The Recipes


       Scones, etc.)

Corn Bread

Corn Cakes

Golden Raisin Irish Soda Bread

Irish Brown Soda Bread

Mocha Walnut Chocolate Chip Muffins

Pistachio Pancakes

Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Pumpkin Cranberry Scones

Pumpkin Pancakes

Raspberry-Almond Muffins

Savory Sweet Potato Pancakes

Sweet Cherry & Almond Scones (with Apricot and Plum variations)

Sweet Potato Biscuits

Pumpkin Boule with Dried Cranberries & Pepitas

Pumpkin Dinner Rolls

Pumpkin Spice Filled Pumpkin Loaf

Spinach, Mushroom & Cambozola Filled Braided Bread


Baked Chicken with Garlic, Leeks & Thyme ("Pot Roasted" Chicken)

Basil & Garlic Roast Chicken

Chicken & Artichoke Paella

Chicken & Arugula Meatballs

Poulet à la Fermière (Gratineed Chicken in Cream Sauce)


(for breakfast,
    tea or coffee...
      even dessert...)

Almond Cake with Clementine Syrup & Chocolate Glaze

Amor Polenta (Cornmeal & Almond Pound Cake from Varese)

Angel Food Cake

Apple Oatmeal Crumb Cake (Margaret's Apple Cake)

Apple Streusel Kuchen

Applesauce Spice Cake (with Maple Cream Cheese or Butterscotch Frosting)

Banana Cake with White Chocolate & Pecan Streusel

Banana Chocolate Walnut Cake

Chocolate Gingerbread (and Halloween Cupcakes)

Chocolate-Pistachio Financiers

Pink Citrus Poppy Seed Cake

Sour Cherry & Almond Kuchen

Sour Cream Coffeecake with Chocolate & Pecan Streusel

Spiced Cranberry-Orange Coffee Cake

Summer Fruit Kuchen

Zucchini & Olive Oil Cake with Crunch Lemon Glaze

   Bars &

Blondies with Dried Tart Cherries, Pistachios & White Chocolate Chunks

Bonnie's Skorpa

Bread Ahead Bakery Shortbread


Candied Orange Peel

Checkerboard Shortbread Cookies

Chocolate Almond Biscotti

Chocolate Almond Toffee

Chocolate Caramel Bars

Chocolate-Espresso Snowball Cookies

Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies

Chocolate Pistachio Cookies with Dark & White Chocolate Chunks

Chocolate Shortbread Sandwich Cookies with Vanilla Buttercream Filling

Chocolate Truffle Cookies

Chocolate Truffle Squares with Candied Orange Peel  (Raspberry Variation)

Cranberry-Pistachio Biscotti

Cranberry-Pistachio Rugelach

Honey & Sea Salt Caramels


Italian Fig Cookies (Cucidati)

Italian Ricotta Cookies

Jam Bars

Jam-filled Sugar Cookies

Linzer Thumbprint Cookies

Marbled Peanut Butter Cheesecake Brownies

Marbled Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies

Mixed Berry Crumble Bars

Molasses Crinkles

Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies (In Ice Cream Sandwiches)

Pistachio Shortbread

Plain Jane Sugar Cookies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies (Ina Garten's)

Pecan Sandies

Pecan Shortbread Fingers

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars

Rhubarb & Browned Butter Bars

Russian Tea Cakes

Salted Mixed Nut Brittle

Scottish Shortbread

Soft Pumpkin Spice Cookies with Browned Butter Frosting

Swedish Ribbon Cookies

Toffee & Chocolate Chip Cookies

Walnut Acorn Cookies


        Crisps, & Etc...

