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

Bread Salad Days: Summer Cornbread Panzanella with Honey Dressing

Posted August 15, 2017

Everything changed when we “discovered” panzanella. Suddenly salad could have chunks of bread and the definition of “greens” began to shift to include all manner of decidedly non-leafy fruit and vegetables. A classic tomato-mozz-basil-and-ciabatta became our go-to potluck offering and…

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Chickpeas From Scratch

Posted January 11, 2017

I’m going to keep this post short and sweet, because I don’t want to hold up getting this non-recipe into your wholesome little hands pronto. I sure do keep canned chickpeas on hand because dinner is so last minute sometime,…

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The Magic of a Mandolin and Vegetable Carpaccio

Posted September 26, 2016

To spend the summer season living in Vermont has its peaks – all those green mountains, folks – and its perks, like the ever-flowing produce from farms just a property or two away from mine. With all those fresh vegetables…

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5 Quick Pickles to Preserve Spring and Summer Produce

Posted June 20, 2016

With an abundance of spring produce floating around my fridge, I had to get creative. Thankfully, I’ve recently learned that you can truly pickle anything. And what better way to spend a summer afternoon than saving all of the fruits and veggies of…

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Salad: It’s What’s for Dinner Tonight

Posted May 10, 2016

I’m all too familiar with the last-minute, there’s-nothing-to-eat-in-my-fridge dilemma. Maybe I haven’t been grocery shopping, or I’m sick of eating the leftover soup I made a few days ago. Either way, I continue to open the fridge expecting a miraculous discovery of new,…

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