Roasted Mushrooms with Bacon and Kale

This dish is similar to kale chips, but ups the ante with smoky bacon and hearty mushrooms. A drizzle of fresh lemon juice cuts through the flavors to lighten things up. Here’s how: INGREDIENTS 1 lb bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 bunch kale, stems removes and torn into pieces 2 cups of your favorite […]

Lemon Broccoli Pasta Skillet

The original recipe did not call for cherry tomatoes, but they make a great addition (if you can manage not to eat them all beforehand…). This dish takes about 20 minutes to make and serves about six people, which makes it a great weeknight meal. Ingredients: 1 bundle of broccoli florets, chopped into 1-inch pieces […]

Mushroom-Kale Savory Galette

If you know me at all, you know I spend most of my time thinking about how I can turn my favorite fresh produce into a galette. Sweet galettes are great (think apples and cinnamon), but savory galettes are really where it’s at. Succulent veggies nestled among soft pillows of herbed and lemony ricotta get […]

Old-Fashioned Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp

Ingredients Filling: 2 pounds rhubarb stalks, sliced 1/2 inch thick 1 1/4 cups sugar 1 pounds strawberries, hulled and quartered 3 tablespoons cornstarch 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Topping: 1 stick (4 ounces) unsalted butter, softened 1 1/2 cups light brown sugar 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/4 cups […]

Beet Carrot Apple Salad

This light and tasty salad takes about 15 minutes to make. Ingredients: 1 lb. beets, peeled and roughly chopped 2 large carrots (about 8 oz) roughly chopped 2 granny smith apples, cored and roughly chopped Zest and juice from 2 lemons, about 1/4 cup 1 tbsp. olive oil 3/4 tsp. sea salt 1/2 tsp. black […]

White Bean Kale Salad with Tahini Dressing

Ingredients: Garlic Croutons (optional) 2 cups white or wheat bread, cubed (day old is best) 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp sea salt 1/4 tsp black pepper Beans 1 15-ounce can white or butter beans, rinsed and drained Juice from 1/2 lemon 1 tbsp olive oil 1/4 tsp sea salt 1 […]

Sautéd Fiddleheads with Garlic

Fiddleheads are a great spring treat! They must always be cooked, never eat fiddleheads raw. Ingredients: Approximately 1 pint of fiddleheads (it’s okay if you have a little more or a little less) 3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 2 tablespoons of butter salt and pepper to taste Instructions: In a medium pot, bring slightly […]

Homemade Ramen with Mushrooms

Ingredients: 8 cups chicken or vegetable stock 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon seasoned rice wine vinegar 1 tablespoon oyster sauce 2 cups fresh shiitake or oyster mushrooms 6 oz ramen noodles 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil 1/4 cup scallions, sliced thin Instructions: In a large saucepan, bring the stock to simmer over medium heat. […]

Sautéd Lion’s Mane Mushroom

Lion’s mane is a delicious mushroom that has a flavor and texture similar to lobster or crab meat. To really enjoy the delicate flavor of this mushroom it is best to enjoy them cooked simply in a little butter and garlic. Ingredients: 1 large lion’s mane mushroom 1 clove of garlic 1 tablespoon of butter […]

Celeriac Gratin

Ingredients: 1 pound of potatoes, peeled and sliced into thin slices 1 large celeriac, peeled and sliced into thin slices 1 onion, peeled and finely sliced 2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated 2 1/2 cups heavy cream 1 small bunch of fresh parsley, leaves picked, stalks roughly chopped sea […]