Albondigas Tradicional (Traditional Moorish Meatballs)

Recipe adapted from the Food of Spain cookbook by Vikki Harris Serves 8 INGREDIENTS For Meatballs: 8 oz ground pork 8 oz ground beef 4 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 cup breadcrumbs 2 teaspoon coriander seeds (freshly ground) 2 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon cumin seeds (freshly toasted and ground) Pinch of ground cinnamon […]

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Apple Bread Pudding with Golden Raisins

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 loaf Challah bread, crusts removed, cut into 1-inch cubes 3 granny smith apples, peeled, cored and cut into ½-inch pieces 1 cup (6 ounces) golden raisins, plumped in hot water for 15 minutes 3 large eggs ¾ cup sugar ¼ teaspoon cinnamon â…› teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg […]

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Apple Cider Gravy with Ginger Apple Bits

Makes 2 cups of gravy INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon canola oil 2 medium shallots, chopped fine 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 cup tart apples, chopped fine 1½ tablespoons fresh ginger, chopped super fine 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh marjoram, chopped fine ½ tablespoon fresh sage, chopped fine 1 […]

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Apple Mustard Mint Glazed Ham

Wine Pairing: Domaine Zind Humbrecht, Riesling Gueberschwihr – Organic 2008, Germany. This almost perfect German Riesling has smoke and stone notes lached with white peach, apple, and lemon zest. It’s zesty and snappy with a white pepper-tinged finish. It is perfect for this ham! Retails for around $18. INGREDIENTS For the Brine One whole bone […]

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Apple Walnut Butter

INGREDIENTS 1 pound apples, peeled, cored and chopped fine ¾ cups apple cider 1 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon lemon juice ½ cup chopped walnuts 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon fresh nutmeg, grated 1 egg white, for brushing tops of pop tarts 2 tablespoons soy or rice milk (vegan option), for brushing tops of pop […]

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Blissed Bread’s Roasted Pumpkin Custard Bread

I call this recipe a “custard bread” because the additional eggs give the bread a wonderfully spongy, moist, texture. Please assume all ingredients are organic whenever possible!

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Blueberry Macadamia Nut Granola

Makes approximately 4 cups Ingredients 4 tablespoons unsalted butter or olive oil ½ cup honey 3 cups old fashioned oats ½ cup toasted wheat germ ½ cup whole wheat flour ½ cup dark brown sugar ½ cup unsweetened coconut 1 teaspoon ground cardamom ½ teaspoon ground ginger ½ teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated ¾ teaspoon salt […]

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Blueberry Nut Crispy Energy Bars

Makes 18-20 bars INGREDIENTS 1½ cup rolled oats ½ cup brown sugar ½ cup chopped almonds ½ teaspoon nutmeg 1 cup crispy brown rice cereal ½ teaspoon cinnamon ¼ cup flax seeds 1 cup brown rice syrup 1 cup dried blueberries ½ cup almond butter ½ cup whey or soy protein powder 1 teaspoon vanilla […]

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Bourbon Persimmon Lavender Glazed Ham

Wine Pairing: Ch. De Trinquevedel Tavel Rosé 2009, France. This one is a tough pairing the the potent floral lavender and the spicy sweet persimmon next to the smoky and salty ham. This French rosé is perfect for all. It is bright and bold but with spicy undertones that lend well to the persimmons, and […]

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Butternut Squash Cannelloni

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 6 fresh sage leaves, chopped fine ½ cup hazelnuts, toasted 1 teaspoon fresh nutmeg 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 cups butternut squash, prebaked to soften ½ cup parmesan cheese (more for topping) 12 premade pasta sheets INGREDIENTS […]

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Caramel Almond Pear Tart

Makes 1 long rectangular tart INGREDIENTS For pie dough 1 sweet pie dough recipe 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated 1 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated 1 teaspoon cinnamon For filling 1½ cups sugar ½ cup pear juice ½ cup heavy cream 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup almonds, chopped 2 Bosc […]

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Caramelized Apple Buckwheat Crepes with Light Rosemary Cream

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS For the crepes 2 cups 2% milk 1 tablespoon sugar in the raw 1 teaspoon sea salt 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted ½ cup buckwheat flour ¾ cup all purpose flour 1 tablespoon golden flaxseeds 3 eggs DIRECTIONS Whisk together all ingredients until a smooth batter is formed. Batter will be much […]

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Caramelized Banana Tartlets with Chocolate Port Sauce

