I cooked two of the Purple Carrot dishes: delicata squash tagine with chickpeas and bulgur; and a winter variation on panzanella -- Tuscan bread salad -- using Italian-type lacinato kale and served with pan-fried portobello mushroom caps and caramelized lemon halves.
As I said a couple of weeks ago, there's no way for someone who lives in a Manhattan apartment to attempt the charcoal-fired
As the weather gets colder, we often have different food preferences as well as exercise habits. The days also get shorter, which can affect both our moods and our food preferences. However, there is lots of good we can cultivate as we transition into the fall season.
Pull out the slow cooker.
Though spicy and savory, the broth was light and was a refreshing complement to the denser vegetables.
An elegant soup without the soup.
Squashes run the fall. While pumpkins get the most attention, its cousins are equally as tasty and versatile. The next time you're in the grocery store or at your local farmers market, branch out and try a different squash.
Don't be fooled, this fruit is tough.
I'm going to make spaghetti squash because it's Fall and I've never done it before. It's all up in my Pinterest boards and I'm ready to find out what the hype is all about.
Squash can be a little intimidating to bring into your kitchen, but I promise it's actually quite easy to work with.