Tag: gluten free

Chestnut Soup with Beer
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Chestnut Soup with Beer

I love Chestnut Soup with Beer. I’ve had the experience of peeling fresh chestnuts and frankly, I didn’t enjoy it. Buying bottled or packaged chestnuts makes them much more user friendly. You can make this Chestnut Soup with Beer velvety smooth or leave it slightly chunky with bits of chestnut […]

Roasted Vegetable Salad
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Roasted Vegetable Salad

This Roasted Vegetable Salad is an accidental and fortuitous creation. I had leftover roasted beets and butternut squash and didn’t want serve them the same way the next day. I had roasted the squash with just a little salt, pepper and olive oil; and the beets in their skins. The […]

How to Roast a Pumpkin
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How to Roast a Pumpkin

Roasting your own pumpkin is so easy and so satisfying. The best pumpkins to roast are Sugar Pumpkins. They have a sweet and mellow flavor that is perfect for pies. Yes, you can use canned pumpkin for pumpkin recipes; but where’s the fun in that? Click on the links to […]

Spinach and Pear Soup
American, Soup

Spinach and Pear Soup

This Spinach and Pear soup is silky smooth and light. It has a mild spinach flavor despite its green color. The pear really shines through when you sprinkle the soup with the cardamom dusted pear croutons. Add them to the soup after you  serve so the croutons don’t get soggy. […]

Strawberry Sorbet
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Strawberry Sorbet

Strawberry sorbet is smooth and creamy and easily made from frozen strawberries puréed with 3 simple ingredients.  Spoon it into an orange shell for a company dinner or eat it as soft serve right away. I promise, Strawberry Sorbet will quickly become your go-to instant dessert! I like to change […]

Minestrone
Italian, Soup

Minestrone

 This Minestrone is for those who don’t want to sauté, caramelize or sear. Just layer your ingredients in a pot and simmer. The result is a flavorful, al dente vegetable mix with a small amount of  natural juices If you prefer more liquid, just add a little vegetable broth to […]

Beef Tagine
Entree, Red Meat

Beef Tagine

The combination of spices in this Beef Tagine make you feel like you’re in Morocco. The hot, sweet and spicy flavors combined with the tender beef, vegetables , dried apricots and orange peel make each bite a perfect one. Make this Beef Tagine a day in advance so that the […]