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Winter

Saffron and Carrot Soup with Olive Oil Toasted Bread and Toasted Almond Dukkah —Yum.

Saffron-Carrot Soup with Toasted Almond Dukkah

The 12 Days of Cookbooks — the second annual discussion with Master Gardener Margaret Roach and author and blogger Alexandra Stafford of Alexandra's Kitchen

12 Days of Cookbooks (!!!) — Chatting About The Season’s New Books with Margaret Roach

Apple orchard muffins with turbinado sugar crust.

Apple Orchard Muffins

A bowl of roasted Brussels Sprouts with Almonds, Manchego, and balsamic.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Manchego and Almonds

Favorite all-purpose pie dough plus all of the pies and pastries I use it with.

Foolproof Pie Dough Recipe {Video}

My Favorite Holiday-Preparation Trick

18 favorite chicken dishes

18 Favorite Chicken Recipes (Weeknight-ish)

12 favorite vegetarian dinners

12 Favorite Vegetarian Dinners (Weeknight-ish)

An overhead shot of a bowl of cream of celery soup with walnut salsa.

Cream of Celery Soup with Walnut-Currant Salsa

Chatting Mushroom, Black Bean, Celery Soup and More with Margaret Roach

A bowl of Cal Peternell's black bean soup with garnishes.

Cal Peternell’s Black Bean Soup

A white bowl filled with Charlie Bird farro salad and sliced raw beets.

Charlie Bird Farro Salad with Beets, Scallions & Pistachios

A steamer filled with Chinese steamed scallion buns.

Chinese Steamed Buns with Scallions (Hua Juan)

a plate of roasted cabbage wedges with walnuts, parmesan, bread crumbs and balsamic.

Crispy Oven-Roasted Cabbage Wedges

A an overhead shot of a plate of whole roasted cauliflower with lemony yogurt sauce.

Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Lemony Yogurt Sauce

A sheet pan filled with freshly baked bagels.

Foolproof Homemade Bagels Recipe

The 44 Special: a sweet potato sandwich with homemade bread and pickled onions.

The 44 Special: A Dreamy Roasted Sweet Potato and Pickled Beet Sandwich with Aioli and Goat Cheese

A jar of simple refrigerator pickles.

Simple Refrigerator Pickles: Memorize This Formula, Pickle Anything

A board with freshly baked dukkah bread on top.

Everything Bagel & Dukkah Peasant Bread

A bowl of Moroccan Carrot Salad.

Harissa Carrot Salad with Avocado

Brioche buns on a baking sheet.

The Best, Easiest No-Knead Brioche Buns

olive tapenade with capers and parsley

Olive Tapenade with Capers & Parsley

Potato Gnocchi with Brown Butter, Crispy Prosciutto and Sage from Jessica Battilana’s Repertoire

A bowl of Moroccan Rice with dates and harissa.

Instant Pot Moroccan Rice with Harissa, Dates, and Orange