Italian Escarole and Potato Soup

Italian Escarole and Potato Soup

Last night I made this delicious springtime Italian Escarole and Potato Soup, based on Nava Atlas’ recipe from her inspiring book, Wild About Greens. Nava’s book is a tremendous resource, bursting with brilliant ways to eat more greens, as most of … Continue reading

Raspberry and Blueberry Muffins

Raspberry and Blueberry Muffins

A few weeks ago, I was pre-measuring ingredients for a brunch we were hosting the next morning, when my daughter, Emily, got the brilliant idea to add raspberries to the blueberry muffins. It was an outstanding suggestion, so she gets … Continue reading

Irish Colcannon – Smashed Potatoes, Cabbage, and Onions

Irish Colcannon – Smashed Potatoes, Cabbage, and Onions

Colcannon is a comforting potato dish, with St. Patrick’s Day written all over it. I discovered it last year around this time, and had to wonder where this recipe had been all my life. Colcannon always features potatoes, with a … Continue reading

Chai-Spiced Steel Cut Oats

Chai-Spiced Steel Cut Oats

My mighty slow cookers (of almost every size) continue to get a heavy workout during Michigan’s ultra-cold winter months. A few weeks ago, I shared one of my favorite reasons - Breakfast Bean And Tofu Burritos - inspired by Kathy Hester’s book (Vegan … Continue reading

Baked Stuffed Pasta

Baked Stuffed Pasta

Every year, long before the holidays approach, I picture endless hours of leisurely family fun.  Yet I’m somehow always surprised that our holiday season seems at least as rushed and over-scheduled as it is relaxing. This Baked Stuffed Pasta recipe … Continue reading