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Winter Veggie Taco Salad

Okay, I love salads like no one’s business. And this one is ah-mazing. The talented Rachel Oberg from De Ma Cuisine is responsible for this masterpiece. I love Mexican cheeses such as Cotija and Queso Fresco and happily add them with sharp cheddar. Also add some fresh herbs if you can. And totally use the […]

Cooking with Radish Greens

Radish greens are delicious in potato soup. A very simple way to prepare radish greens is to saute them in a little butter, add cubed potato, salt and water, simmer for a half hour, puree, and season with pepper, a little nutmeg, and a spoon or two of crème fraîche. Braising is another great way […]

Cooking with Mustard Greens

Mustard is handy in the garden as a great companion plant and when left to go to seed, the tiny flowers attract beneficial insects. Outside of the garden and inside the kitchen, it’s a super tasty, healthy green. Mustard Greens INGREDIENTS 1/2 c thinly sliced onions 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 T olive oil 1 […]

Cooking with Collard Greens

Collard greens are often associated with heavy Southern cooking which can include a lot of fattening pork and/or bacon. Here’s a vegan recipe that keeps your veggies fresher-tasting and better for you. Healthy Collard Greens INGREDIENTS 2 to 4 bunches of fresh collard greens 4 cloves of garlic 2 red peppers 4 tablespoons of olive […]

Garden Gazpacho

  Use those over-ripe tomatoes in this light Spanish Gazpacho. Garden Gazpacho   INGREDIENTS   2 pounds very ripe tomatoes, seeded and roughly chopped   1 seedless cucumber or 1 pound Persian cucumbers, peeled and roughly chopped   1 red bell pepper, roughly chopped   1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil   1 tablespoon salt   […]