Pumpkin-Sage Savory Waffles

I’m the very lucky owner of an industrial waffle-maker that I believe was once stolen from a waffle house, and many years and owners later, gifted to me. It’s gigantic, unwieldy and makes incredible waffles. Unfortunately, I always prefer savory breakfasts (and lunches, and dinners) and so I like to play with savory waffle recipes. My friends still talk about the cheddar habanero waffles I … Continue reading Pumpkin-Sage Savory Waffles

Creamy Wild Rice Soup

I’ve been slowly cooking my way through “Super Natural Cooking” by Heidi Swanson of the blog “101 Cookbooks,” and I have to say, I love it. During this last cold and blustery week, I have particularly loved the wonderful whole grain recipes. I made this wonderful creamy wild rice soup last week, using Thai red rice instead of wild (I’m of the “use what you … Continue reading Creamy Wild Rice Soup

Winter Shepard’s Pie

Hello Friends! The March GRID magazine has hit the stands, and I encourage you to pick up a copy. I contributed a vegetarian shepard’s pie using in-season vegetables. Beautiful to look at, delicious to eat, and easily made vegan. If you’d like to make a faster recipe, skip the lentil crust – it’s just as delicious. I’m going to include the recipe below, but do … Continue reading Winter Shepard’s Pie

Roasted Carrots and Parsnips with Herbs

I love to find new recipes for my in-season vegetables, and often I turn to http://www.epicurious.com for inspiration. The Epicurious website catalogues recipes from Bon Appetit, Food and Wine, and the late, great, Gourmet. Gourmet was one of my favorite magazine because of it’s beautiful photographs and in-depth foreign food explorations. I decided to submit a few recipes this month to the website Gourmet Unbound, … Continue reading Roasted Carrots and Parsnips with Herbs

Winter Vegetable Gratin

Sometimes you want to cook something, and you have a fridge full of vegetables, and you have to figure out how to combine your craving with your desire to use everything up before your next CSA delivery. That how this dish was born. A basic gratin, (cream, milk, cheese) with turnips, savoy cabbage, and amazing fractal-style cauliflower. Between the layers of vegetable I added dollops … Continue reading Winter Vegetable Gratin

Roasted Cauliflower

I have to admit that there are few ways that I like to eat cauliflower. Ever since childhood, “trees” (cauliflower and broccoli) don’t much appeal to me. But it turns out that Iove it roasted! There are many different ways to flavor roasted cauliflower, but this is the basic: Thinly slice one head of cauliflower and place on an oiled cookie sheet. Brush to slices … Continue reading Roasted Cauliflower