Category: Recipes

A Cooler Bar Kick Off To Citrus Season

January is the peak of citrus season. It’s like Mother Earth just knows that our souls need that shot of brightness, that sweetly sour sip of sunshine, to make it through those last few months of winter.  After months of eating kale and turnips and sweet potatoes, this is one of the few times that I break… Read more »

bowl of cooked turnips

Hearty Fall Produce: Revisit the Turnip

Farmers Markets may be winding down throughout much of the country, but that doesn’t mean that the treasure trove of vegetables is empty. Hakurei Turnips are just coming into season, and if you like your veggies with a bit of attitude then run as fast as you can and pick up a couple bunches! Hakurei Turnips… Read more »

Italian sausage and potato Thanksgiving stuffing

Thanksgiving Traditions

Holidays are about traditions, finding the familiar – and therefore the comfort- in things that we do. Traditions can revolve around almost anything, but we tend to see them a lot around the Holidays. I didn’t grow up with a lot of family traditions, but I married into a family that lives for them.  Now… Read more »

Watermelon Salad

My Husband’s Favorite Summer Salad

There are 2 kinds of salads in life: The carefully composed salads with a multitude of ingredients, including carefully cooked grains, hearty greens, roasted veggies, and hand-whisked vinaigrettes. These salads are incredible, and they can generally be made in bulk and used throughout the week. (You know how much I love this!) They lend themselves… Read more »

Rhubarb Apple Compote

Spring Produce: It’s So Pretty!

It’s that time of year! Flowers are sprouting, and the markets are full of all sorts of new produce. Some of it is easy to recognize—radishes, asparagus, artichokes. But then you might come across some less common stuff—ramps and green garlic, sunchokes, rhubarb and fiddleheads. They are so pretty, and fresh and alluring, and the… Read more »