• Kale, Mushroom, and Cheddar Bake

    Casserole of chopped fresh kale, mushrooms, onions, ciabatta bread, cheddar cheese, milk, and eggs.
  • Leeks Vinaigrette

    A French classic, whole leeks are boiled, drained, then marinated in a Dijon vinaigrette.
  • How to Clean Leeks

    Step-by-step photos and instructions on how to clean leeks, 2 ways, chopped for soup and for whole leeks.
  • Pasta e Fagioli

    Pasta e fagioli, or pasta "fazool". A classic Italian dish of beans and short pasta with tomatoes and vegetables.
  • Slow Cooker Guinness Stew

    Slow cooked Guinness beef stew with carrots, turnips and parsnips and Guinness stout.
  • Pork Chops with Braised Cabbage

    Seared cabbage and onions that are then braised with caraway, celery seed, mustard and a little stock or water.
  • Oatmeal Soda Bread

    Oatmeal soda bread, a quick bread made with finely ground rolled oats, flour, buttermilk, egg, and leavened with baking soda.
  • Green Mashed Potatoes

    Mashed russet potatoes mixed with purée of parsley and green onions.
  • Provencal Endive Salad

    Belgian endive salad with a vinaigrette with olive oil, sherry vinegar, garlic, and anchovies.
  • Sole Piccata

    Petrale sole fillets, dusted in flour, sautéed in olive oil and served with a sauce of white wine, lemon juice, capers, parsley and butter.
  • Chicken Cacciatore (Hunter Style Chicken)

    Chicken cacciatore, an Italian hunter-style chicken braised in a tomato-based sauce with onions, garlic, and white wine.
  • Carrot Ginger Soup

    Smooth carrot soup with ginger, orange and chicken stock. So easy and healthy too!
  • Spaghetti Squash and Chard Sauté

    Spaghetti squash, first baked, then shredded and sautéed with chard, garlic, rosemary, and Parmesan.
  • Hoisin Glazed Brussels Sprouts

    Brussels sprouts steamed briefly and then stir-fried with a hoisin glaze.
  • Pasta Puttanesca

    A classic Italian pasta sauce based on pantry items such as olives, capers, anchovies and canned tomatoes.
  • Refried Black Beans

    Black beans, cooked and then fried and mashed with onion, garlic, chili, and cilantro. So good!!