Serves 8-10 INGREDIENTS ½ cup raw hazelnuts 1 tablespoon white sugar 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 tablespoon melted butter 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 bananas, sliced in rounds about ½ inch thick 1 package puff pastry, thawed 4 ounces bittersweet dark chocolate, chopped ½ cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons light brown […]

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Cardamon Nutmeg Dried Blueberries

Makes ½ cup dried fruit Ingredients 1 cup blueberries 1 teaspoon honey 1 teaspoon cardamom pod, seeds removed 1 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated Directions Preheat oven to 225°F. Mix honey, cardamom seeds, and nutmeg in a small bowl. Drizzle on top of blueberries and place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Place in oven […]

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Carrot & Ginger Cream Cheese Ice Cream Baby Ice Cream Sandwiches

Makes 20 sandwiches Ingredients 2 large carrots 1 cup ginger Cream Cheese Ice Cream (recipe follows) Directions Take the top parts of the carrots and slice them in rounds thin but not paper thin, at least 1 inch wide. Arrange 10 slices of carrots on a lined baking sheet. Place a small spoon full of […]

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Crispy Flax Granola

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 2 cups traditional rolled oats 2 tablespoons ground golden flax seeds 2 tablespoons black sesame seeds ¼ cup pumpkin seeds ¼ cup sunflower seeds ½ cup raisins ¼ cup walnuts ½ cup dried cranberries or cherries ½ cup peanut or almond butter 3 tablespoons honey ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon nutmeg […]

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Fennel Orange Granola Bars

Makes 10 servings Ingredients Large egg 1 large egg white ¼ cup honey 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg ¼ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups toasted oats ½ cup quinoa ½ cup kasha 1 cup chopped dried fruit (any of the following: cherries, apricots, dates, raisins, figs) […]

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Fresh Ginger Whole-Wheat Nutmeg Butter Cookies

Makes 6-9 cookies Ingredients ¼ cup butter, soft ¼ cup turbinado sugar or raw unprocessed sugar 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 1 teaspoon freshly grated cinnamon ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 1 egg yolk ¾ cup whole-wheat flour Pinch of salt Directions Pre-heat oven to 375°F. In a small mixing bowl […]

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Fresh Herb Farro Tart

Makes 1 tart, serves 6 to 8 people INGREDIENTS 1 cup farro 2 tablespoons butter, plus more for greasing pie dish 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ of a red onion, chopped finely 2 cloves garlic, chopped ¼ cup of each of the following fresh herbs: parsley, basil, and chives, chopped ½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated […]

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Frozen Chocolate Banana Bites

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 4 bananas 8 wooden skewers Parchment paper 80% dark organic chocolate bar Organic White chocolate bar ¼ teaspoon cinnamon 1 pinch cayane pepper ½ teaspoon coarse sea salt ¼ cup walnuts, chopped Zest of 1 lime Zest of 1 orange ¼ teaspoon fresh nutmeg ¼ teaspoon fresh grated ginger Directions Cut […]

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Garam Masala

Makes about ¾ cup INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon dried miniature rosebuds (optional) A 1-inch piece cinnamon stick, broken into pieces 2 bay leaves ¼ cup cumin seeds 1⁄3 cup coriander seeds 1 tablespoon green cardamom pods 1 tablespoon whole black peppercorns 2 tablespoon whole cloves 1 dried red chile ¼ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 1⁄8 teaspoon […]

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Ger-Nis Jerk Cole Slaw

Serves 12 Ingredients For the dressing 1 clove garlic, chopped fine ½ teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled and chopped 1 teaspoon habanero pepper, deseeded and chopped ½ teaspoon lime zest ½ teaspoon orange zest 1 pinch allspice, ground 1 pinch nutmeg, freshly grated 1 pinch cinnamon, freshly grated ½ teaspoon black pepper, ground 1 pinch salt […]

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Ginger Apple Cinnamon Bins with Nutmeg Plum Glaze

Makes 2 dozen rolls Ingredients For the dough: 5 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons ground ginger 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 2 packages active dry yeast 1/2 cup water, hot 1/2 cup milk 3 eggs, beaten Butter Ginger-Apple Filling (recipe follows) Nutmeg Plum Icing (recipe follows) Directions In […]

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Ginger Carrot Muffins with Ginger-Spice Butter

Makes 12 muffins Ingredients For the ginger carrot muffins 1 cup all purpose flour 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons fresh nutmeg, grated 2 teaspoons fresh cinnamon, grated ½ teaspoon (a pinch) ground cloves ½ teaspoon salt ¼ cup light brown sugar â…“ cup honey […]

