Leafy greens (and beyond) take center stage as main course or exquisite accompaniment.

Fig, Apricot, Goat Cheese Tart

Six Savory Sides for Easter & Beyond

Posted March 21, 2016

Easter always meant more to me than bunnies, baskets, and jelly beans when I was growing up. It was a time to eat (any excuse in my family, really). And eat well. The brightly-colored eggs were masterfully pickled by my father…

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A Light and Giftable Green Bean “Casserole”

Posted November 23, 2015

I’ve signed a lot of cookbooks during the last six weeks and, during this past weekend, I enjoyed my final 2015 signing (outside of the Eat Boutique Holiday Market, of course) at a big food and gift festival not far from…

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New Beginnings Beet Salad

Posted May 21, 2014

We are all up for meatless meals, centered on hearty and delicious veggies. Thankfully, we have Casey to give us fresh takes on some old friends. Sweet roasted beets, acidic oranges, and a creamy, nutty pistachio dressing team up for…

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Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad

Posted March 17, 2014

Is it Spring, yet? Turns out (if the still-frigid weather hadn’t tipped you off) Spring doesn’t arrive until the Vernal Equinox, on March 20. But if you’re feeling a little ansy for salad season, you can get your Spring fix…

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Middle Eastern Inspired Black Rice Salad

Posted January 20, 2014

I have been eating a somewhat vegetarian menu daily since we hit 2014, and always have extra rice pre-cooked, waiting in the fridge for a quick meal. Denise has made my life with this new salad. Seriously, life made. -Maggie…

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Easy Bean Salad

Posted October 7, 2012

You may call it fall but I call it officially “dried bean” season. I continue to transition: craving the last crop of fall greens, topping them with delicious local beans. Meet new contributor Molly Shuster, who introduces us to Charley…

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