To make this super springy risotto, Michael Tusk of Quince and Cotogna uses every part of the pea — the pods go into a light pea stalk, the blanched peas become a brilliant green puree, and the flowers and shoots become a lovely garnish.
2. Make it your own - Sweet and Sour Cabbage
This sweet and sour cabbage was inspired by Sage's trip to Sienna in Italy, where he learned the addition of the caraway seeds and nutmeg. This delicious cabbage will make the perfect side for any roast dinner, and is great for vegetarians as well. Watch Sage Russell make classic recipes from around the world his own in this Grokker Premium video. Enjoy Sage's Make it your own series and remember to add your own inspiration, and share your photos by posting an 'I Did This'.
3. Roasted Vegetables
Sage's perfect roasted vegetables are wonderfully crispy on the outside, but soft and tender on the inside. The use of a shallow baking tray, and generous amounts of oil, salt, and pepper are the secret to these amazing roasted vegetables, which are seasoned with a mix of garlic and tarragon. In this Grokker Premium Video Sage Russell teaches you the tips and tricks of making easy and perfect roasted vegetables.
4. Classic Vegetable Gratin
This classic vegetable gratin, uses leeks and gruyère cheese to add another dimension to the dish. It is incredibly easy to make, and is the perfect side for your dinner party on a cold winter's evening. Watch Sage Russell show you how to make this classic French dish in this Grokker Premium video.
5. Healthy Vegan Cranberry Sauce
You've got to try this delicious twist on a classic Thanksgiving dish inspired by Ayurvedic Expert Talya Lutzker's father. Talya incorporates fresh persimmons and dates into the dish to bring some sweetness and balance to offset the tartness of the cranberries. Pair this side dish with some of the other Grokker Premium Thanksgiving videos to create a memorable feast.
6. Sweet Potato & Pecan Casserole
Sweet potatoes are a staple of all Thanksgiving dinners. In this Grokker Premium video, Sage Russell shows you his own personal twist on a classic sweet potato casserole. Roasted pecans, dark brown sugar, and his secret ingredient of smoked paprika make this sweet potato casserole the perfect side dish to impress your friends and family at your Thanksgiving dinner.