Golden Winter Soup

Inspired by myrecipes.com Serves 8 Ingredients 2 T butter 5 lb (~5 cups) butternut squash (or other winter squash), peeled and cubed  2c potatoes, peeled and cubed  1 tsp salt ½ tsp black pepper 2 medium leeks, thinly sliced 4 c chicken broth 1 c half and...

Slow-Cooked Butternut Squash Shakshuka

Serves 6 Inspired by Food52 Ingredients ¾ c red bell pepper, chopped  1 small onion, halved and sliced thin 1 medium jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp oregano, dried 1 tsp cumin Salt and pepper to taste 2 lbs butternut squash,...

Sweet Potatoes with Charred Lemons and Crunchies

Inspired by Bon Appétit Serves 4 Ingredients 3 T plus 1 tsp olive oil, divided Kosher salt ½ c blanched hazelnuts 1½ tsp fennel seeds 1½ tsp cumin seeds 2 Lemons 1 cup whole-milk Greek yogurt 3 T butter 2 T raw sesame seeds ½ tsp crushed red pepper flakes Directions...

Salt and Vinegar Mashed Potatoes

Inspired by FOOD52 Serves 8 Ingredients 2 lbs Russet or Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled 3 c water 2 ½ tsp kosher salt, divided 4T (½ stick) butter, melted 6 T whole milk, warmed 2 tsp malt vinegar, plus more to taste Flaky salt, to sprinkle on top Directions Chop each...

Ice Water Salad

Inspired by Bon Appétit Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1½ lb. mixed crunchy vegetables (such as fennel, radishes, turnips, beets and/or carrots), tough skins peeled 1 cup walnuts 2 large garlic cloves Kosher salt ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling 3...

Carrot Macaroni and Cheese

Inspired by Food & Wine Makes 4 servings Ingredients: ¾ lb carrots, peeled and thinly sliced Juice from 1 orange Salt and pepper to taste 3 cups penne 3 oz sharp cheddar cheese, shredded 1 T chopped tarragon Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. In a medium...