El Romero- Italian Celery Root Citrus Coolers

Ingredients 1 lemon, halved and sliced thin 1 lime, halved and sliced thin 1 orange, halved and sliced thin 1 mandarin, halved and sliced thin 8 kumquats, halved 1 medium celery root, peeled and cubed small 2-3 kaffir lime leaves 1 bottle Dorothy Parker Gin (New York Distilling Co.) *Rosemary Sugar Salt *Rosemary Syrup Fresh […]

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Fresh Apple Shrub

Ingredients 2 tart apples, peeled and chopped ½ cup raw or turbinado sugar 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar 1 teaspoon caraway seeds ¾ cup apple cider vinegar Directions Mash together the apples, sugars, and caraway seeds until a rough applesauce has been formed. Place the mixture in a mason jar and let sit over night […]

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Ginger-Beet Cava with Fresh Tarragon Orange Zest

Ingredients 2 orange beets, peeled and chopped 1 sprig of fresh tarragon, a few leaves reserved Juice of 1 orange 1 tablespoon of orange zest ¼ cup sugar ½ cup water Champagne or sparkling wine 1 navel orange for garnish Directions Combine the beets, tarragon, orange juice, zest, sugar, and water in a medium saucepan […]

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Maple & Roasted Parsnip Champagne with Rosemary Dust

Ingredients 2 parsnips, chopped ¼ cup turbinado or raw sugar 3 tablespoons maple syrup 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves 1 cup water Champagne or sparkling wine Directions Pre-heat oven to 390°F. In a mixing bowl combine the parsnips, sugar, maple syrup and 1 tablespoon of rosemary leaves, then toss together until coated and mixed. Arrange […]

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Maple & Roasted Parsnip Soda with Rosemary Dust

Ingredients 2 parsnips, chopped ¼ cup turbinado or raw sugar 3 tablespoons maple syrup 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves 1 cup water Soda Water Directions Pre-heat oven to 390°F. In a mixing bowl combine the parsnips, sugar, maple syrup and 1 tablespoon of rosemary leaves, toss together until coated and mixed. Arrange the parsnips on […]

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Oven Caramelized Citrus Sundaes with Vanilla and Sage

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 lemon, halved and sliced 1 lime, halved and sliced 1 mandarin orange, halved and sliced 10 kumquats, halved 1 cup demerara sugar Handful of fresh sage leaves 1 fresh vanilla bean, split Vanilla Ice Cream Directions Pre heat oven to 400° F. In a large bowl combine all the citrus halved […]

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Quick Pickled Turnips

Makes 3 cups Ingredients 2 cups water ¾ cup white vinegar 3 tablespoon kosher salt 2 fresh bay leaves 1 tablespoon coriander seeds, cracked 3-4 turnips, peeled and chopped 1 turnip, peeled and sliced in wheels 1 red beet slice 3 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced thin Directions In a small sauce pan combine the […]

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Roasted Cauliflower and Farro Salad with Parsley Vinaigrette

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 cups cauliflower, cut into small florets 1 red pepper, chopped Olive oil Salt/pepper 1 cup Tuscan kale or purple kale, sliced thin 1 small red onion, chopped small 2 cups cooked farro ¼ cup sundried tomatoes, chopped small ¼ cup almonds, toasted and chopped 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar or white […]

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Roasted Cilantro Onion Sauce

Makes 2 cups Ingredients 2 cloves, garlic, chopped 1 medium small white onion, chopped large ¼ cup avocado oil ¼ cup olive oil 1 teaspoon salt (more to taste) Juice of 1 lime, plus juice of another Zest of 1 lime 2 cups fresh cilantro leaves ¼ cup hot water (more as needed) Directions Pre […]

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Salsify Orange Negroni

Ingredients 1 ounce Seneca Drums Gin (Finger Lakes Distilling Co.) 1 ounce Cynar ½ ounce *Salsify Orange Syrup ½ ounce Amberthorn Dry Vermouth (New York Astby Co) Oven Dried Salsify Stick Garnish For the Salsify Orange Syrup: 2 salsify roots, chopped 1 cup water Juice of 1 orange Zest of 1 orange ½ cup sugar […]

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Seasonal Roasted Tacos with Roasted Cilantro-Onion Sauce

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and cubed 2 cups cauliflower florets 1 medium red onion, chopped ¼ cup sundried tomatoes, chopped 1 cup purple kale leaves, stems removed and chopped fine 1-2 dried chipotle peppers, crushed or chopped fine Salt/pepper Avocado oil 6 sprouted corn tortillas Chipotle cheddar or pepper jack cheese, […]

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Swedish Apple-Rottabagge

Ingredients 1 bottle of aquavit 1 rutabaga, cubed (about 2 cups worth max) Lemon juice *Caraway Syrup Fresh Apple Shrub Soda Water Apple Slice Garnish For the Caraway Syrup: 2 tablespoons caraway seeds, toasted 1 piece lemon peel ½ cup water ½ cup sugar Directions In a large mason jar, combine the aquavit and the […]

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Sweet Potato Mash

Ingredients 1 sweet potato, peeled and cubed small 1 vanilla bean 1 cinnamon stick 1 bottle Basil Hayden’s Bourbon Whiskey *Balsamic Syrup *Black Pepper Sugared Pecans For the Balsamic Syrup: ½ cup balsamic vinegar (high quality) For the Black Pepper Sugared Pecans: 1 tablespoon butter ½ cup pecans 1 tablespoon raw or turbinado sugar 2 […]

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The Dirty Turnip

Ingredients 3 ounces gin ½ ounce dry vermouth ½ ounce pickled turnip brine Pickled Turnip Wheels Cilantro leaves for garnish Directions In a glass filled with ice, add the gin and vermouth and stir. Add the turnip brine liquid and strain into a martini glass. Place one pickled turnip wheel to float on the top […]

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Winter Roasted Marinara

Makes 2 cups Ingredients 3-4 cloves garlic, chopped large 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 3 cups, sugar plum cherry tomatoes, halved 1 medium carrot, peeled and chopped fine 2-3 broccoli stems, peeled and chopped fine ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons, fresh oregano leaves 1 tablespoons fresh marjoram leaves ½ cup kalamata olives, […]

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