New Food Friday: Parsnips

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This week’s New Food is a little less exotic than last week’s: the humble parsnip. This root vegetable looks like an albino carrot, but has a sweeter, more interesting taste and a sweet potato-esque texture when cooked. New Food Friday: Parsnips What it is: A root vegetable resembling a carrot but with pale white flesh. […]

Fall Slaw

This slaw makes use of fall favorites like cabbage, apples and pumpkin seeds.

I love making big batches of salads to eat all week, and a cabbage slaw is perfect because it stands up to dressing and stays crisp for days. This Fall Slaw recipe is inspired by the cabbage, apple and walnut salad from Smitten Kitchen. I made some modifications based on what I had on hand, […]

Steak Salad with Homemade Steak Fries

Steak salad...because the best kind of salad is topped with fries.

This is hands-down one of the best ways to eat potatoes. Possibly the best. At the very least, it’s right up there with gnocchi and pierogies in my book. Now, technically, these potatoes are not deep fried so you might argue I can’t call them “fries.” Instead, they’re roasted at a high temperature with a […]

Roasted Root Vegetable Salad

This fall salad incorporates roasted root vegetables, squash seeds, brown rice, spinach and a balsamic reduction. Feel free to mix and match with what's on hand!

I’m not sure where the inspiration for this salad came from, because until I made it I was pretty sure I didn’t like beets. I’ve tried the pickled kind at salad bars several times over the years, but just can’t not think about how much they taste like dirt. I’m happy to report that the […]