Author: Danielle Levitt

Broccoli Leaf Soup

Broccoli Leaf Soup

This is a simple soup that is simply good. The farina makes it creamy without the extra calories of cream. Make a large batch, and freeze the extra for another day! To make the...

Vegetable Stir Fry

Vegetable Stir Fry

If you’re ever unsure of what to do with your veggies, stir fries are a great way to combine just about anything into a delicious and fast meal.  Here’s a simple recipe using many Asian greens....

Root Vegetable Gratin

Root Vegetable Gratin

This recipe, from Bon Appétit Magazine is a perfect way to use your fall root vegetables (feel free to substitute), and would make a great Thanksgiving dish.  Serves 8. The key to gratins is...

Two Potato Home Fries

Two Potato Home Fries

From Food Network Magazine, this recipe is easy and delicious and serves 4 as a side. You can substitute any of Farmer John’s white potatoes in lieu of the Yukons.  Skillet dishes like this...

Parsnip and Carrot Dice

Parsnip and Carrot Dice

A recipe from a Gourmet Magazine cookbook, via food.com.  This is a very pretty, as well as tasty side dish for any small gathering.  Serves 6.

Braised Squash

Braised Mélange of Winter Squash

We usually roast winter squash, but you can braise your winter squash instead if you are willing to trade more prep time for less cook time.  Braised or simmered squash cooks in just a...

Too Blue for You Mashed Potatoes

“Too Blue for You” Mashed Potatoes

Blue potatoes may look a little strange, but they are delicious!  These potatoes have a meaty flesh that is great for mashing.  The blue color will fade a bit as they cook.  This recipe...

Winter Squash Bread

Winter Squash Bread

Not sure what to do with your extra squash?  Instead of pumpkin bread, try this recipe with another orange fleshed squash.

Sleepy Lettuce Soup

Sleepy Lettuce Soup

Had enough salad for the season?  You can add your lettuce to a soup.  This recipe is from the book “You Are What You Eat” by Dr. Gillian McKeith.