Wonder and Bounty

My Thanksgiving prep is nearly done. The crucifers are cut and ready to roast; the butternut squash cakes are frosted (and tucked into covered pans set in the garage, since there’s no room in the fridge); and the cranberry relish is already ready to relish. I’m grateful always, but today especially, for those who grow…

I cannot tell a Fibonacci

No lie. I’d never cooked Romanesco before today. I wasn’t really trying to avoid it; it’s just that whenever it’s been an either/or option in my sharebox, I’ve always drawn a box with the “or.”┬áBut last week, I guess because there are fewer subscribers in the fall, everybody got one. Yipee! Compared to “regular” cauliflower,…

10-Minute, Lemony Broccoli Soup

Though I’m still in the honeymoon phase with my month-old Vitamix, part of me still needs convincing that it’s not going to end up as this decade’s NordicTrack. This soup I whipped up to take for lunch tomorrow should save the mega-blender from coat-rack status for quite some time. 10-minute, lemony broccoli soup 1 small…