Sweet potatoes, black beans, kale, warming spices, and sausage add up to a deeply comforting (but not too caloric) winter meal. Avocado and lime round it out.
As we explore the cuisines of the world, we sometimes forget the Native American traditions. Succotash’s colors look like autumn. But its warming, hearty sweetness is perfect for deepest winter.
If you’ve never dipped fruit in chocolate, you should! And if you use dried fruit, it will keep days and days.
If you’ve never used buckwheat, you really should. This gluten-free grain is earthy and hearty, and pairs remarkably well with earthy, hearty vegetables like mushrooms and Brussels sprouts.
This makes a wonderful pie or tart filling. It’s also a wonderful chutney-like “compote” served with a dollop of whipped cream, ice cream, etc.
Ceviche typically means raw seafood marinated in citrus juice and hot peppers. Here, we’re marinating veggies and stealing the word because we like the concept, the way it sounds!
Kelp noodles are made from the fiber in seaweed. They are a chewy “blank canvas” with almost no calories. Here, we paint that canvas with roast cashews, olives and garlic, brocolli florets, and brewer’s yeast.
Pumpkinseed oil is one of the deepest, darkest, earthiest flavors you can add to your cooking. Make sure you get the real Austrian (Styrian) stuff.
Thanks to Adam, we’ve been enjoying this recipe for some years now. I run the recipe each summer. It can also be found in our third cookbook, Blue Ribbon Edition.
A perfect Mediterranean salad! It’s gorgeous to look at and delicious to eat.
This is a variation of Amanda’s Green Potato Salad with Cilantro and Spinach featured in our Blue Ribbon Edition cookbook.