About this time of year I need some inspiration in the kitchen. We’ve been eating soups for several months by now, and while we love soup, I start wanting something that will still warm me to my bones but include a hint of spring. Like something with a bit of fresh kale and lemon juice and maybe a sprig of mint and a few pomegranate […]Read more ›
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Some of our CSA subscribers ask how I braise greens, so here’s a recipe of sorts that explains it. We eat these nearly weekly during the summer and fortunately for us in the milder northwest, we still have some good braising opportunities throughout the fall. My favorite way to cook greens is to combine several different types–something in the hardy family–kales […]Read more ›
Since last season we grew corn for cornmeal, I’ve been experimenting. This week I decided to make my own polenta, which I used to buy in rolls from the grocery store. As is true of most things made directly by oneself, the difference is amazing. Polenta is as good as the corn it comes from, so start with good cornmeal–or […]Read more ›
Lemon Garlic Kale Quinoa Salad serves up as a main dish perfect at the end of winter when stews and soups are starting to get old. We eat it from now through summer, switching out sides of sliced pears and steamed Brussels sprouts (wintered over like kale, and still tasty) for strawberries and asparagus come late spring/early summer. This salad […]Read more ›