walnuts, Gorgonzola cheese, honey, and thyme.
Savory Indian-style coconut rice, with onions, garlic, grated coconut, cardamom, cloves, and cinnamon.
Creamy artichoke dip made with artichoke hearts, Parmesan cheese, lemon, parsley, garlic, and cream cheese.
Refined and delicious artichoke soup, made from the hearts of fresh globe artichokes, leeks, shallots, yukon gold potatoes, stock, a little cream, and herbs.
Arugula pesto made with fresh arugula leaves, garlic, olive oil, walnuts, and Parmesan cheese.
Arugula salad with beets, goat cheese, walnuts and a simple vinaigrette.
Sandwich made with focaccia bread, arugula, Mozzarella cheese, and marinated sliced tomatoes and onions.
Quick and easy asparagus recipe. How to cook asparagus spears perfectly, dress with olive oil, Parmesan, and lemon zest.
A light springtime salad of grilled or roasted asparagus with marinated artichoke hearts and cherry tomatoes.
Quick and easy asparagus frittata. Perfect for spring. Eggs, Gruyere or Swiss cheese, onion, and asparagus.
Fresh spring asparagus pesto recipe with baby spinach, asparagus, pine nuts, olive oil and garlic, served with fettuccini pasta.
Classic asparagus risotto made with arborio rice, shallots, stock, fresh asparagus, and Parmesan cheese.
Light and fluffy asparagus souffle recipe. Pureed asparagus mixed with bechamel and egg yolks, beaten egg whites folded it, baked to puffy golden deliciousness.
Fresh spring asparagus, lightly sautéed in oil, sprinkled with salt and pepper, fresh lime juice, and mint.
Sliced avocado and tomato, lettuce with toasted whole wheat bread.
Beautiful avocado tomato salad with sliced avocados and colorful heirloom tomatoes.
Quick and easy baby bok choy recipe. Baby bok choy sauteed in olive oil with garlic, green onions and a dash of sesame oil. Then mixed with roasted, salted cashews.
Baby bok choy, stir fried with sliced yellow bell peppers, green onions, and sesame oil.
Baked asparagus with olive oil and parmesan cheese.
Classic sauerkraut recipe with chopped apple and juniper berries.
Colorful beet hummus made with cooked red beets, sesame seed tahini paste, lemon juice, garlic, and cumin.
A fresh black bean salad, perfect for a summer picnic or potluck. Tomatoes, jalepenos, avocado, black bleans and corn combined to give this salad it's kick and fresh flavors.
Black-eyed Pea Salsa with green chiles, onions, red bell pepper, served with jack cheese quesadillas
Quick and easy. Torn cabbage leaves, blanched in salted water, tossed with butter, caraway and celery seeds.
Blueberry, peach, nectarine fruit salad seasoned with fresh thyme, ginger, and lemon juice.
Asparagus spears, boiled until crisp tender, served with grated boiled eggs and a caper vinaigrette.
Easiest stuffed mushrooms ever, creminis stuffed with herbed Boursin cheese, topped with smoked paprika.
Leeks trimmed and gently braised in butter and white wine and seasoned with thyme, garlic and parsley.
Pearl onions braised with butter and chicken stock, great side dish for roast beef or stews.
Rustic, hearty, thick bread soup with onions, chard, mushrooms, thick Italian or French loaf bread, and Parmesan.
Broccoli rabe, blanched first to take the edge off the bitterness, then sautéed with caramelized onions, garlic, and a dash of chili pepper.
Broccoli rabe, blanched then sautéed in olive oil with garlic and chili pepper flakes. Tossed with sun dried tomatoes, pasta, and Parmesan.
Broccoli slaw, a coleslaw made with broccoli stems, cabbage, and carrots, with a tangy cranberry orange dressing.
Quick and easy broccoli stir fry recipe with ginger and sesame. Broccoli florets, stir-fried with minced ginger and garlic, then cooked with stock, sesame oil, and soy sauce.
