Seasonal Salads: Winter

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I realized something funny recently. Long after I started branching out into seasonal fruits and vegetables, my salads remained stuck in the rut of lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions. Sure, the lettuce had morphed into “mesclun mix” and the tomatoes had turned into heirlooms, but it took some time before my insistence upon seasonal produce progressed into my salad bowl.

Super Bowls V

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Yes, I’m turning to the Super Bowl as a theme today which probably comes as a shock to those of you who know me (“Super Bowl . . . that’s baseball, right?”). But it struck me as a good opportunity to highlight some of the bowls we have here on Nourish Network and talk about what makes them so, well, super. Here are five for a winning Super Bowl Sunday.

Count Your Blessings

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Just about every culture spanning the globe partakes in some sort of thanksgiving benediction before consuming their food. Thornton Wilder once said, “We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” And in that way, the act of pausing to give thanks for a meal is a blessing in and of itself.

In the Slow Lane

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With mid-winter’s chill stoking our appetite for hot, hearty meals, we often turn to long, slow braises and gently gurgling stews. Given our hectic lifestyles, though, it’s not always practical to babysit a meal for hours as it cooks. The answer? Embrace your slow cooker.

Slow Cooker Carrot Soup with Warm Spices and Blood Orange

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In wintertime especially, there’s nothing more comforting than coming home to a pot of simmering soup. This carrot version has a secret ingredient–a cup of diced, kabocha squash–which plays beautifully with the spices and citrus drizzle.