Bunched turnips are the small, delicately flavored turnips that appear in Produce in spring. They are delicious raw, or gently glazed as in this recipe.
A bit of cardamom takes this simple smoothie from everyday to unexpected.
A more sophisticated, but still just as yummy, french fry.
Marcella Hazan says, "Whenever I have demonstrated this dish, professional cooks...were startled at how dark I allowed the artichokes to get. But it is only then, when they have deeply and confidently browned, that they develop flavor, sapore."
Serve with crusty bread for sopping up the flavorful pan juices.
These not-too-sweet cupcakes have a moist crumb and delicate strawberry flavor. They are a hit with everyone!
This super easy fruit leather is fun to make and eat!
This Middle-Eastern dish boasts great textures and flavors and makes a filling meal all by itself.
So much more than the sum of their parts! The shredded coconut in these cookies makes them slightly reminiscent of macaroons, the oats make them hearty, and the chocolate bits deliver dark, intense richness. And they're made without eggs, butter or flour.
This is not a fancy or refined macaroni and cheese; this is mac and cheese straight from childhood, just yummy and cheesy!
Try these fast and easy drumsticks with roasted potatoes or a bean salad.
This satisfying stew is really quick to prepare.
This salad is already quite hearty, with dried fruit, toasted nuts, and lots of fragrant fresh mint, but could be made even more substantial with the addition of bulgur or couscous.
These just may be the most delicious mashed potatoes ever.
This is an interesting variation on the (almost!) ubiquitous kale chip that has been popping up everywhere. Savoy cabbage, being the showiest of all cabbage with its crinkly leaves, makes a very elegant snack.
This soup will make you realize that sweet potatoes, apples, and potatoes are made for each other! The hint of lime juice and chili powder that garnish each serving is key.
If you love warm breakfasts but have tired of oatmeal, this quinoa will delight you! Double the batch of quinoa if you'd like, and it will be quick to heat up on those busy mornings.
This beautiful dish will have everyone asking for seconds.
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.
Burdok, sweet potatoes, turnips, or other root vegetables would be good substitutes for the ones listed below. Avoid beets though, as they would turn your dish scarlet.
This is a fresh, flavorful salad to brighten up a winter day.
This is a unique take on salsa, incorporating vibrant blood oranges and creamy avocado.
This is Marcella Hazan's classic recipe for tomato sauce. It calls for just four ingredients and is celebrated for its simplicity and surprisingly rich flavor.
Perfect served as a hearty side dish, but also delicious over ricotta-filled ravioli.
Whoever said icy treats should only be savored in the peak of summer? Satsumas shine in mid-winter. Here's a special way to enjoy them.
Roasting sweet potatoes in coconut oil enhances their delicate caramelized flavor.
For those of us who don't eat grains, yummy pancakes are potentially a thing of the past, but no longer! Try adding blueberries or chocolate chips to the batter for an even more decadent treat.
This dessert is light and refreshing, and is especially good after a spicy meal.
This pairs well with Indian dishes, but is also a nice topping for sandwiches and burgers, or as an accompaniment to steamed or roasted vegetables.
Use this recipe as a starting point. Toast the almonds if you like, or use walnuts or pine nuts instead. If you have other herbs on hand, add them to the parsley. This is of course delicious on pasta, but try it on roasted potatoes or lightly steamed vegetables.
If you've never tried your hand at making jam, this is a simple recipe to get you started, and is endlessly adaptable. You can add cinnamon, star anise, cloves, or cardamom. The marmalade will keep for two weeks in the refrigerator in an airtight container.
A one-dish meal with a sensational blend of flavors, from the mellow celeriac to the lively crushed red pepper
Beautiful color and fantastic flavor, this one is a keeper!
An amazing raw pudding that can add a healthy twist to a romantic dessert.
This is a great and easy supper that melds three fall/winter favorites together into one yummy dish.
Simple simple simple. Tasty tasty tasty.
A healthy and very pretty treat! Perfect after school snack or light dessert.
This healthy, tasty side dish recipe comes from the Minas Gerais of Brazil. They go with almost anything!
A tart and sweet twist on traditional chicken salad, and a great way to use leftover chicken.
A new twist on grapefruit for breakfast.
A favorite from the Willy Street Co-op's deli case.
The sweetness of the satsuma glaze provides a lovely counterpoint to the bitterness of the endive. This is a festive holiday side dish.
A wonderful dish that is excellent over rice, couscous, or quinoa.
This inventive salad is a nutritional powerhouse and sure to zest up those blah winter days!
The sweet potato has never tasted so good! One of your favorite dishes re-imagined with more color and flavor than ever before.
This recipe comes from the blog Orangette, and has revolutionized my relationship with leeks!
A perfect, easy side dish.
A delightful side created by the talented Jennie from "In Jennie's Kitchen."
Two fall favorites combine for a colorful dish that is sweet, pungent, and perfect for a fall evening.
Acorn squash is one of those wonderful produce items that is so simple to prepare, and so tasty to eat. Paired with another of fall's gems, the apple, this dish is quick, easy, and good for the whole self.