Grapefruit halves, sprinkled with brown sugar and broiled.
Bruschetta with tomato and basil. Chopped fresh tomatoes with garlic, basil, olive oil, and vinegar, served on toasted slices of French or Italian bread.
Simple and delicious Brussels sprouts recipe with lightly steamed or boiled sprouts, mixed with sauteed onions, butter, and toasted almonds.
Simple and easy butternut squash, apple, and cranberry bake recipe. Perfect for a holiday feast.
Simple and easy butternut squash soup recipe with a green apple for added flavor.
Creamy butternut squash risotto recipe, perfect for autumn. Arborio rice, slowly cooked in broth, with onion, butternut squash, white wine, butter, Parmesan and chives.
Cubed butternut squash, cooked on the stovetop with browned butter and thyme.
Butternut squash with butter, ginger, walnuts, thyme, and vanilla.
Pasta with the easiest ever tomato sauce made with whole canned tomatoes, butter, sugar, basil, and salt and pepper.
A true southwestern salsa made with nopales cactus paddles, corn, green tomatoes, onions, and chiles.
Candied yams, garnet sweet potatoes, glazed with a brown sugar, ginger, cinnamon, orange sauce.
Eggplant caponata, diced eggplant cooked with onions, garlic, tomatoes, pinenuts, olives, raisins, capers, and parsley. A great Italian relish for bread sticks.
Tasty Caprese mini sandwiches made with Parmesan toasted flatbread, sliced tomatoes, fresh Mozzarella cheese, and basil.
Sliced onions and fennel, slowly cooked until lightly browned, tossed with Parmesan, lemon, and parsley.
Rich and creamy quiche with caramelized onions and Gruyere cheese.
Easy-to-make carrot soufflé with carrots, milk, saltines, cheddar cheese, butter, and eggs.
Gluten-free, vegan, mock couscous made with steamed ground cauliflower, apples, nuts, and other mix-ins.
Quick and easy puréed cauliflower recipe with sour cream and butter.
Celery root purée, celery root boiled until soft, then mashed with butter and cream.
Celery root salad recipe, also known as celery remoulade, with celery root, green apple, and a mayonnaise Dijon dressing.
Japanese-style stir-fry, thin batons of celery, stir-fried with chili-infused oil and soy sauce.
Julienned chayotes cooked with roasted tomatoes, onions, green chiles and cilantro.
Classic cheese fondue. Bread, vegetable, and ham pieces dipped in melted cheese sauce with Jarlsberg, Emmenthaler, and Gruyere cheeses.
A cross between garlic bread and pizza, cheesy bread is a quick, easy, and delicious party snack.
A summer salad of cherry tomatoes, orzo pasta, cucumbers, feta cheese, oregano and green onions, dressed with olive oil and lemon juice.
Chickpea tomato salad with fresh summer tomatoes, garbanzo beans, hard boiled eggs, and sweet onions, and tossed with a light vinaigrette.
Quick and easy chickpea curry with Yukon Gold potatoes, stewed tomatoes, cumin, ginger, coriander and garbanzo beans.
Mexican chilaquiles, strips of fried corn tortillas simmered in salsa, and served with cheese, eggs, or beans.
Tostada recipe with toasted or fried tortillas topped with a layer of chipotle flavored refried beans, cotija cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, radishes, and salsa.
Spicy pumpkin soup with Southwestern flavors of chipotle, cumin, oregano, and served with pepitas, crema fresca, and cilantro.
Homemade cilantro pesto, made with fresh cilantro leaves, blanched almonds, red onion, serrano chile and olive oil.
Easy baked acorn squash recipe, perfect for the fall. Squash is cut in half, insides scooped out, then baked with a little butter, brown sugar, and maple syrup.
Traditional grated carrot salad with carrots, raisins, chopped apple and mayonnaise. One of the easiest salads to prepare, as well as being kid-friendly and good for you.
