Cauliflower Purée with Parmesan and Thyme

Here is a quick post to remind you that between all the cookies and other goodies that come with the holidays, it’s still possible to sneak in some healthy dishes.  I saw this on another cooking blog (Food and Style, a great blog!) last month and thought it looked great.  Turns out it was –… Read More Cauliflower Purée with Parmesan and Thyme

Peppermint Meringues

It’s now December, and that means I get to kick off my second December of holiday cookie recipes!  For the first cookie of the month, I chose a recipe that is currently on the cover of Bon Appetit, one of my favorite food magazines.  The cover features a close-up portrait of gorgeous, airy, red-striped meringues that were… Read More Peppermint Meringues

Chicken and White Bean Chili

Another year, another Thanksgiving gone.  I hope everyone had a nice holiday, and I’m guessing some of you are pretty turkey-ed out.  I definitely am, but I will admit that I could eat pumpkin pie all year long. Since Christmas is only a few weeks away, and chances are I’ll go a little cookie crazy like I… Read More Chicken and White Bean Chili

Pumpkin Biscotti

A few months ago I promised another pumpkin recipe, and I’ve (finally)  made good on that promise.  It just took me a little longer than expected.  Over the past year of writing Pâte à Chew, I’ve posted two biscotti recipes: Almond Biscotti and Chocolate Cherry Biscotti.  So it’s fair to say that I love biscotti. … Read More Pumpkin Biscotti

Soupe au Pistou (Provençal Vegetable Soup with Pistou)

I got a lot of great feedback from my last post, Caramel Walnut Pie.  I again proved my earlier theory right: healthy stuff is boring, people would rather see the sweet stuff.  Well, I can’t make the sweet stuff every week, otherwise I’ll double in size.  So what do you eat after Caramel Walnut Pie? … Read More Soupe au Pistou (Provençal Vegetable Soup with Pistou)