Vegetable Stew with Greens and Carrots

On the day I made this hearty soup, the high temperature was 4 degrees.  This hearty bowl of goodness proved equal to the task. Prep time:  15 minutesCook time:  30 minutesServes:  6-8 INGREDIENTS1 1/2 cups brassica greens, coarsely chopped (kale, young broccoli leaves, cabbage, etc)8 cups chicken or vegetable stock2 Continue Reading

Pinzimonio: Play with your food!

Play with your food! Leave it to the Italians to turn produce into whimsical fun.  Pinzimonio is a raw vegetable antipasto that can be as simple or as complicated as you’d like to make it.  In this version, long skinny vegetables are bundled, ready for dipping in olive oil seasoned Continue Reading

Broccoli Slaw Saute

In this simple, waste-nothing dish, the fragrant fennel and caraway seeds frame the fresh broccoli and onion flavors. Prep time:  5 minutesCook time:  10 minutesServes:  4 as a side dish INGREDIENTS1 1/2 – 2 cups tender broccoli stems, processed using the coarse shredding wheel in your food processor, or the Continue Reading