Glazed carrots, sliced carrots, sautéed in butter and sugar, then cooked in stock until sauce is reduced to a glaze.
Angel hair pasta with a butter, cream, Parmesan sauce, and plenty of fresh vegetables - broccoli, zucchini, asparagus, snow peas, tomatoes, garlic and basil.
Classic stuffed with shallots, garlic, walnuts, breadcrumbs, chopped mushroom stems, and parsley.
Irish mashed potatoes mixed with greens and scallions and lots of butter and cream.
Fried potato patties made from leftover colcannon, a combination of mashed potatoes, kale or other greens, and scallions or green onions.
A delightful chilled pea salad, made with smoked almonds, water chestnuts and a hint of curry.
Coleslaw with thinly sliced cabbage, carrots and green onion, with or without mayonnaise. The quintessential American picnic salad.
Simple corn chowder made with sweet, fresh corn, onion, carrot, celery, potatoes, red bell pepper, milk, and bacon.
Classic, easy and delicious Thanksgiving cranberry sauce recipe. How to make cranberry sauce from scratch. Perfect with turkey.
Rich and creamy spinach soup, with fresh or frozen spinach, onion, potatoes, broth, cream and sour cream. Serve hot or chilled.
Creamy wild mushroom soup made with porcini and morels, garlic, stock, cream, Madeira, parsley and chives.
Classic creamed corn with fresh yellow corn cut straight from the cob, onion, butter, and cream.
Mashed, creamed turnips recipe with turnips, milk, butter, cream, cloves, and nutmeg.
Creamy polenta recipe. This polenta is so light, so fluffy, so creamy, it could almost be a dessert.
Creamy sweet potato soup with red-skinned sweet potatoes, cooked in stock with onions, celery, and leek, pureed and seasoned with cinnamon, nutmeg, and maple syrup.
Crispy hash browns recipe. Method for making perfectly browned and crispy hash brown potatoes.
Simple fresh cucumber salad with rice vinegar, salt, pepper, and chopped fresh dill or basil.
A salad of cucumbers, grapes, toasted almonds and a little garlic - essentially a deconstructed white gazpacho.
Using delicate, thin skinned, Persian cucumbers, this cucumber salad recipe includes mint, feta cheese, red onions and sliced radishes with a simple oil and vinegar dressing.
Cucumber salad tossed with a dressing made from tahini paste and lemon.
Cucumber yogurt tzatziki, a simple salad of peeled, sliced cucumbers, yogurt, dill, and salt and pepper. To accompany spicy dishes.
A curry potato soup with cauliflower, Yukon Gold potatoes, bell peppers, onions, carrots, corn, and summer squash.
Butternut squash soup with pears, and seasoned with spicy curry.
Curry rice salad prepared with brown rice, curry powder or paste, bell pepper, green onions, celery, snow peas, raisins, apple, cilantro, and sesame oil.
Classic Greek salad recipe, with plum tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, bell pepper, black olives, and crumbled feta cheese. Served with a red wine vinegar vinaigrette.
Classic potato salad recipe with boiled Russet potatoes, dill pickles, celery, parsley, red onion, scallions, hard boiled eggs and a mayonnaise Dijon dressing.
Luxuriously rich, smooth, and flavorful ratatouille recipe. Vegetables are first browned, then roasted, then cooked in a tomato sauce. Includes onion, garlic, zucchini, squash, bell peppers, eggplant, tomatoes, and fresh herbs.
Dinosaur kale, also called Lacinato or black kale, sautéed with garlic and olive oil and serve with poached baby potatoes.
Quick and easy black beans and rice with onion, bell pepper, garlic, Tabasco, oregano, and white rice.
Dip made with edamame soybeans, avocado, cilantro, yogurt, lime juice, and dashes of Tabasco and sesame oil.
