Self-Braised Escarole with Garlic and Golden Raisins
Adding raisins to escarole gives a little sweet with the sharp-flavored vegetable.
Grilled Butterflied Leg of Lamb with Mint Pepper Jelly
The aroma of lamb meeting fire stirs the most ancient of gustatory desires. That and a little mint jelly on the side and you have a picnic.
Sweet Pea Soup with Mint Pesto
Fresh green peas make this a stellar spring soup. Frozen peas will work, too.
Cranberry Orange Bundt Cake
This Bundt cake contains a pleasant surprise in the form of a tangy fruit filling.
Mayan Hot Chocolate with Butternut Squash
Loaded with calcium and beta-carotene (from the squash), this thick creamy drink is substantial enough for dessert.
Use your favorite biscuit mix to make these shortcakes, and garnish them with fresh berries.
Fried Green Tomatoes with Peach Chutney
The juicy acidity of the tomatoes is balanced by the sweet and spicy chutney in a famous classic that oozes Southern charm.