A vivid green soup with sauteed leeks, simmered with parsnips and stock, pureed with fresh parsley.
Pasta e fagioli, or pasta "fazool". A classic Italian dish of beans and short pasta with tomatoes and vegetables.
Fusilli pasta tossed with marinated artichoke hearts, sun-dried tomatoes, and toasted almonds.
Pasta with a sauce made with puréed roasted butternut squash, shallots, cream, and Parmesan cheese.
Pasta with fresh garden tomatoes, basil, baby spinach, garlic, and brie.
Penne with ricotta and asparagus. Simple spring pasta with asparagus, ricotta and Parmesan cheeses, garlic, and a dash of nutmeg.
Italian bell pepper, onion, tomato sauté, with garlic, ground oregano, and fresh basil.
Heavenly mashed potatoes recipe using buttery Yukon Gold potatoes, cream, butter, milk, salt and pepper.
How to make a perfect batch of popcorn, with no burnt kernels. Easy popcorn recipe.
Persimmon salad with fuyu persimmons, pomegranate seeds, chopped apple, lemon, honey, and mint.
Summer pesto pasta salad with fresh basil pesto, spiral pasta, pine nuts, olives, peas, and cherry tomatoes.
Ginormous zucchini in your garden? Try this recipe, hollowed out zucchini, stuffed with basil pesto, fresh croutons, Mozzarella, pine nuts and cherry tomatoes.
What a midwestern classic, pickled beets! Here's our favorite pickled beets recipe, easy to make with beets, cider vinegar, sugar, and olive oil.
Baked polenta with fontina cheese, basil and tomato sauce.
Layered fresh porcini mushroom, cheese, and tomato sauce casserole recipe. Prepared much like Eggplant Parmesan, but with slices of fresh porcini mushrooms instead of the eggplant.
A vegetarian burger made with grilled portobello mushrooms and grilled onions, spinach, and sun-dried tomatoes.
Classic Italian potato gnocchi recipe. Light potato dumplings made with baking potatoes, egg yolks, and flour.
Simple and easy potato leek soup recipe. Tastes creamy but has no cream. A hearty, tasty soup.
Small new potatoes, roasted with onions, garlic, tomatoes, olives, and herbes de Provence.
Italian gnocchi dumplings made with pumpkin or winter squash, ricotta cheese, parmesan and flour.
Rich and creamy pumpkin soup recipe with a smokey, spicy flavor from smoked paprika. Make with pumpkin purée, onions, apple, garlic, spices, stock, milk and cream.
Hearty pumpkin waffles made with pumpkin purée, pumpkin pie spices, flour, egg, and buttermilk.
Caramelized roasted parsnips are pureed into a delicious mash, seasoned with butter, salt, pepper and a dash of nutmeg.
Classic Mexican and Tex Mex cheese quesadilla recipe. Toasted flour tortilla with melted cheese inside.
Quick and easy, hot artichoke dip with artichoke hearts, Parmesan cheese, mayonnaise, and salt and pepper.
Simple white bean salad with red onions, a little lemon juice, chopped parsley, olive oil, vinegar, herbs, salt and pepper.
Quinoa served with sauce of fresh tomatoes, onions, garlic, and queso fresco, or fresh farmer's cheese.
South American high-protein quinoa, cooked with onions, garlic, bell peppers, pilaf style, with chopped fresh herbs added for the finish.
Quinoa salad with black beans, corn, fresh tomatoes, jalapeños, farmers cheese, lime juice, and cilantro.
Fresh red radish salad with mint, shallots, lemon, and toasted pistachios.
Raw kale salad with Tuscan kale, toasted pine nuts, balsamic, and grated Parmesan.
Simple Indian dal, made with red lentils, onions, garlic, spices, tomatoes, and cilantro.
Traditional Mexican refried beans recipe, both regular and pressure cooker methods.
Black beans, cooked and then fried and mashed with onion, garlic, chili, and cilantro.
My mother's rice pilaf recipe, made with long grain white rice, onion, celery, stock, seasoned salt, pepper, and cayenne.
Rice pilaf, rice browned first then cooked in stock with mushrooms, onions, and toasted pine nuts.
Festive rice recipe with carrot, lemon, onion, and mint.
Quick and easy roasted asparagus recipe, with thick asparagus spears, olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and a little lemon juice.