Eggplant and roasted red pepper terrine recipe, with sliced eggplant, roasted red bell peppers, parsley, Brie or Mozzarella, in a fresh tomato sauce.
Classic Mediterranean baba ghanouj eggplant dip. Baked eggplant pureed with tahini, garlic, and olive oil.
Thai green curry with sautéed Japanese eggplant, red bell peppers, lemon grass, and coconut milk.
Turkish lentil stew recipe with eggplant and pomegranate molasses.
A classic Italian baked eggplant Parmesan casserole with fried eggplant slices layered with Mozzarella, Parmesan, basil, and tomato sauce.
Hard boiled egg whites stuffed with artichoke heart tapenade and sprinkled with grated cooked egg yolks
Runny eggs, steamed on a bed of sautéed chopped chard, onions, and shiitake mushrooms.
Family favorite, Tex Mex cheese enchiladas recipe. Corn tortillas, lightly fried, rolled up with Jack or cheddar cheese, arranged in a casserole dish, covered with tomato and green chile sauce, and baked.
Crisp fall salad with sliced endive, walnuts, chopped pear, and blue cheese.
Fresh fava bean dip with green garlic, lemon zest, olive oil, and goat cheese. Great served with jicama or cucumber slices.
Baked fennel with olive oil, mozzarella and parmesan cheeses, bread crumbs and fresh thyme.
Fennel salad with thinly sliced fennel bulb and a fresh mint vinaigrette.
A crunchy salad of radicchio, Belgian endive and sliced fennel served with a fennel dressing and grated parmesan cheese.
Color beet salad with orange slices, kale, and toasted pistachios.
Fingerling potatoes, boiled and then dressed with vermouth and an herb vinaigrette.
Fresh haricot verts, skinny green beans boiled, drained, then sautéed in butter with onions, tarragon, thyme, parsley, and chives.
Classic, simple basil pesto recipe with fresh basil leaves, pine nuts, garlic, Romano or Parmesan cheese, extra virgin olive oil, and salt and pepper.
Traditional fried green tomatoes. Sliced firm green tomatoes, dipped in egg and coated with flour, cornmeal and bread crumbs, fried and seasoned with salt and pepper.
Creamy garlic mashed potatoes made with roasted garlic and Yukon Gold potatoes.
California version of the classic Spanish gazpacho recipe. Chilled soup made with ripe, uncooked tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, celery, onion, and seasoned with fresh herbs, Tabasco sauce and Worcestershire sauce.
Ginger pineapple fried rice, a perfect use for leftover rice, makes a delicious side dish for shrimp, pork, or chicken.
Beautiful golden beet salad peppered with ruby red pomegranate seeds, served on a bed of arugula and lettuce greens.
Beautiful golden beets and Brussels sprouts. Roasted or boiled golden yellow beets with parboiled Brussels sprouts, sauteed together in olive oil, shallots and thyme, and topped with toasted almonds.
Grapefruit avocado salad. Peeled segments of grapefruit arranged with avocado slices, dressed with a plum mayo dressing.
Black-eyed pea salad with a Greek twist, fresh spinach, Kalamata olives, sun-dried tomatoes, feta cheese, green onions, garlic, and lemon.
Simple and easy curry made with Granny Smith green apples.
Fresh green beans, blanched and toss with a balsamic vinaigrette, red onions, basil, and Parmesan.
Recipe for green beans, boiled first, then sauteed in butter with thyme and toasted almonds.
An easy to prepare green beans recipe with tomato and chile salsa. A Latin twist on the classical haricots a la provencale recipe.
Green chile enchiladas made with corn tortillas, roasted Anaheim green chiles, jack cheese, and a roasted tomatillo salsa verde sauce.
Oven baked macaroni and cheese casserole with roasted green chiles and corn.
Mashed russet potatoes mixed with purée of parsley and green onions.
Tender, smokey artichoke halves, easily and beautifully grilled.
