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Persian squash & pistachio roast. Persian squash & pistachio roast Served with lightly spiced tomato sauce Persian squash & pistachio roast “The brash, punchy flavours of Persian cooking lend themselves perfectly to veggie-based dishes – and to Christmas. ” Serves 6 to 8 Cooks In1 hour 55 minutes.

Persian squash & pistachio roast

Butternut Squash, Pear and Chestnut Salad. Remember how I’d been asked to contribute a couple of salads to our Christmas family reunion this year?

Butternut Squash, Pear and Chestnut Salad

While I initially found the idea of eating salad at Christmas kind of strange, I still thought the concept to be extremely intriguing and inspiring and was looking forward to coming up with delicious salads worthy of the special occasion. But then, due to complicated life circumstances, my kids and I eventually decided not to attend said family reunion. That put a halt to my creativity and I had stopped at just this one Perfect Christmas Salad. Vegan Mushroom Rolls. Squash, Sage & Chestnut Rolls. Smoked Mackerel Pate. Puy Lentil, Parsnip & Walnut Salad. Vegetables Recipes. Best- ever cranberry & pistachio nut roast.

Roast pork leg. The best cauliflower bake you'll ever eat. - Amy Chaplin. The best cauliflower bake you’ll ever eat.

The best cauliflower bake you'll ever eat. - Amy Chaplin

POSTED ON January 27, 2015. Roast squash and heirloom bean tart with pumpkin seed crust and shaved Brussels sprout salad with toasted pine nut dressing - Amy Chaplin. For this year’s Thanksgiving-inspired post, I wanted to make something a bit different as a centerpiece; definitely not the usual vegetarian main.

Roast squash and heirloom bean tart with pumpkin seed crust and shaved Brussels sprout salad with toasted pine nut dressing - Amy Chaplin

Creating a tart topped with wedges of roasted squash has been on my mind for years. This recipe is inspired by a photo in one of my oldest and favorite cookbooks called Nourish by Holly Davis. Roast Rack of Porcelet with Crackling, Fennel & Apple. This beautiful roast porcelet rib rack makes a delicious Sunday supper.

Roast Rack of Porcelet with Crackling, Fennel & Apple

Fresh fennel and tart apples lend aromatics to the pork, coming together as an accompaniment as well. A splash of apple brandy, maple syrup, and balsamic vinegar give the silky pan sauce a flavor boost. Ingredients 1 Porcelet Rib Rack Salt and fresh ground black pepper 2 teaspoons fennel seeds, crushed 2 medium fennel bulbs, cored and sliced, fronds reserved 3 medium Granny Smith apples, cored and quartered 1 medium onion, quartered 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ cup Calvados, optional 1 container Veal Demi-Glace ½ cup water ⅓ cup grade B maple syrup 1½ teaspoons balsamic vinegar Preparation Trim porcelet of any remnants of the chine bone.

Gougeres with Black Truffle Butter Recipe. Rhubarb meringue tarts w/ lemon-hazelnut crust (gluten + dairy free) — dolly and oatmeal. I would probably bore you if i recounted the details of how many different incarnations this dessert had before its current state; but you should know that there were 2 batches of rhubarb curd (which is now my favorite thing to spoon into my mouth - move over peanut butter!)

rhubarb meringue tarts w/ lemon-hazelnut crust (gluten + dairy free) — dolly and oatmeal

, mini layer cakes, one large layer cake, 4 cans worth of coconut cream, not to mention flour, nut meal, and other ingredients. i shudder to even write down how much was squandered here in the name of a singe dessert, but i have some trusty peeps (namely my husband and dad, thanks guys!) On my side willing to eat the leftover disasters. the lesson learned out of all this you ask?... Curd is THE word, and lemon + hazelnut is a new favorite combo! If you do nothing else, i urge you to make rhubarb curd, people! How to Make Maple Pot de Créme with Bourbon Cream. Ingredients For the Maple Pot de Crème: 4 large egg yolks 2 tablespoons packed light brown sugar.

How to Make Maple Pot de Créme with Bourbon Cream

Bourbon-Maple Monkey Bread Recipe. Ingredients For the Caramel: 1 stick unsalted butter.

Bourbon-Maple Monkey Bread Recipe

Sage + Berry Honey Soda Cocktail Recipe. I love creating delicious cocktails for guests at my holiday gatherings and this Sage + Berry Honey Soda is the perfect combination of naughty and nice.

