Spiralized Sweet Potatoes and Apples in Browned Butter

spiralized sweet potatoes and apples in brown butter

  I know. I just published a recipe a few days ago featuring something spiralized. But it's such a kick pushing things through the spiralizer. If you don't have one yet, I recommend picking one up next time you're at Sur La Table or online on Amazon. Besides being fun: It's a super-fast way to cook vegetables that typically take a much longer time to cook. Eating vegetables 'al dente' leaves some bite in them, and seems to me to sharpen their flavor. You may end up eating more ...

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Scalloped Sweet Potatoes Casserole with Apples

Thanksgiving side, Scalloped Sweet Potatoes and Apples with gorgonzola

Food Network | #FallFest: scalloped sweet potato casserole with apples, gorgonzola and spiced butter, topped with an oat-pepita crumble. Images of smiling, multi-generation families crowded around tables heavy with roast turkeys and casseroles are everywhere this time of year. The message seems to be - the more people you gather together at your home at Thanksgiving, the better. But the problem is, it creates expectations that can't always be met. As a result, many feel that if their ...

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One Simple Change (and Silky Carrot Soup)

One Simple Change Silky Carrot Soup by Winnie Abramson

Carrot soup make silky with the addition of a sweet potato and creme fraiche, and "One Simple Change" book.   Today's post is a little change of pace, and I'm so excited about it. Winnie is one of my friends that I've never met. If you share on social media and blogs, you know what I mean. We've exchanged comments on each other's recipes for years now - first on Food52 and afterwards on her blog Healthy Green Kitchen. I love getting to know someone through their food, and ...

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Sweet Potato Skins with Caramelized Onions

vegetarian appetizer, sweet potato skins, The Wimpy Vegetarian

Savory sweet potato skins packed with cheese and caramelized onions. I get interested in all the football hoopla when my home team does really, really well. And just to qualify that statement, well enough to go to the Super Bowl. Yes, I’m one of those fans. Kind of like the sports equivalent to people who go to church only on Easter and Christmas. I can go years without watching a game, or even thinking much about it all, but once my boys head to the Divisional Playoffs, I tune in as ...

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Sweet Potato Biscuits With Coconut Oil

healthy, soft, sweet potato biscuits with honey and coconut oil

Little sweet potato biscuits with flavors of honey and coconut oil. These may be the softest biscuits you'll ever have. These might be the softest biscuits I've ever had. I've had sweet potato biscuits on the brain for months now. I don't want to even admit how many sweet potatoes I bought last month alone with biscuits in mind. But one by one, we ate the potatoes as I continued to procrastinate researching and experimenting with biscuit recipes. I began to think I'd never get around ...

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Spicy Sweet Potato ‘Fries’

Spiced Sweet Potato 'Fries' slider

Baked sweet potato 'fries', spiced up with cardamom and cinnamon. Served with super-easy maple-mustard dip. Unless you have a staff to insulate you from the world; someone to push a cart around the market, and someone to open doors for you so you don't have to touch anything while you recline on your divan, sipping Oolong tea, and read a book on your Kindle; getting a cold or the flu this time of year is almost guaranteed. ...

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Sweet Potato-Cider Soup: #SundaySupper

Cider-Spiced Sweet Potato Soup: The Wimpy Vegetarian

Satisfying, healthy soup bursting with autumn flavors of sweet potatoes and apple cider. We're suddenly launching into autumn here in California. We've swung from (really) hot sunny days to changing skies, and a bite in the air. It's a subtle change, but one that ushers in the familiar changes, sights, and smells of fall. Autumn is my favorite season of the year, a pause after all the high energy go-go ...

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Chipotle Spice Rub…Roasted Sweet Potatoes

BBQ spice rub, chipotle spice rub

All-purpose rub that balances sweet, smoky and spicy for vegetables and meat. For those who might be new to my blog, I'm doing a series of Gifts From the Kitchen as we all ramp up for the holidays. These are gifts you can use for a gift exchange with family or friends, or bring to a dinner party for an easy and useful hostess gift. Truthfully, all these gifts ...

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