Winter Squash Soup

Winter squash Soup

Getting a variety of Winter squash in the Fall months is my favorite! Winter squash keep outside the fridge for what seems like ever and are so great for adding some depth and warmth to any dish. This Winter squash soup is very simple and fast AND like so many of The Connected Chef recipes, … Read more

Vegetable Dumplings

dumplings

These Vegetable Dumplings are by far one of the favorites in our kid’s cooking classes. The children love to make and stuff the dumplings and they ALWAYS eat them up like crazy. This recipe adds cabbage and other shredded vegetables, but you can also brown off some meat, cook some shrimp or change up the … Read more

Veggie ragout with creamy cheese polenta

ragout

This Veggie Ragout & creamy polenta makes me feel SO warm and cozy as the weather gets colder. By building flavors and adding ingredients in layers, you will find that this Ragout will give you both depth of flavor and a bright surprise at the end with the addition of some vinegar. Make a double … Read more

Lemon Chicken

Using the BRAISING method, this is the perfect one pot meal. It requires minimal prep and cooks without needing much attention. That means it’s great for a week night or a busy day with your kids. It’s also a meal that can be adjusted to be made in a Crockpot or Instapot. I used to … Read more

Ponzu Sauce

Ponzu sauce is a tangy, salty sauce that is great with items like spring rolls, sushi or poke. With only a few ingredients, this sauce can be made in large batches and kept in the fridge for (ever?) months. The soy sauce & citrus preserves the aromatics and you never really need to worry about … Read more

Cream Biscuits & Jam

There is not much better than warm biscuits and homemade jam. This recipe biscuit recipe Cream Biscuits Print Recipe If you want warm, fresh, delicious biscuits with out any fuss – these are it. This recipe is perfect to make with kids because it’s 1 bowl and you don’t have to worry about butter melting … Read more

Mediterranean Summer Tabouli

Tabouli is a great snack to pack for picnics or bring for your next pot luck. It’s super simple and quick to make. Typically Tabouli is made with bulgar wheat, but this version utilizes QUINOA to make it gluten free and protein packed. As with all of my recipes, measurements are NOT important. I always urge … Read more

Balsamic Marinated Summer Veggies

There are many vegetables at the market that grow in abundance in the Summer. Squash, Zucchini, Peppers, Eggplant – These veggies are cheap. Unfortunately, many people don’t like them or don’t know how to make them SUPER yummy so that they enjoy them. My secret – This is the ONLY way I will eat these … Read more

Orange Coriander Marinade

turkey brine

Check out this super simple, “throw all the ingredients in a bowl” marinade recipe. It’s delicious with any lean meat & veggie! A great make ahead to keep in your freezer or fridge for busy day.