Potato Cauliflower Rosemary Soup

This soup has only five ingredients aside from salt, pepper, and water, but it’s so delicious that you’ll question how that’s possible. It is very easy to make and can be done in about an hour. I was introduced to pureed roasted cauliflower soup while I was a cook. It is an example of how

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Linguine with Roasted Sunchokes and Calabrian Peppers

If you are not familiar with sunchokes, allow me to make an introduction. They are sometimes also called Jerusalem Artichokes. They are a root vegetable that looks a bit knobby almost like ginger. Their flavor is earthy, but slightly sweet, almost as if a potato met an artichoke. Their sweetness is enhanced with cooking. They

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Persimmon, Belgian Endive, and Fennel Salad

Persimmons are a gorgeous, sunset-colored fruit with a delicately sweet flavor. I’m incredibly fortunate that my sister’s in-laws have a farm in Kingsburg, California, and for the last couple years I’ve been given several beautiful persimmons to enjoy. They are such a treat. These squat, tomato-shaped persimmons are the Fuyu variety, and they can be

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Skillet Roasted Chicken with Potatoes and Kale

Roasted chicken is one of my favorite foods. I don’t have a top ten list, but if I did, roasted chicken would without a doubt be on there. Juicy chicken, crispy skin, and the drippings that fall into the pan create a mélange of textures. We tend to roast 2-3 chickens per month, and I

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