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Ginger Cream Cheese Ice Cream

Makes 4 cups Ingredients 1 cup cream cheese 1½ cup whole milk ¾ cup sugar 2 tablespoons orange juice 1 tablespoons orange zest 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg Pinch of salt ½ cup heavy cream Directions In a blender, blend cream cheese, whole milk, sugar, orange juice and zest, nutmeg […]

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Ginger Pumpkin Pancakes, Nutmeg Star Anise Butter & Ginger Maple Syrup

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 cup all purpose flour 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 2 teaspoons freshly grated fresh ginger 1 large egg 3/4 cup milk 3/4 cup canned or fresh pumpkin 1/4 cup yogurt 2 tablespoons butter, […]

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Ginger Sage Maple Glazed Ham

Wine Pairing: Domaine de la Chevalerie, Bourgueill “Cuvee Chavalerie” – Organic 2001, France. This is an old Cab Franc Producer that has been producing traditional Cab Francs for generations. This wine is super robust, extremely herbaceous, and quite elegant. It is extremely compatible with the potent sage and ginger and excellent with the saltiness of […]

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Ginger Spice Butter

Makes ½ cup Ingredients ½ stick butter, softened 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled and grated 1 teaspoon fresh nutmeg, grated 1 teaspoon fresh cinnamon, grated Directions In a small bowl combine all ingredients and mix well. Spread on warm muffins.

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Honey Roasted Onion Tart with Thyme and Topped with Fresh Fig (or Plum)

Serves about 48 Wine Pairing: Tournant Rosé Ingredients 1 sheet frozen puff pastry (half of 17.3-ounce package), thawed 3 bacon slices, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch pieces ¼ cup honey ¼ cup dry white wine 2 large sweet yellow onions (about 1 1/2 pounds), cut into 1/4-inch-thick rounds ¾ cup crème fraîche ½ teaspoon fine sea […]

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Jamaican Jerk Glazed Ham

Wine Pairing: Charles Joguet, Chinon “clos du Chene Vert” – Organic 2002, France. This highly complex and extremely spicy wine does not overcomplicate the intricate flavors of the jerk glaze and spices, instead they forge an incredibly bold pair suited for bold palettes and the brave of heart, much like the dish itself! Retails for […]

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Jamaican Jerk Pulled Pork Tacos

Serves 4-6 INGREDIENTS ½ a medium yellow onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped ½ tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled and chopped ½ habañero pepper, deseeded and chopped ½ tablespoon lime zest ½ tablespoon orange zest ½ teaspoon allspice, ground ½ teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated ½ teaspoon cinnamon, freshly grated ½ tablespoon black pepper, ground ½ teaspoon […]

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Jerk chicken Slaw

Serves 6 Ingredients For the dressing 1 clove garlic, chopped fine ½ teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled and chopped 1 teaspoon habanero pepper, deseeded and chopped ½ teaspoon lime zest ½ teaspoon orange zest 1 pinch allspice, ground 1 pinch nutmeg, freshly grated 1 pinch cinnamon, freshly grated ½ teaspoon black pepper, ground 1 pinch salt […]

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Jerk Chicken Slaw

Serves 6 Ingredients For the dressing 1 clove garlic, chopped fine ½ teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled and chopped 1 teaspoon habanero pepper, deseeded and chopped ½ teaspoon lime zest ½ teaspoon orange zest 1 pinch allspice, ground 1 pinch nutmeg, freshly grated 1 pinch cinnamon, freshly grated ½ teaspoon black pepper, ground 1 pinch salt […]

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Kale & Apple Sausage Pot Pie with Apple Parmesan Whole-Wheat Phyllo “Beggars Purses”

Here is a great seasonal family meal, filled with nutrition and fit for a fancy potluch. Don’t be frightened by the beggar’s purses either – they’re a cinch.

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Late Summer Garden Chicken and Herbed Dumplings

Everyone’s favorite chicken & dumplings gets a big garden boost from late summer goodies in this healthy recipe!

