Featured Article

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...

Sesame Chicken Celery Root Salad

Nov 19, 2021
2 large carrots, peeled 1 large celery root, peeled 3 cups shredded cooked chicken breast  1/2 cup chopped fresh basil (preferably Thai basil), or cilantro 1 small clove garlic, peeled...

Celery Root (Celeriac) Mash with Sage and Blue Cheese

Nov 19, 2021
Although celery and celeriac are kissing cousins, celeriac (aka celery root) is not the root of the celery you buy at the store. Both come from the same family of...

Simple Sautéed Cabbage

Oct 29, 2021
1 head cabbage 1 onion, thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp dill  2 tbsp olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Cut the cabbage into quarters. Cut out...

Roasted Carrot & Cumin Soup with Carrot Top Pesto

Roasted Carrot Soup 1 small leek, finely sliced, white and light green parts only 1 small onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 2-2.5 lbs carrots, peeled and chopped 1 lb potatoes, scrubbed, chopped (don't bother peeling them!) 1/2 cup olive oil 1 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp ground coriander 1/4 tsp chile flakes, or ancho chile powder 6 cups chicken or vegetable stock OR 4 cups stock and 2 cups milk Sea salt and pepper 1/2- 1 cup 18% cream, optional Carrot Top Pesto 2 cups carrot top leaves, packed 1 cup basil 3/4 cup olive oil 2 cloves garlic 1/4 cup pistachios, optional (you can also use walnuts, almonds, pine nuts) 2 tbsp parmesan cheese 1 tbsp red wine vinegar or lemon juice Good pinch of sea salt and pepper
  Roasted Carrot and Cumin Soup This soup is PERFECT for fall! Play around with different spices and herbs in this recipe, such as cinnamon or curry powder! It also freezes wonderfully because there is no flour used to thicken the soup. YUMM!!! 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 2. In a bowl, combine 1/4 cup oil, carrots, cumin, coriander, and chile. 3. Toss to combine, and pour on a parchment lined baking sheet. 4. Roast for about 20 minutes, or until the carrots are tender. Remove from the oven. 5. In a pot over medium, add remaining olive oil. Saute leek, onion, and garlic until soft and fragrant. 6. Add potatoes and stock. Simmer for about 20-30 minutes or until the potatoes are very soft. 7. Add the carrots, and simmer another 10 minutes. 8. With a hand blender or stand blender, blend until smooth and creamy. 9. Add cream if desired. (This adds another level of creaminess, but not necessary) 10. Reheat slightly and season with salt and pepper. Serve with pesto!   Carrot Top Pesto 1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor, and pulse until a nice paste forms. 2. Add more olive oil if needed, and season with salt and pepper. 3. Serve on soup as a garnish!