In case you missed them, here’s a wrap up of our favorite blog posts of the week. Read, get inspired, and start cooking!
|Root-Vegetable Tacos with Lime-Cilantro Cream
Roasted and tucked into corn tortillas, roasted sweet potatoes and parsnips make a hearty and original vegetarian main dish. A topping of tomatillo salsa adds a spicy kick.
|Ingredient Spotlight: Pears
Perfectly ripe pears have a juicy texture and delicately floral flavor that’s a hallmark of autumn. Read on for some of our best tips on choosing and prepping pears, plus delicious ways to prepare them from the Williams-Sonoma Test Kitchen.
|What We’re Reading: Ottolenghi: The Cookbook
In honor of the re-release of Ottolenghi: The Cookbook, we asked Chef Yotam Ottolenghi all about writing the book, his favorite ingredients, and what he’s cooking tonight. Read on for his responses and two sample recipes!
|Recipe Roundup: Simple Skillet Dinners
There’s no need to turn on the oven for a satisfying dinner — one skillet on the stovetop does it all! Check out some of our favorite recipes for autumn, all requiring just one pan.
|Cheddar and Ale Soup with Crispy Shallots
This warming, indulgent soup conjures English pub fare. The ale and seasonings add an aromatic and spicy tang that tempers the richness of the sharp Cheddar cheese.
|Weekend Project: Caramel Apples
Make your Halloween festivities a little sweeter with homemade caramel apples! Gathering a group to melt, dip, swirl and snack creates a fun party activity, and you’ll be surprised how easy these treats are to make.
|Recipe Roundup: Pumpkin for Dinner
Pumpkin isn’t just for dessert. As one of the many varieties of winter squash, pumpkin can be used in all the same savory ways, roasted for hearty side dishes and pureed into silky soups. Here are a few of our picks.
|Hazelnut Streusel Bread
This breakfast bread is a hazelnut lover’s dream: a tender, nutty texture studded with melty chocolate chips and a thick layer of crunchy hazelnut streusel on top.
|Carving the Great Pumpkin
Meet Farmer Mike, the Picasso of Pumpkin Carvers! His mission: to transform pumpkins the size of Volkswagens into magical mega-gourd masterpieces. Learn how he does it here.