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 layerSummer Vegetable RagoutBy Ann Ogden GaffneyDrizzle 2 teaspoons of the olive oil over the parchment. Add the cherry tomatoes. Shake them around on the sheet until they are coated in oil. Add the shishitos and do the same thing. Roast in the oven on a medium/high shelf until softened and slightly caramelized, about 15 minutes. Set aside.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.Sauteed Rainbow ChardBy Ann Ogden 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.Corn and Pine Nut Stir FryBy Ann Ogden GaffneyIf you don’t want to shuck fresh corn, you can make this with frozen, just remember 1 ear of fresh corn= 1 cup frozen kernels.Tomato Upside-Down CakeBy Ann Ogden 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!Pan Glazed TofuBy Ann Ogden GaffneyPan glazed tofu is my new fave. It gives plain tofu a richness of flavor I hardly thought possible. 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.Roasted Sweet and Gold PotatoesBy Ann Ogden 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 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 layerRoasted Winter Squash SaladBy Ann Ogden GaffneyRoasted Winter Squash Salad is a fabulous way to use up leftover roasted or baked squash by tossing with some dark leafy greens.Basic 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 poultryKale 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!