Appetizers

 PUMPKIN and CORN POLENTA

PUMPKIN and CORN POLENTA

Spoon this creamy, rich mixture onto a plate as the base for turkey or ham. Pour any leftover polenta into a shallow casserole dish and refrigerate until firm, then cut squares or triangles and sauté in a little olive oil for another perfect side dish!

QUINOA 101

This delicious, high-protein, gluten-free grain is not just for savory dishes. Quinoa is extremely versatile and can be used in a variety of dishes, from breakfast to dessert. For a sweeter breakfast bowl, add 1 to 2 tablespoons Agave Nectar, Honey or Piloncillo.
 RANCH STYLE BAKED BEANS
  • Time: 30 minutes
  • Complexity: medium
  • Origin: Sides

RANCH STYLE BAKED BEANS

These beans just can't be beat! Simple to prepare, with the perfect pungency and sweetness. No picnic or barbecue is complete without them!
 ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH RISOTTO

ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH RISOTTO

Naturally sweet chunks of butternut squash meld into this creamy risotto, giving it a beautiful orange color and delectable taste. It can be served as a first course or the main event.
 ROASTED FENNEL & POTATOES
  • Time: 50 minutes
  • Complexity: easy
  • Origin: Sides

ROASTED FENNEL & POTATOES

 SKILLET ROASTED CLAMS
  • Time: 10 minutes
  • Complexity: easy
  • Origin: Appetizers

SKILLET ROASTED CLAMS

Simple and scrumptious!
 SOUTHWESTERN GRILLED CHICKEN WINGS with BLACK BEAN DIP
  • Time: 10 minutes
  • Complexity: easy
  • Origin: Appetizers

SOUTHWESTERN GRILLED CHICKEN WINGS with BLACK BEAN DIP

Black beans combine with bottled salsa, sour cream and hot sauce for the perfect complement to these HOT wings!
 SPICY GINGER & ORANGE GLAZED CHICKEN WINGS
  • Time: 30 minutes
  • Complexity: easy
  • Origin: Appetizers

SPICY GINGER & ORANGE GLAZED CHICKEN WINGS

I've never met a football fan who doesn't love Wings. These are super simple and they are baked instead of fried...so go ahead, have another!
 SPICY SPLIT PEA SOUP
  • Time: 50 minutes
  • Complexity: medium
  • Origin: Soups

SPICY SPLIT PEA SOUP

Simple to prepare on top of the stove and even simpler when made in your slow cooker or crock pot, this recipe makes a fabulous, spicy version of split pea soup. If you are not a Chorizo lover, use a ham hock to impart flavor, then remove the hock before pureeing the soup.
 SPRING ROLLS with SWEET-TART DIPPING SAUCE

SPRING ROLLS with SWEET-TART DIPPING SAUCE

I love the family-style approach to this make-your-own Spring Roll Party!
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