September 29, 2011
malfatti

As we approach fall, I begin to yearn for warm comforting meals, usually in the form of a pasta....

September 28, 2011
wine

Barolo, one of Italy's greatest red wines, is made from the Nebbiolo grape primarily from the...

September 27, 2011
beer

Oktoberfest celebrations are taking place all over the country.  For those of us who can't...

September 26, 2011
butternut squash

This is one of my favorite fall dishes.  The sweet butternut squash pairs perfectly with the...

September 24, 2011
champagne poached pears with vanilla and cardamom anyone?

It's that time of year again -- the leaves are turning, pumpkins are starting to crop up all...

September 24, 2011
ravioli

Making homemade ravioli is a great activity to do with friends and family.  Of course you can...

September 24, 2011
Duck Bacon Carbonara

I made this dish for my husband’s birthday. It features Duck Eggs and Duck Bacon (which is...

September 22, 2011
stuffed mushrooms

Stuffed mushrooms are a favorite at my house.  You can make them as an appetizer for a party...

September 20, 2011
lasagna

Lasagna is always a crowd pleaser.  You can make it vegetarian, with meat, or even a Mexican-...

September 19, 2011
leeks au gratin

Gratins list among my favorite autumn dishes - based on a French technique, vegetables are thinly...

September 18, 2011
french onion soup

French onion soup is a perfect recipe for fall.  It is rich, comforting, and most importantly...

September 17, 2011
baked pasta

Baked pasta dishes are crowd pleasers.  Everyone loves al dente pasta tossed in sauce and...

September 17, 2011
tomatoes

Summer is almost a distant memory, and soon the bounty of available fresh veggies will be too. Take...

September 16, 2011
pizza

Homemade pizza is so much fun to make, especially with the aid of pre-made pizza dough showing up...

September 15, 2011
ground cherries

Ecocentric is the umbrella blog under which the Eat Well Guide, Daily Table, Green Fork,...

September 15, 2011
fig

Figs are in season and you should get them while you can.  This fruit works wonderfully in...

September 14, 2011
barley

Barley is making a comeback in our kitchens.  This grain has a nutty flavor and is cooked in...

September 13, 2011
kale

I feel like kale is the vegetable that is always "left-out."  When we think of...

September 13, 2011

Autumn has finally arrived.  The weather is beginning to cool and the produce is beginning to...

September 13, 2011
red onions

Sometimes there's nothing better than a warm and comforting meal! This naturally vegetarian (...

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