Potato Apple Latkes INGREDIENTS: 6 cups shredded peeled Yukon gold potatoes (about 2 pounds) 2 cups shredded Gala or Honeycrisp apples (about 2 medium) 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, divided 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2.25 ounces all-purpose flour (about 1/2 cup) 6 tablespoons canola oil, divided 1 teaspoon turbinado or granulated sugar PREPARATION: 1. Combine potatoes, apples, and 1 teaspoon saltContinue reading
Bucatini with Mushrooms A large assortment of mushrooms, including luxurious dried porcinis, is the key to the huge earthy fall flavor of this dish. It’s meatless, but you’d never know it with all the savory flavor of mushrooms, INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup dried porcini mushrooms (about 1/2 ounce) 2/3 cup boiling water 8 ounces uncooked bucatini 3 1/4 teaspoons salt,Continue reading
Fall Vegetable Curry Embrace Indian flavors by making this vegetarian meal that only takes 30 minutes from start to finish. INGREDIENTS: Yield: 4 Servings 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil 1 cup diced peeled sweet potato 1 cup small cauliflower florets 1/4 cup thinly sliced yellow onion 2 teaspoons Madras curry powder 1/2 cup organic vegetable broth (such as Swanson) 1/4 teaspoon saltContinue reading
Pumpkin Pie Pudding INGREDIENTS: Yield: 4 Servings 1/2 cup sugar, divided 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 3/4 cups 1% low-fat milk 1 large egg 1/2 cup canned unsweetened pumpkin 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg Cooking spray 1/4 cup chopped walnuts Dash of salt 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream PREPARATION: 1. Combine 6 tablespoons sugar and 2 tablespoonsContinue reading
French Onion and Apple Soup INGREDIENTS: 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 15 cups sliced yellow onion (about 4 pounds) 3/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 Honeycrisp or Pink Lady apple, peeled, quartered, and cut into julienne strips 3 thyme sprigs 2 bay leaves 1/2 cup Madeira wine or dry sherry 6 cups lower-sodium beef broth 1/2 cup apple cider 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar 10 (1/2-ounce) slices sourdough bread,Continue reading
Apple, Goat Cheese, & Pecan Pizza Thinly sliced Fuji apples, goat cheese, toasted pecans, baby arugula, and fresh thyme create an amazing blend of flavors for a fresh fall pizza dinner. INGREDIENTS: 1 (1-pound) six-grain pizza crust Cooking spray 3 cups thinly sliced Fuji apple (about 8 ounces) 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled goat cheese 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme 1Continue reading
Ciabatta French Toast with Warm Apple Maple Syrup INGREDIENTS: Yield: Serves 6 1/4 cup apple cider 1 teaspoon cornstarch 2 teaspoons butter 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallots 2 cups sliced McIntosh apples 1/4 cup maple syrup 6 (2-ounce) slices ciabatta bread 3 ounces Gruyère cheese, cut into thin slices 1/2 cup fat-free milk 1/3 cup low-fat buttermilk 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon freshly groundContinue reading
Bacon and Butternut Pasta INGREDIENTS 5 cups (1/2-inch) cubed peeled butternut squash 1 tablespoon olive oil Cooking spray 12 ounces uncooked ziti (short tube-shaped pasta), campanile, or other short pasta 4 cups chopped kale 2 bacon slices 2 cups vertically sliced onion 1 teaspoon salt, divided 5 garlic cloves, minced 2 cups fat-free, lower-sodium chickenContinue reading
Pretzel Crusted Chicken Breast Tenders with Garlicky Dipping Sauce A crunchy coating from a snack time favorite is sure to win big with the whole family. INGREDIENTS 5 tablespoons yellow cornmeal, divided 1/4 cup 1% low-fat milk 3 teaspoons Dijon mustard, divided 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1 cup finely crushed unsalted pretzel twists 3/4Continue reading
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