Tender young carrots, roasted with red onions with rosemary, salt, and pepper, until lightly caramelized.
Ruby red beets, oven roasted, then tossed with a little orange zest and a balsamic glaze.
Broccoli, tossed in olive oil, lemon juice and salt, roasted and served with parmesan cheese and lots of black pepper.
Brussels sprouts, oven-roasted with garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and Parmesan cheese.
Butternut squash, radicchio and onion roasted in the oven and tossed with olive oil, toasted pine nuts and grated cheese.
Oven roasted cauliflower recipe, made with cauliflower florets, garlic, lemon, olive oil, and Parmesan cheese.
Roasted eggplant and tomato soup recipe made with oven roasted tomatoes, carrots, garlic, chickpeas, and eggplant. Seasoned with curry powder and cilantro.
Quick and easy roasted fennel recipe. Sliced fennel oven roasted in olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
How to roast whole heads of garlic in the oven so you can eat warm, toasty cloves right out of the garlic head.
Oven roasted green beans, drizzled and cooked with balsamic vinegar, honey, thyme, and garlic.
Strips of roasted green chiles, lightly dressed in olive oil, vinegar, and salt.
Oven roasted new potatoes recipe with olive oil, garlic, rosemary, and halved new potatoes.
Roasted new potatoes recipe with caramelized onions and truffle oil. An incredibly easy way to take roasted potatoes to whole new level of deliciousness.
Parsnips roasted in butter and stock with parsley, chives, garlic, and a touch of horseradish.
Flame roasted poblano chiles, cut into strips and cooked with onions, Mexican crema, and Monterey Jack cheese. Serve with tortillas.
Don't throw away the pumpkin seeds from your pumpkin! Toast them in the oven for a delicious and healthy Halloween snack. Toasted pumpkin seeds recipe.
Roasted red bell pepper soup with potato, garlic, onion, and red bell peppers.
A ragout of roasted root vegetables—parsnips, carrots, beets, rutabagas—with tomatoes and kale
Roasted tomatoes, onions, garlic and red peppers puréed into a smooth soup with smoky chipotle chiles.
Roasted zucchini recipe, fresh zucchini, cut lengthwise, oven-roasted with olive oil, garlic, black pepper, and Herbes de Provence.
Classic Roman-style artichokes, braised in white wine and olive oil with shallots, garlic, parsley, and mint.
Romanesco broccoli salad with steamed romanesco florets, red onions, celery, parsley, capers, marinated in vinaigrette
Rustic onion tart with caramelized red onions, Gruyere cheese, and an all-butter crust.
Saffron rice, an Indian rice pilaf seasoned with saffron, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, orange zest, pistachios, and almonds. Also called parsi pulao.
Recipe for baby artichokes, sauteed with onions and garlic, served with grated Parmesan cheese.
Sauteed onions with chard, caraway seeds and a touch of honey.
Sautéed kale, mustard, turnip, beet or collard greens, tossed with toasted pine nuts, golden raisins, a little red pepper and black pepper. Sicilian-style greens.
The best sautéed kale you will ever taste. Seasoned with smoked paprika and crushed chile pepper flakes.
Chopped kale sautéed with onions and garlic, mixed with a sauce of sesame tahini, sesame oil, lemon juice, and salt.
Chopped fresh kale, lightly sautéed in olive oil with onions and red pepper flakes. Tossed with toasted cashews.
Swiss chard ribs, sautee in butter and cream, served with pasta.
Swiss chard, quickly sautéed with shallots and mustard seeds, seasoned with salt and rice vinegar.
Swiss chard sautéed with shiitake mushrooms and sprinkled with Parmesan cheese.
Simple sauteed zucchini recipe with onion, garlic, fresh tarragon, basil, and Gruyere Swiss cheese.
Baked scalloped turnips. Sliced turnips and onions baked in milk and cream with salt and pepper.
Cheesy scrambled eggs with onions, thinly sliced kale, and shredded mozzarella cheese.
Sugar snap peas seared in olive oil with green onions, mint, lemon zest and black pepper.
Asian pasta salad with thin vermicelli pasta, sesame oil, soy sauce, crushed red chili pepper, honey, and cilantro.
Simple and easy fennel salad with shaved fennel, olive oil, lemon juice, thyme, parsley, and Parmesan.
