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  • Featured Chef: Stuart O’Keeffe

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Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Kale and Parm from Guy Fieri Family Food

Spaghetti squash is a magical food. It’s light and flavorful and transforms easily into “pasta” – just serve it with whatever toppings you desire, a sprinkle of cheese, and you’re all set! Right now we’re totally eating up this recipe for Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Kale and Parm from Guy Fieri Family Food. The flavors are incredible … Continue reading

Fall Recipes from Susan Wiggs, author of Family Tree

It’s finally starting to feel like Fall in New York City, and it conjures up thoughts of kicking piles of leaves on long walks, pulling on our favorite sweater, snuggling on the couch with coffee and a good book, and of course enjoying all our favorite fall comfort foods . Today we’re sharing two recipes, both savory and … Continue reading

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Papadums With Whipped Dal from V Street

Today we’re sharing a delicious, vegan Indian version of chips and dip: Papadums with Whipped Dal. From the V Street cookbook, this recipe is has satisfyingly crunchy fried papadums and a light dip made out of beans, lentils, and spices and it packs a flavorful punch. Try making this recipe at your next party and … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Julius from Nutrition Stripped by McKel Hill

Who knew that you could drink a sweet potato? The recipe we’re sharing today from Nutrition Stripped by McKel Hill, is for a smoothie called Sweet Potato Julius. It’s reminiscent of that famous drink you used to get at the mall, only rich, flavorful, and full of nutrients – perfect for breakfast in our book. … Continue reading

Bosc Pears Cooked in Red Wine from A Recipe for Cooking by Cal Peternell

When fall comes, we turn to pears, and this year we’ll be turning to the Bosc Pears Cooked in Red Wine, from A Recipe for Cooking by Chez Panisse chef Cal Peternell, for all our dinner parties. Wine-rich and stunningly beautiful, they include a hint of vanilla and cinnamon, perfect for a cool fall night. This charming book takes … Continue reading