The shallots and onions in this rustic tart take on a mild, sweet flavor, brightened by balsamic and red wine vinegar.
“This humble braise more or less cooks itself. The vegetables are cut into large pieces (quick to prepare) and are meltingly tender when finished. Some might say they’re overcooked, and they are soft, but this only brings out their flavors. Once, when I added some pesto at the end, the familiar flavors told me that I had made a soupe au pisou, only a heartier version.” - Deborah Madison
There is no better use for leftover mashed potatoes than shepherd's pie! This version is topped with crispy panko breadcrumbs and a little Parmesan cheese for a crispy, savory crust.
“Perfect to celebrate the first mushrooms of spring.” – Sarah Myers
A delicious way to enjoy the healthy goodness of shiitake mushrooms
An impressive, but easy vegetarian entrée.
This baked egg dish is made by layering the ingredients in muffin tins, making them simple to serve and a pleasure to eat.
Serve this chicken as is, or shred it and use it as a delicious filling for lettuce wraps.
A light and healthful dinner. Simple to prepare, though very restorative. Miso, a fermented food, aids digestion and is rich in Vitamin B and trace minerals. Tasty, as well as beneficial for the immune system.
This easy sauce will get dinner on the table in a hurry. Customize the seasonings to your palate.
This iconic Roman dish (Stracceti di Manzo in Italian) is perfect for a sophisticated, but simple, dinner in a hurry.
Boeuf Bourguignon relies on slowly building layers of flavor, starting with bacon, then searing the beef in the bacon fat, then deglazing with red wine before the final long, slow simmer to result in a rich and complex dish. It fills your kitchen with the deep, savory scents of beef, red wine, and onions. This particular recipe gives you two options to complete the cooking: either in a slow-cooker, or in the oven. The slow-cooker method will take an additional 4-6 hours, so keep this in mind!
This mostly hands-off dish is delicious served over rice with chopped cilantro, chives, or toasted coconut flakes.
Serve this flavorful pork dish on its own, or with chopped cilantro, diced onion, salsa, guacamole, sour cream, and refried beans for the ultimate taco night! This makes enough for 20-30 tacos, so you'll have enough to feed a crowd. Carnitas are also a great filling for burritos or tamales.
Who doesn't love slow cooker recipes?
Adjust the level of spices in this dish with more or less cayenne. Serve with greens and cornbread.
Throw these ingredients in a crock-pot and enjoy the warm, delicious and fragrant food that practically cooks itself!
A great choice for your next dinner party.
A delicious change of pace for lunch or dinner.
A great choice for a holiday--or any day. This is fast, easy and makes great leftovers!
Subtly spicy mizuna contrasts with crispy snow peas and savory, marinated tempeh in this meal-sized salad. Mizuna is related to mustard greens, but has much milder flavor.
After a winter of root vegetables and more root vegetables, fresh, bright green spinach and tender young garlic are such treats!
Don’t cook sorrel for extended periods of time in cast iron pots/pans… the acidity of the sorrel reacts with the iron and creates a metallic-tasting dish!
These crispy cakes make an easy and satisfying weeknight meal.
A great showcase for garden fresh vegetables, but equally good in winter with frozen vegetables.
“The chanterelles were at the Bellingham, Washington farmers’ market on Columbus Day. My farmer friends had spaghetti squash in their garden, so we put them together for dinner. I wouldn’t have thought so, buy they made a wonderful dish and one that’s incredibly easy to prepare. As always, foods in season together taste good together.” - Deborah Madison
Ramps are a delicious wild plant that lends a complex onion-like flavor to dishes. It's native to WI and only available at the beginning of spring. Enjoy this delicious tidbit of nature while you can!
A great variation on an old standby.
Rich brisket is balanced with subtly spicy Chinese five-spice powder and lightly sweet satsumas.
A marinade of yogurt, orange, cumin, and saffron flavor these juicy chicken kebabs. Served with lime wedges and lavash or pita, it's a special but deceptively easy meal.
Tender baked celeriac characterized by a creamy, Indian inspired, spiced sauce. An entree or side that accentuates a salad of mixed greens tossed in a light vinaigrette. Easily altered according to whatever spices suit your fancy. Garam masala for Indian one night, smoked chili peppers and cumin for Southwestern another night. Tasty.
Get dinner on the table fast, at home or away!
A tasty, family-pleasing meal.
With a pot of jasmine or basmati rice, this makes for a fast and easy dinner.
This stir fry is better than take-out!
A spicy and satisfying noodle dish that can be served hot or at room temperature.
This green-flecked soufflé makes a great brunch or lunch dish.
This egg bake needs little prep or cooking time and can be made with or without meat.
A tasty meatless entree or versatile side dish for grilled meat, fish or poultry.
An impressive dish for guests.
A delicious Mediterranean style vegetarian entree.
Creamy avocado complements tangy grapefruit in this healthy summer time salad.
Combining a high temperature, salting, a heavy pan, and splayed legs results in an evenly cooked bird, crunchy skin, and perfectly carmelized vegetables. When ramps are not available, try another vegetable.
Sunny yellow split peas and deep orange winter squash make a soup that will warm you head to toe.
Celebrate those fresh, new spring greens with this recipe! It is equally good in any season.
This salad is spring in a bowl! On its own, it's a perfect dinner for one, and would also serve two to three as a side.
A decadent yet simple springtime dish.
Snap up ramps when you see them - they make a very short appearance!
Canned crushed tomatoes and fresh herbs make a savory, quick, rustic sauce for steak.
Substitute small new potatoes or quartered golden potatoes for the purple ones, and this hearty salad will be just as good. It’s easily doubled.
Almost effortless to prepare, but gratifying. Lime and scallions make unlikely companions for squash, but it works. Lime juice tempers the sweetness of the squash, while scallions lend a savory touch. A nice diversion from more traditional squash recipes.