Parsnips and carrots are a classic fall side dish. It’s best to use parsnips less than an inch wide, as wider parsnips tend to have tough, fibrous cores that are best trimmed and discarded. Using warm water will help the sugar dissolve more readily. This recipe comes from Cook’s Illustrated and can also be found on genius kitchen. Serves 6-8. (more…)
Adapted by Melissa Clark of the NY Times last December (link) from The Mile End Cookbook by Noah and Rae Bernamoff, this recipe makes about 4 dozen latkes. With the Holidays just around the corner, there is no reason to swap the celeriac now (Hint: celeriac keeps for months if you can store between 30 and 40 degrees and don’t allow them to dry out)! (more…)
From the Winter 2009 issue of Edible Green Mountains, this recipe serves 6. While not for a speedy, weeknight meal, it is delicious and well-worth the effort. You can omit the chestnuts or purchase great ones from Sonoma in a glass jar this time of year (just open and quarter). Do try it for that cozy Fall or Wintry supper!
P.S. The wines evaporate so no worries serving to the entire family.
1 large onion, chopped
2 Tablespoons olive oil
2 parsnips, peeled and cut into small chunks
2 turnips, peeled and cut into small chunks
2-3 carrots, peeled and sliced
2 potatoes, peeled and cut into small chunks
½ cup dried lentils
¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
4 cups broth (beef, chicken or vegetable)
1 teaspoon fresh chopped herbs (could use parsley or oregano)
1 bay leaf (more…)