falafel, chickpeas, baked

Baked Falafel

Falafel is a Middle Eastern staple simply made from ground chickpeas and a few flavorings. Most agree that the key to good falafel is using soaked, dried chickpeas, rather than cooked. That means you’ll want to soak the chickpeas overnight…

winter salad dressing

Citrus Vinaigrette

Don’t settle for another boring salad. Brighten up those winter greens with a blast of lemon and orange with this quick vinaigrette.

cheese, cheese sauce, nachos

A Simple Cheese Sauce

There are¬†countless ways to enjoy a cheese sauce. Poured over nachos or vegetables, in mac and cheese or all on its own for dipping. You choose. You can also choose the type of cheese that goes into it. Cheese sauces…

celeriac, celery root, hash browns

Celery Root Hash Browns

Don’t let the imperfect appearance of celery root keep you from enjoying its pleasantly earthy flavor. Just slice off the skin with a knife and use as you would most other root vegetables. These hash browns make a great side dish or addition to Sunday brunch.

almond milk, nuts

Almond Milk

There are at least a dozen ways to make a non-dairy milk beverage these days. But almond is always a reliable and effortless choice. We like to keep things simple with the addition of just a little salt, maple syrup…

Fresh Cranberry Oatmeal

Now’s the time to stock up on fresh cranberries while they’re in season and available. Although we think of them most around Thanksgiving, cranberries have many uses that extend beyond the holidays. Unlike dried cranberries, when using fresh you can…

brussels sprouts, pan fried

Quick, Pan Fried Brussels Sprouts

A quick pan frying of Brussels sprouts provides a simply browned and caramelized result. Top with a little cheese and even the most Brussels sprouts adverse may give these a try.

wild rice, stuffing

Wild Rice Stuffing

This lightened down (and gluten free) version of stuffing won’t leave you feeling overstuffed, whether it’s at Thanksgiving dinner or enjoyed as a light meal on its own.

local rutland sweet potatoes

Sweet Potato Hash

Whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner you can’t go wrong with roasted sweet potatoes and caramelized onions. Top them with an egg for a simple meal. Check out our selection of local sweet potatoes from Laughing Child Farm.

apple chips, oven baked apple chips

Oven Baked Apple Chips

Apple chips make a great fall snack and a good way to use up that bag of apples from the local orchard. These are easy to make but do take some time in the oven, so plan ahead. You might…