Elizabeth McCune

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8 Sauces for Baked Eggs

Baking eggs is a super-easy way to cook them, but since very little fat is involved, it’s best to add some flavor with a delicious sauce. Here are …

Cooking

Spicy Whole Roasted Cauliflower

1. Preheat the oven to 400° and lightly grease a small baking sheet with vegetable oil. Set aside.<p>2. Trim the base of the cauliflower to remove any …

Roasted-Almond Thumbprints

Makes about 4 dozen<p>The great thing about these roasted-almond thumbprint cookies? They can be any shape or size, and the fillings are customizable.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour<p>1½ cups unsalted, roasted almonds<p>1 teaspoon baking powder<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 cup (2 sticks) …

Dessert

Homemade Pumpkin Pie

The single most requested dessert at our Thanksgiving table is pumpkin pie. (The second being apple pie.)<p>In fact, pumpkin pie is so synonymous with …

Extra-Crispy Herb-Roasted New Potatoes Recipe

Simmering potatoes in heavily salted water until the water runs completely dry gives them extremely fragile, wrinkled skins that crisp up when subsequently roasted in a hot oven. The result: extra-crispy new potatoes with buttery, herb-flecked crusts.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Simmering in heavily …

This Savory Onion Crumble Is Your Thanksgiving Secret Weapon

At Finch & Fork in Santa Barbara, chef James Siao has come up with a savory herb streusel that adds instant crunch and flavor to any dish.<p>Almost …

Stay Warm and Healthy With Kale and Quinoa Minestrone Soup

<i>(This recipe originally appeared on elizabethrider.com)</i><p>Baby, it's cold outside! Stay warm and healthy with this equally delicious and satisfying soup.<p>One of the things I love teaching my clients the most is how to incorporate kale, quinoa and other superfoods into familiar favorites. Using new …

Quinoa

Quinoatmeal with Apple and Toasted Walnuts

1 serving<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup red quinoa<p>1/4 cup steel-cut oats<p>1/2 cup almond milk, plus more for serving<p>1 pinch kosher salt<p>1 pinch ground cinnamon, plus more for serving<p>1 tbsp chopped walnuts<p>1/2 apple, shredded<p>Recipe Preparation<p>The night before cooking, rinse quinoa thoroughly and drain. Combine …

Breakfast

Aromatic Pork and Noodle Soup

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Vietnamese pho is built on a long-simmered and aromatic stock infused with charred ginger and onion, spices, and fish sauce, ladled over rice noodles and most commonly served with thin slices of beef. This is not that. We borrowed the technique of …

Spices

Spicy Spiked Hot Chocolate

4 Servings<p>The addition of an anise-flavored liqueur turns this hot cocoa into the liquid version of chocolate-covered licorice.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups whole milk<p>1 cup heavy cream<p>⅓ cup sugar<p>½ ancho chile, lightly crushed<p>1 cinnamon stick<p>½ vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>3 oz. bittersweet …

Liqueurs

Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Brown Butter and Sage

Makes 10 to 12 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 1-pound red-skinned sweet potatoes (yams), rinsed, patted dry, pierced all over with fork<p>1 12-ounce container fresh ricotta cheese, drained in sieve 2 hours<p>1 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese (about 3 ounces)<p>2 tablespoons (packed) golden brown sugar<p>2 …

Sweet Potatoes