Archives for November 2014


Winter Squash: Seasonal Side Dish

by Jane Wangersky November 7th, 2014| Cooking Basics
It’s the time of year when the zucchini finally gives out to make way for its late-season relatives. Winter squash comes in dozens of different shapes and colors, with imaginative names like butternut, delicata, and Calabaza, but inside it’s all much the same -- lots of seeds and orange

Easy Stuffed Eggplant

by Jane Wangersky November 6th, 2014| Recipes, Simple Solutions
Eggplant is one of those foods, like fish, that people think they don’t like, but it’s really got a lot going for it -- a mild taste that goes with countless other foods, a shape and texture that can be transformed into almost anything you want, a Mediterranean background,

Simple Flavorful Ways to Cook Scallops

by Elizabeth Skipper November 5th, 2014| Ask the Chef
I don’t cook scallops often at home. When I do, I always just sear them.  That’s the only method of cooking that I know I can use and have good results. Are there other ways to prepare scallops that are simple and flavorful?

First off, good for you for searing
egg custard

Korean Egg Custard- A Different Kind of Side

by Michele Pesula Kuegler November 3rd, 2014| Recipes, Side Dishes, Tapas Monday
When you make shrimp pancakes as an entrée, what do you serve as a side dish? If it is Tapas Monday, you serve egg custard and cucumber salad.  The pancakes were the center of the meal, the most filling part around which I built the rest of
mashed potatoes

November’s Food Focus- Side Dishes

by Editorial Team November 1st, 2014| Recipes
As we flip the calendar and November begins, it is time to introduce this month's food focus: side dishes. Starting Monday with a recipe, and continuing throughout the month, we will be sharing recipes and cooking tips for an assortment of sides. Whether you're looking for a new Thanksgiving