Photo credit: brand0con via Foter.com / CC BY-SA Is there anything more comforting than some lasagna at the end of the day? Here's a delicious recipe embracing seasonal ingredients with some fresh butternut squash. Bonus points for you if you can save any, as this makes...

There's something about baking when the weather gets chilly, and something even better about baking with pumpkin. These pumpkin pie bars from Chef Patty are guaranteed to be a hit at your table this season. PUMPKIN PIE BARS Serves  8 Crust Ingredients: 2 ¼ tablespoons gluten free rolled oats Scant...

Spring Quiche Recipe by Pieter Dijkstra, Chef de Cuisine at A Spice of LifePhoto By Povy Kendal Atchison For the crust: Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted, divided, plus more for dusting 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 sticks unsalted butter, cut into 1/4-inch pieces, chilled
1/4 cup ice water Canola oil, for brushing Instructions In...

Smoky Bacon and Butternut Squash Pasta Recipe by Pieter Dijkstra, Chef de Cuisine at A Spice of LifePhoto By Povy Kendal Atchison Ingredients Water 3 tablespoons table salt, divided 8 ounces Brussels sprouts, cut in half lengthwise 2 thick slices smoked bacon, cut into ?-inch strips 1 cup yellow onion, finely...

Rainbow Swiss Chard with Toasted Garlic Recipe by Pieter Dijkstra, Chef de Cuisine at A Spice of LifePhoto By Joe Lavine Ingredients 3 pounds Swiss chard Salt for boiling water 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 large garlic cloves, finely shaved Salt and pepper to season Instructions Using a small knife, remove stems from chard...

Pea Soup Recipe by Pieter Dijkstra, Chef de Cuisine at A Spice of LifePhoto By Joe Lavine Ingredients 2 medium shallots, finely chopped Pinch salt 1 teaspoon vegetable oil ¼ pound potato, peeled and diced 1 pound fresh or frozen peas 3 cups water or light vegetable broth Salt and pepper for seasoning 1 tablespoon...

Orange Glazed Apple Cake Recipe by Pieter Dijkstra, Chef de Cuisine at A Spice of LifePhoto by Povy Kendal Atchison For Apple Cake: Ingredients 3 sticks unsalted butter, softened 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cups light brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla Zest and juice of one orange 3 eggs 1 1/2 Honey Crisp apples, peeled...

Mushroom Bread Pudding Recipe by Pieter Dijkstra, Chef de Cuisine at A Spice of Life Ingredients 1/4 pound focaccia, cut into very small cubes 1 egg yolk 1 cup heavy cream 8 tablespoons butter 1/4 tablespoon chopped garlic 1/4 tablespoon chopped shallot 1/2 pound cremini and/or button mushrooms, sliced thinly 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary 1/2 tablespoon...