Baked Cranberry-Walnut Relish

12-16 servings (as a complement to an entrée) Tip: This is a crunchy, sweet-tart relish that is enjoyable with roast pork, chicken, or savory vegetarian dishes, as well as with your Thanksgiving turkey and stuffing. It keeps very well covered in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks (if you can leave it alone for... Continue Reading →

Natural Chunky Applesauce

    Makes about 6-8 cups. Tip: Applesauce may seem like an old-fashioned dish when made from scratch. After all, what could be more convenient than those individual cups that pack so neatly in a lunch bag? But is it really delicious? Make one batch of this natural chunky applesauce using a small variety of apples... Continue Reading →

Avocado Toast

Serves 2 Tip: Do you love avocados? Have you tried them on toast? This popular dish frequently appears on cafe menus but is oh, so simple to make at home (we prefer a very basic version). If I can't find a perfectly ripe avocado at the market, I buy a very firm green one (or... Continue Reading →

Cookies & Cream Popcorn

Makes about 15 cups Tip: I really prefer cooking and baking from scratch, but some sweet treats are just too easy plus too fun and tasty to turn down. With all the varieties of Oreo cookies on grocery shelves, just think of the possibilities for fun flavors here (think Birthday Cake Oreos with sprinkles tossed... Continue Reading →

Basic Chicken Stock

  This recipe made about 1 liter of stock. Tip: Just look at that golden broth and imagine the savory scent in your kitchen. The tip here is to use raw chicken parts, that you might otherwise discard, to make stock. It's simple, mostly hands-off, can be made in small (or large) batches, can be... Continue Reading →

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