Tag Archive for 'kale'

Kale & Apple Salad

I went to a catered lunch meeting a few weeks ago. Those words – “catered lunch meeting” – normally mean I will go without food for the duration of the event. Whether it’s a sandwich lunch or salads with croutons, gluten is normally on the menu and it’s just easier for me to eat when […]

I wasn’t going to post this recipe, but when my husband declared it “the best soup you’ve ever made,” I changed my mind. I wasn’t going to post because a) most people have already run through their leftover turkey by now and b) who cooks turkey save for Thanksgiving? But, at least around here, a […]

Green Kale & Ham Soup

Why have I not been eating ham hocks my whole life? I picked some up the other day – smoked, high quality ones from Thompson Farms – and got four of them for less than $5.00. (That’s a lot of delicious for very little dough.) I made a nice stock from them on day one, […]

Real Food for Real Life

One of the biggest obstacles to eating real food, well-prepared is time.  I find that it’s a little easier to manage in the summer when we have loads of bright, fresh veggies at our fingertips.  We can just toss them together for a salad, skewer them for some kabobs, or cut them up and eat […]