Bing Cherry Ice Cream

Bing Cherry & Chocolate Chip Semifreddo

Bittersweet Chocolate Mousse

Butter Pecan Ice Cream

Butterscotch Pot de Crème

Chocolate Pot de Creme

Cornmeal Shortcakes with Fresh Peaches, Mint & Soured Cream

Fall Fruit Compote of White Wine Poached Pears & Dried Fruits

Fresh Berry Compote

Fresh Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Fresh Peach Ice Cream

Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream

Honey Ice Cream

Key Lime Cheesecake Squares with Fresh Blueberry Compote

Lemon Verbena Ice Cream with a Blueberry Swirl

Marbled Chocolate-Pumpkin Cheesecake

Orange-Scented Honey & Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Oven-Roasted Fruit Compote

Peach & Raspberry Cobbler

Peanut Butter & Brownie Chunk Ice Cream

Pear & Dried Tart Cherry Crisp with Hazelnut Browned Butter Streusel

Plum & Raspberry Crisp with Almonds

Plum Sorbet

Pumpkin Pot de Creme

Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream

Raspberry Sorbet (in Raspberry, Vanilla & Blueberry Parfait)

Rhubarb Crunch

Roasted Banana & Chocolate Flake Ice Cream

Salted Butter Caramel Sauce

Seville Orange Ice Cream

Strawberry-Rhubarb Bavarian

Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote

Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp

Tart Cherry Crisp with Pistachios

White Chocolate Bread Pudding with Dried Cranberries


Artichoke & Potato Frittata

Basic Egg Salad

Eggs Baked on a bed of Greens

French-Style Baked Eggs (Oeufs en Cocotte) with Spring Onions

Fried Egg (with Asparagus)

Kale & Italian Sausage Strata

Mushroom & Asparagus Frittata

New Potato & Kale Spanish Tortilla

Parmesan Pudding (Sformato)

Poached egg


Butter Baked Salmon

Pan-seared Halibut with Zucchini Mousseline and a Summer Vegetable Medley

Pan-seared Salmon with Creamed Spinach & Roasted Potatoes

Pan-seared Salmon with a Medley of Late Summer Vegetables

Prosciutto-Wrapped Scallops with Rosemary

Salmon Baked with Fennel-Orange Butter (with Spring Vegetables)

Salmon Baked with Herbed Mustard Breadcrumbs

Salmon with a Asparagus, Peas & Herbs

Slow Roasted Salmon 

Snapper with Salsa Verde and Orzo Salad

Spicy Sauteed Halibut

Smoked Salmon Rillettes

  (risotto, bulgur,
      quinoa, farro,...)

Asparagus Risotto with Prosciutto & Lemon

Autumn Risotto with Butternut Squash, Fresh Lima Beans & Mushrooms

Baked Polenta with Ricotta & a Medley of Spring Vegetables

Baked Risotto with Mushrooms & Spinach

Basmati Pilaf with Chickpeas, Dried Tart Cherries & Pistachios

Basmati Pilaf with Mushrooms, Peas & Sage

Broccoli Risotto

Brown Rice Bowl with Black Beans, Spice Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Cauliflower, Cashews and Yogurt

Bulgur Pilaf with Asparagus & Herbs

Bulgur Pilaf with Chickpeas and Spinach

Bulgur with a Medley of Marinated Cherry Tomatoes, Chickpeas, Fennel & Feta

Buttered Farro with Herbs

Butternut Squash & Bulgur Pilaf

Cinnamon Couscous with Golden Raisins

Creamy Risotto-Style Farro with Fennel & Mushrooms

Creamy Risotto-Style Farro with Spring Vegetables

Curried Quinoa Pilaf

Early Autumn Medley of Roasted Eggplant & Peppers with Chickpeas & Freekeh

Farro Pilaf with Mushrooms & Zucchini

Farro Pilaf with Roasted Carrots & Brussels Sprouts

Farro Salad with Peas, Mint & Goat Cheese (with a variation including corn)

Farro Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash & Grapes

Farro with Broccoli & Green Olives

Farro with Butternut Squash, Tuscan Kale, & Pistachios

Freekeh Bowl with Roasted Carrots, Avocado, Poached Egg, Harissa  & Cumin-Lime Vinaigrette

Freekeh Pilaf with Cauliflower, Capers & Golden Raisins (with a Couscous variation)