Sage + Berry Honey Soda Cocktail Recipe

Sage is a beautiful ingredient to use in winter cocktails! Its deep green color and cool, herbal flavor are reminiscent of wintery pine making it feel festive during the colder months, and it has also been revered for it’s healing properties across many different cultures. You may have heard of burning dried sage to clear energy in a new home or at a meditation or yoga studio, but sage has also been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties and can promote healthy digestion when eaten.

How_to_Make_Spiced_Grand_Marnier_Hot_Chocolate. Spiced and Seeded Multigrain Loaf & A Giveaway - Golubka Kitchen. Before I tell you about this bread, I want to mention that we are hosting an amazing giveaway for one KoMo grain mill this week, so be sure to read on for the details – it’s a beauty!

Spiced and Seeded Multigrain Loaf & A Giveaway - Golubka Kitchen

I have a friend who inspires me to no end (hi Ira!). When she comes over, we sit at my kitchen table for hours, exchanging stories and drinking way too many cups of tea. Gougères Recipe. Gougères are my secret weapon this time of year. Roasted cauliflower with pumpkin seeds, brown butter and lime – smitten kitchen. This recipe was almost perfect from Bon Appetit, but I found each step needed less cooking time and included my own roasting tweaks; I added weights. The original calls for 1/2 teaspoon pepper flakes, that’s a good punch if you like heat, otherwise, adjust to your taste. The original recipe specifies raw unsalted pumpkin seeds (pepitas, or pumpkin seeds with the outer hull removed) but I had no problems with my already toasted, salted pumpkin seeds burning and still needed to add a little salt to get the seasoning level right. 2 tablespoons (30 ml) olive oil, dividedKosher saltFreshly ground black pepper1 large or 2 small heads of cauliflower (about 2 1/4 to 2 3/4 pounds)2 tablespoons (30 grams) unsalted butter1/4 cup (30 grams) hulled pumpkin seeds (sold as pepitas) (see note above)1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or less to tasteJuice of half a lime (about 1 tablespoon)Handful chopped fresh cilantro, parsley or chives Heat oven to 450°F.

Scallops with Butternut Squash Purée Recipe. Ingredients 1 small (1½-pound) butternut squash, peeled and halved 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1 stick unsalted butter, divided 1 yellow onion, roughly chopped 1 shallot, roughly chopped. Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Avocado Recipe. Ingredients For the Dressing: 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon Champagne vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil (preferably California Olive Ranch Arbequina) 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard ½ teaspoon honey ½ teaspoon Tabasco ½ teaspoon kosher salt. Leftover Turkey Pot Pie Recipe. No one wants to do much cooking days after Thanksgiving, but then there's the issue of leftovers. There's just so much of them and after a while, a microwaved plate of the same meal can get a bit tiresome.

And while you have a fridge full of food, you've used all of your creative energy on Thanksgiving dinner. Then let me do the thinking for you. In my family, the solution to the “problem” of leftover turkey was turkey soup. It was a simple recipe of leftover meat simmered along with whatever vegetable bits were found in the crisper, flavored always, always with a few audibly inappropriate squirts of ketchup. Cranberry-Apple Shrub Recipe on Food52. Cooking is more fun with friends. Cauliflower Rice Stuffing - The Healthy Maven.

This healthy, low-carb cauliflower rice stuffing will convince your Thanksgiving guests to jump on board the cauliflower rice train, while secretly getting them to eat more veggies! Pumpkinseed Butter Goji Cookies - Golubka Kitchen. I’ve grown very used to making my own nut butters, it’s complete second nature by now. I buy nuts and seeds in bulk, which is cheaper, and blending them up to a buttery stage in my food processor is quick, easy and produces delicious results. The other day I ran out of my homemade tahini and needed it as an emergency for a recipe, deciding to grab a jar at the store. On the Menu: Spiced Pear Bourbon Cocktail - Urban Outfitters - Blog. Recipe: Modern Green Bean Casserole — Side Dish Recipes from The Kitchn. Lemon Tartlets With Thyme Crust – Salted Plains. Kabocha & Havarti Pockets.

Festive Fall Cocktail: Apple Cidercar. Kim Kushner's Thanksgivukkah Menu: And Her Recipe for Turkey with Pumpkin, Figs & Honey Thanksgivukkah Ideas From the Experts. Pumpkin Ricotta Turnovers recipe from Food52. Savoury Butternut Squash & Beet Crumble w/ Sage Leaves — SPICE + SPROUT. There is a particular kind of stress that comes with being a student - guilty stress.

Celeriac + beet salad with lemon, chilli + mint recipe. Drink Recipe: Name That Cocktail: The Stowaway.