Fresh Endive with Rice and Greens

Fresh Endive with Rice and Greens

Do you say N-dive and ON-deeve? According to California Endive Farms, there actually is a difference. Curly Endive, pronounced N-dive, is a wilder member of the chicory family resembling escarole, and is grown outdoors. California or Belgian Endive, on the … Continue reading

Homemade Corn Tortillas

Homemade Corn Tortillas

For a long time, I had been wondering about homemade tortillas. Seemed like it might be a lot of bother to make my own. After all, they are available in every grocery store…and aren’t those good enough? But maybe good enough … Continue reading

Oaty Dog Treats

Oaty Dog Treats

Our Cocker Spaniel turns 11 years old today! In honor of Caramel’s birthday, here’s my recipe (if you can call it that) for her favorite treats, made with simply oats and water. When Caramel developed what appeared to be a serious health … Continue reading

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