The Taste of Autumn For me, the first squash of fall ranks right up there with the first berries of summer, or the first braise of winter. I find the flavor of winter squash infinitely more complex than its summertime cousins, such as zucchini. Hard squash are as versatile as they are varied—look for kabocha,… Read More →
12 Winter Squash Varieties These days, hard squash are all I am thinking about. Harvested in the fall, these gourds will last throughout the cold winter months, hence the name winter squash. Beyond the popular sugar pumpkins, acorn and butternut squashes you’re probably familiar with, varieties come in a staggering diversity of sizes, shapes and… Read More →
Family-Friendly Meal Inspiration It’s that time of year again. Summer is coming to a close, kids are going back to school, and it’s time to get back into the routine of family dinners. So I dug through the archives to find recipes for my family’s favorite meals and, while these are especially appropriate for fall,… Read More →
A Classic Northern Italian Combo By Andrew Zimmern There is no better fall treat than this amazingly insane pumpkin gnocchi. I dare you to eat just one bowl.
Soft, Tender & Rich with Ricotta By Jenn Louis In the fall, I dress these gnocchetti with sautéed squash and sage brown butter. In the winter, I serve them with a meat ragù. In the summer, it must be pesto! Recipe from Jenn Louis’ Pasta By Hand. Order your copy here.
Eat Clean. Live Loud. Melissa Joulwan is a badass. A retired Texas Rollergirl, Mel J has a serious thing for friendly competition, the band Social Disortion and cooking up a storm. In 2008, she launched her blog, Clothes Make the Girl, which kinda started out as a lifestyle/style site and eventually became one of the… Read More →