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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Delicata Squash with Garlic and Herbs

Serves 4 as side dish and 2 as main course INGREDIENTS 2 Delicata squash, cut in half, seeds removed 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 garlic cloves, sliced 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves, chopped ¼ cup fresh thyme leaves, chopped Salt and freshly ground pepper PREPARATION Preheat oven to 375°F. Place squash in a casserole […]

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Duck Fat Fries!

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 4 russet potatoes, peeled and sliced into ¼ inch thick rounds 1-2 cups duck fat DIRECTIONS Rinse the potato slices in cold water to remove the surface starch. Drain well and pat dry with cotton kitchen towels. Heat ½ inch of duck fat in a wide sauté pan over medium heat until […]

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Herb Mashed Cannellini Beans

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 10 cloves garlic (skin on) 1 fresh rosemary sprigs 3 fresh thyme sprigs Extra virgin olive oil Salt 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 (15 ounce) cans cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 1¾ cups chicken broth Freshly ground pepper Juice of 1 lemon 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped […]

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Herbed Goat Cheese

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS ½ cup extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon red chili flakes 1 teaspoon salt Black pepper 2 tablespoons of each of the following fresh herbs: parsley, chives, dill, mint, tarragon, thyme, chopped fine 1 long goat cheese log, chilled Baguette, sliced and toasted PREPARATION In a small bowl, mix all ingredients except […]

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Herbed Home Fries

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 lb (about 5-7 potatoes) Yukon Gold or Red Potatoes, cut into cubes 1 onion, chopped Olive oil Salt Freshly ground pepper ¼ cup fresh thyme leaves, chopped ¼ cup fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves, chopped ¼ cup fresh basil leaves, chopped PREPARATION Preheat oven to 350˚F. […]

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Pumpkin Succotash with Stewed Clams

Serves 6 as a side dish INGREDIENTS 1 cup turkey stock ¼ pound fresh lima beans (or dried lima beans soaked overnight) 2 tablespoons turkey fat 1 leek, washed and chopped 3 scallions, chopped (keep white and green parts separate) 2 dozen little neck clams, rinsed ½ pound pumpkin, peeled and cubed 1 ear of […]

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 lb brussel sprouts, trimmed and cut in half lengthwise Extra virgin olive oil Lemon juice Salt and pepper PREPARATION Preheat oven to 400°F. Remove any undesirable outer leaves on the brussel sprouts and discard. Parboil the brussel sprouts (or steam them) for 3 minutes or until just tender. They should be […]

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Spaghetti Squash with Parsley Pesto

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1 medium spaghetti squash ½ cup walnuts or peacans, toasted 2 garlic cloves 2 cups fresh parsley leaves ¼ to ½ cup extra virgin olive oil Juice and zest of one lemon ½ cups Asiago cheese, grated Salt and pepper to taste PREPARATION Preheat oven to 375°F. With a knife, slice three […]

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