The Indian cookbook author Raghavan Iyer experienced his first Thanksgiving, in Minnesota, in the early 1980s. “Coming from a land of spice, I thought, ‘Man, how boring,’" he recalled. He shared this recipe for squash dumplings in a creamy tomato sauce spotted with cashews and raisins, a bright and spicy dish welcome on any table, any time of the year. In a pinch? The sauce and dumplings can be prepared a day ahead and refrigerated separately. (Photo: Andrew Scrivani for NYT)
This Brownie Bottom Cheesecake is made with a fudgy, brownie base, a silky smooth no bake cheesecake and topped with piles of fresh raspberries. It’s an elegant holiday dessert that’s also naturally gluten free!
Slow Cooker Chicken Chili Verde | It hardly gets any easier than this recipe with just 5 ingredients! Look for a salsa verde without preservatives or added sugars - we like the Trader Joe’s Salsa Verde because it’s just tomatillos, green chiles, water, onions, jalapenos, salt and spices. Serve over cauliflower rice or tucked into lettuce wraps | Whole30 | Paleo | Grain-free | Dairy-free | therealfoodrds.com
SPINNING PINWHEELS by Wendy Sheppard: Paper foundation piecing makes it easier to assemble blocks with odd angles and unusual shapes. If you haven’t tried it yet, go ahead! It’s fun, and you’ll be pleased with the results. This quilt features 1930s prints arranged in unusual shapes and our pattern includes full-sized patterns. This would make a beautiful wedding or engagement gift for someone you love!