Creamy Red Roasted Beet Soup

Creamy Red Roasted Beet Soup in a stoneware bowl.

The first time I subscribed to a CSA, back in Chicago years ago, was the first time I was exposed to beets, and, genuinely, I had no idea what to do with them. First, I learned how to roast them. Then I learned how to like them—in salads, as greens sauteéd or mixed into a hash, …

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Basil Pesto Chicken Pasta with Asparagus and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Horizontal image of a farfalle, mixed vegetable, and chicken dish on a white plate garnished with fresh herbs.

Looking for a simple but flavorful dinner that the whole family’s sure to love? Try this basil pesto pasta with chicken, asparagus, and sun-dried tomatoes. Making the pest from scratch is easy, and you can use your choice of pine nuts or walnuts. Prep the chicken on the grill, or in a pan on the stove. Get the recipe.

Date Truffles

A batch of date truffles on a white, ceramic plate.

When Tim came home from his Thursday meetings today, I handed him one of these date truffles, and he told me to get my coat, and the two of us headed to Bella Nashville for a pizza date, which is where we’d agreed to work on our book-mapping. We’re so close to turning our manuscript …

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Heart Beet Patties with Pecorino Garlic Butter and Beet Greens Pesto

Valentine's Day Heart Beet Patties with Pecorino Garlic Butter and Beet Greens Pesto dish on a white, porcelain plate on a linen napkin on a black background.

Want to use all of the vegetable, without any waste? Heart beet patties with pecorino garlic butter and beet greens pesto are the answer. Made with the roots, stems, and leaves, these baked vegetarian delights make a delicious appetizer or entree. And they’re perfect for Valentine’s Day! Get the recipe now.