Tag Archives: greens

Sunday Suppers: Beer and Apples

We know a lot of you waste spend time watching football on Sundays. This is an excuse to buy extra beer and make some extra nuts for snacking while you’re at it. Drunken Whole Chicken Kale and Pear Salad with … Continue reading

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Cranberry Bean Soup with Turnip Greens

This is a really hearty bean soup perfect for a cold winter day. Cranberry Bean and Turnip Green Soup 1 lb cranberry beans washed and soaked in cold water overnight 1 ham hock 2 cups chopped mushrooms 2 celery ribs … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: A is for Arugula

This is our favorite time of year weather-wise. The mosquitoes aren’t out in full force, the farmers market is in full swing and the humidity is still at bay. Plus the garden is starting to kick out arugula — lots … Continue reading

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Arugula and Prosciutto Risotto

Take advantage of the arugula season with this simple risotto. Arugula Prosciutto Risotto 1 1/2 cups arborio rice 1/8 lb prosciutto 3-4 cups arugula leaves washed well 1 cup minced red onion 1 qt chicken stock at a simmer 2 … Continue reading

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Pecan Chicken on a Bed of Swiss Chard

This recipe makes use of fresh Swiss chard. If it is not in season yet then wait. Swiss chard is similar in taste to spinach but tougher like kale. The stems need to be cooked longer than the leaves and … Continue reading

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Toss Around the Pasta

This dish was an excuse to eat some of the fusilli pasta I stumbled on recently. For those of you who can find it easily, well a gold star for you. For everyone else this is one of those pasta … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: It’s getting hot

If all went according to plan, we stepped off a plane a few hours ago from the lovely Pacific Northwest where it was about 20 to 25 degrees cooler. (We’re writing this before the trip to give us more time … Continue reading

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Fingerling Potatoes with Wilted Kale

The kale kick continues… Fingerling Potatoes with Wilted Kale 1 1/2 pounds fingerling or other small potatoes 5-7 cups kale, torn or chopped into bite sized bits 1/4 cup olive oil 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp mustard seeds 1 … Continue reading

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Orzo-stuffed Peppers with Kale

Stuffed peppers that are delicious and healthy — We impress even ourselves. Yes, we’re fixated on stuffed peppers. For those who are counting this is our fourth stuffed pepper recipe, not counting these hot little buggers. Orzo Stuffed Peppers with … Continue reading

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Spicy Kale Chips

By Katherine We’re far more likely to have turnip greens in the refrigerator than kale. Turnip greens are cheaper down here and as much as I want to I haven’t jumped on the kale bandwagon. (In fairness, I’m not the … Continue reading

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