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Autumn Roasted Vegetables

This simple recipe is the easiest way to get your family to not only eat their veggies, but LOVE thier veggies. Delicata squash is that funny little green and yellow striped vegetable you see every fall. Just slice it lengthewise, seed it and slice into half moons. The skin becomes […]

Blistered Shishito Peppers

One of the “best days ever” for Hunky Hubbie and me was years ago when we took an unexpected trip up the Chuckanut Drive north of Seattle, Washington and ate dinner at The Oyster Bar restaurant and had pre-dinner cocktails at the Chuckanut Manor. We were having such a good […]

Green Beans with Herbs & Pine Nuts- Gremolata

Let’s face it- green beans are a bore. This dish elevates the humble green beans into something rather extraordinary. I’ve updated the classic Gremolata recipe in Italian cooking and given it a modern nod by adding a bit of red pepper flakes and extra herbs. Blanch the beans in boiling, […]

Carrot & Herb Salad

This delicious crisp vegetable dish is one of those sweet and sour salads that I crave all the time. I have a feroious sweet tooth and am always looking for ways to cut back on my sugar intake. A salad like this with sweet organic carrots, shallots softened in a […]

Blueberry Broccoli Salad with Honey Yogurt Dressing

This beautiful broccoli salad bursting with fresh ingredients has been in my repertoire for many years. It is based off a salad I found (I think) from Southern Living years ago. This updated version includes crunchy radishes, toasted walnuts, crisp tender steamed broccoli, sliced dates, dried cherries and plump blueberries. […]