Winter Squash Tart

Winter Squash Tart

Now is the perfect time to start adding winter squash into your recipes. Go beyond soups and stews and add the sweetness of butternut squash to your morning breakfast routine with these delicious winter squash and spinach mini tarts. They combine the sharpness of gruyere cheese with the sweetness of butternut squash for the perfect [...]

Green Beans with Cranberries and Walnuts

Green Beans with Cranberries and Walnuts (14)

Whether you are looking for the perfect seasonal side dish, or just love green beans, this dish is for you. They are coated in delicious butter and garlic, and then topped with cranberries and walnuts for a dash of sweetness and a bit of crunch. The key to keeping these green beans vibrant and bright [...]

Green Goddess Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad

One of the things I love about pasta is that it is so versatile. You can easily change the flavors to create delicious side dishes and main dishes. It can be served cold or hot. You can make up a huge batch of it for a large group, or a small batch for two! This [...]

Mashed Roasted Cauliflower

Mashed Cauliflower

Are you a cauliflower lover or hater? I love cauliflower dipped in Ranch Dressing, or steamed with a hint of salt and pepper. This recipe for Mashed Roasted Cauliflower, may win over all of you haters. Of course, you won’t know unless you try it. I know with some people it isn’t the flavor of [...]

Kitchen Basics 101: How to Bake a Potato

How to Bake a Potato

This week for Kitchen Basics 101 we are going to learn How to Bake a Potato. Seems simple, but there is a difference between a really good baked potato that was baked in the oven and one that was “cooked” in the microwave.      The first thing you need to do is wash your potatoes.  You want [...]