Sherry potatoes, thinly sliced russet potatoes baked in the oven with butter and dry sherry.
Eggplant cooked Sichuan-style with plenty of garlic, ginger, scallions, and lots of heat! Perfect for all you fire eaters out there.
Long and crunchy Chinese green beans, quickly stir-fried Sichuan style with red chilies, Sichuan peppercorns, and sesame oil.
Simple and easy cauliflower soup with just cauliflower, butter, salt, olive oil, and chives.
Quick and easy peas and onions, a go-to side for almost any meal.
Quick and easy tomato and green chile salsa, with canned cooked tomatoes, green chiles, scallions, garlic, oil, vinegar, oregano, and cilantro.
Super easy individual pizzas made with flour tortillas, mozzarella cheese, tomato sauce and basil, in a cast iron skillet on the stovetop.
Snow peas lightly sauteed and tossed with toasted pine nuts, mint, garlic, olive oil, and sesame oil.
Delicious cold soba noodle salad made with buckwheat soba noodles, mango, red bell pepper, garlic, basil, mint, peanuts, lime and sesame oil.
Spaghetti squash, first baked, then shredded and sautéed with chard, garlic, rosemary, and Parmesan.
My mother's signature Spanish rice recipe, a delicious accompaniment to steak, chicken, and Mexican entrees such as tacos or enchiladas. Spanish rice is browned first with onions and garlic, then cooked in chicken stock with added tomato.
A classic Spanish tapas appetizer known as patatas bravas, or angry potatoes - roasted potatoes tossed with a spicy, smoky tomato sauce.
Classic Spanish Romesco sauce, made with roasted red peppers, almonds, garlic and tomatoes.
Classic Spanish tortilla, or a Spanish potato omelette, with the emphasis on potato. Thinly sliced potatoes, fried in olive oil, layered in a pan, covered with beaten eggs, and cooked.
Zesty, spicy corn fritters, served with a sweet chili sauce. Step-by-step instructions with photos.
A delightful spin on classic cranberry sauce. Spicy cranberry sauce with ginger, Pinot Noir red wine, curry powder, and Chinese five-spice.
I love pumpkin soup, don't you? This recipe is adapted from one featured in Oprah Magazine. Creamy and spicy pumpkin soup made with pumpkin puree, chicken broth, milk and cream, and a mixture of curry, coriander, and cayenne.
Vegetarian chili with eggplant, plum tomatoes, onion, garlic, zucchini, bell peppers, jalapenos, white beans, kidney beans, and cilantro.
Fresh and summery spicy zucchini soup with zucchini, onion, jalapeño, bread, mint and cilantro.
Black beans cooked with onions, chili peppers, garlic, oregano, red chili sauce, chipotle, cumin, orange juice and lime.
Classic spinach recipe. The best way to cook delicious fresh spinach, with olive oil and garlic. Step-by-step instructions and photographs.
Classic spinach and orzo salad with orzo pasta, fresh spinach, feta cheese, pine nuts, Greek olives, and red onion.
Spinach gratin made with chopped blanched spinach, mixed with nutmeg infused béchamel, with hard boiled eggs and gruyere cheese. Gratin d'epinard aux oeufs.
Spinach ricotta gnocchi, Italian dumplings made with ricotta cheese, spinach, flour, and egg, served with a tomato goat cheese sauce.
Asian spinach recipe with sesame and garlic. A simple Korean method for cooking spinach.
Fresh fava bean salad with sliced fennel, mint, scallions, and Parmesan.
A springtime version of the classic Italian minestrone, with peas, new potatoes, artichoke hearts, asparagus and spring greens.
A tangy, vibrant dip or hummus-like spread made from peas, tahini, sour cream and mint.
Delicious basic steamed broccoli recipe, the easiest way to cook this wonderful vegetable.
Stewed tomatoes with basil and freshly made toasted buttered croutons.
Green beans stir fried with ginger, onions, garlic and a little soy sauce.
Japanese eggplant slices, gently stir fried with red chilies, ginger, and miso.
Italian risotto made with summer vegetables such as corn, bell peppers, green onions and basil.
Delicious fresh pea soup recipe with petit peas, mint, cream, broth, and shallots.
Summer squash salad. Zucchini carpaccio. Thinly sliced summer squash served with olive oil, lemon juice, mint, Parmesan cheese, and toasted pine nuts.
