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Roasted Broccoli

Alright, so I’ll be upfront with you here: Roasted broccoli is nothing new, but if you haven’t been eating yours this way, you are seriously missing out. This is an easy way to totally elevate an everyday, ho-hum side dish. You’ll seriously consider ever going back to steamed. I’d been waiting all summer for broccoli. […]

Beef Stew

The leaves are changing, there’s a nip in the air (at least in the mornings), and the days are getting shorter. That can only mean one thing: Soup’s on! Well, in this case…stew’s on. I broke out the Dutch oven for this one and let it simmer away slowly on a Sunday afternoon while I […]

Roasted Roots with Whipped Goat Cheese

Winter means root vegetables, and no better day to roast some up than a snow day from work. And if you’re gonna roast some veggies, might as well do a nice big batch. I got carrots, beets, and turnips in my CSA on Saturday. Well, I’ve never been crazy about carrots, I can count on […]

Pumpkin Pie Hummus

It’s so easy this time of year to give into store-bought (read: highly processed junk) treats. We tell ourselves it’s okay to indulge in something once in a while…but this time of year, when is it ever once? Especially when there’s the office and schools overflowing with these goodies, not to mention all the parties […]

Farrisotto with Butternut Squash and Cranberries

What is more autumnal than winter squash and cranberries and some nutty, al dente farro? Not much. I’ve been leaning heavily on these squash-y, grain-y combos lately. They feel so comforting now that the evenings are chilly, and the savory textures are a world away from the crisp sweetness of summer. The first time I […]

Apple-Cranberry Deep Dish Pie

What better way to usher in Fall than with an apple-cranberry pie? It’s a little sweet, a little tart, a lot of crust, and a TON of fruit. It’s a nice take on a classic…and also, Scott’s mom makes the best apple pies ever so I don’t want to overstep my bounds here. But I […]

Sweet Potato and Beet Galette

You guys. I just made the prettiest dinner ever. And it was delicious. AND easy! How often do those stars align?! This is fancy enough for a party, maybe a Thanksgiving appetizer. Your friends will think you slaved away in the kitchen all day, and you’ll smile slyly because you know it is simple enough […]

Pumpkin Ravioli with Greens and Feta Filling

This recipe is quite ambitious and I almost didn’t post it. But then I figured I spent way too much time on it not to share it. Plus the filling is delicious and it’s worth it just for that. This is the kind of recipe you make when you want to impress someone. Because who […]

Apple-Olive Oil Cake

I got a bit of a craving to bake something today, and with about 20 pounds of apples to go through still, I needed a recipe that called for more than 1 apple. Unfortunately, so many recipes uses fruit as an afterthought or a flavoring, rather than the star ingredient. Honestly, all too often sugar […]

Autumn Kabobs

I love grilling in the fall because it’s not too hot to hang around outside, and not too cold yet that you need to wear mittens while wielding tongs. Although today it was in the 80’s so I guess this doesn’t matter anyway, does it? The point is, October heatwave notwithstanding, the produce has turned […]

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