Broccoli Pomegranate Salad

Broccoli Pomegranate Salad
Broccoli Pomegranate Salad fits perfectly into a holiday meal because it's simple but festive, comes together quickly, can be prepped a day or 2 ahead then mixed together right before serving.  With so many dishes needing attention at the last-minute, this salad is a bright spot on the holiday menu in more ways than one.  It's not fussy or high ... Read More

Dijon Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Dijon Roasted Brussels Sprouts
All veggies taste best when they're in season but this is especially true for Brussels sprouts, and now is their time to shine.  I get so excited to see them at markets in the fall.  Choose sprouts that have an even green coloring, are firm, and measure about 1 1/2 inches in diameter.  This is an old recipe from way ... Read More

Savory Crusted Stuffed Buttercup Squash

Savory Crusted Stuffed Buttercup Squash
Savory Crusted Stuffed Buttercup Squash was created because I have a love affair going with sweet buttercup squash and I needed to figure out a way to get it on my plate...and in my mouth more often.  Out of all the winter squashes to choose from this is my favorite.  Kabocha is a type of buttercup with the same qualities. ... Read More

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate and Almonds

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate and Almonds
Wind gusts of 70-80 miles an hour hit our city last Tuesday and the whole city went black.  Trees uprooted everywhere, falling on power lines leaving many homes without power.  Slowly we are regaining electricity, neighborhood by neighborhood.  But many, including our kids and their families still have homes that are dark and too cold for living in.  Our power ... Read More

It’s Not All About The Turkey: Festive Vegetable Sides

Vegetable

The produce this time of year is extraordinary in exhibiting variety and creativity. Just walking through a farmers market or Vegetable section makes me so excited and inspired.  Look at the Brussel sprouts and their design, the gnarly Jerusalem artichokes, the brilliant red of the pomegranate.  Do they not make you want to chuckle and worship The Great Creator all at … Read More