Recipes

The flavor of fall _ pumpkin pie in a cinnamon bun

The flavor of fall _ pumpkin pie in a cinnamon bun

We took our autumn baking to a delicious new level by combining two classics, then topping them with an intensely good homemade caramel sauce.

Butter and black pepper, a steak's best friends

Butter and black pepper, a steak’s best friends

This widely available alternative to beef is naturally lean and deeply flavorful.

Bean there, done that? Learn to love dried beans

Bean there, done that? Learn to love dried beans

I like to cook a pound of beans at a time.

10 Things: 10 fresh ways to use butternut squash

10 Things: 10 fresh ways to use butternut squash

10 FRESH WAYS WITH BUTTERNUT SQUASH:

A late summer Southern classic _ tomato pie

A late summer Southern classic _ tomato pie

I love tomatoes so much that tomato pie is a no-brainer, but I wanted to take idea of the original and make it a little more to my taste.

All the flavors of fall in one twice-baked package

All the flavors of fall in one twice-baked package

We decided to take all the best flavors of fall and combine them into one awesomely twice-baked package.

Leave them feeling full with nutritious chia seeds

Leave them feeling full with nutritious chia seeds

A tiny tablespoon of chia seeds crams in tons of protein, fiber, healthy fats, calcium, iron, manganese, phosphorus, and omega fatty acids. That’s a lot to offer in a little seed.

A rich, creamy noodle kugel with apples and honey

A rich, creamy noodle kugel with apples and honey

Similar to a bread pudding held together by a rich, creamy custard, our apple-honey kugel is a perfect dessert for fall, as well as a fine dish for your Rosh Hashana table.

Sweet, less stew-like take on Rosh Hashana tsimmes

Sweet, less stew-like take on Rosh Hashana tsimmes

We kept all the essentials — carrots bolstered by parsnips, beets and a sweet potato — but instead of a stew texture, we aimed for more of a roasted vegetable dish with a deliciously sweet sauce.

Whole grains and honey make for healthy snack cake

Whole grains and honey make for healthy snack cake

If I’m feeling fancy, I’ll make a bright citrusy glaze, which is a nice counterpoint to the warm notes of autumn spices and honey.