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Baked golden and red beets with anise vinaigrette

Baked golden and red beets with anise vinaigrette

These colorful roots are never more delicious than when prepared simply. Here they’re baked until perfectly tender and dressed with a delightful anise-flavored vinaigrette. When crushed in a mortar, the anise seeds impart a delicate licorice-essence to the beets, making this unfussy salad a tad exotic.

Cauliflower purée with parmesan and thyme

Cauliflower purée with parmesan and thyme

Few recipes are as easy to make – not to mention as low in calories – as this cauliflower purée. Gently boiled in milk with a bundle of fresh thyme, the cauliflower acquires a delicate flavor and silky texture. With just over 100 calories per serving, this recipe is as […]

Maple-glazed Brussels sprouts with chestnuts

Maple-glazed pan-roasted Brussels sprouts with chestnuts

These perfectly shaped petit cabbages are irresistible when pan-roasted. Sweet, nutty and slightly crunchy, they’re intensely flavorful tiny packages. But when you add a drop of maple syrup to the pan, their sweetness gets intensified, making them even more delectable. Roasted with whole chestnuts, the Brussels sprouts acquire an earthy […]

Watermelon radish

Slow-roasted radish roots with fennel

If you want to experience a truly fabulous radish, then take the time to browse your local farmers’ market or farm stand. There are many varieties available these days – radishes come in all sizes, shapes and colors, with flavors ranging from crisp and sweet to a little hot and […]