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Zuppa Valdostana is a hearty beef soup, loaded with vegetables, finished with a crouton & melted Gruyere.
Bacon & Onion Tart. Two cheeses + caramelized onions + bacon in a crisp, buttery pastry.
Packed with flavor, these braised beans are vegan and utterly addictive.
Celery root makes lovely latkes. Top with a sour cream or a poached egg.
Quick Pasta with Cream & Garlic. Warm comfort for a fast din or late-night snack!
Almond & Orange Cake with Poached Plum Compote.
Game-Day Pork & Black Bean Chili. So good, it doesn't matter who wins!
Asopao with Chicken & Shrimp. Studded with bacon, tomatoes, and chiles, this one-pot stew is warm comfort on a cold night.
Socca (Chickpea Flour Pancakes) with Fried Eggs & Spinach. So easy! And gluten-free, grain-free.
Cranberry Sauce Sour Cream Muffins...with cinnamon streusel!
Maple Roasted Almonds, a perfect holiday nibble with cocktails.
Montauk Oyster & Scallop Pan Roast - creamy chowder thick with fresh seafood.
Butternut Squash with Blue Cheese & Sage. And duck fat. And maple syrup. Yes.
One-Pot Sticky Chicken Wings
Autumn Sangria. Fruity with apples & lemons, set off by a hint of cloves & rosemary, sparkling with cava. Delicious!
Winter Squash Gnocchi with Brown Butter & Sage. Easy recipe for no-fail, tender gnocchi.
Meatloaf: Tender & smoky.
Thai Hot-n-Sour Coconut-Chicken Soup & big news!
Chicken Soup with Kale, Garlic & Sweet Potatoes
Braised Pork Shoulder with Chiles & Cinnamon. Braise once, feast twice.
Tomato jam! Makes a killer BLT. Amazing on a burger. And oh, spoon it over pulled pork & polenta...swoon.
Luscious sweet corn panna cotta to enjoy savory (with fried sage) or sweet (with strawberries & black pepper). So simple, so creamy delish.
Chicken Skewers with Cucumber Mint Yogurt Sauce - hot & cool, easy summer yum!
Ramen fever is taking over Minneapolis! Try this easy-fresh-noodle recipe to join in the delicious fun.
Soisson (White Beans) with Arugula, Rosemary & Olive Oil: Creamy white beans are lovely with fruity olive oil & a sprinkle of coarse salt.
Garlic Soup with a Fried Egg: Comfort food with a kick!
Green Beans with Pork & Black Bean-Garlic Sauce: Fresh green beans transformed into a fast, spicy dinner.
Saute of Tomatoes & Okra with Bacon: My favorite summer dish! I can't keep my hands away from the sweet okra, crispy bacon, just-warmed tomatoes.
Warm Fruit Souffle - in this case, rhubarb, but use whatever suits you - is so easy, light, lovely. Pile on whipped cream!
Grilled Asparagus Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette: Layer cool/warm, salty/sweet, tender/crunchy for a salad-as-a-meal. Adapt with different vegetables all season long.
Braised Moroccan Chicken with Saffron Rice. So easy, braised chicken is tender & lovely to have on hand for several meals during the week.
Light yet packed with flavor, Coconut Curry Soup with Shrimp & Vegetables on the table fast.
Crispy, butter, salty chicken topped w a spring breeze of a salad. It's all in the contrast. Chicken Piccata w Radish & Pea Shoot Salad.
Fried Tomato BLT. Green tomatoes or local hothouse tomatoes - either are sublime fried, with thick slabs of bacon. Nothing better.