Slow Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Garlic Labneh from Michael Solomonov

Slow Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Garlic Labneh from Michael Solomonov Slow Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Garlic Labneh
– Incredibly Sweet, Tender and Simply Delicious

An almost effortless recipe for amazing sweet potatoes. And such a contrast from the hot oven method we’ve all used to roast sweet potatoes all our lives.  Eye opening actually, the way long, slow roasting at 275 degrees enhances both the sweetness and texture Continue reading

Roasted Sweet Potato Poblano Quesadillas

Roasted Sweet Potato Poblano QuesadillasRoasted Sweet Potato Poblano Quesadillas
with Blue Cheese, Cilantro and Fresh Lime Juice

Savory, sweet, bold and mildly hot. I’d forgotten just how flavorful and satisfying Roasted Sweet Potato Poblano Quesadillas are. After seeing a number of recipes this past week for celebrating Cinco de Mayo, I remembered this recipe for quesadillas. We used to serve them when Continue reading

Sweet Potato Leek Soup with Fresh Spinach

Sweet Potato Leek Soup with Fresh SpinachSweet Potato Leek Soup – Creamy & Chunky

Three gorgeous long, white leeks and a five-pound bag of organic yams gave me an idea. I’d make my favorite Country-Style Leek & Potato Soup with sweet potatoes and yams instead of russets and Yukon golds. Until I looked online, I was sure this was an original idea. Continue reading

Tuscan White Bean Soup w/ Kale & Potatoes

Tuscan White Bean Soup w/ Kale & Potatoes Seductively Tuscan

In Italy the land of Amore lies Tuscany the embodiment of romance. Tuscany beckons with its sun-kissed rolling hills, castles, villas and earthy cuisine. Just having the name Tuscan on a dish makes it seductive and especially inviting Continue reading

Roasted Sweet Potato Chowder w/ Poblano Chiles & Corn

Roasted Sweet Potato Chowder

Making This Recipe My Own

Wonderfully fragrant Roasted Sweet Potato Chowder simmered on the stove filling the kitchen with warmth and us with expectation. A winter snow made this the perfect day for reworking and refining this chowder recipe for the third time Continue reading

Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Yams – Thank You, Yotam Ottolenghi

Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Yams w/ Scallions, Chile & Balsamic ReductionRoasted Sweet Potatoes and Yams Dressed Up for Dinner with Scallions, Chili & Balsamic Reduction

These are the most vibrant and complex-flavored roasted sweet potatoes and yams that I’ve ever tasted. Each bite of soft and crispy sweet potato laced with a balsamic reduction and savory green onions Continue reading

Thanksgiving Guide & Checklist — Something More to Celebrate

A Thanksgiving Guide & Checklist to Minimize the StressAn Action Plan for Preparing Thanksgiving Dinner

There’s much to do and make and prepare for the Thanksgiving meal. It’s my favorite holiday of the year with its focus on food, friends, family and gratitude. Yet the pressure to get the meal on the table on time and beautifully presented Continue reading