Nothing beats the flavor of asparagus, coated in olive oil, sprinkled with salt, and quickly grilled.
Grilled cheese sandwich recipe with Gruyere Swiss cheese and sauerkraut on rye bread.
Summery corn salad, made with grilled or toasted corn, zucchini, red bell pepper, red onions, cilantro, and seasoned with cumin, oil and vinegar.
How to grill juicy, tender, grilled corn-on-the-cob. Grill fresh corn cobs in their husks on direct high heat.
A veggie burger, so to speak, using grilled eggplant rounds, tomatoes and onions marinated in vinegar and oil, fresh mozzarella, and basil.
Fresh English peas, in their pods, slathered with olive oil, sprinkled with salt, and grilled. Eat like edamame.
Grilled red onions, chilled and marinated in a rosemary herb dressing.
Have you ever had grilled radicchio? Try it! Excellent with olive oil, balsamic, and a little grated Pecorino.
Hearts of romaine lettuce, painted with a herb vinaigrette, and grilled. Served whole, or chopped for a grilled salad.
Slices of sweet potatoes grilled over a hot fire and slathered with a cilantro-lime dressing.
Quick and easy grilled tomatoes recipe for grilling over a gas or charcoal grill.
Savory grits with extra corn and green onion greens, Parmesan cheese, and parsley.
Grilled cheese panini sandwich with gruyere cheese, Granny Smith apples, and fig jam.
Green deviled eggs! Hard boiled egg halves, stuffed with avocado guacamole.
Hashed brussels sprouts made with thinly sliced brussels sprouts, tossed in lemon juice, sauteed in butter, and sprinkled with vermouth.
Heirloom tomato, basil, Mozzarella salad made with beautiful, ripe heirloom tomatoes. Classic Italian Caprese salad recipe.
Brussels sprouts steamed briefly and then stir-fried with a hoisin glaze.
Garnet yam sweet potato recipe, pureed garnet yams with butter, brown sugar, and holiday spices. Perfect for Thanksgiving.
Simple and easy home fries two ways, one recipe starting with raw potatoes, another starting with cooked. Both skillet fried.
How to cook and eat an artichoke, with step-by-step instructions and photos.
Step-by-step guide for making fruit leather, puréed fruit, spread out and dried, then rolled up to store. A great way to use up excess fruit of the season.
Perfectly fresh and crunchy homemade tortilla chips, fried, baked, or microwaved.
So much better than store bought! Homemade vegetable stock with carrots, onions, celery, parsley, herbs, and mushrooms.
Simple and delicious hummus, made with garbanzo beans, also known as chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, olive oil, and salt.
Long grain rice, cooked in coconut milk with beans, a favorite side dish of Jamaica.
A smooth soup made from jerusalem artichokes, onions, garlic, celery and stock.
Crunchy, refreshing jicama salad with julienned jicama, bell peppers, red onion, cucumber, orange, and lime juice. Perfect accompaniment to Mexican food dishes.
A hearty winter soup recipe with kale, white beans, and roasted carrots, butternut squash, tomatoes, onions, and garlic.
Wilted kale recipe with arame seaweed, garlic, sesame, and fresh minced ginger.
Casserole of chopped fresh kale, mushrooms, onions, ciabatta bread, cheddar cheese, milk, and eggs.
Spicy and cool, this traditional Korean dish for hot weather is made with buckwheat noodles, various crunchy veggie toppings, and a spicy chili sauce.
A French classic, whole leeks are boiled, drained, then marinated in a Dijon vinaigrette.
Rounds of carrots, sautéed in butter and glazed with maple syrup and orange juice. Perfect for the holidays!
Sliced, baked sweet potato yam recipe, with maple syrup, brown sugar, and pecans.
Mashed parsnips and Yukon gold potatoes mashed with butter, chives, and parsley.
Creamy mashed yukon gold potatoes with goat cheese, sage, and browned butter.
