They are picture presents.
This one is a picture of quartered green cabbage doused in olive oil, salt, and pepper, roasted in the oven, and covered with wilted red onion and toasty sesame seeds; idea courtesy of cupcake punk.
This one is a picture of gnocchi with a bunch of slivered garlic and an entire bunch of wilted chard.
This one is a picture of long grain brown rice mixed with more wilted red onions and chiffonaded chard and parsley and lots of fresh pepper and asiago cheese.
This one is a picture of scalloped potatoes made from redskins and yukon golds, a bunch of chopped yellow onion, salt, pepper, and paprika, most of a quart of whole milk, grated cheese of some sort, and a layer of thinly sliced and totally indistinguishable celeriac.