Spring Vegetable Curry with Ramp Cilantro Chutney

This vegetarian curry features a few of my favorite wild foods. I made it with special ingredients that are available here in upstate NY in the spring: ramps (which I foraged myself in the woods of my friend Susie’s beautiful farm), wild fiddleheads (purchased at my local natural foods store), and dandelion greens (I’ve got … Read more

Brazilian Salmon and Sweet Potato Stew

Moqueca is a traditional Brazilian fish stew. It combines many of my favorite flavors, including tomato, peppers, coconut milk, and cilantro, and I’ve been wanting to make it for a long time. Some recipes call for cod, striped bass, or snapper, but because these fish are considered “moderate mercury” fish by the National Resources Defense … Read more

Sweet Potato Indian Pudding

The first time I made Indian Pudding was for dessert last Thanksgiving. Because I am serving this pumpkin cheesecake, I decided not to make Indian Pudding again this year. But I love this dessert so much that I made it last week, and I’m sharing it with you now just in case you need another … Read more

Sweetly Spiced Sweet Potato Puree

This sweet potato purée is a great dish for the fall. It does not contain a lot of fat or much added sweetener, so there’s no need to save it for your holiday table (though it will certainly fit in there just fine!). Baking the sweet potatoes for a long time makes them super soft … Read more