Freekeh Pilaf with Russian Kale & English Peas

Freekeh Pilaf with Sweet Potatoes, Russian Kale, Dried Cranberries and Walnuts

Freekeh Pilaf with Swiss Chard, Spring Onions & Goat Cheese

Fresh Corn Polenta

Late Summer Farro Salad with Corn, Cherry Tomatoes, Mint & Walnuts

Leek & Prosciutto Risotto topped with Oyster Mushrooms

Mediterranean Barley Risotto with Mushrooms

Mediterranean Eggplant & Barley Salad (with Farro variation)

Quinoa Bowl with Spice Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Cauliflower, Arugula, Apple & Yogurt

Quinoa Pilaf with Mushrooms & Walnuts

Quinoa Salad with Beets, Green Beans & Olives

Quinoa Salad with Black Beans, Sweet Potatoes & Corn

Quinoa Salad with Golden Beets & Avocado

Quinoa Salad with Roasted Delicata Squash & Apples

Quinoa & Summer Vegetable Pilaf

Rice Gratin with Winter Squash, Mushrooms & Leeks

Risotto with Zucchini, Basil & Sweet Corn

Toasted Pine Nut Couscous (with Slow Roasted Tomatoes)

Wild Rice Salad with Apples & Roast Chicken


   Beef, Pork,
        Lamb, etc.

Apple Cider Baked Pork Chop

Brined Pork Chops with Fresh Apricot & Ginger Compote

Sweet & Spicy Snack Mix


Baked Pasta Shells with Kale & Chicken (or Turkey)

Baked Pasta with Tomato Sauce, Italian Sausage & Ricotta

Baked Penne with Cauliflower & Two Cheeses

Baked Rigatoni alla Norma

Baked Rigatoni with Butternut Squash, Mushrooms & Two Cheeses

Bow Ties with Brussels Sprouts, Carrots & Italian Sausage

Bucatini with Cauliflower, Broccoli, Pancetta, Pine Nuts & Currants

Bucatini with Corn Pesto, Kale & Bacon

Bucatnin with Sauteed Cauliflower, Capers. Fresh  Mozzarella and Toasted Breadcrumbs 

Early Summer Vegetable Lasagne

Farfalle with Asparagus, Spring Onions &amp Alfredo Sauce

Farfalle with Heirloom Tomatoes & Roasted Peppers

Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine with Bell Peppers and Prosciutto (and variations)

Fettuccine with Chanterelles in a White Wine Cream Sauce

Fettuccine with Corn Pesto, Prosciutto & Arugula

Fettuccine with Cream, Walnuts & Summer Squash

Fettuccine with Kohlrabi, Green Garlic & Pancetta in a White Wine Cream Sauce

Fettuccine with Leeks, Walnuts, & Cream

Fresh Spinach Pasta

Gemelli with Creamy Artichoke Sauce

Gemelli with Spinach, Mushrooms & Ricotta

Gemelli with Sugar Snap Peas. Mushrooms, Pine Nuts & Goat Cheese

Linguine with Pesto, Green Beans & Potatoes

Linguine with Sautéed Cauliflower & Bacon

Linguine with Swiss Chard, Ricotta  & Walnuts

Old Fashioned Pasta Salad with Tuna, Peas & Fresh Herbs 

Orecchiette with Asparagus, Mushrooms & Peas

Orecchiette with Asparagus, Peas & Pancetta

Orecchiette with Broccoli & Italian Sausage

Orecchiette with Sweet Corn & Zucchini

Orzo with Summer Vegetables & Herbs

Pasta with Artichokes, Mushrooms & Spring Vegetables

Pasta with Arugula & Walnut Pesto and Summer Squash

Pasta with Asparagus Pesto & Tiny Potatoes

Pasta with Cauliflower, Brussels Sprouts & Bacon

Pasta with Baby Zucchini & Basil

Pasta with Corn, Butter, Pancetta & Sage

Pasta with Corn, Cherry Tomatoes & Pesto

Pasta with Creamy Yellow Bell  Pepper & Tomato Sauce

Pasta with Eggplant, Peppers, Olives & Capers

Pasta with Eggplant, Tomaotes & Peppers

Pasta with Fresh Shell Beans & Asparagus

Pasta with Sauteed Cauliflower

Pasta with Sauteed Wild Mushrooms

Pasta with Shredded Brussels Sprouts & Bacon

Penne Pasta with Green & Gold Zucchini & Ricotta

Penne Pasta with Italian Sausage and Sauteed Summer Vegetables

Penne Pasta with Mushrooms, Spring Onions & Asparagus

Penne Pasta with Mushrooms, Asparagus & Ham (or Prosciutto)

