Quinoa Chili

Ingredients: 1/3 cup quinoa, rinsed 2 bell peppers 2 jalapeno peppers 2 zucchini, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 can fire roasted diced tomatoes 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 cup water To Make:  Preheat broiler. Cut peppers […]

Cherry Sherbet

Ingredients: 1 pound fresh cherries, pitted and halved 2/3 cup sugar, plus 1/3 cup 2/3 cup water 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 2/3 cup creme fraiche 1/4 cup whole milk 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons lemon juice To Make:  Bring 2/3 cup sugar and water to a boil over medium heat. After boiling, transfer to […]

Cherry Lemon Tea Bread

Ingredients: 1/2 cup unsweetened dried cherries, coarsely chopped 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup cornmeal 6 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 egg Zest of 1 lemon To Make:  Preheat oven to 350. Prepare 8×4 loaf pan. Whisk together the […]

Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients: 2 ripe bananas 1 cup rolled oats 1 tablespoon butter, melted 2 teaspoons sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 cup chopped nuts of your choosing 1/4 cup raisins To Make:  Preheat oven to 350. Mash bananas, combine with oats, melted butter, cinnamon, and sugar. Stir in nuts and raisins. Drop tablespoons of mixture on parchment-lined […]

Banana Maple Trail Mix

Ingredients: 1 cup dried bananas, chopped 1 cup dried cranberries 2 cups raw almonds 3 cups rolled oats 1 cup maple syrup 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt To Make:  Preheat oven to 375. Mix together the almonds and oats with maple syrup, melted butter, and salt. Spread on parchment-lined baking sheet. […]

Cinnamon Swirl Muffins

Ingredients: 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/4 cup brown sugar 2/3 cup buttermilk 1 egg 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder Olive oil Salt and pepper To Make:  Preheat oven to 350. Line muffin tin with liners (recipe makes 6). Stir […]

Cinnamon Spice Cookies

Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup shortening 2/3 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1/2 cup molasses 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup sugar To Make:  Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl, whisk together […]

Turnip Leek (and Potato) Soup

Ingredients: 2 pounds turnips, diced 1 pound russet potatoes, diced 2 large leeks, thoroughly cleaned and thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 yellow onion, chopped 2 quarts vegetable stock 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, finely chopped Olive oil Salt and pepper To Make:  In a large pot, heat a few tablespoons of olive oil and […]

Scalloped Turnips

Ingredients: 2 pounds turnips, thinly sliced 1/2 yellow onion, thinly sliced 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons flour 3/4 cup milk 1/3 cup heavy cream Salt and pepper To Make:  Preheat oven to 350. Butter the bottom and sides of a casserole dish and set aside. Saute the onions in 1 tablespoon of butter in […]

Pumpkin Risotto

Ingredients: 1 cup pumpkin puree 4 cups vegetable broth 1 large onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 cup arborio rice 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese 1/2 cup dry white wine Olive oil Salt and pepper Nutmeg To Make:  Bring, and keep at a simmer, the broth. In a large pot, saute the onion […]