Potato Apple Soup
1 onion, diced
2 cloves garlic
4 large potatoes peeled and chopped
2 apples cored and chopped
2-3 cups chicken broth or vegetable stock
1/4 cup milk of your choice
Salt and pepper 
1 Tbsp olive oil
Chives for garnish
Saute onion until soft. Add garlic, potatoes, apples and stock. Bring to a boil and simmer until potatoes are cooked through. Add milk, salt and pepper. Blend until smooth. Add chopped chives for garnish



Tomato Sauce
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
Pinch of red pepper flakes
1 cup onion, chopped
1 tbsp basil
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp mint
1 carrot, diced
4 cloves of garlic
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp salt
 1/2 tsp black pepper
2 quarts tomatoes sliced in half
1 pint of cherry tomatoes
1 tbsp butter
In a heavy pot put olive oil, red pepper flakes, garlic,spices, salt, sugar and pepper. Cook on low stirring frequently for 5 min. Add balsamic. Stir. Add the rest of the ingredients except butter and cook on low for 40 min. Don't forget to stir! Blend until smooth. Stir in the butter.



Baked Pork Meatballs
2 lbs ground pork
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1/2 onion, grated
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp paprika
1 tbsp honey
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp thyme
1/2 cup rolled oats
Mix together all ingredients and with wet hands shape them into balls.  Place onto a baking sheet and bake at 375 15-20 minutes until browned. Flipping them halfway.



Leek And Parsnip Soup
2 tbsp olive oil
1 cup leeks, chopped
1 inch ginger root, grated
11/2 lbs parsnips, chopped into chunks
6 cups water
1/4 cup white wine
Salt and pepper
In a soup pot, heat oil and saute ginger, leeks and parsnips until leeks are soft. Add water and cook on low heat for about 25 minutes. Blend until smooth. Stir in wine, salt and pepper.



Rainbow potato salad
3 lbs baby rainbow potatoes
1/2 onion , minced
2 tbsp chopped parsley
1/2 cup aioli
1 tsp sambal oleck
salt and pepper
Place potatoes in a pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil and cook until you can pierce with a fork. Drain and set aside to cool. Mix together the remaining ingredients. Slice potatoes into 1/4 pieces. Mix all together.



Arugula and tomato frittata
2 cups grape tomatoes , sliced in half
2 cups arugula , chopped
6 eggs , lightly beaten 
2 tbsp of finely minced green onion
1/2 onion, diced
1 clove garlic, minced
salt and pepper
2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 cup grated cheese (optional)
Preheat oven to 350
In a large cast iron pan sauté the onion in the olive oil. Set aside. Mix together remaining ingredients. Pour the egg mixture over the sauté onions and place pan in the oven and bake for 30 min. Until slightly browned and the egg is set.



Sausage and peppers
6 Mild or spicy sausages
2 onions, sliced
4 cloves of garlic , minced
2 bell peppers , sliced
1 tbsp olive oil
1 cup basil , whole leaves
2 tomatoes, sliced into quarters
1/4 cup white wine or veg stock
salt ,pepper
Preheat oven to 400
Prick sausages with a fork on both sides. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 12 min. Remove from oven and set aside.
In a large frying pan add oil, onions, garlic,tomatoes and peppers. Sauté for 2 to 3 minutes. Add wine. Slice sausages into round pieces and add to the pan. Cook on low for 10-15 minutes. Stir in the basil and add salt and pepper to taste.



Blueberry muffins
11/2 cups of flour
1 cup rolled oats
1 cup water or milk
11/2 tsp baking powder
pinch of nutmeg
pinch of cinnamon
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 egg
1/2 cup honey
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup frozen blueberries
Preheat oven to 350
Mix together flour, oats, baking powder, nutmeg, cinnamon , blueberries and salt. In a separate bowl mix together water, oil, egg and honey. Combine the two bowls and place into a oiled muffin tin. Bake for 15-20 min or until a toothpick inserted is clean.



Homemade pasta
5 cups of flour +1/2 cup for dusting
8 eggs
1 tsp salt
 2 tbsp olive oil
Mix oil and eggs together gradually add flour till you make a nice firm dough. Knead dough for 10 min . Let it rest for 30 min before rolling. Use a pasta machine or roll and cut by hand. Portions can be frozen after.
Toss pasta with any number of great ingredients from the online market!-tomatoes, basil, bacon, cheese, mushrooms...



Yay for Sandwiches!!
Try these ideas on a lovely  croissant or sourdough.
-Sauerkraut ,ham and cheese
-Aioli bacon, tomato and lettuce
-Grilled cheese with bread and butter pickles or hot pepper jelly
-Houmous, cucumber, arugula
- Roast beef with mustard pickle and pea shoots