Recipes

Original Pen & Fork Recipes

How to Make Almond Milk

  Alternative milks -- soy, rice, almond, cashew -- are…
August 23, 2015/by Gwen Ashley Walters

10 Ideas for Zucchini

Got more zucchini than you know what to do with?  Are your…
April 26, 2015/by Gwen Ashley Walters

Tepary Bean Dip — A Healthy Snack

Veteran food writer Bill Daley from the Chicago Tribune wrote…
January 28, 2015/by Gwen Ashley Walters

Spiced Butternut Squash Soup

One bite of this spicy butternut squash soup and suddenly…
October 5, 2014/by Gwen Ashley Walters
Cherry Tomato Bruschetta

Cherry Tomato Bruschetta

First things first, is this crostini or bruschetta? And…
August 24, 2014/by Gwen Ashley Walters

How to Micro Mince Chives

This may seem intuitive to most, but it was a light bulb moment…
August 22, 2014/by Gwen Ashley Walters

Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

Within the span of two days, I'd seen salads dressed with cilantro…
July 24, 2014/by Gwen Ashley Walters

Cucumber Asian Slaw

Do you like knife work? Or do you want to get better at slicing…
June 1, 2014/by Gwen Ashley Walters

Peach + Aleppo + Saffron Smoothie

May is peach season in Arizona. Sometimes it spills into early…
May 25, 2014/by Gwen Ashley Walters

Poppy Seed Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread cookies are buttery, crumbly, and delicious. They're…
March 8, 2014/by Gwen Ashley Walters

Thanksgiving Turkey Dry Brine Technique

Nine years ago, my brother Steve and I were faced with the…
November 3, 2013/by Gwen Ashley Walters

Plum Blueberry Crostata

Are you pie-dough challenged? I am. But a rustic, open-faced…
September 15, 2013/by Gwen Ashley Walters