Savory sausages and tender cubes of chicken leap into a saute pan with onion, garlic, bell peppers, tomatoes, mushrooms and zucchini. Toss with hot pasta and serve with a sprinkling of grated Parmesan, if you wish.

Savory sausages and tender cubes of chicken leap into a saute pan with onion, garlic, bell peppers, tomatoes, mushrooms and zucchini. Toss with hot pasta and serve with a sprinkling of grated Parmesan, if you wish.

Using a pressure cooker to make this flavorful chicken soup speeds time cooking the pearl barley; a process that normally takes 1-2 hours can happen in 9 minutes. If you don’t have a pressure cooker, use a heavy stockpot for stovetop cooking, add more stock, as some will cook away, and allow more cooking time.

Using a pressure cooker to make this flavorful chicken soup speeds time cooking the pearl barley; a process that normally takes 1-2 hours can happen in 9 minutes. If you don’t have a pressure cooker, use a heavy stockpot for stovetop cooking, add more stock, as some will cook away, and allow more cooking time.

A savory combination of chicken, sweet potato, and spinach is seasoned with sage, sweetened with pear, given a splash of whiskey for a kick, and topped with toasted hazelnuts. It makes a lovely fall supper!

A savory combination of chicken, sweet potato, and spinach is seasoned with sage, sweetened with pear, given a splash of whiskey for a kick, and topped with toasted hazelnuts. It makes a lovely fall supper!