Look for Pacific Flounder. Its delicate flavor is
wonderfully balanced by the sweet and savory combination of
orange, shallot and mustard. A large nonstick skillet is highly
Dark rum, coconut milk, cinnamon, ginger and cloves give
this pumpkin tart a complex flavor that matches perfectly with a
cup of chai laced with milk.
Pilaf is usually made with rice plus nuts, fruit,
vegetables or even meat. In this version we use couscous instead
of rice, so its nearly instant, and add a sweet accent of
orange and currants.
Sweet winter squash and earthy shiitake mushrooms are
delicious in this creamy risotto.
A richly flavored caramelized shallot-cider sauce turns
baked butternut squash rounds into a beautiful starter or side
dish for a fall party.
A Thanksgiving meal wouldn't be complete without pumpkin,
and here in Vermont we wouldn't dream of excluding our beloved
maple syrup. We've combined the two in these elegant custards,
featuring the best part of a pumpkin pie and...
Are you spooked by all the sugar in trick or treat
sweets? This year, why not try some alternatives to candy and
hand out more nutritious goodies to the children who come to
The six wild Herdman kids, a destructive force in town at any time, tend to really let loose on Halloween, and the town has had enough. So the Mayor cancels Halloween, and the PTA decides to put on a "safe and controlled and peaceful and boring" celebration at the school. The kids have mixed feelings -- it means no Herdmans, but also no candy, and possibly no fun.
For a healthy diversion from candy-fueled Halloween hysteria, try these bursting-with-flavor pumpkin biscuits.