Sarah Bolla
Sarah Bolla

Sarah Bolla

F&W Digital Food Awards Winner Website Lemon Fire Brigade Profile A trained chef, Sarah Bolla now focuses on food styling, but she still finds inspiration at restaurants. For example, a dish at a Peruvian café in Del Mar, California, resulted in her black sesame–dusted chard empanadas. She also checks out the plated dishes on chefs' Twitter feeds. "I'm constantly taking screen shots of composed dishes from chefs around the world," she says. Currently, she is obsessed with earthy, raw, organic pottery and stone. "We all want our plates to look like Noma's," she says.
This hearty pot roast is slowly cooked in a Belgian-style beer broth, and then smothered in tender kale and onions. Slideshow: More Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes 
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Slow Cooker Bolognese
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This Bolognese features a combination of only two meats, ground beef and sausage, but it produces superior results and it's even better the next day. It's great to freeze and have on handfor months. Slideshow: More Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes 
In this soup, fresh turmeric pairs up with cinnamon, cumin, and coriander to spice up red lentils and wilted Swiss chard. It's power-packed full of flavor and warmth and also subtlety sweet. To serve, add a dollop of yogurt for a bright, creamy, and cooling topping. Slideshow: More Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes 
Adding tart caper berries to a cacciatore go a long way toward brightening the flavors. Slideshow: More Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes 
Like most stroganoffs, this one tastes even better when it cools in the sauce and is reheated and served the next day. Slideshow: More Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes 
Using butter and olive oil together when sautéing the mushrooms is not traditional, but it adds a bit of richness to the stroganoff that you can't get from oil alone. Slideshow: More Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes 
In this intensely comforting spiced chicken and black lentil stew, bold ingredients like fresh ginger, garlic, tomatoes, and white wine simmer slowly with an Ethiopian spice blend called Berbere. The berbere spice blend can be substituted with an equal amount of Garam Masala for a very similar flavor profile in this dish. 
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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread
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This gluten-free pumpkin bread has a wonderfully crunchy top and deliciously spiced and moist crumb. It's perfect with coffee during the autumn months. Slideshow: More Pumpkin Recipes 
Orzo plays a very comforting role in this dish, soaking up a savory pumpkin and spicy cheddar cheese sauce. Tossing in fresh peppery greens to this just before serving adds a pop of color and great texture to this warm pasta salad. Slideshow: More Pumpkin Recipes 
In this intensely comforting spiced chicken and black lentil stew, bold ingredients like fresh ginger, garlic, tomatoes, and white wine simmer slowly with an Ethiopian spice blend called Berbere. The berbere spice blend can be substituted with an equal amount of Garam Masala for a very similar flavor profile in this dish. 
Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread
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This gluten-free pumpkin bread has a wonderfully crunchy top and deliciously spiced and moist crumb. It's perfect with coffee during the autumn months. Slideshow: More Pumpkin Recipes 
Orzo plays a very comforting role in this dish, soaking up a savory pumpkin and spicy cheddar cheese sauce. Tossing in fresh peppery greens to this just before serving adds a pop of color and great texture to this warm pasta salad. Slideshow: More Pumpkin Recipes 
This pasta is comforting but light, adding a fresh squeeze of lemon juice in at the end complements the fennel well and gives a slightly sharp taste to the creaminess of the sauce. Slideshow: More Savory Pumpkin Recipes 
The classic wedge salad has been given a Greek inspired twist with a creamy, herbed feta and Greek yogurt based dressing. Small watermelon gherkins add an extra hint of tangy cucumber flavor to this salad; they're most likely to be found at specialty produce stores or farmer's markets. Slideshow:  More Greek Recipes 
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In this dish, feta cheese is whipped into a delicious savory cream and served beneath beautiful slices of summer heirlooms and nectarines. Slideshow:  More Summer Salad Recipes 
The combination of creamy goat cheese, fresh herbs, thin and crunchy vegetables with rich olive oil, lemon, and a little salt is addictive. If you have a mandoline, it's great to use it here. Slideshow: More Broccoli Recipes 
These spelt crêpes have a delicately nutty flavor and light texture to them and they are delicious served on the sweeter side with a warm drizzling of ganache. Adding just a little bit of peanut butter to chocolate will never fail to wow.
Tangy lemon curd is spooned over these warm ricotta filled and poppy seed studded crêpes. They are light, colorful, and perfect for an Easter brunch and buffet. Slideshow: More Lemon Recipes 
Tangy, lemony hummus pairs beautifully with roasted fennel and black olives. Slideshow:  More Hummus Recipes 
The combination of warm Portobello mushrooms and poblano peppers are excellent on top of creamy hummus. Slideshow:  More Hummus Recipes 
These flatbreads manage to be both hearty and light, combining a bold roasted tomato and basil flavored hummus with a bright ricotta salata and arugula salad to top. Slideshow:  More Hummus Recipes 
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Roasted Tomato-Basil Hummus
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With familiar flavors of a classic pizza sauce, roasting peak-season tomatoes make all the difference in this hummus. Serve alongside warm pita, or spread it over a flatbread with some toppings for a unique spin on pizza. Slideshow:  More Hummus Recipes 
Squash blossoms mellow flavor are sublime with melted cheese; serve them lightly wilted inside a quesadilla for a very quick and ultra-satisfying treat. Slideshow:  More Tex-Mex Recipes 
Soy Sauce Butter Cabbage
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Soy sauce and butter make for a sublime combination in this stir-fried cabbage side dish. Slideshow: More Stir Fry Recipes 
This peanut dressing has quite a list of ingredients but it's definitely worth the effort, as its flavor has a delicious and fresh complexity to it that isn't found in store-bought peanut sauces. Toss in fresh herbs and chopped peanuts to the noodles at the end for added texture. Slideshow: More Noodle Salad Recipes
This noodle salad is light and bold with an addictive mix of spicy, sweet, sour, and salty flavors, that would also serve as a great dipping sauce for grilled fish and meats. Slideshow: More Noodle Salad Recipes 
This chili recipe is less about beans and more about chicken, beer and hominy simmering in a spicy tomato-based stew. Slideshow:  Hearty Chili Recipes 
With similar ingredients you'd find wrapped up in taco, this brightly colored shrimp salad is light but very much satisfying. Enjoy with chips and beer on a hot day. Slideshow:  More Salads with Seafood