Leek and Potato SoupBy Ann Ogden GaffneyLeeks are full of grit. It’s easiest to clean them undercold running water after cutting or shredding them. Potato GaletteBy Ann Ogden GaffneyIt’s important to cook the potatoes slowly. Covering the pan over lowish heat acts a little like an oven. The potatoes cook through in their own steam without burning, releasing their starches to help the slices stick together. Meanwhile the edges of each slice gradually caramelize where they hit the hot bottom of the pan.Roasted PlumsBy Ann Ogden GaffneyTake the buttered gratin dish. Arrange the halved plums cut sides up in a single layerVegan Mocha Chocolate MousseBy Ann Ogden GaffneyWhile the chocolate is melting, combine the sugar and the hot espresso in a blender. Blend until the sugar is dissolved and the liquid is a light caramel color. Cool slightly.Twice-Baked QuinceBy Ann Ogden GaffneyFall is the season for quinces, and this recipe for Twice-baked quince is one of the easiest ways I know of to cook these deliciously aromatic fruits.Caprese SaladBy Ann Ogden GaffneyMake the salad: Arrange the tomato pieces around the outside of a plate or platter, overlapping as you go. Do the same with the mozzarella slices, slightly overlapping the tomatoes.Grilled Gravlax Salmon with Warm French Lentil SaladBy Ann Ogden GaffneyHeat the grill until very hot. Remove the salmon from the dish and with paper towel, wipe off as much of the dill mixture as possible, particularly on the skin side. Sourdough CrepesBy Ann Ogden GaffneySourdough crepes are an easy dare I say perfect way to use up leftover starter from the baking process. You can eat them straight away or make a batch for the freezer.Flourless Orange Almond CakeBy Ann Ogden GaffneyThis deliciously moist flourless orange almond cake is easy to make and naturally gluten-free! Who could ask for anything more? Whole Wheat Sourdough BreadBy Ann Ogden GaffneyHomemade wholewheat sourdough bread is about as delicious and as natural as it gets since you’re literally pulling wild yeast out of the air to make it.Roasted Garlic CauliflowerBy Ann Ogden GaffneyRoasted garlic cauliflower is quite simply delicious. The rosemary in combo with the sweetness roasting gives the cauliflower florets and the garlic lends real Italian flair to this wonderful low-carb side.Steamed Green Beans with Roasted TomatoesBy Ann Ogden GaffneySteamed Green Beans with Roasted Tomatoes is not only festive to look at, but it is also a yummily healthy upgrade to what some view as a rather boring veggie.Basic Roasted CauliflowerBy Ann Ogden GaffneyTake the lined baking sheet out of the oven. Quickly tip the cauliflower and shallots onto it, spreading the veggies out into a single uncrowded layerBasic Roasted Winter SquashBy Ann Ogden GaffneyBasic Roasted Winter Squash is the sweetest, tastiest method of cooking of these winter veggie staples. Once cooked, they can be pureed for pies or soups, tossed into salads, turned into pasta sauce or ravioli filling, folded into frittatas ]or simply eaten as side top fish or poultryMy Roasted Brussels SproutsBy Ann Ogden GaffneyAdd EVOO to a large bowl. Tip in the halved Brussels sprouts and quartered shallots. Sprinkle with salt. With your hands mix the vegetables together with the oil until coated.Basic Roasted CauilflowerBy Ann Ogden GaffneyAdd the olive oil to a large bowl. Tip in the prepared cauliflower, sprinkle with salt. Using your hands, toss the cauliflower florets in the oil until covered in a thin film of oil.