Never Skip a Beet

Never Skip a Beet

I was not always a fan of beets. It took a little green-gal bravery to introduce them into my menu. They always seemed so “earthy,” but not in a good way—more like, you know, dirt (Dirt, my gardener-daughter tells me, is an inaccurate term, anyway—“It’s soil, Mom.”)....
An Appetite for Spring and Spinach Salad

An Appetite for Spring and Spinach Salad

The Vernal Equinox is only days away. I’m setting up my April and May menus to take full advantage of early crops, especially anything leafy and green. The first greens to pop up at the farmer’s market (and probably a little before from my insider farmer friends) are...