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Maple Sage Crusted Pumpkin Tart with Nutmeg Cardamom Whipped Cream

Makes 1 tart Ingredients For the tart 1½ cups all purpose flour ½ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon fresh sage, chopped super fine 1 stick butter, cold and cubed 3 tablespoons maple syrup ¼ cup whole milk For the filling 2 eggs 1 can (12 ounces evaporated milk) ¾ cup brown sugar 2 cups pumpkin puree […]

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Mulled Hot Apple Cider

Makes 1 quart INGREDIENTS 1 quart fresh apple cider 1 cinnamon stick 3 cloves 1 star anise 1 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated 1 to 2-inch piece of ginger, sliced thin (peeled or not peeled) PREPARATION Place all items in a large pot on high heat. When mixture begins to boil, reduce heat and simmer for […]

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Pasteles de Tres Leches con Mango (Three Milk & Mango Cake)

Serves 6-9 Ingredients 1½ cup all purpose flour 1 cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon, freshly grated 1 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated ½ cup butter, soft 1 cup sugar 6 eggs 1 vanilla bean, cut and scraped (insides reserved) 2 cups mango, ripe and chopped small ½ cup vanilla […]

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Pear Cardamom Ginger Chutney

This cranberry sauce alternative is exotic and decadent while still remaining seasonal and partners with turkey exceptionally well. This sweet and spicy chutney will wow your Thanksgiving guests with tingling delight!

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Persimmons with Brown Sugar and Butter Cream

Serves 1-2 INGREDIENTS 1-2 fuyu persimmons, peeled and chopped 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, chopped fine 1 teaspoon cinnamon, freshly grated 1 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated 2 tablespoons raw sugar 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons half and half DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 400°F. Place all ingredients in the center of a large heavy duty piece of […]

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Pestinos Y Mermalada De Naranja (Fritters with Orange Marmelade)

Recipe adapted from the Cuisines of Spain by Teresa Barrenchea Makes 25 fritters and 2 cups of marmalade INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons salted butter 6 tablespoons sweet white dessert wine 1⁄3 cup fresh orange juice (2 to 3 oranges) 1 teaspoon grated orange zest 1 teaspoon freshly ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg Pinch of […]

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Pick Your Own Fruit Crisp

INGREDIENTS Crumble topping 1 stick butter, cut in small pieces 1 cup whole-wheat flour 3 teaspoons cinnamon 1 cup rolled oats 1 teaspoon nutmeg ½ cup brown sugar chopped nuts/seeds, optional ½ tsp vanilla extract PREPARATION Preheat at 375ËšF. Combine all ingredients for topping. Sprinkle fruit with sugar and place in ramekin, top with crumble. […]

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Puff Pastry Pear Tart

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened ¼ cup sugar in the raw ½ teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed 2 Bosc pears, peeled, cored, quartered and sliced thin ¼ cup sugar 2 tablespoon unsalted butter, cut in cubes Juice and zest of 1 lemon DIRECTIONS Preheat […]

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Pumpkin Gnocchi with Apples, Chicken & Sage in a Maple Cream Sauce

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS Gnocchi 2 cups (16 ounces) pumpkin, cut in quarters, seeded and roasted 2¾ cups all purpose flour 1 egg Salt White pepper 1 tablespoon nutmeg, freshly grated Sauce ½ cup butter 1 tablespoon pumpkin oil 1 medium shallot 1 chicken breast, cut into thin strips 1 medium tart apple, cored and cut […]

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Pumpkin Gnocchi with Brown Butter Sage Sauce and Shaved Chestnuts

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS Gnocchi: 2 cups pumpkin, cut in quarters, seeded and roasted 2¾ cups all purpose flour 1 egg Salt White pepper 1 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated Sauce: ½ cup butter 1 tablespoon pumpkin oil 1 cup fresh sage leaves, stems removed 1½ cup chestnuts, pre-roasted, shelled and sliced thin PREPARATION In large pot, […]

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Pumpkin Maple Soup with Autumn Spiced Pumpkin Seeds

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons butter 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 large onion, chopped 1 teaspoon all spice 2 large carrots, peeled and chopped ½ teaspoon grated fresh nutmeg 2 (2-pound) pumpkin peeled, seeded, chopped (about 6 cups) ½ cup whipping cream 4 cups vegetable broth ¼ cup maple syrup 2 star anise Salt and freshly […]

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Pumpkin Sage Risotto

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1¾ cups chicken broth 1¾ cups water 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil ¼ cup fresh sage leaves, chopped 1 tablespoon sugar 2 cups fresh pumpkin, peeled and seeded, cut into ¼-inch cubes ¾ cup Arborio rice ½ cup Parmesan Reggiano, grated 1 tablespoon unsalted butter Freshly grated nutmeg […]

