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Wilted Arugula with Pine Nuts and Lemon
Bright and peppery, arugula -- also known as rocket or rucola -- is a staple in Italian cooking. Often tossed into salads, the leafy green also makes a terrific side dish when sauteed in olive oil. This recipe is as easy as it is fresh and fast!
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Southwestern Slaw
A southwestern variation on the traditional slaw. Great for a side dish or in wraps with black bean spread, cold chicken or salmon (Wild Alaskan). Serves 4. 1/2 cabbage, shredded (Napa or green) 2-3 scallions, minced 3 radishes, julienned 1 bunc

Sweet Potato Fries
Ingredients Olive Oil, for tossing sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced into 1/4-inch long slices, then 1/4-wide inch strips, using a crinkle cut knife Garlic Salt Directions Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Spread sweet potatoes in single lay
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Roasted Winter Vegetables
Serves 8 (side dish), 3-6 (main course)“We have some version of this at least once a week,” says contributor Linda Bulson. “You can vary the vegetables, but I've found that it's best to include at least one sweet vegetable (carrot,

Pasta with Broccoli Raab & Walnuts
1 lb whole-wheat pasta 1 bunch broccoli raab, trimmed and cut into one-inch lengths ¼ cup olive oil ½ cup walnuts 2 garlic cloves, minced ½ tsp crushed red pepper flakes ½ tsp salt ¼ cup parmesan   Pre
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Potato Leek Soup
1 large or 2 small leeks, chopped 2 tbsp. butter 4 med. potatoes, very thinly sliced 1 quart chicken or vegetable broth 1/2 - 1 cup whole milk or cream salt and pepper Optional toppings: Yogurt, sour cream, chives, croutons Saute leeks in bu
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Braised Leeks
A tasty side dish which highlights leeks. They are creamy and mild prepared this way.
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Grilled or Griddled Fennel and Onions with Parmesan
fennel, onions, olive oil and parmesan
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Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Red Onion Jam
onions, good cheese, on tasty bread
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Butternut Squash Risotto
onions, diced butternut, stock, arborio rice

Silky Coconut-Pumpkin Soup
simple, quick, and different

Penne with butternut sage sauce
Any smooth moist textured squash will do, but butternut works beautifully here. 1 lb peeled butternut squash pieces 1 small onion, quartered 1/2 stick unsalted butter (1/4 cup) 1 TBS finely chopped fresh sage 1 1/2 cups water 3/4 tsp salt 1/2

Farro Wheat and Roasted Butternut Squash
Balsamic roasted butternut squash, deeply toasted walnuts, and nutty farro come together for a wonderfull combination

Breaded Fried Celeriac
Breaded Fried Celeriac – from Herwig’s Austrian Bistro   ·            6 fist-sized celeriac bulbs·           
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Celery Root Remoulade
Basically a celery root slaw with lovely French ingredients: white wine vinegar, dijon, olive oil, lemon juice, and creme fraiche

Beet Kale Salad
Beet and Kale Salad   Salad:4 large beets 1/4 cup toasted pumpkin seeds 1 bunch kale 3 scallions 1 medium carrot Dressing:3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar3/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard1/4 teaspoon freshly g
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Autumn Vegetable Gratin ľ from Your Organic Kitchen by Jesse Ziff Cool
¼ cup unbleached all-purpose flour                                   

Curried Squash Soup ľ adapted from Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon
1 large or 2 small squash or pumpkins                                   

Classic Fajitas
1 flank steak or top round steak (about 2 1/2 pounds) 1/4 c lime juice (from 2 medium limes) Salt & pepper to taste 1 very large onion or equivalent small onions, peeled and cut into half-inch slices. 2 very large red bell peppers or green bell p

Grilled Stuffed Peppers
from The Heirloom Gardener Magazine

Moroccan Stew
First mix together--Berber Spice Mixture--2T. cumin seeds, 1/2 T. fennel seeds, 1 T. peppercorns, 1T. whole allspice, 3 whole cloves, 1/2 T.coriander seeds, 1 T grated fresh ginger, pinch saffron, 2 T. sweet paprika, 1/2 tsp.cinnamon, 1/2 tsp. Tumeri