Fresh melon, diced, and tossed with lemon or lime, mint, and serrano chili.
Mexican green bean salad with fresh green beans, cilantro, jalapeno, red onion, cotija cheese, avocado, tomato, olive oil and lime juice.
Classic three bean salad with a Southwestern twist. Pinto beans, black beans, and green beans, with onions, jalapenos, Cotija cheese, cilantro with a sweet lime dressing.
Simple risotto made with arborio rice, onion, meyer lemon zest and juice, white wine, oregano, topped with toasted pine nuts and Parmesan.
Mini frittatas made in mini muffin tins, with eggs, feta cheese, mushrooms, onions, and chard.
Tangy minty chimichurri sauce with fresh mint, parsley, and garlic.
Mixed green salad with pecans, dried cranberries, goat cheese, red bell pepper, and a honey mustard balsamic vinaigrette.
Classic Italian pasta primavera with sauteed fresh seasonal vegetables in a marinara sauce.
Zucchini and summer squash, sauteed with bell peppers, fresh tomatoes, onion, garlic, basil, and served with melted cheddar cheese.
Warm potato salad with Yukon Gold potatoes, celery, red onion, olives, parsley, and a simple rice vinegar vinaigrette
Shredded carrot and fresh beet salad with raisins, cumin, cinnamon, and paprika, and an honey lemon dressing.
Mushroom caviar, an appetizer of finely chopped fresh mushrooms sauteed in butter with shallots, garlic, and white wine, then mixed with sour cream, pine nuts, lemon juice and parsley.
Mushroom pie with fresh mushrooms, Monterey Jack cheese, sour cream, eggs, parsley, garlic, and cream.
Mushroom quiche with all-butter pie crust filled and baked with mixture of egg, cream, milk, sauteed mushrooms and shallots.
Rich, creamy mushroom risotto recipe with risotto rice, brandy, Parmesan and mushrooms.
A Genoese mushroom sauce for pasta or polenta, with dried porcinis, tomato, onions, celery, carrots, garlic, and a little red wine. Sugo ai Funghi.
Peppery mustard greens simply sauteed with onions, garlic, and olive oil and a dash of sesame oil to finish.
This napa cabbage picnic salad combines Chinese napa cabbage, radishes, snow peas, toasted slivered almonds, with a sweet soy mayo dressing.
Vibrant green, luxurious nettle soup made with nettle tops, shallots, celery, potatoes, stock, cream.
Rustic apple tart, New England style with cheddar cheese!
Red skinned new potatoes recipe with a sauce of Mozarella, cream, tomatoes, onions, cilantro and oregano.
Noodles with mushrooms, sesame seeds, and herbs, tossed with a lemon ginger dressing.
Nopalitos, chopped prickly pear cactus paddles sautéed with onions, garlic, jalapeno, and tomatoes.
Salad of thinly sliced artichoke hearts that have been slowly poached in garlic infused olive oil and tossed with herbs.
Okra, sliced and quickly seared on high heat, then cooked with fresh tomatoes, onions, and jalapenos.
Olive crostinis, sliced baguette, spread with an olive, garlic, cheese tapenade, and toasted in the oven. Delicious appetizer.
Onion potato gratin with sliced Yukon Gold potatoes, baked with onions, with heavy cream and Gruyere and Parmesan cheeses.
Crunchy onion rings recipe. Onion rings, soaked in buttermilk, coated with flour and cornmeal, and deep fried to a golden crisp.
Colorful beet salad with sliced beets, navel oranges, red onions, arugula in a light vinaigrette.
Middle Eastern carrot salad. Shredded carrots and golden raisins dressed with honey, lemon and orange blossom water.
Wedges or slices of sweet potatoes, tossed in olive oil, sprinkled with spices, and baked on high heat until crispy and browned. Addictive!
Oven-fried homemade potato chips recipe, made with thin slices of Russet potatoes, butter, and salt.