Remember those wee rounds of shrink-wrapped smoked Cheddar from holidays past? This will banish the memory forever.
Gluten-free. Dairy-free. Paleo-friendly. Things just got a heck of a lot easier for you to plan your Thanksgiving menu.
Yeah, yeah, we know. You don't need a recipe for mashed Yukon Golds with butter, milk, and salt. Or so you think. Try this and get back to us.
Simple and lovely and Italian, this salad is a contemporary combination of traditional Italian ingredients from chef Ignacio Mattos, chef at Estela in Manhattan.
One taste and you'll forget all about that butter and brown sugar trick your mom taught you long ago. Promise.
Say hello to your newest go-to side dish. And it's so darn simple, it's not just for special occasions.
Fennel turns meltingly tender and oh so sweet when slowly, slowly, slowly braised in cream, cheese, and butter. One more reason to be enamored with the holidays.
Simple yet spectacular green beans thanks to the perfect technique from Alain Ducasse.
"Wow!" "Amazing!" "What a surprise!" That's what folks are saying about this lovely quick bread that's gluten free, dairy free, and paleo friendly. No one will ever tell the difference. Swear.
Whole Roasted Onions10/16
Plonk unpeeled onions on a baking sheet. Shove in oven. Come back later for achingly sweet, tender, mellow oniony goodness. Accept accolades. See how easy that was?
Apple Pie Moonshine11/16
Become your own bootlegger. Start with vodka, toss in some apples and spices, and wait overnight. That's it. Then splash it in a punch bowl, pour it into Mason jars or just keep it all to yourself and indulge in a nip once in a while.
Paleo Vanilla Cake12/16
Say "paleo cake" and most folks think of dense, crumbly, disappointing approximations of cake. Not this lovely incarnation with a lofty stature and lovely texture. Even folks who never deign to do paleo swear they'll be making it again.
All the flavor of traditional pain d'épices, none of the gluten. This super simple cake certainly has some je ne sais quoi.
Wine Poached Pears14/16
How to explain these wine poached pears? "Lovely" and "simple" and "quick" and "easy" and "impressive" come to mind.
GF? Yep. Paleo? Yeah, that too. Devoid of anything that would offend a vegan? Check. Talk about a recipe for a happy Thanksgiving.