Sweet Potato Dauphinois

Here begins the stand-out recipe on our family's Thanksgiving Day menu. The rich and nutty flavor of this supersimple More on Sweet Potato Dauphinois »

Carrot-Ginger Soup

Serve this soup as a stunning start to any supper. Offer it for dipping a cheese sandwich at lunch. Gift it to a friend in need of some soul-nourishing help. More on Carrot-Ginger Soup »

Crunchy Green Beans in Brown Butter Sauce

When you have been asked to bring a side dish, let these Crunchy Green Beans be your chosen dish -- especially during the holiday season.   More on Crunchy Green Beans in Brown Butter Sauce »

French Onion Chips

This crowd-pleasing appetizer is sure to satisfy the entire crowd. An unexpected twist on the very-expected French onion dip and chips More on French Onion Chips »

Arugula Pesto

Toss this peso into hot pasta. Drizzle it over roasted potatoes. Use it to dress a salad. Or, brush it onto grilled meats as a basting sauce. More on Arugula Pesto »