Fall Risotto with Chanterelles

As fall is slowly giving way to winter we enjoy hiking in the forests and parks around Michigan's Huron River, taking in the smells of damp wood, soil, and dry leaves. While we still see bright spots of yellow and red, most trees are bare now and it's easier to see wildlife - we had… Continue reading Fall Risotto with Chanterelles

Halloween Hokkaido Soup

Halloween is almost here! Just two more blog posts until little trick-or-treaters will come knocking, and I have two sweet squash recipes for you 🙂 The first is a fall soup with orange Hokkaido squash and carrots accentuated with apple cider. The ingredients are naturally sweet and need little in terms of enhancing spices, and… Continue reading Halloween Hokkaido Soup

Cranberried Forbidden Rice with Mushroomed Polenta

We are right at the beautiful point between summer and fall here in Michigan. The leaves are turning into their brilliant reds, oranges and yellows, and while some days have cool fog hanging low in the trees, others - like today! - call for water sprinkler fun. It's the most perfect time of year. Inspired… Continue reading Cranberried Forbidden Rice with Mushroomed Polenta