Cook’s Corner

A picture of Roasted Turnips and Winter Squash With Agave Glaze from directly above. The orange and pale root vegetables sit on a slate grey plate with a brown bowl full of a darker brown grain sit in the upper right hand corner of the image.

Roasted Turnips and Winter Squash With Agave Glaze

Flavors informed by thousands of years of combining flavors and working with the land

As the Atlantic points out: “Pasta, sushi, tacos, samosas, and pad thai: In the U.S., enthusiastic eaters will likely be able to name traditional dishes from a wide variety of cuisines around the world. But most of us couldn’t name a single Native American dish from any one the vast network of tribes, cultures, and…

Chicken Pot Pie Tater Tot Hot Dish, with a spoonful taken out of the dish and some put into a bowl, and a separate Bowl of Ketchup

Chicken Pot Tot Dish

Why yes, this is Chicken Pot Pie and Tater Tot Hot Dish all in one. We're excited too

I’m writing this 24 hours before we’re supposed to be experiencing temperatures in the 80s here in Minneapolis. I can’t wait to be outside and give Summer weather one last farewell. Meanwhile, me and my fellow epicures out there are excitedly preparing for a legendary fall of cooking. To start out an incredible year of…

Butterscotch Zucchini Blondies

Vegtables for desert? Yes!

Photo credit www.industryeats.com BUTTERSCOTCH ZUCCHINI BLONDIES INGREDIENTS: 2/3 cup butter; 2 cups brown sugar; 1 egg; 2 tsp vanilla; 2 cups all purpose flour; 1/2 tsp baking powder; 1/4 tsp baking soda; 1/2 tsp salt; 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon; 1 1/2 cups grated zucchini; 1 cup butterscotch chips. INSTRUCTIONS: Cook butter in a saucepan over…

White Chicken Zucchini Chili

A new way to sneak veg into your kids favorite food

Photo credit www.platingpixels.com WHITE CHICKEN ZUCCHINI CHILI INGREDIENTS: 2 medium onions diced; 2 medium zucchini chopped; 5 cloves minced garlic; 1 tbs cumin; 8 oz (2 small cans) mild diced green chilis; 15 oz. can green enchilada sauce; 2 cups rotisserie chicken shredded and/or chopped into bite sized pieces; 3 cups chicken stock; 1/4 cup cream cheese;…