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Rhubarb Upside Down Cake

Rhubarb Upside Down Cake

Jul 01, 2022
A super simple and tasty way to use up rhubarb well it is in season. Pair it with some sweetened whip cream or ice cream for an excellent light dessert....
Simple Sauteed Radish

Simple Sauteed Radish

Jun 24, 2022
    Sautéing the radishes brings out their sweetness. This recipe also uses the greens on the radish so nothing goes to waste. Pair it with a bit of feta and...

SAUTEED CHARD & SUMMER SQUASH (Zucchini)

Jun 24, 2022
    Ingredients: 1 medium/large squash or zucchini, sliced 1 lb Chard 1 tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic, sliced 1 tspn red pepper flakes 1 tbsp fresh oregano, minced...

Creamy Orzo with Peas and Parmesan

Nov 19, 2021
1 tbsp olive oil 1 small onion, diced small 2 cloves garlic, minced  2 cups chicken broth (or 2 cups water with 2 tsp chicken bouillon) 1 cup orzo  2...

Wild Rice Stuffed Acorn Squash

Nov 19, 2021
2 acorn squash ½ cup wild rice (uncooked) 1 cup veggie broth 2 tbsp butter 1 yellow or white onion 3 ribs celery 1 apple ½ tsp fresh rosemary ½...

Parsnip Gratin with Gruyere and Thyme

1 lb Parsnips 1 small yellow onion 3 Cups heavy whipping cream Butter, for greasing the pan 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg 1/4 tsp pepper 1 1/4 tsp kosher salt 1 tablespoon fresh Thyme or rosemary, finely chopped 1 tablespoon all purpose flour 3 large minced cloves garlic 1 generous cup grated gruyere cheese OR swiss cheese Preheat oven to 400 F Peel Parsnips. Using a mandolin, slice parsnips to 1/8 thin slices. The thinner the slices the better. If you don’t have a mandolin, slice them as thinly as possible. Thinly slice the onion and grate the cheese. Generously grease a 9 x13 inch baking dish with butter. Layer the parsnips and onion and 1/2 of the cheese and 1/2 of the thyme, reserving the bigger pieces of parsnips for the final layer. Press down and make sure layers are even. It’s OK if the inside layers are messy. Place the last layer of parsnip slices in nice looking overlapping rows. In a small pot heat 3 Cups whipping cream. Whisk in salt, nutmeg, the remaining thyme, white pepper, flour and the Parsnip 3garlic and when it just comes to a simmer, pour over the layered parsnips, slanting the baking dish to get the cream in all the nooks and crannies. Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the top, a few more leaves of thyme and a little sprinkling of nutmeg. Cover securely with a lid or foil and bake for 50 minutes on the middle rack. Remove foil, pierce with fork, parsnips should be al dente. (If not- your parsnips were perhaps cut thicker that 1/8 of an inch, and you may need to cook longer with the foil on) Don’t worry if it seems watery at this point, bake another 15 minutes uncovered, or until golden and bubbly. It is important to let it sit at room temp for 15-20 minutes before serving, so it sets and thickens.