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Persimmon Winter Salsa

Persimmon Winter Salsa

Winter fruits do not get enough credit! Berries and stone fruits are great, but persimmon, pomegranate, and pairs are pretty perfect! Fruit is much needed during the winter to add some freshness to hearty soups and stews. Persimmons make for a great salsa as they […]

Pumpkin Hazelnut Crumble

Pumpkin Hazelnut Crumble

It dawned on me last week, why is pumpkin pie, the only way pumpkin is served on thanksgiving. What about pumpkin crisps, crumbles, or cobblers. I find it hard to believe that no one wants to eat any of those? So I set out to […]

Winter Squash Hummus

Winter Squash Hummus

DC has a lot of great restaurants. They even have a restaurant devoted solely to hummus! It’s called Little Sesame and you have to go there! They serve different plates of hummus topped with the seasonal veggies and the pita is absolute perfection! Little Sesame […]

Spaghetti Squash Mushroom Ramen

Spaghetti Squash Mushroom Ramen

I’ve been experimenting with making a dish that tastes like ramen. I wasn’t quite sure how to get the miso, rice vinegar, soy sauce, and sesame oil combo just right. But then of course Tasty videos came to the rescue. You know the ones that […]

Roasted Cauliflower, Chickpeas & Grapes

Roasted Cauliflower, Chickpeas & Grapes

Fall, where are you? I’m waiting! It’s been 80 degrees for the last week and all I want to do is wear my fall clothes and eat butternut squash, apples, and grapes. I guess I am doing the latter anyways, but it’s just not the […]

Apple Mushroom Marsala

Apple Mushroom Marsala

Apples & Honey on Rosh Hashanah. Whenever I think of Rosh Hashanah I sing this “song” in my head that I must have learned in Hebrew School 20 years ago. I am pretty sure the song has more than 6 words but I have no […]

Roasted Grapes & Goat Cheese Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Grapes & Goat Cheese Sweet Potatoes

Earlier this year, I think I wrote about a cookbook talk I attended with Pineapple DC. They had Samin Nosrat who authored the book Salt Fact Acid Heat. Someone in the audience asked her  a great question that I am now stealing. She asked, “what […]

Grilled Brie & Plums

Grilled Brie & Plums

Grilled Brie. It sounds bizarre right? But let me tell you, once you try it you might not want to have brie any other way. Especially when you are topping it with tart juicy plums. It’s the perfect balance of sweet, creamy, and tart.

Stuffed Squash Blossom and Grilled Corn Tacos with Avocado Sauce

Stuffed Squash Blossom and Grilled Corn Tacos with Avocado Sauce

Don’t get me wrong, I love to buy and receive flowers. However, it’s always so disappointing when they begin to wither and die. Why can’t they last forever? But what if you could put some flowers to good use? And by good use, I mean […]

Blackberry Burrata Crostini

Blackberry Burrata Crostini

Juicy blackberries… check Creamy burrata..check Crunchy ciabatta…check Fresh greens… check