Maple & Spice Roasted Acorn Squash Salad

Squash of all shapes, colors and textures are flooding the farmer’s markets and grocery stores, replacing the vibrantly-colored vegetables of summertime.  Many people, including myself, welcome the arrival of Fall and its delicious nourishing and grounding produce.  While I do love summertime’s juicy tomatoes, there’s something so comforting and cozy about hard (winter) squash. Continue reading

Harvest Apple Noodle Kugel

When I think of the Fall, many images come to mind:  leaves changing colors, crisp sunny afternoons, pumpkins, and noodle kugel. My fondest memories of the Jewish High Holidays are due to the foods that I associate with these holidays – apples & honey, apple cake, and noodle kugel. Continue reading

Butternut Squash & 3-Bean Chili

Every Fall, I eagerly anticipate the arrival of the first butternut squashes at the farmers market.  Some of my favorite recipes rely on this popular squash, and I find myself craving those dishes when I begin to tire of juicy tomatoes at the end of the summer. Continue reading

Roasted Butternut Squash Salad

Thanksgiving is just days away and I couldn’t be more excited!  While many families prefer to prepare and eat the same recipes year after year, I like to experiment and add new dishes to my family’s holiday table.  Between now and Thanksgiving, I’ll be sharing some of the simple recipes that I’ve developed this season.  Whether you add them to your Thanksgiving table or not, I hope you will give them a try. Continue reading