Penne with Butternut Squash, Mushrooms & Pancetta

Pasta Puttanesca

Potato Gnocchi

Potato Gnocchi with Arugula Pesto & Asparagus

Ravioli Nudi

Ricotta Gnocchi

Ricotta Gnocchi with Mushrooms, Butternut Squash & Herbs

Rigatoni al Forno with Ratatouille Vegetables

Rigatoni with Braised Winter Squash & Bacon

   & Tarts


Jam Tart

Key Lime Tart

Lemon & White Chocolate Cheese Tart

Lemon Curd Tart (Tarte au Citron)

Marbled Chocolate & Pumpkin Cheese Tart

Peach & Blueberry Crumb Tart

Peach, Raspberry & Almond Galette

Pear & Frangipane Tart

Pecan Pie (with Lyle's Golden Syrup)

Plum Pie

Raspberry-Rhubarb Streusel Pie

Rhubarb Streusel Pie

Strawberry-Rhubarb Crostata (Galette)

Summer Berry Tart with Almond Custard


Fresh Tomato Pizza with Zucchini & Fontina Cheese (Eggplant...and other...variations)

Kale, Pancetta & Goat Cheese Pizza  (variation without Pancetta)

Kale Pesto

Winter Squash Pizza with Caramelized Onions & Goat Cheese


      Cold, Main
               & Side)

Autumn Kale Salad (with Golden Raisins, Walnuts, Celery & Pecorino)

Autumn Salad of Apples, Shaved Fennel & Belgian Endive

Autumn Salad of Beets, Pears, Blue Cheese & Pecans

Autumn Salad of Fresh Figs with Grapes, Walnuts, Escarole & Mint

Arugula with Beets, Asparagus, Mint and Orange Vinaigrette

Avocado & Grapefruit Salad

Baby Lettuces with Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Green Beans, Walnuts & Dried Cranberries

Bacon, Lettuce, Avocado & Tomato Salad with "Torn Croutons" & Roasted Corn

Baked Goat Cheese Salad

Beet, Arugula & Cucumber Salad with Yogurt Dressing

Blood Oranges, Dates, Manchego & Marcona Almonds

Cabbage & Apple Slaw with Dried Cranberries

Cantaloupe with Blueberries, Feta & Pecans

Chicken Salad with Cantaloupe, Arugula, Feta & Mint

Chickpea Salad with Roasted Red Peppers

Chopped Broccoli Salad with Sunflower Seeds & Golden Raisins

Citrus & Avocado Salad with Green Olives & Arugula

Clementine & Pomegranate Salad with Avocado

Corn Cakes with Roasted Corn, Cherry Tomatoes, Arugula & Bacon

Corn & Zucchini Salad with Lemon-Shallot Vinaigrette

Escalivada (Catalan Roasted Eggplant, Pepper & Tomato Salad)

Panzanella (Classic Version)

Panzanella (Winter Version with Butternut Squash & Brussels Sprouts)

Potato Salad with Spring Herb Pesto and Peas

Potatoes, Cherry Tomatoes & Green Beans with a Caper Vinaigrette, Dill & Slow Roasted Salmon

Potatoes & Snap Peas with Arugula (Variation with Shelling Peas)

Quinoa Salad with Golden Beets & Avocado

Raw Zucchini Salad with Roasted Corn, Cherry Tomatoes, & Feta

Roasted Broccoli & White Bean Salad

Roasted Corn & Tomato Salad with Basil & Avocado

Roasted Corn with Green Beans, Olives & Tomatoes

Roasted Corn & Tomatoes with Ranch Dressing (Two versions--one with zucchini & a cornbread crouton and one with Romano Beans)

