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Roasted Beet, Spinach and Goat Cheese Quiche

FOR THE CRUST: 2 Tablespoons Toasted Sesame Seeds, Divided 1 cup Plus 2 Tablespoons Stone Ground Whole Wheat Flour ½ teaspoons Salt 6 Tablespoons Cold Butter, Cut In Cubes 2 ounces, fluid Cold Water FOR THE FILLING: 3 Medium Beets,…

Simple Mirepoix and Sautéed Chicken with Mirepoix

The definition of mirepoix in its core is a ratio of three vegetables used in classic French cooking. They are a trio of aromatic vegetables. These vegetables are a combination of carrots, celery, and onion. Combined, these three vegetables…

Watermelon, Mint and Feta Salad

1 Watermelon, Cut into small 2 inch cubes 1.5 cups Cucumber Cut into small 1 inch cubes 1/2 cup Onion Chopped into thin slices 12 Mint leaves Fresh, Roughly chopped 12 Basil leaves Fresh, Roughly chopped …

Eggplant Sandwiches with Cubanelle Peppers and Baby Arugula

8 (1/2-inch-thick) eggplant slices Olive oil 2 cubanelle peppers or sweet peppers 4 Slices ciabatta bread 1 Candy onions, sliced 2 tablespoons pesto (you can use refrigerated or make your own) 1 cup baby arugula 1/8…

Mirepoix and Sautéed Chicken with Mirepoix and Fresh Herbs

The definition of mirepoix in its core is a ratio of three vegetables used in classic French cooking. They are a trio of aromatic vegetables. These vegetables are a combination of carrots, celery, and onion. Combined, these three vegetables…

How to make Pickles (or Pickle any Vegetable!)

1 pound  fresh vegetables, such as cucumbers, carrots, green beans, summer squash, or cherry tomatoes 2 sprigs  fresh herbs, such as thyme, dill, or rosemary (optional) 1 to 2 teaspoons  whole spices, such as black peppercorns,…

Chive Butter

1 pound (4 sticks) butter (unsalted) ½ cup chives (fresh, finely chopped) In a large bowl, mash the butter with a potato masher or just squish it up with your hands. You can even cream the butter using the…

Potato Salad with Arugula and Chives

1/2 small red or yellow onion, peeled and roughly chopped 2 pounds new potatoes, scrubbed and cut into bite-sized pieces Salt 1 tablespoon rice vinegar Freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons finely chopped chives 3 cups…

Escarole with White Beans and Parsley

Escarole with White Beans and Parsley 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 large heads escarole salt and pepper to taste ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 clove garlic, minced 2 (16 ounce) cans cannellini beans, undrained …

Purple Potato Hash with Kale and Fried Eggs

INGREDIENTS 3 medium purple potatoes (or you can use sweet potatoes) 1 medium white onion, diced 3 tablespoons of ghee or coconut oil (more for cooking eggs, roasting potatoes) 1 bunch of green or tuscan kale, stems removed…

Mirepoix Recipes

Mirepoix Base A common, quick way to cook mirepoix is to brown the onions and carrots together on medium-high heat (sauté) and then add the celery, cooking until soft. This develops a deeper flavor profile, and is especially delicious in soups.…

Brussels Sprouts Recipes

Roasted Potatoes with Bacon & Brussels Sprouts 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard 1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 1/2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, in 3/4-inch dice…