Offbeat Vegetable Pairings and Dips
A colorful vegetable tray is a party food standard, but this faithful healthy staple can be woefully uncreative. These off-beat veggie and dip pairings feature some of winter's best in-season vegetables — including potatoes and fruit.
Reclaim the Casserole
It's not hard to transform the common, uninspired casserole into a healthier and more satisfying culinary experience. Simply replace the processed cream-of-something soup and other mundane ingredients with wholesome alternatives to reclaim the casserole as the winter meal it was intended to be: easy-prep comfort food that warms and nourishes us.
Ways to Use 4 Different Types of Squash
We love our pumpkins to the point of culinary dependency this time of year. Not only do we decorate our homes with them and carve them, but we put them in all manner of drinks, pies, cakes and even savory dishes including curries, gnocchi, ravioli and soup.
Oven-Baked Root Vegetable Chips
It's okay to admit it, oily, salty, crispy-crunchy chips, (or crisps if you hale from across the pond) are delicious and addicting. But as with many indulgent pleasures, there are downsides — such as the trans fat and saturated fats used in commercial frying and the potentially carcinogenic chemical acrylamide, which forms most abundantly in starchy chips that are fried at the high temperatures employed in food factories.