A staple on the holiday table, roasted brussels sprouts flavored simply with bright lemon zest, spicy garlic and rich olive oil. Roasted brussels sprouts with lemon zest and garlic is the dish I make every..single…year for Thanksgiving. Its classic and perfect. Sure, you can add bacon and cranberries and maple syrup (and I seriously need […]
An easy and impressive side dish. Roasted cauliflower seasoned with fragrant spices of cumin and curry along with fresh rosemary and sweet raisins. There is something special that happens when a vegetable slowly roasts in an oven and begins to break down. The vegetable (in this case, cauliflower) becomes caramelized and sweet and sugars begin […]
Learn how to make simply fried plantains recipe with ripe plantains that become caramelized and almost candied like. I have always been fascinated with other cultures, but ever since I started blogging, I have been even more inquisitive with different cultures, cuisines and traditions. Food blogging has explored my palate to levels I never would […]
This colorful beet phyllo tart is an easy and impressive appetizer. Thinly sliced beets are layered on top of phyllo sheets and scattered with salty feta and fresh aromatic thyme. Beets are one of my favorite root vegetables, and as I was skimming through my friend Julia’s new book, entitled The Ultimate One-Pan Oven Cookbook […]
Sweet and smoky grilled grapes with burrata and tossed with fruity olive oil and elegant tarragon. Serve with crusty bread for an impressive and easy appetizer.