Taking Hummus to New Horizons

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Roasted peppers are one of the most versatile ingredients to have on hand and also one of the easiest to make yourself. (You can buy jarred roasted peppers, but it’s much more cost- effective to pop some raw peppers into the oven.) And since most bell peppers are pretty big, one roasted pepper can go […]

Making Winter Velvet Out Of Winter Squash

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Assuming you have a sizable and sharp knife (an 8″ chef’s knife is ideal), winter squash is a great wintertime ingredient: it’s plentiful, versatile, and inexpensive.  You can roast it and eat straight out of the skin, or you can simmer cut-up chunks of it in water or broth and then drain it and mash […]