Tag: kale


Kale Salad with Squash and Toasted Almonds

This Northern Spy Kale Salad, discovered on Food52, has become a staple this holiday season: I made it first for the Advent Party, then Kris and Tom brought it for the annual reading of ‘A Christmas Memory,’ and now it’s […]


Early Friday Morning in the Garden

Early Friday morning in the garden, before anyone else was awake. Peonies blooming, blueberries ripening, cicadas molting. New this year: creeping phlox under the dwarf sour cherry and coreopsis near the pear tree.  Here’s a look. Too many ferns!   […]


Kale with Pine Nuts and Pine Nut Butter

You don’t have to pull the kale off the stems for this recipe, but it makes for a nicer presentation when you’re doing a fancy dinner. Bonus: It’s vegan! Recipe, apres jump. Related posts: Pine Nut Butter Recipe Recipe: Cilantro […]


Cooking for One: Saturday Night Supper

Just because Greg is at work  on the weekends doesn’t mean I won’t occasionally be making something really great to eat on Saturday nights. This week, I went to the Palisades Indoor Farmers market and got some Long Island scallops […]


Recipe: Moroccan Beet and Kale Salad

A few years back, I produced a recipe contest at The Journal News called “Locally Grown.” We had lots of great entries and narrowed it down to four contestants, who particpated in a Top Chef-style cookoff. All of the finalists […]


Sips and Snacks at Vandaag

We had a date with Team America. The movie. And the best part? It was a sing-along. Those of you who know the words to some of the songs in that movie probably understand: that’s bound to be a lot […]