Recipe: Smoky Grilled Burgers

Total Time:  1 hour, 10 minutes; 35 active Servings:  8 Burgers can soak in the smoke, too. These have the added smokiness of crispy smoked bacon in the mix—so they are doubly delicious. Ingredients 4 slices smoked bacon 2 pounds ground beef 1 teaspoon salt Read More »

Cajun Roasted Chicken

Total Time:  1 hour 45 minutes; 15 minutes active Servings:  6 Cajun spice is a medley of all the flavors of Louisiana. In this version, smoked paprika adds the smokiness of grilling without ever firing up the grill. This makes enough spice rub for two Read More »

Chicken-Apple Sausage

Total Time: 45 minutes Servings: 8 patties A healthier version of patty sausage with just a few ingredients; the sausage freezes well for an easy future breakfast. Ingredients 2 teaspoons canola oil 1 small onion, diced 1 medium sweet apple, such as Gala or Honeycrisp, Read More »

Hidden-Spinach Berry Smoothie

Recipe Information Total Time: 10 minutes Servings: 2 Start your day with a big spinach salad! You will enjoy a salad’s worth of healthy spinach in this luscious smoothie, and hardly notice it’s there. Try freezing your own local berries when they are in season Read More »

Parsnip Apple Soup

Recipe Information Total Time: 45 minutes; 30 minutes active Servings: 4-6 The tangy and sweet qualities of both parsnips and apples combine in this delicious and hearty fall soup. Ingredients 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 3 cups diced yellow onion (1 medium onion) 1 1/2 pounds Read More »

Blueberry Pie

Recipe Information Total Time: 90 minutes Servings: 8 When The Perennial Plate held a lobster bake with Rising Tide Co-op, they had everything but dessert. Camerawoman, Mirra Fine, came to the rescue with this easy and fantastic pie made with frozen blueberries (but when in Read More »

Strawberry Shortcake Chantilly

Recipe Information Total Time: 15 minutes Servings: 6 There’s good reason strawberry shortcake is a classic dessert. It’s simple, yet amazingly delightful. Ingredients 6-3” round shortcakes or sliced angel food cake 3 pints fresh strawberries, sliced 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1 tbs. vanilla 1/4 Read More »

Orange-Glazed Brussels Sprouts

Recipe Information Total Time: 30 minutes Servings: 4 Enjoy these Brussels as a side or double the glaze and toss with cooked linguini for a delicious main dish. Ingredients 1 pound fresh Brussels sprouts 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup water or Read More »

Eggs Baked in Avocado with Bacon

Recipe Information Total Time: 40 minutes; 15 minutes active Servings: 4 Looking for a low-carb breakfast? Even your Paleo friends will like this one. Vegetarians can skip the bacon, or use a meatless bacon to add a little smoky crunch. A baked avocado is a Read More »

Raspberry Bars

Recipe Information Total Time: 1 3/4 hours Servings: 16 Tart raspberry filling is swirled into a low-fat cream filling in these beautiful bars. A festive summer treat! Ingredients Crust 3/4 cup white whole wheat flour, (see Note) 1/2 cup chopped pecans 2 tablespoons granulated sugar Read More »