Sauerkraut

The perfect topping for a grilled Bratwurst or a classic Reuben sandwich. Inspired by Martha Stewart Makes 6 cups Ingredients 1 head of cabbage 1 T coarse salt ½ c distilled white vinegar Instructions Discard any torn or damaged outer leaves of the cabbage, and cut...

Carrot-Halwa Blondie Bars

A different way to use carrots in an Indian-fusion baked good. These bars can be frozen for up to a month. Inspired by Food 52 Makes 25 bars Ingredients 2 c all-purpose flour 3 tsp baking powder 2 c shredded carrots ½ c whole milk 5 T sugar ½ c raisins 14-ounce can...

Crispy Baked Tomatoes

Or in Italian, “Pomodori Croccanti al Forno”. Serve warm or at room temperature as a delicious side dish. Inspired by Lidia’s Italy Makes 6 servings Ingredients 6 plum tomatoes 2 T olive oil 1 ½ tsp salt 1 c panko bread crumbs ½ c grated parmesan cheese ½...

Beets with Pecorino, Pecans, and Shishito Peppers

Enjoy this fresh salad for lunch or dinner. Inspired by bon appétit Makes 4 servings Ingredients 6 lbs beets, scrubbed clean and skin peeled 4 T olive oil Kosher salt 4 sprigs thyme ¼ c red wine vinegar 8 shishito peppers 1/3 c pecans 1 small onion, sliced thinly Hot...

Baked Zucchini and Tomato Tian

A delicious way to enjoy summer tomatoes and zucchini in one dish. This tian can be served as a vegetarian entree or pairs nicely with grilled poultry or fish. Inspired by Kate McMillan, One Pot of the Day Makes 4-6 servings Ingredients: 2 T olive oil 1 onion, sliced...

Soup with 44 Cloves of Garlic

If you don’t have a proper place to store all that fresh garlic, here is a recipe that will use a good portion of it. Serve this soup with a crusty bread for dipping. Makes 4 servings Inspired by Smitten Kitchen Ingredients: 26 garlic cloves (unpeeled) 18 garlic...