Archive - November, 2012

Apple Bourbon Cocktail with Ginger Syrup

Apple Bourbon Cocktail with Ginger Syrup // wishfulchef.comI haven’t posted a cocktail recipe since the summer. But lately, I’ve been making more cocktails, especially seasonally inspired ones. Our latest favorite has been this delicious apple Bourbon concoction. We adapted the recipe for this fall drink from our friends at Julibox, who launched a brilliant online business selling monthly cocktail ingredient kits, similar to our side business GrubKit. This drink is perfect during your Thanksgiving festivities. Enjoy and have a wonderful holiday!
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Kale Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts and Parmesan

Kale Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts and Parmesan // wishfulchef.comFor a quick weeknight dish, I came up with this incredibly simple and healthy salad. Raw kale is the perfect green during the fall and winter months because of it’s hearty texture. I added some lightly toasted pine nuts for a bit more crunch and topped it with a few pieces of shaved Parmesan. For the perfect meal, serve it next to a delicious roast chicken.
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Baked Cannellini Beans with Potatoes and Carrots

Baked Cannellini Beans with Potatoes and Carrots // wishfulchef.comHurricane Sandy has been a devastating storm affecting the lives of millions of people. Luckily we were spared from the worst effects here in Park Slope, Brooklyn. We did, however, hunker down in our apartment for a few days and had to rely on whatever food we had stocked up. One of those essentials I recommend everyone to have in their pantry is canned beans. I love cooking with beans and ended up making a nutritious vegetarian one-pot dish along with a few other vegetables. I had potatoes and carrots on hand, but you can use vegetables like brussels sprouts, broccoli, parsnips or onions.
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