Lamb Tagine with Winter VegetablesBy Ann Ogden GaffneyAdd the ground cumin, cinnamon, ginger and turmeric to the pan. Cook stirring to mix for 1 minute to coat the lamb and onionsSpicy Shrimp and GritsBy Ann Ogden GaffneyThe sauce should have the appearance of a pasta sauce. You can make it ahead of time to this step.Cream of Cauliflower SoupBy Ann Ogden GaffneyLiquidize the soup in batches in a high-speed blender. Wipe out the pan. Return the blended soup to the pan to reheat.French Onion TartBy Ann Ogden GaffneyLet the onions gradually and gently cook down, stirring occasionally, about 25-30 minutesPan Glazed TofuBy Ann Ogden GaffneyPan glazed tofu is my new fave. It gives plain tofu a richness of flavor I hardly thought possible. Kale Braised with White WineBy Ann Ogden GaffneyIt’s hard to think of sturdy, healthy kale as a festive dish but Kale braised in white wine is simply delicious. Cooked this way, this healthy, nutritious green is a far cry from the rough way it often gets treated in the kitchen, overcooked, underseasoned, and underloved. Not here!Mum’s Spaghetti BologneseBy Ann Ogden GaffneyHeat the olive oil in a heavy frying or sauté pan over a medium-high flame. When it starts to ripple, add the diced meat and the bay leaf. Sicilian CaponataBy Ann Ogden GaffneyPreheat the oven to 425F. Line a full baking sheet with parchment paper. Put in the oven while it preheats – this will heat up the sheet and speed up the browning of the eggplant.Chicken Braised with Lemon and OnionsBy Ann Ogden GaffneyChicken braised with lemon and onions is a favorite weeknight dish that completely transforms skinless chicken breasts from bland into a tasty, comforting dinner with a flavor that says you spent hours on it, when you haven’t!Louisiana Style Andouille & White Bean StewBy Ann Ogden GaffneyThis easy, warming Louisiana Style Andouille & White Bean Stew is a quick, spicy version of cassoulet, the classic French bean dish. It’s a real cold weather dish, satisfying and delicious.