Tamarind Glazed Christmas Ham with Pineapple

       Tamarind Glazed Christmas Ham with Pineapple A festive Holiday entrée; spicy, sweet and savory. The only recipe you will need for my Tamarind Glazed Christmas Ham with Pineapple is for the tamarind glaze, here it is: In a medium mason jar with lid combine 1/2 cup tamarind paste 1 tablespoon ginger paste  […]

Golden Potato Roast

Golden Potato Roast My Golden Potato Roast is my riff on Martha’s classic holiday potato dish called Crispy Potato Bake! I added thyme, rosemary, extra virgin olive oil and lots of organic butter to make this the centerpiece of our holiday meal. What a hit! The addition of thyme, rosemary and additional chopped onions along with the sliced […]

Roasted Pumpkin Risotto with Shrimp

Roasted Pumpkin Risotto with Shrimp My Roasted Pumpkin Risotto with Shrimp is a delicious, nutritious and comforting main entrée that is full of savory flavor, protein rich and vitamin and mineral forward! I use carnaroli rice but arborio or calasparra are perfect as well. The pumpkin is roasted with savory shallots, cipollini onion, tomato wedges, […]

Lemon Roasted Brussel Sprouts Carrots and Parsnips

Lemon Roasted Brussel Sprouts Carrots and Parsnips This is a simple vegetable roast that makes a perfect side to your holiday turkey or roasted meat of choice! My Lemon Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Carrots and Parsnips is also a nutrition rich vegetarian entrée served over basmati rice! My Lemon Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Carrots and Parsnips is […]

Wild Rice with Chestnuts and Forest Mushrooms

Wild Rice with Chestnuts and Forest Mushrooms My Wild Rice with Chestnuts and Forest Mushrooms is delicious as a side dish, vegetarian entrée or can be used as a stuffing for poultry!  Wild rice is a grass that is light, nutritious and full of protein; it is not a grain, so really does not give […]

Savory Roasted Pumpkin Lasagna

                   Savory Roasted Pumpkin Lasagna You need my Savory Roasted Pumpkin Lasagna recipe! As the days cool down here in the North, we naturally move to comfort food to take the chill off! My Savory Roasted Pumpkin Lasagna fills this comfort food ticket, but is not short […]

Harissa Lamb Loaf

Harissa Lamb My Harissa Lamb Loaf is just as much a vegetable loaf as it is a meat loaf! This meat and vegetable loaf is loaded with chopped organic vegetables, tomatoes, aromatic spices, feta cheese and of course organic ground lamb held together with farm fresh eggs and light panko breadcrumbs. My Harissa Lamb Loaf […]

Tomato Risotto with Zucchini and Greens

Tomato Risotto with Zucchini and Greens This vegetarian main is creamy comfort food at it’s best; my Tomato Risotto with Zucchini and Greens uses the abundant harvest of heirloom tomatoes, healthy organic baby greens, organic zucchini and the king of risotto rices, carnaroli! My Tomato Risotto with Zucchini and Greens also makes a delicious side […]

Summer Vegetable Tian

Summer Vegetable Tian My Summer Vegetable Tian is a versatile dish using all the goodness of the late summer harvest! A tian is simply a baked vegetable casserole using whatever is in season. In late summer organic zucchini, tomatoes and peppers are in abundance! I have introduced a Mediterranean twist to my version of Summer […]

Traditional Cassoulet with Summer Squash

Traditional Cassoulet with Summer Squash A traditional cassoulet is a baked stew made with white beans, pork and duck.  My Traditional Cassoulet with Summer Squash adds some healthy organic summer squash, peppers and fennel but maintains it’s integrity with French white runner beans, heritage pork rib chops and organically made sausage links! Organic lemon zest […]