Garlic Butternut Squash & Zucchini Gratin

Butternut Zucchini Bacon Brie Gratin

With winter around the corner, this Garlic Butternut Squash & Zucchini Gratin recipe is the ultimate comfort food. It showcases roasted butternut squash and zucchini with creamy brie on top. Why it works Cooking garlic in bacon grease adds a hearty aroma to the gratin. I LOVE the color combination of the bright orange butternut squash and … Read more

Chas’ French Onion Soup

Chas' French Onion Soup // recipe from

Fight the cold weather with this hearty soup! While French Onion Soup might not be the fastest recipe to make, this is an easy, foolproof recipe that you will LOVE. We made it from scratch, including the beef broth, using our Extra Umami Beef Broth recipe. But you could easily buy some cartons of pre-made beef broth … Read more

Celeriac Root with Honey Mustard Dressing

Celeriac Root with Honey Mustard Dressing -- You'll love this recipe inspired by Grandma Jo, passed down to us. It's an easy and delicious way to enjoy celeriac! |

I learned about celeriac very recently from David, my father-in-law. By happenstance, a celeriac root arrived this week in our CSA box. This recipe is inspired by his lightly pickled celeriac recipe.  It would go well as a side dish with a roast or pork chops.

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Grandma Jo’s Garlic Kohlrabi with Pancetta

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This recipe comes from my Grandma Jo, by way of my Aunt Julie. My grandma enjoyed growing kohlrabi. It was a staple in her garden in Lima, Ohio. When harvested later, kohlrabi can have a tougher outer skin. So, we peel it to keep the brassica tender and tasty. It tastes like mild cauliflower. The garlic and … Read more

Robin’s Garlic Sweet Potatoes

How does caramelized garlic slathered over sweet potatoes with copious amounts of butter sound?

Sounds like a delicious brunch to me.  My newest colleague, Robin, generously shared his garlic sweet potato recipe with me.

Robin’s garlic sweet potatoes

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