Recipes

Original Pen & Fork Recipes

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

Cranberry Brown Rice

At the partner luncheon at the annual conference of Les Dames…
January 26, 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

Sheep Festival & Moroccan Lamb Stew

Named one of America's Wackiest Fall Festivals, the Trailing…
October 13, 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

Purple Tomatillo Relish

Wandering through the farmers' market last week, I spotted…
September 8, 2013/by Gwen Ashley Walters