Easter Dinner Table with Side Dishes

This recipe and photography was provided courtesy of local cookbook author and chef, Carla Snyder. Learn more about Carla and discover her recipes at Ravenouskitchen.com. Every bunny loves Easter. Easter egg hunts, chocolate rabbits and jelly beans are a huge part of the holiday for the kiddies, but for the grownups, it’s the end of Lent and...
Roasted Rainbow Carrots with Figs, Olives and Creme Fraiche

This recipe and photography was provided courtesy of local cookbook author and chef, Carla Snyder. Learn more about Carla and discover her recipes at Ravenouskitchen.com. Rainbow carrots are a festive addition to an Easter meal. The bright magenta, yellow, orange and white colors echo the colors of the Easter eggs the kids just gathered. The flavor is...
Celery Root and Yukon Gold Gratin with Swiss Chard and Blue Cheese

This recipe and photography was provided courtesy of local cookbook author and chef, Carla Snyder. Learn more about Carla and discover her recipes at Ravenouskitchen.com. If you’ve never combined celery root with potatoes, you’re in for a treat here. The celery-like herbal notes from the knobby root elevate this potato dish to a whole new level while...
Couscous with Peas, Golden Raisins and Mint with Yogurt Sauce

This recipe and photography was provided courtesy of local cookbook author and chef, Carla Snyder. Learn more about Carla and discover her recipes at Ravenouskitchen.com. Mint is another signature springtime flavor which I’ve paired here with green onions, peas, raisins and oh-so-easy couscous. The crunchy almonds, lemon and zesty mint bring this easy-to-make and easy-to-serve mélange to...
Spinach and Artichoke Wontons with Dipping Sauce

This recipe and photography was provided courtesy of local cookbook author and chef, Carla Snyder. Learn more about Carla and discover her recipes at Ravenouskitchen.com. There are some appetizers that transcend time. For anyone over the age of 50, the salty tang of artichoke, spinach and Parmesan cheese dip revives memories of 1970’s basement parties, Allman Brothers...
Vegetarian Black Bean Breakfast Burrito

This recipe and photography was provided courtesy of local cookbook author and chef, Carla Snyder. Learn more about Carla and discover her recipes at Ravenouskitchen.com. Not only can you eat this breakfast on the go, but it hits all the sweet spots; it’s delicious, healthy and you can make it up ahead for those crazy mornings when...
Spinach and Sausage Breakfast Burrito

This recipe and photography was provided courtesy of local cookbook author and chef, Carla Snyder. Learn more about Carla and discover her recipes at Ravenouskitchen.com. I’m calling these breakfast burritos, but they are just as delish for lunch or dinner. My family is especially fond of this sausage and egg wrap with spinach, peppers and tomato. It’s...