Zesty Lentil Enchiladas with Bechamel

As you know, I love lentils.  Of the four varieties currently in my kitchen, the regular inexpensive brown ones are my favorite. Once again, I have a new love for lentils in a totally different form, that’s not a soup, … Continue reading

Winter Greens and Rice Gratin

Serves 10 to 12.  Freezes well, and easily halved. This is a great winter dish as greens are in abundance in backyard gardens, farmer’s markets, and in the grocery market.  Obviously, this is the time which they taste the best, too. … Continue reading

Soba Noodle Salad with Winter Vegetables and Sweet Kumquats

A classic Asian salad made with winter vegetables, almost everything is from the farmer’s market. The carrots, the radishes, the tatsoi, and the kumquats. The kumquats were a last minute addition, as they sat next to my cutting board, winking … Continue reading

Farmer’s Market Find: Lightly Braised Rainbow Chard & Kale

An easy way to cook this lovely green.  It only takes a few minutes to prepare. You will need: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, sliced 1/2 cup slivered onions Saute these in a large, heavy skillet for a … Continue reading