Butternut Squash & Vadouvan Soup

A smooth and velvety Butternut Squash soup is made even richer by using Vadouvan N.28. With the addition of leeks, apples, and brown sugar this sou...

Mini Skillet Meatloaves

I grew up eating my parents' ideas of what American food was. This included a meatloaf that was loosely based on the Joy of Cooking recipe, but cou...

Skillet Braised Fennel

Fennel is one of the most versatile vegetables, especially when pan-roasted and braised as it is here. Its fresh licorice-like bite mellows into a ...

Reims Roasted Brussels Sprouts

I love adding a touch of sweetness to Brussels sprouts and the Reims spice is perfect just for that since it contains clove, cardamom, and cinnamon...

Creamy Carrot Pasta

Using the Creamy Carrot Soup recipe, you can create a pasta sauce that kids—and adults—will love. Its natural sweetness is irresistible and complex...

Shabazi Smashed Potatoes

This simple easy recipe will transform a boiled potato into a crunchy spiced up side dish. You can also do most of the work ahead of time and pop ...

Fried Green Tomatoes

It's the end of tomato season in most places, and if you grew any yourself, you may have green ones left that will never ripen. This is one of my v...

Eggplant Baked Penne

Olives and feta cheese add briny saltiness to this pasta, while the eggplant softens to tenderness while retaining a little bite. 

Zucchini Onion Tart

I think that frozen puff pastry is an essential thing to have. You can use it for so many dishes, savory or sweet. In this case i had a couple of v...

10 Minute Ratatouille

One of my favorite vegetable dishes! A great way to use slightly bruised or very ripe veggies, and it is ready in no time.

Stem Soup

This dish is inspired by caldo verde (Portuguese), caldo galego (Galician), and my desire to not waste food. It uses the stems from collards and ca...

Couve à Mineira

This is a classic Brazilian collard dish that's often made with bits of smoked pork. My version includes a bit of red cabbage for sweetness and col...