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Kale Salad and Cauliflower “Gratin”

Kale Salad and Cauliflower “Gratin”  Serves 6-8 The pleasantly bitter notes of fresh kale dressed in a sharp vinaigrette is balanced beautifully by creamy cauliflower, rich cheese sauce and crisp, buttery bread crumbs. For salad:  1/2 pound kale, de-ribbed and cut in 1/4” ribbons  1 clove garlic, peeled and minced […]


It sounded so good on paper.

Temptation relies heavily on its co-conspirator, convenience, particularly when it comes to those high-calorie foods we realize are best kept in the every-once-in-a-while-as-a-treat category. With that thought in mind, I came up with the perfect solution: I can eat just about anything, anytime I want, but I’ve got to make it […]


How would you like your change?

For some families politics is a Thanksgiving dinner conversation third rail. For others it’s religion or money. In mine, it’s change. Some families thrive on it, craving a constant new. Mine, however feel change is best conducted at geologic rate. We are particularly fond of tradition – and with good reason. My Mom […]


Pork Chops with Balsamic Roasted Strawberries

Pork Chops with Roasted Strawberries Serves 4 Roasting strawberries is the secret to the intense fruit flavor in ice cream. With a little balsamic they are savory enough to top pork chops and sweet enough to keep that bland morning bowl of oatmeal interesting. Ingredients: 1 pint strawberries, hulled and […]