Root & Rhizome Recipes

Celery Root, Porcini & Squash Gratin

  Celery Root, Porcini, Parmigiano & Butternut Squash Gratin Rich, creamy, cheesy & packed with umami – this gratin replaces humble potatoes with a blend of celery root & butternut squash slices. The secret ingredient – wild porcini mushrooms –
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Roasted Ling Cod w/ Kinpira Gobo

  Nori-Wrapped Ling Cod with Kinpira Gobo Kinpira Gobo is a classic Japanese side dish made from finely cut slivers of burdock root (gobo) and carrot cooked with sesame, soy, and often seaweed. Here we’ve omitted the seaweed in the
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Hot Pickled Veggies

  Hot Pickled Veggies It’s easy to make tasty refrigerator pickles at home.  Here’s a recipe that makes ones with a kick thanks to the inclusion of spicy japones chilies. You can substitute plain cauliflower for the purple cauliflower, but
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Ginger Mint Julep

  Ginger Mint Julep Using vodka in this julep makes the flavor all about the mint and the ginger. Ingredients:                  Makes 1 Cocktail (plus extra syrup) Raw Sugar Simple Syrup Base: 1 cup Raw (Demerara) Sugar 1 cup Water Ginger
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“Mule Hound” Cocktail Recipe

  This cocktail is a refreshing hybrid of two traditional favorites: a Moscow Mule & a Greyhound.   Ingredients:                       Makes 2 Drinks 4oz Vodka 2” of Ginger Root, Peeled & Chopped 6oz Grapefruit Juice 1/2oz Gum Syrup Squeeze of Lemon
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Grass-Fed Pot Roast w/ Horseradish Cream

Grass-Fed Pot Roast w/ Horseradish Cream This classic pot roasted brisket recipe leverages the full, bold flavor of grass-fed beef, then cuts its richness with a fresh horseradish cream. Comfort food at its very best! Drink Pairing: California Napa Cabernet
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Middle Eastern-Style Carrot Salad

Middle Eastern-Style Carrot Salad This colorful, complex salad blends crisp, sweet raw carrots blended with spices, bright parsley, soft, chewy dates and bitter wilted radicchio. Drink Pairing: Alsace Pinot Gris Wine Ingredients: Makes 6-8 Servings 1lb Carrots 2 tbsp Honey
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Venison Tenderloin w/ Horseradish Sauce

  Karen Oliver’s Venison Appetizers with Horseradish Cream Sauce   This delicious recipe was kindly provided by Karen Oliver, a venison farmer in New Zealand. You can learn more about Karen, her husband and Waerenga farm here.   Ingredients: 1
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Roasted Fennel, Carrots & Poblano Chilies

Roasted Fennel, Carrots & Poblano Chilies This root-vegetable side dish pairs fennel bulb and carrots with fruity, earthy poblano chilies, acorn squash seed oil & maple vinegar. Enjoy! Ingredients: 2 Fennel Bulbs 2 Poblano Chiles ½ tspSicilian Wild Fennel Seeds
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Knife Skills Tutorial: The Roll Cut

As knife cuts go, the roll cut isn’t especially difficult, it’s as simple as cutting on the bias with a half-turn. Still, it’s not as well known as many of the others, so we thought we’d put together a little
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Sweet Potato Cakes w/ Wasabi Avocado Cream & Smoked Fish

Sweet Potato Cakes w/ Wasabi Avocado Cream & Smoked Fish A meal’s worth of flavors and textures in a single bite – salty, creamy, buttery, smoky, spicy, and sweet. These delightful little cakes are just the right size for parties
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Rosemary Sweet Potato Puree

Rosemary Sweet Potato Puree Rich, buttery, smooth and sweet with rosemary and a little bit of kick, this orange puree is a starch side dish to be served as you would mashed potatoes. It’s particularly good paired with game meats
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