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

Hakurei Turnip & Scallion Stew

Fresh green flavors with satisfying heft from the turnips and the pasta.  Perfect for a cool spring night.   Prep time:  5 minutesCook time:  25 minutesServes 4 INGREDIENTS5-6 cups chicken or vegetable stock1 tablespoon Italian seasoning* (optional)3 tablespoons olive oil1 bunch hakurei turnips, greens washed and chopped, bulbs washed, thinly sliced, Continue Reading

Stew of sausage, basil, potatoes, carrots, & caramelized onions

Fresh basil frames this picture with minty, pungent flavor.  This recipe is oriented towards the simplicity of a one pot meal.  For added flavor, grill the sausages separately and add to the soup with the spaghetti. Prep time: 20 minutesCook time:  30 minutesServes: 4-6 INGREDIENTS Olive oil1 pound merguez sausage Continue Reading

Muffins with Caramelized Onions & Smoked Gouda

These treats bring all the soft texture of muffins, along with savory, rich flavors reminiscent of stuffing. Prep time:  20 minutesCook time: 16 minutesYield:  12 hearty muffins INGREDIENTS2-3 tablespoons olive oil3/4 cup onions, 1/4″ dice Wet Ingredients:2 eggs3/4 cup chicken or vegetable stock*1/2 cup milk1/4 cup olive oil Dry Ingredients:2 Continue Reading