Tag Archives: fall food

Cinnamon Spice Applesauce

One of my favorite fall activities is apple picking. I usually go at least once a year. On Saturday, my boyfriend and I headed to Eckert’s Farm in Belleville, IL, to stock up on apples. It was a beautiful day … Continue reading

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Turkey Chili and Cornbread

I used to hate chili. I know I start a lot of stories here that way but it’s because it’s true. When I was little, I was kind of a picky eater. I liked everything sweet but I wasn’t a … Continue reading

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Quinoa with Maple Roasted Butternut Squash

Thanksgiving is a holiday of excess, and I’m not complaining. Every year, I manage to have not only an excess of leftover food, but also an excess of unused ingredients. That’s where this butternut squash comes in. I was craving maple … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Soup with Coconut Milk and Lentils

Someone get me 50 ccs of knife sharpener, stat. There’s nothing worse than when you’re trying to cut into a sweet potato and the knife gets stuck in the middle. If there’s music playing while I’m cooking, I take the … Continue reading

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Roasted Potatoes and Okra with Pistachio-Feta Cream

It’s finally starting to become fall in D.C. The leaves are changing, the weather is getting cooler and the days are getting shorter. Usually, this transition makes me long for the days of short-sleeved dresses, semi-bearable humidity and leisurely summer … Continue reading

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Pan Seared Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries and Pecans

Growing up, I was lucky–I never had a parent who told me to eat my vegetables. I remember watching TV shows where parents forced their children to eat all their broccoli, and thinking it was strange. My mother told me … Continue reading

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