Category Archives: Fall

Maple-Roasted Butternut Squash & Green Apple Salad

Butternut squash is rich in phytonutrients and antioxidants. Maple syrup is rich in love. Combine the two with apples in a roasted, caramelized melange and toss over greens with some pepitas and dried cranberries, and you have the makings of … Continue reading

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Garlicky Chicken with Lemon Anchovy Sauce

This quick weeknight chicken recipe from the New York Times was so good, we made it one night, then made it the next night too. For those people who think they don’t like anchovies, don’t be daunted – you can’t … Continue reading

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Eggplant Ragu with Pappardelle and Fresh Ricotta

The eggplant is so meaty and rich, this vegetarian recipe tastes plenty decadent and delicious without any actual meat at all. Make your own pasta if you’d like, or user pappardelle from the store for a quick alternative. Either way, … Continue reading

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Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Shallots and Chanterelles

We are harvesting chanterelle mushrooms almost faster than we can eat them (and sharing them with friends, of course). The rich flavors of chanterelles lend themselves so nicely to pasta – but sometimes we don’t feel like eating spaghetti… Which … Continue reading

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Mushroom, Leek, Kale & Fresh Herb Lasagne with Béchamel

We usually have red lasagna, when we have lasagna. But it’s mushroom season and mushrooms are on our mind… hence this dish. This white lasagna – full of fresh herbs and  richly savory mushrooms, kale and leeks – is perfect … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Gratin with Wild Mushrooms

It’s mushroom season in the Pacific Northwest! This is a perfect recipe to celebrate your foraged harvest. And it tastes just like fall.

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Foraging for Chanterelles

It’s been a dry summer here in the Pacific Northwest. But over the weekend, the skies opened up and dropped torrents on our little cabin and the woods around us. Melanie had a feeling this would lead to a bumper … Continue reading

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