Posts filed under: Side Dishes and Small Bites

Roasted Fennel and Cauliflower with White Beans and Shaved Parmesan

Roasted fennel and cauliflower with white beans and shaved parmesan. Who says monochromatic food has to be boring. These are my kind of winter whites. This dish is packed with...

Simply Roasted Parsnips with Rosemary

Simply Roasted Parsnips with Rosemary.Parsnips. A forgotten and overlooked root vegetable, even by me, lover of all veggies.But parsnips remind me of family. For as long as I can remember, whenever...

Cranberry Pumpkin Butter

Cranberry Pumpkin Butter. Pretty ruby red cranberries simmered with earthy pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon and vanilla, then blended until smooth. The perfect fall spread that highlights all of the...

Pan-Fried Polenta with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Pecorino

Polenta (cornmeal boiled and whisked into a porridge) is a warming and hearty dish that can be made sweet or savory. This Pan-Fried Polenta with Sun-dried Tomatoes, Pecorino Romano Cheese and...

Quinoa, tomato and feta salad

This is one of our favorite summer salads. We’ve been patiently awaiting the ripening of our garden tomatoes so that we could make it again this summer (just not the...

Zucchini Ribbons with Mint and Parmesan

Thinly sliced zucchini ribbons are one of our favorite ways to enjoy zucchini in the summertime. The ribbons are perfect for combining with other vegetables for a light and fresh...

Chili & Lime Grilled Potatoes

Aren’t little potatoes just the cutest? We love the different varieties – blue/purple, red and yellow. And normally when I think of potatoes, I think cold weather, comfort food. But...

Roasted Fennel, Tomatoes & White Beans

Fennel is one of our favorite winter vegetables. We love it roasted alongside other veggies, because it adds a sweet and mild licorice flavor and silky soft texture. It’s also...