ROASTED ASPARAGUS

 

Roasted Asparagus

To keep asparagus fresh after purchasing, trim a half inch from the stems and arrange in a glass filled with an inch of water and refrigerate until ready to use.

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QUINOA LENTIL SALAD

 

  • QUINOA LENTIL SALAD
  • Servings: 3-6
  • Time: 0hr 20-25mins
  • Difficulty: Easy

Quinoa Lentil Salad

The first time I had quinoa (KEEN-wah), it was at a relaxing lunch with Mark at Rhubarb, in Asheville, North Carolina. It was served over wilted spinach and I was immediately hooked. My version is subtly dressed, allowing it to top various greens or to serve as a simple side.

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BAKED BEETS WITH PISTACHIOS

  • BAKED BEETS WITH PISTACHIOS
  • Servings: 6-8
  • Time: 1hr 50mins
  • Difficulty: easy

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I know, I know… who wants to eat beets? At least, that is what I always thought growing up. Then again, my only experience with them was through a can opener.

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TURKEY DRESSING

TURKEY DRESSING

  • Servings: 6-8
  • Difficulty: easy
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Raisin Dressing

My mom used to make this every Thanksgiving for my dad. As a child, I peeled the crusts from store-bought bread, buttered each slice, sprinkled seasonings over top, and then helped tear up the pieces. When Dane and Jessi were little I had them do the same. Continue reading “TURKEY DRESSING”

ROASTED CARROT STICKS WITH ONION

ROASTED CARROT STICKS WITH ONION

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
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Roasted Carrots with Onion

There are boiled carrots… and there are roasted carrots, and they aren’t even the same vegetable. Continue reading “ROASTED CARROT STICKS WITH ONION”

HARICOTS VERTS WITH PIGNOLI

HARICOTS VERTS WITH PIGNOLI

  • Servings: 2-4
  • Difficulty: easy
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This dish was inspired by our extended stay at the Westin in Sydney, Australia. The club lounge offered them every morning with breakfast.
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INSALATA CAPRESE WITH BALSAMIC GLAZE

INSALATA CAPRESE WITH BALSAMIC GLAZE

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
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Insalata Caprese with Glazed Balsamic

Insalata caprese (ka-PREE-zee) is Italian for “Salad of Capri”. Continue reading “INSALATA CAPRESE WITH BALSAMIC GLAZE”