Eggplant is a common vegetable throughout the Southern Mediterranean, where it is often fried. Roasting is a simpler, healthier method of preparing the nightshade veggie and removing any bitter edge. And it is even more delicious when made into an eggplant dip!
Whether you use the fresh or frozen type, these berries break down as they cook, while the apples stay slightly firm, creating a pleasing variety of textures and tastes in our revamped cranberry sauce. Plus, the slight spiciness of fresh ginger gives this not-too-sweet fat-free condiment a pleasant kick.
Greek yogurt gives our decadent chocolate mousse a hint of tang, the perfect dessert to spice up a romantic night in.
Paying homage to '50s and '60s Tiki culture, a faux-Polynesian trend that lives on in themed bars across the globe, this tropical appetizer offers a tinge of Tiki taste without the high fat or refined sugar.
If pork chops for breakfast seem uncommon, it may be time to treat yourself to a little Southern comfort! And, while warmed apples are a popular morning side, don't limit yourself to this single fruit: firm pears or nectarines will work nicely here, too.
Derived from the cassava root, tapioca starch (or tapioca flour) is a thickener that's ideal for sauces and stews, as it dissolves completely and offers a glossy sheen to liquids.
Stephanie Izard, winner of season four's Top Chef, creates a crisp salad for you to enjoy this season.