Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Sweet Potatoes With Orange/Hickory Nut Glaze

This is one of those dishes that evolve from a sketchy idea into a delicious meal. I spent some time this morning shelling and lightly roasting wild hickory nuts I had gathered this past fall. Time spent with this tedious task passed quickly listening to Tuba Skinny.   As I was prying the nut meats … More Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Sweet Potatoes With Orange/Hickory Nut Glaze

Orange Glazed Roasted Cauliflower & Carrots With Cashew Nuts

Yesterday I made an orange sauce in anticipation of the cauliflower I was planning to roast today. Ginger paste, garlic paste and orange zest (preserved in turbinado sugar) were first into the pot with toasted sesame oil. This would have been the ideal time to add star anise and whole allspice. Those spices were added … More Orange Glazed Roasted Cauliflower & Carrots With Cashew Nuts

Roasted Vegetables

It is roasted vegetables day. Faye was responsible for the Brussels Sprouts & hazelnuts which were marinated with stone ground mustard, butter, salt and pepper. The buttercup squash and onion were basted with a mixture of olive oil, green mango powder (amchur), cumin powder, Kashmiri red chili powder and black salt. The zucchini slabs were … More Roasted Vegetables