Recipes

Main Dishes   Barley Lentil Soup with Green Garlic and Parsley Bean and Egg Burrito with Greens Bean, Herb and Cheese Quesadilla Japanese Cabbage Pancakes (Okonomiyaki) Caldo Verde (Cabbage and Potato Soup with Chorizo) Cauliflower Pasta “Risotto” Chard Patties aka “Daddy Patties” Chard Stem Gratin Chard Tart Chickpeas & Pasta Corncakes Couscous whatever-you-have-on-hand Salad Crepes with Carameli... Read more »

Getting Comfortable

...grated sharp cheddar on a whole wheat tortilla was the bed for the eggs and greens, and then I topped it with pinto beans and chickpeas and a drizzle of hot sauce. I briefly warmed the whole thing in a skillet, then folded it up–10 minutes, at most. Two-bean, egg, cheese and chard burritos If you’d like a chance to get more comfortable in the kitchen and get your hands on lots of spring greens and other produce you... Read more »

On Time, Frugality and Satisfaction + Delicious Rice Patties

...started grinning like a goof ball as the idea took shape. 10 minutes later we were eating them. They were really good!   I’m not always as gleeful as I was with the rice patties but the actual making of whatever it is, is satisfying. And if an idea does not materialize I go through my mental check list of standbys as I peruse the fridge and pantry: lentil soup, peanut/sesame noodles with whatever veg/herbs I have, frittata, curry, c... Read more »

Very Green Rice

This beautiful, verdant dish is adapted from Bryant Terry's wonderful book Vegetable Kingdom. It's greener and richer than this more typical Mexican version and is practically a meal in itself.  I've made it a bit spicy and have added toasted cumin and coriander seeds which make it  so fragrant.   You can really use many kinds of greens. If you have mustard greens, arugula or mizuna only use a small percentage of... Read more »

Recipes

Main Dishes   Barley Lentil Soup with Green Garlic and Parsley Bean and Egg Burrito with Greens Bean, Herb and Cheese Quesadilla Japanese Cabbage Pancakes (Okonomiyaki) Caldo Verde (Cabbage and Potato Soup with Chorizo) Cauliflower Pasta “Risotto” Chard Patties aka “Daddy Patties” Chard Stem Gratin Chard Tart Chickpeas & Pasta Corncakes Couscous whatever-you-have-on-hand Salad Crepes with Caramelized Onions and Tomatoes Eggplant, Sweet, Hot and Sour Eggs Poached in Tomato Sauce with Salsa Verde Fried Rice Frittata with Greens Green Risotto…

Getting Comfortable

…grated sharp cheddar on a whole wheat tortilla was the bed for the eggs and greens, and then I topped it with pinto beans and chickpeas and a drizzle of hot sauce. I briefly warmed the whole thing in a skillet, then folded it up–10 minutes, at most. Two-bean, egg, cheese and chard burritos If you’d like a chance to get more comfortable in the kitchen and get your hands on lots of spring greens and other produce you can…

On Time, Frugality and Satisfaction + Delicious Rice Patties

…started grinning like a goof ball as the idea took shape. 10 minutes later we were eating them. They were really good!   I’m not always as gleeful as I was with the rice patties but the actual making of whatever it is, is satisfying. And if an idea does not materialize I go through my mental check list of standbys as I peruse the fridge and pantry: lentil soup, peanut/sesame noodles with whatever veg/herbs I have, frittata, curry, can-it-be-put-in-a-burrito?…