Tag: vegetable

Oven Roasted Corn With Herb Butter

Oven Roasted Corn With Herb Butter

Some things will never change. Even after 11 years living Northern California, I still consider myself a New Yorker. And so when this time of year arrives, I think of corn–the kind of colorful, sweet, cobs of corn that were plentiful on the south fork […]

Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Crispy Maple Bacon, Garlic And Thyme

Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Crispy Maple Bacon, Garlic And Thyme

It appears I just can’t get enough of these guys.  I think I am drawn to Brussels sprouts because of their strong flavor and the ease of roasting them in the oven. They are a go-to for me during holiday time. I love a great […]

Arugula And Golden Beet Salad–Sometimes Simple Is Best

Arugula And Golden Beet Salad–Sometimes Simple Is Best

I think one of the reasons I love the cooler months so much is because it is beet season.  Beets have been referred to as “winter’s sweet treats”. You can find beets throughout the year, but during the Fall and Winter months they are at […]

Butternut Squash Noodles With Brown Butter, Parmesan And Thyme

Butternut Squash Noodles With Brown Butter, Parmesan And Thyme

As a kid, I never liked butternut squash, it was always mushy and flavorless.  Years later, I learned how to make it.  It is funny how subtle things in a recipe sometime make all the difference in whether we like or dislike something.  Growing up, […]

Shredded Brussels Sprout With Bacon, Cranberries And Brown Sugar

Shredded Brussels Sprout With Bacon, Cranberries And Brown Sugar

Boy did I hate Brussels sprouts when I was a kid.  To my six-year-old self, these were an odd-looking vegetable not meant for human consumption.  Kudos to my parent, the Brussels sprouts kept returning and eventually, I learned to like them.  Now, older and wiser, […]

Make Your Vegetables Interesting.  Oven Roasted Spring Asparagus With Gremolata Butter

Make Your Vegetables Interesting. Oven Roasted Spring Asparagus With Gremolata Butter

You should eat some asparagus this Spring.  And they can be so much better than a lot of restaurants make them.  April to June is the typical growing season and the best time to eat them–since you can find them with tender stalks and vibrant green colors. […]