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Cranberry Applesauce

November 6th, 2013 · No Comments

My maple syrup and cider-sweetened cranberry sauce is a favorite on our Thanksgiving table, but for Thanksgivukkah I decided to give it a new twist, and make a cranberry applesauce to top those turkey and sweet potato (Thanksgiving leftover) latkes. I liked the cranberry so much that I may serve it as a latke topping [...]

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Tags: at market · cooking with kids · holiday · recipes

Kabocha Squash Apple Tacos with Chèvre {#MeatlessMonday}

October 14th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Did you know the Meatless Monday campaign celebrates its 10th anniversary this fall? To celebrate, I wanted to make some vegetarian tacos — and I just happened to have a beautiful Kabocha squash on hand. I spiced and roasted the squash for a warm, fall flavor and then added a sweet apple to balance the [...]

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Tags: at market · global flavors · meatless monday · recipes · vegetarian

Apple Cranberry Kale Salad and Kale Day with October Unprocessed

October 10th, 2012 · No Comments

We love our kale in the foodie tots’ house — yes, even tofu-fearing husband has learned to appreciate it — so of course we had to jump on the Kale Day bandwagon on social media today. You see, the blog Eating Rules has an “October Unprocessed” challenge, now in its third year. The challenge urges [...]

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Tags: Know Your Food · apples · at market · cooking with kids · healthy eating · recipes · salad · vegetables

At Market: Apple Fennel Salad

September 8th, 2012 · 1 Comment

These early days of September are full of mixed messages at the farmers market. Summer peaches can still be found, but are quickly edged out by the teeming bins of apples. Cherry tomatoes and okra share table space with the first acorn and butternut squash. Rosh Hashanah is quickly approaching (September 16) — the Jewish [...]

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Tags: at market · cooking with kids · recipe · salad · summer · weeknight meals

Homemade Holiday: Cider Snap Cookies

December 8th, 2011 · 2 Comments

The weather here’s been more wet and dreary than crisp and wintery of late, so comfort food in the form of holiday baking has definitely been in order. I’ve had a cider-based cookie in mind ever since I made boiled cider for those doughnuts a while back. I was envisioning something a little more crisp [...]

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Tags: at market · baking · cooking with kids · holiday · recipes