Sweet and sour braised pearl or boiling onions flavored with vinegar and honey.
Traditional German and Austrian sweet and sour red cabbage. Shredded red cabbage cooked with vinegar, sugar, and butter.
A simple sweet and spicy mushroom stir fry using honey, ginger, garlic, and dried chilies.
Slices of sweet potato, cut into jack-o-lantern shapes, baked, dipped in butter, and dredged in cinnamon sugar.
Sweet potatoes cooked and mashed with onions, mint, cilantro, garlic, and olive oil. Puerto Rican boniato recipe.
Swiss chard recipe, sautéed in olive oil with garlic and crushed red pepper.
Tzatziki recipe with yogurt, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, and Swiss chard instead of cucumbers.
Swiss chard, or other leafy green, sautéed with green olives, capers, green onions, and rosemary.
Fresh and easy tabbouleh parsley and bulgur wheat salad, with fresh parsley, mint, bulgur soaked in stock, tomatoes, olive oil and lemon juice.
Fresh corn kernels, poached slowly with shallots in butter and ouzo, with fresh tarragon stirred in to serve.
A light corn chowder with fresh corn, yukon gold potatoes, chopped fennel and onion, and fresh tarragon.
Classic American three bean salad, perfect for summer picnics and potlucks. With cannellini beans, kidney beans, garbanzo beans, celery, red onion, parsley, and a sweet and sour dressing.
Fresh chopped tomatoes, basil and onions, topped with mixture of shredded cheese and mayonnaise, baked in a pie shell.
Fresh garden tomatoes sprinkled with olive oil, rice vinegar, and soy sauce.
Fresh tomato, red onion, and avocado salad, seasoned Italian style with oregano, fresh parsley, garlic, olive oil, wine vinegar, salt and pepper.
Are you a turnip lover? If so, you must try this delicious turnip and potato patties recipe. A cross between pancakes and fritters, but made with turnips and potatoes.
Slow cooked tomatoes and onions are the base for this delicious scrambled eggs recipe.
A quick and easy recipe for an ultra-thin crust pizza topped with onions, mushrooms, and ricotta cheese. Uses flour tortillas as the pizza base.
Wonderful vegetable soup recipe with fresh tomatoes, leeks, potato, onion, celery, zucchini, green beans, carrots, and basil. From Wolfang Puck's mother.
Banana leaf tamales recipe. Tamale corn masa, stuffed with cheese, calabasitas squash, carrots, tomatoes, garlic, and chili sauce, wrapped in banana leaves and steamed.
Vegetarian lasagna with spinach, shiitake and cremini mushrooms, ricotta, Mozzarella, and pecorino cheeses.
Veggie tacos with onions, zucchini, tomatoes, green chiles, jalapeños, cheddar and cotija cheeses, and cilantro in corn tortillas.
Easy to make, Vietnamese Do Chua, slightly sweet pickled carrots and daikon radishes.
A traditional winter pesto made from parsley and walnuts instead of basil and pine nuts.
Watercress soup made with onions, potatoes, a little white wine and bunches of fresh watercress.
Simple wax beans recipe with wax, or yellow green beans, chopped mint, olive oil, and salt. Delicious combination of mint with the beans.
Hearty white bean soup with onions, cabbage, tomatoes, celery, carrots, potato, squash, broth, and Parmesan cheese.
White bean and cherry tomato salad with a dressing of rosemary infused olive oil, garlic, Parmesan, anchovies, and lemon.
Cool, refreshing, and filling, this classic Spanish white gazpacho is made with bread, almonds, cucumbers, grapes, olive oil, and garlic.
Wild rice salad with cranberries, pecans, green onions, orange zest, and wild rice. A perfect accompaniment to many fall and winter dishes - roast chicken, stews, pork chops.
It looks like cole slaw, but this shredded salad of root veggies -- carrots, radishes, parsnips and celery root -- is an excellent accompaniment to heavier winter foods.
Savory zucchini casserole with eggs, ricotta cheese, Parmesan, plum tomatoes, bread, and basil. Zucchini ricotta strata.
Favorite zucchini fritters recipe, similar to potato latkes-but with zucchini.
Zucchini frittata made with eggs, ricotta and Parmesan cheese, zucchini, basil and thyme.
Simple zucchini recipe, zucchini strips cooked with butter, onion, parsley, bouillon, and thyme.