Linguini with Crimini Mushrooms, Goat Cheese and Micro Greens

8 oz Crimini mushrooms, quartered 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 Tbsp garlic, minced 1 lb pasta 1 package micro greens 6 oz goat cheese 1/3 cup fresh basil, chopped (optional) Salt and black pepper, to taste Start by…

Easy Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

3 tablespoons  unsalted butter 1 1/2 pounds  fingerling potatoes 3 cloves  garlic 2 tablespoons  olive oil 1 teaspoon  kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon  freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons  finely chopped fresh…

Caprese Garlic Bread

1  loaf pugliese or ciabatta, halved lengthwise 1/2 c. (1 stick) butter, softened 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/4 c. balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp. honey 1 1/2…

Pear and Leak Galette with Goat Cheese and Walnuts

FOR THE CRUST: 1 ½ cups all purpose flour 4 ½ ounces COLD unsalted butter, cut into cubes ½ teaspoon salt 1 large egg 2–3 tablespoons cold water FOR THE FILLING: 1 tablespoon butter (salted or unsalted is fine) 2 medium leeks,…

Acorn Squash Stuffed with Mushrooms and Goat Cheese

3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 white or green acorn squash (about 2 lb. each), halved lengthwise, seeds removed 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided ½ teaspoon black pepper, divided 8 ounces white button or cremini mushrooms, trimmed and…

Sweet Potato Gratin

Sweet Potato Gratin (can be made with all gold potatoes, too!) • 2 large sweet potatoes (about 2 lb.) • 2 large or 4-5 medium gold potatoes (about 1 3/4 lb.) • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream, divided • 1 1/2 teaspoons table salt • 1 1/2…

Cranberry Ricotta Bread

Ingredients 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil organic 3/4 cup granulated sugar organic 2 large eggs organic, room temperature 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup ricotta cheese 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour organic 1 pinch sea salt 1/2 tsp baking…

Butternut Squash Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients 2 1/4 cups (10 ounces) all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ginger 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 cup butter (softened) 1 1/2 cups brown sugar…

Easy Roasted Romanesco

Ingredients: 1 head of Broccoli Romanesco 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons shredded Pecorino Romano cheese 1/8 teaspoon salt 15 turns fresh ground pepper Hot paprika or red pepper flakes (optional)   …

Broccoli Rabe, Italian Style

1 large bunch of fresh broccoli rabe 3 tablespoons cold pressed extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 whole bulb of fresh peeled garlic, coarsely chopped (use a mini food processor to make this easy) Pink Himalayan sea salt, to…

Cauliflower Fried Rice

2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion (peeled and diced) 2 cloves garlic (peeled and finely minced) 1/2 cup carrots (shredded) 1 red or green bell pepper ( julienned) 2 cups cauliflower florets 1 egg 1 tablespoon soy sauce 2 tablespoons scallions…

Crispy Oven Roasted Blue Potatoes

1 lb blue/purple potatoes unpeeled and cut into wedges 2 1/2 tbsp olive oil 1 1/2 tsp sea salt 1 tsp sugar 2 tsp smoked sweet paprika 1/2 tsp black pepper 1/2 tsp ground garlic 1/2 tsp coriander 2 tbsp potato starch or cornstarch optional…