Eggplant PolpettoneBy Ann GaffneyLooking for veggie substitute for meatballs? Eggplant polpettone are for you! They can be used in any meatball recipe.Salt Cod SaladBy Ann GaffneyPut the salt cod in a bowl and add enough boiling water to cover by 2”. Leave to soak 15 – 20 minutesSauteed Rainbow ChardBy Ann GaffneyMeanwhile, prep the chard. Pull the tender leaves away from the stems and set them aside in a salad spinner. Thinly slice the stems. Set aside.French Onion TartBy Ann GaffneyLet the onions gradually and gently cook down, stirring occasionally, about 25-30 minutesTomato Upside-Down CakeBy Ann GaffneyWhen you put the tofu mixture into the bowl, blend the first ¼ cup of water you plan to use for the batter in the dirty blender. It will not only get any remaining batter off, it will clean your blender blades as well!Caprese SaladBy Ann 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.Sourdough CrepesBy Ann 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.Chicken & Potato StewBy Ann GaffneyChicken & Potato Stew is an easy one-pot meal that brings warmth, color, and rich flavor to brighten dreary winter days. Once you have everything in the pot, just leave it to slow cook.Roasted Sweet and Gold PotatoesBy Ann GaffneyRoasted Sweet and Gold Potatoes has it all! It mixes orange-fleshed sweet potatoes with baby gold and/or red Bliss potatoesSteamed Green Beans with Roasted TomatoesBy Ann 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.Ann’s Paccheri alla GriciaBy Ann GaffneyWhen making Ann’s paccheri alla gricia, addling the pasta water to the sauce and then reducing it, adds an amazing amount of flavor and helps the oils in the sauce to emulsify. Kale Braised with White WineBy Ann 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!Sicilian CaponataBy Ann 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.Honey Roasted FigsBy Ann GaffneyIn the dish, arrange the figs cut side up in a single layer. Drizzle the honey over the figs. Add the water. Sprinkle the tops of the figs with the sugar. Scallion GremolataBy Ann GaffneyChop together the scallions, parsley, and lemon zest. When roughly chopped, sprinkle with sea salt and keep chopping until the herbs are medium-fine. Add the olive oil.Summer Veggie SpaghettiBy Ann GaffneyIn my experience, the water comes to a boil in about 20 minutes. By that time the sauce for your summer veggie spaghetti will be nearly finished. It’s fast!