Persimmon and pears

Persimmon, Pomegranate and Pear Salad Recipe

There are two common varieties of persimmon – the Hichaya and the Fuyu. Hichaya’s tend to be more elongated and darker in color, they must also be allowed to ripen… Continue

Delicata squash

Unstuffed Squash Recipe

My wife loves stuffed squash. So, to oblige her I will sometimes make a simple stuffed squash using sausage, rice and a mixture of veggies, usually a chiffonade of kale… Continue

Pomegranates

Pomegranate Quinoa Pilaf Recipe

Crunchy, tart pomegranate seeds add texture and flavor to this simple quinoa pilaf. Want to peel a pomegranate without blasting seeds all over the place? Get a large bowl of… Continue

Squash Pizza

Butternut Squash, Onions, Spinach and Goat Cheese Pizza

This recipe from Epicurious is a great snack for a fun get together or a weeknight dinner. Butternut squash is great this time of year and spinach is still available… Continue

sliced green cabbage

Sautéed Cabbage with Apples and Fennel

Green cabbage is a staple of old world eating. This simple dish pairs the sweetness of winter apples with tart vinegar and fragrant fennel. When sautéing cabbage don’t over cook.… Continue

Scarlet Poached Pear

Scarlet Poached Pears

Poached pears can make a delicious dessert by themselves, though together with beets they trade their floral tones with the ripe earthiness of beets to create a unique and rich… Continue

Celery soup

Simple Vegan Celery Soup

I opened our fridge last Thursday when we received our weekly delivery from Full Circle and started putting away our order. I opened one of the crisper drawers and found… Continue

Challah Bread

Round Challah for Rosh Hashanah

Food traditions leaven the faith of synagogue members, lending richness and ritual to the meaning of Judaism. While the loaf is intricately braided throughout the year, for Rosh Hashanah (the… Continue

Chicken vegetable soup

Hearty Chicken and Vegetable Soup Recipe

Although the days are getting shorter and the cold foggy mornings are less frequently parting way to sunny afternoons, the chilly nights and rainy days herald fall’s inevitable arrival. As… Continue

Roasted Caulflower

Roasted Cauliflower with Romesco Sauce

This is a simple, delicious sauce that you’ll soon be putting on everything. A great dip for breads and veggies or spread for sandwiches, it can also be served as… Continue