Caramel Apple Tart

Do you need a tasty and beautiful sweet treat to serve at a fall dinner or party? Do you have an abundance of apples? If yes, then you’re in luck, but even if you have neither, make this tart! I have almost endless inspiration for how to use up my over-sized apple haul, so, when I found myself in the supermarket with only $5 (I had intended to buy one item) and a choice between buying orange juice to make … Continue reading

Pork Chops with a Pumpkin Seed, Cilantro Drizzle

I am quite fond of the brined pork chops I usually make, but these chops, accented with earthy pumpkin seeds and vibrant cilantro, are a whole different treat. They would be bright and tasty in the warmer months paired with a salad, but they are perfect for cooler weather with roasted squash. It also makes a very pretty and colorful plate. To make it, start by preheating your oven to 425º F. Cut 1/2 of a smaller winter squash into … Continue reading

Lamb Fesenjan: Pomegranate Stew

I have been taking the cooking class of my culinary dreams, and the first few weeks focused exclusively on different kinds of meat. One of the dishes we made on lamb night was this wonderful pomegranate lamb stew, and its flavors were so unique that I had to make it at home. Lamb has a very specific flavor- almost floral to my palate, and honestly, I don’t like it. But I know that this stew is objectively fabulous. The pomegranate … Continue reading