Special Sides: Sprouts and Spuds

Special Sides: Sprouts and Spuds

One of my favorite winter greens are those cute little cabbages know as Brussel sprouts. They are easy to fix in a million ways and bring a real freshness to wintertime meals. They are a family favorite with us now, but that used to not be the case. Years ago when I...
Skinny Dipping in the (Broccoli) Pond

Skinny Dipping in the (Broccoli) Pond

I can’t think of a more quintessential summer pastime than a cool dip in a favorite swimming hole, can you? Of course, the dip here is about eating, not swimming. Although, the recipe makes a nice poolside snack, I do believe. This post is sort of an atonement, as...
Three Sisters Vegan Cassoulet

Three Sisters Vegan Cassoulet

Once January rolls around, I’m on a mission to organize the food stored in the basement, empty out our deep freeze and create as many comfort foods from last year’s harvest as possible. This annual exercise has turned out some spectacular dishes—soups, stews and...