Roasted vegetables are an old standby, but how about roasted fruit? The steady abundance of citrus in Southern California yards and CSA boxes has inspired countless new ways to use these fruits and our latest trick is adding orange and mandarin slices to roasted vegetables. The citrus adds a sweet, caramelized flavor and brings a bit of sunniness to winter roots like carrots and parsnips.
OPB's Kate Clause offers this reprieve from the classic pumpkin pie — a pumpkin bread with a heavy dose of concentrated, freshly brewed chai tea topped with a crunchy, sweet streusel including Oregon hazelnuts and walnuts.
Homemade sweet potato fries are the best. They are easy to make and a great side dish in a weeknight meal. I usually toss together sliced sweet potatoes with a bit of olive oil, salt, and garlic (of course), but I wanted to try a new flavor combination this week. Here was my latest creation