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Blueberry Recipes: Chutney, Salsa, Risotto & More

Blueberry season calls for blueberry recipes. … Read More »

Sensational Kale Recipes For Fall

In today’s Seasonal Pantry, which you can read here, I explore kale, with a recipe for raw kale salad, Portuguese kale soup and kale with bacon and pine nuts. I also promise to post links to kale recipes from Seasonal Pantry’s archives and so here you go: Winter Greens Soup with Kale, Beet Greens, Chard, Spinach and Radish Greens   Brown Rice Porridge with Lacinato Kale (see the second variation, after the main recipe) Barley, Bean and Bacon Soup with… Read More »

Your St. Patrick’s Day Traditions + My Recipes

The weather certainly is cooperating when it comes to celebrating Irish cooking, isn’t it? Rain, fog and rolling green hills make lamb stew, corned beef, botxy, colcannon, soda bread and such taste that much better, don’t you think? And while we’re at it, it’s St. Paddy’s, not St. Patty’s (which would refer to St. Patricia). End of today’s lesson. Now it’s time for show-and-tell. In today’s Seasonal Pantry, I ask about your St. Patrick’s Day traditions, food, drink and otherwise.… Read More »

Golden Beet Risotto, Red Beet Caviar, Winter Sunset Soup with Burrata & More

As promised in today’s Seasonal Pantry, here are links to beet recipes from the archives, along with a favorite recipe that appeared in the column before it was available on line (i.e., pre-2004). If you have a favorite way to enjoy beets, please share it here in the comments section. Beet Caviar Minced Beets with Cheese & Croutons • Serves 6 to 8 3 large (about 1  3/4 pounds total weight) red beets 1 small red onion 2 tablespoons minced fresh… Read More »

Simple Summer Dishes for Dinner

With summer’s harvest in full swing, you can put together simple, delicious dinners quickly, especially when you rethink what dinner actually means.… Read More »

Feasting on Farro: Ten Delicious Recipes for Winter

Don’t let farro’s trendy reputation ruin your enjoyment of this ancient, delicious and healthy grain. … Read More »