Roasted Sweet Potatoes

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Who doesn’t like sweet potato fries? Here is a very easy, very satisfying alternative, baked in just a little seasoned olive oil. Save Print Roasted Sweet Potatoes Author: Moosewood Collective Recipe type: Side Dish Cuisine: American Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  15 mins Total time:  25 mins Serves: 4 servings   Roasting intensifies the natural sugars in sweet […]

Armenian Green Beans

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A simple time-honored family recipe from Laura Branca’s mother for preparing fresh green beans. Lemon and an assortment of herbs provide a brisk accent. This recipe uses dried herbs, but if you have fresh herbs–thyme, marjoram and basil, you should double the amounts, or use more to taste. It’s difficult to ruin this dish. Always […]

Dhall

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A flavorful side dish with any curry or an excellent addition to an array of Indian dishes. Served with rice and yogurt, dhall (also spelled dal or dhal) can be a meal in itself. Save Print Dhall Recipe type: side dish Cuisine: Indian Serves: 4 to 6   Serves 4 to 6 Ingredients 1½ cups dried lentils or […]

Spinach or Chard with Pine Nuts and Raisins

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“Spinaci alla Romana” — Spinach, Swiss Chard and escarole are all excellent prepared this way. This fast and interesting preparation of spinach or chard is found all over the Mediterranean and shows the influence of Persian cooking. The spinach may be steamed ahead of time, but the sautéing must be done at the last minute. […]