Roasted Eggplant and Chickpea Salad with Cherry Tomatoes

Roasted Pear Salad with Hazelnuts, Endive & St. Agur

Roasted Red Pepper & Summer Shell Bean Salad with Eggplant and Pesto

Shaved Cauliflower Salad with Green Olives, Pistachios, Golden Raisins & Mint

Salad of Arugula and Frisee with Mushrooms, Toasted Breadcrumbs and a Poached Egg

Salad of Arugula with Strawberries, Baked Goat Cheese & Candied Spiced Pistachios

Salad of Baby Greens with Pears, Dried Tart Cherries & Toasted Hazelnuts

Salad of Haricot Verts, Arugula, Hazelnuts & Orange

Salad of Late Spring Vegetables with Olives, Feta & Mint

Salad of Mâche, Belgian Endive, Walnuts, Apples & Roquefort

Salad of Roasted Corn, Zucchini, Cherry Tomatoes & Herbs

Shaved Zucchini Salad with Almonds, Parsley & Parmesan

Simple Salad of Roasted Beets with Cumin, Mint, Walnuts & Yogurt

Smoked Salmon Salad with Fresh Fennel & Radishes

Soba Noodles with Beef & Mango

Springtime "Salade Lyonnaise"

Spinach Salad with Bacon, Mushrooms & Gruyere

Spinach Salad with Beets, Freekeh, Avocado & Slow Roasted Salmon

Maple-Dijon Vinaigrette

Mint Aioli

Orange Vinaigrette

Pistachio Sauce


Sauce Gribiche

Spiced Roasted Cranberry Relish with Ginger & Orange

Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote (sweet)

Tomato Fondue

Tomato Sauce (with Summer Tomatoes)

Two Olive Sauce with Rosemary, Orange & Garlic

     & Stews  

Beans & Greens with Italian Sausage & Orecchiette

Black Bean & Butternut Squash Soup with Spanish Chorizo

Black-eyed Peas with Kale, Kielbasa & Rice

Broccoli Cheese Soup

Butternut Squash, Kale & White Bean Soup

Cabbage & White Bean Soup

Cabbage & White Bean Soup with Winter Root Vegetables

Celery Root & Apple Soup

Celery Root & Wild Rice Chowder

Chickpea & Butternut Squash Stew (with a Poached Egg)

Corn & Sweet Potato Chowder (with traditional variation)

Cream of Asparagus Soup

Cream of Mushroom & Wild Rice Soup

Cream of Tomato Soup

Cream of Wild Rice Soup

Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Creamy Parsnip Soup with Sage & Walnuts

Eggplant, Pepper & Chickpea Stew

End-of-Winter Vegetable Soup with Farro

Farro & Tuscan Kale Soup

French Lentil Soup

French Onion Soup (Soupe à l'Oignon Gratinée)

Golden Beet & Pear Soup

Ham & Bean Soup

Kale & Potato Soup with Garlic Sausage

Kale, Sweet Potato & Chorizo Soup

Minestra Verdissima

Moroccan Spiced Sweet Potato & Chickpea Stew

Polish Borsch with Mushroom Dumplings

Quinoa & Winter Vegetable Soup

Soupe au Pistou

Sweet Corn Vichyssoise (Chilled Corn & Leek Soup)

