• Rustic Cabbage Soup

    Serves 4 

    1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
    Salt to taste
    1/2 pound potatoes, skin on, cut 1/4-inch pieces
    4 cloves garlic, chopped
    1/2 large yellow onion, thinly sliced
    5 cups stock
    1 1/2 cups white beans, precooked or canned (drained & rinsed well)
    1/2 medium cabbage, cored and sliced into 1/4-inch ribbons
    More good-quality extra-virgin olive oil for drizzling
    1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated

    Warm […]

  • Leftover Turkey Soup

    If you haven't made this already, I hope you've frozen your turkey carcass and it's just waiting in your freezer for you to take it out and make this wonderful after-Thanksgiving treat.
  • Twice-Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Hot Honey

    3 medium sweet potatoes or garnet yams, scrubbed (about 3 pounds)
    1 Fresno or other red chiles, thinly sliced
    ¼ cup honey
    4 Tbsps. unsalted butter
    Kosher salt
    2 Tbsps. apple cider vinegar

    Preheat oven to 350°. Poke holes all over sweet potatoes and wrap each in foil. Place on a foil-lined rimmed baking sheet and roast until potatoes are tender, […]

  • The Multi-Purpose Shaved Vegetable Salad

    12 cups shaved crunchy raw vegetables (such as cauliflower, fennel, turnips, daikon, red and/or black radishes, golden and/or Chioggia beets)

    1 cup mint leaves, torn if large
    2 lemons
    ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
    2 Tbsps. white wine vinegar
    Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper

    Place vegetables in a large bowl. Add mint and finely grate lemon zest over. Cut lemons in […]

  • Pumpkin Apple Breakfast Bake

    1 cup pumpkin puree
    3 large eggs
    ⅔ cup full fat coconut milk
    1 large ripe banana (mashed)
    1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
    1 tsp. cinnamon (divided)
    ¼ tsp. salt
    1 large apple, peeled and diced (I use pink lady)
    ¾ cup chopped pecans

    Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 8×8 square pan with coconut oil or spray, set aside.

    In a large […]

  • Deep-Dish Apple Pie

    3½ cups all-purpose flour
    2 Tbsps. granulated sugar
    1½ tsps. kosher salt
    1½ cups (3 sticks) chilled unsalted butter, cut into pieces
    2 Tbsps. apple cider vinegar

    4 pounds apples, peeled, cored, thinly sliced
    ⅓ cup (packed) dark brown sugar
    ¼ cup granulated sugar
    2 Tbsps. fresh lemon juice
    2 tsps. ground cinnamon
    ½ tsp. kosher salt
    ¼ tsp. ground allspice
    ¼ tsp. ground cardamom
    All-purpose flour (for […]

  • Eggplant & Tomato Pie

    1 eggplant
    2 tomatoes, sliced
    1 onion, diced
    2 cloves garlic
    1/4 – 1/3 cup breadcrumbs
    1 egg
    1 Tbsp. butter, melted
    1 Tbsp. pesto
    Cheddar cheese, shredded, to taste
    Fresh parsley

    Peel and cube eggplant, boil until soft and tender, then drain water and mash. Add diced onion, garlic, breadcrumbs, egg, melted butter and pesto to the mash; mix well. Grease a pie pan. […]

  • 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 […]