COOKING FOR THE FALL
When you think of the fall cooking season you think apple, cinnamon, pumpkin, spice, stews and roasts. Unless those apples and pumpkins are in lattes they are probably not being eaten in the right form…i e pies. Slow cooking is very traditional during this time of year, but the hard part is that the cuts of meat used for slow cooking, are the fattier cuts. You can always stew your vegetables and potatoes and then add your cooked lean meats at the end so that you can enjoy your seasonal favorites. However, it will not be the same.
Look for our spiced apple cider compote recipe to pair up with our roasted pork tenderloin recipe. Not only is it lean, but it tastes amazing. How about a butternut squash risotto with brown sushi rice and served with pecan crusted grouper or mahi. Or better yet try cooking meatless one evening and make pumpkin gnocchi, make a large batch then freeze it for the rest of the winter and use it when you’re not feeling up to cooking.
Cooking for the fall should be fun and exciting and you should apple all the harvest goodies to your meals in some way shape or form, just keep it clean and lean.