Turkey & Rice Soup with Sweet Potatoes & Brussels Sprouts

White Bean Soup with Butternut Squash, Farro & Ham

White Bean Soup with Sausage & Swiss Chard

Winter Squash Soup

Yellow Split Pea with Autumn Squash & Greens

     & Etc


Potato, Swiss Chard & Caramelized Onion Tart

Provencal Summer Tomato Tart

Provençal Swiss Chard & Summer Tomato Galette

Provençal Vegetable Galette

Quiche Lorraine

Ricotta & Spring Onion Tart with Green Garlic & Herbs

Spinach & Artichoke Tart

Spinach & Spring Onion Tart

Zucchini Quesadillas

Zucchini Quiche with Feta, Walnuts & Lemon

         ...on the side

Artichokes Barigoule with Baby Potatoes

Asparagus with Ham & Pine Nuts

Asparagus with Walnuts, Goat Cheese & a Fried Egg

Black-eyed Peas with Kale, Kielbasa & Rice

Braised Artichokes with Fingerling Potatoes & Olives

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Pine Nuts & Carrots

Brussels Sprouts with Chestnuts

Buttered Cabbage

Buttered Cabbage with Peas, Prosciutto & Herbs

Buttery Ragout of Asparagus, Peas & Herbs

Butternut Squash with Caramelized Onions & Swiss Chard

Chestnut Bread Pudding (Savory)

Colcannon Potatoes

Corn, Kohlrabi & Pancetta Saute

Creamed New Potatoes & Peas

Eggplant Caponata

Eggplant & Swiss Chard Gratin

Eggplant & Tomato Gratin (with tomato sauce)

Eggplant-Tomato Gratin (with sliced fresh tomatoes)

Étuvéed Baby Potatoes

Glazed Pearl Onions

Gratin of Artichokes, Spring Onions & Mushrooms

Gratin of White Beans, Dandelion Greens & Garlic Sausage

Green Bean Casserole with Caramelized Shallots & Mushrooms

Green & Yellow Wax Beans with Bacon, New Potatoes & Cherry Tomatoes

Ham & Potato Gratin

Haricot Verts with Sauteed Chanterelles

Harissa Carrots

Late Summer Vegetable Platter with Feta, Olives & Herbs

Market Ragout of New Fingerling Potatoes, Young Carrots & Shelling Peas

Marinated Roasted Peppers (for Bruschetta, crostini, pasta, fish, etc.)

Marinated Summer Squash with Cherry Tomatoes, Olives, & Capers

Medley of Spring Vegetables (Spinach, Asparagus & Peas)

Midsummer Vegetable Ragout of Baby Root Vegetables, Summer Squash & Green Beans

Moroccan Mashed Eggplant and Tomato Salad

Moroccan Spiced Sweet Potato & Chickpea Stew

Moroccan Sweet Potato Salad with Green Olives

New Potatoes Roasted with Bacon & Herbs

New Potatoes Roasted with Garlic, Thyme & Olives

Peperonata (Quick)

Provençal Herb-Marinated Zucchini & Goat Cheese Rolls

Potato Gratin with Fennel & Tomatoes

Ragout of Brussels Sprouts, Carrots & Fingerling Potatoes

Ragoût of Roasted Eggplant & Summer Squash with Tomatoes, Chickpeas & Feta

Ragu of Italian Sausage & Mushrooms


Roasted Beets

Roasted Carrots (alternative method)

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes (Quick)

Roasted Vegetables (tutorial)

Roasted Vegetables with Kale & Sausage

Roasted Young Carrots & Potatoes with Garlic & Thyme

Saute of Cauliflower & Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Toasted Breadcrumbs

Saute of Corn & Cabbage with Bacon

Sauteed Medley of Corn, Sweet Potatoes and Black Beans

Sauteed Mushrooms

Sauteed Sweet Corn with Slow-Roasted Tomatoes

Savory Broccoli Pancake

Slow-Roasted Tomatoes

Spicy Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Spring Medley of Mushrooms & Peas

Spring Vegetable Ragoût

Skillet Asparagus

Succotash (with Southern Peas)

Summer Squash Gratin with Salsa Verde & Gruyere

Sweet Corn with Zucchini, Romano Beans & Herbs

Sweet Corn with Zucchini and Green Beans (variation)

Sweet Potato & Apple Gratin with Brown Sugar Streusel

Sweet Potato & Carrot Puree

Sweet Potato & Mushroom Gratin

Sweet Potato Gratin with Turnips & Yukon Gold Potatoes

Swiss Chard & Ricotta Fritters