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October 2017

  • Roasted Cauliflower

    1/4 cup butter, softened
    1 Tbsp. chopped fresh dill
    1 clove garlic, minced
    1 tsp. grated lemon zest
    1/2 tsp. ground cumin
    1/4 tsp. salt
    1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
    1 large head cauliflower, leaves trimmed

    Preheat oven to 350°.

    Mix butter, dill, garlic, lemon zest, cumin, salt, and ground black pepper in a bowl.
    Cut cauliflower […]

  • Sautéed Bok Choy

    Serves 4

    2 Tbsps. vegetable oil
    2 medium garlic cloves, minced
    1 tsp. freshly grated ginger (from 1/2-inch piece)
    1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
    1 1/2 pounds bok choy, cleaned, ends trimmed and cut on the bias into 1-inch pieces
    1 Tbsp. soy sauce
    1 Tbsp. water
    1/4 tsp. toasted sesame oil
    Salt (optional)

    In a large frying pan with a tight-fitting lid, heat the […]

  • Radish Sandwiches

    Serves 8 to 10

    1 bunch (about 2 dozen) small radishes
    8 slices of your favorite dark or white bread, cut into quarters*
    1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
    Coarse salt or sea salt
    *Purchase whole loaves of bread that you will slice yourself.

    Wash (don’t peel) and trim radishes; set aside a dozen or so of the nicest leaves.
    Place the […]

  • Roasted Radishes & Carrots

    Serves 4

    1 bunch small to medium radishes, about 12
    1 – 2 carrots, cut into 3-inch quarters (Do not use “baby” carrots!)
    1 Tbsp. olive oil
    1 tsp. dried thyme
    Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
    Lemon half

    Preheat the oven to 450°. Place the radishes and carrots on a baking sheet and toss with the olive oil, thyme, salt […]

  • Amazing Moussaka

    3 eggplants, skinned, sliced 1/4 – 1/2-inch thick
    Olive oil (as needed)
    Salt & pepper
    1/2 – whole green pepper, chopped
    1/2 pound Baby Bella mushrooms, diced
    1 lb. ground beef
    1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
    1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
    1 tsp. dried oregano
    2 Tbsps. fresh minced garlic
    Cheese Sauce
    3 Tbsps. butter
    1/2 tsp. salt
    1/2 tsp. fresh ground black pepper
    2 Tbsps. flour
    1 […]

  • Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

    Seeds from one pumpkin
    1 Tbsp. olive oil
    Salt and pepper

    Scrape seeds and any attached fibers from pumpkin using a large metal spoon. Place seeds in a colander and rinse well to help separate seeds from fibers. Set seeds aside. Cook seeds in a medium saucepan of boiling salted water until beginning to look translucent, 5-7 minutes. […]