Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Honey-Balsamic Glaze

Roasted Brussels Sprouts I never liked Brussels sprouts as a kid. Maybe it was the way my mom prepared them – steamed and served with mayonnaise and soy sauce – or the way they smelled, but you’d never catch me reaching for these bite-sized buds. Now I can’t get enough of them, especially when roasted and glazed…. 

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Butternut Squash and Chickpea Curry

Butternut Squash and Chickpea Curry

It’s official. I bought my first butternut squash of the season. And I promise it will not be the last. Butternut squash is one of my absolute favorite ingredients to prepare. It’s sturdy, versatile, and stunning raw or cooked.

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Kale Salad

Feel like eating healthy – or have a bunch of kale in the fridge begging to be used? Make this Brussels sprouts and kale salad. If you’re like me, you’ll feel virtuous just thinking about the recipe. It’s packed with superfoods and, more important, tastes good.

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Two-Bean Turkey Chili

So you know those soft, buttery cornmeal crescent rolls I made the other day? Sadly, I’m down to just a few. I’ve been eating them plain, but initially served them with this hearty and healthy two-bean turkey chili.

Cornmeal Crescent Rolls

Cornmeal Crescent Rolls

It’s definitely starting to feel like fall, even though we’re still enjoying shorts and T-shirt temperatures here in the Bay Area. It’s pitch black when I wake up and dark by 7:30 p.m. And fall recipes are everywhere! Though I’m very sad to see summer go – and with it the warm weather and long days – I am… 

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Cookies and Cream Cranola

What’s your favorite ice cream flavor? If I had to pick one, it would be a toss-up between chocolate chip cookie dough and cookies and cream (which is kind of ironic, since I don’t like cookie dough or cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies). All this to say, I have no idea why it’s taken me so long… 

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Foolproof Popovers

If you’ve never made popovers, you are missing out. They are one of the easiest-to-prepare and most versatile quick breads out there. Make a batch in the morning and you can enjoy them all day long, literally. Split and fill them with soft-scrambled eggs or fresh-cut fruit for breakfast. Enjoy them with a leafy green salad or bowl of soup for… 

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