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Pumpkin Tart with Maple Sage Crust and Cnadied Sage Leaves

Makes 1 tart, serves 6 to 8 people INGREDIENTS For pie dough 1 sweet pie dough recipe 1 tablespoon fresh sage, chopped 1 tablespoon maple syrup For filling 1½ cup pumpkin, cooked ½ cup sugar 2 teaspoons fresh ginger, grated 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 1 pinch cloves, ground 1 pinch salt 3 eggs, beaten […]

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Quinoa Morning Cereal

Serves 2 INGREDIENTS ½ cup red quinoa 1½ cup water ¼ cup chopped almonds ½ cup blueberries, fresh or dried 2 tablespoons maple syrup (more if your tooth is sweeter than mine!) 1 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated 1 teaspoon cinnamon, freshly grated DIRECTIONS In a medium saucepan, add the quinoa and the water, and begin […]

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Roast Pumpkin Soup with Sweet and Spicy Pumpkin Seeds

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 large carrots, chopped 1 large onion, chopped 1 (2-pound) pumpkin, peeled, seeded and chopped (about 6 cups) and roasted 6 cups vegetable broth 3 whole star anise 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon allspice ½ teaspoon grated fresh nutmeg ½ cup heavy cream ¼ cup […]

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Silver-Dollar Walnut Cakes with Berry Compote and Lemon Ricotta

Serves 4 Ingredients For the Pancake Mix 1½ cups buckwheat flour 1½ tablespoons agave nectar ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg ¼ teaspoon cinnamon 2 large eggs, at room temperature 1¼ cups almond milk, at room temperature 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract ½ cup chopped […]

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Spicy Summer Fruit Muffins

Makes 12 muffins Ingredients 1 cup all purpose flour 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons fresh nutmeg, grated 2 teaspoons fresh cinnamon, grated ½ teaspoon (a pinch) ground cloves ½ teaspoon salt ¼ cup light brown sugar â…“ cup honey 1 cup soy yogurt ¼ […]

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Strawberry Oatmeal Cookies

Makes 18-24 cookies Ingredients 1 cup all purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup dried strawberries, chopped fine ¾ cup margarine ½ cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar, packed 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled and freshly grated 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract ½ […]

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Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Brown Butter and Sage

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 2 (1¼ lbs) russet potatoes 1 (¾-lb) sweet potato 1 large egg ½ teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated Salt Freshly ground pepper â…“ cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano plus more for serving 1½ to 2 cups all-purpose flour plus more for dusting ½ stick unsalted butter 1 cup sage leaves (from 1 bunch) PREPARATION Preheat […]

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Swiss Chard & Caramelized Onion Lasagna

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons Swiss chard, rinsed with stems removed, chopped 6 yellow onions, sliced thin 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 medium shallot, chopped 4 garlic cloves, chopped fine (Save 1 tablespoon) 5 sprigs thyme, chopped 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour 4 cups milk, warmed ½ cup grated Asiago cheese ¼ teaspoon nutmeg 4 tablespoons […]

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Velvety Chesnut Soup with Grape Honey

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS For the soup 1 cup whole chestnuts, roasted and peeled 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon pumpkin oil 1 small shallot, chopped fine ½ of a sweet yellow onion, chopped fine ¼ cup celery, chopped fine 1 medium parsnip, peeled and chopped fine Salt 1 bouquet garni of fresh herbs in a cheesecloth […]

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Waffle Cones

Makes about 12 cones Ingredients 1 cup heavy cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1½ cup powdered sugar 1½ cup flour 1 tablespoon corn starch ½ teaspoon freshly grated cinnamon ½ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg Directions In a medium bowl whisk together the cream and vanilla until the heavy cream begins to get thick, it will […]

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Whipped Greek Yogurt Parfait

Makes 4 servings INGREDIENTS 1 cup Greek yogurt ½ cup whipping cream 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon ground ginger ½ teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 crisp apple, diced 1 ripe pear, diced ¼ cup sliced almonds, toasted DIRECTIONS Place yogurt, whipping cream, honey, and dried spices into a cold mixing bowl. […]

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Winter Squash Potage with Spiced Créme Fraiche

Serves 4 to 6 INGREDIENTS For soup 3 pounds winter squash (such as kabocha, acorn, or butternut), peeled and cut into 2-inch chunks 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 large or 2 medium Spanish onions, chopped (2 cups) Sea salt or kosher salt 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger 3 garlic cloves, […]

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