Fall is the season when I cook the most. With a crisp chill in the air, nesting instincts set in. Maple, pumpkin, apples, pears, squashes of all kinds, sweet potato and brussel sprouts are all in heavy rotation. The house fills with enticing aromas drawing family and friends around the table. Here is a compilation of 21 favorite recipes from appetizers, salads, main dishes and desserts to celebrate the flavors of fall.
Are you entertaining for New Year’s Eve or need to bring an appetizer to a party? Here are some interesting and easy appetizers curated from some of my most popular recipes, sure to liven up the celebrating. Click on the highlighted title to get the recipe. Wishing you a very Happy and Healthy New Year!
Go into any supermarket and the ever expanding selection of hummus will tell you hummus has become the snack of the moment. Philadelphia just opened a “Hummusiya” restaurant called Dizengoff, named after the famous food street in Tel Aviv. A restaurant serving nothing but hummus? You bet! Hummus is a no-guilt snack food gaining in popularity because it is nutritious, packed with good fat, fiber, protein and tons of flavor. This creamy sweet potato hummus offers a seasonal twist on the traditional hummus. It is easy to make and such a pretty addition to the menu when presented in a hollowed out squash. Serve with warm pita points.