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 […]

Civil disagreement.

November 2012 reveals great divide amongst the American people. Tomorrow’s election will leave 45+% of us deeply concerned about the next four years. Thanksgiving day will leave even more people deeply concerned about their fellow Americans’ palates. Forget politics and religion, it’s food that reveals the true regional and familial diversity […]

“Green Soup” could sound more enticing…

  There is nothing remotely enticing about “green soup.” Of course, “chipped beef” wasn’t created by a marketing genius. Neither was spotted dick. The recipes, however…simple and amazing! Caldo Verde is a classic Portuguese soup of kale and sausage. Cavolo nero, or lacinato kale, is not the curly, frilly kale you […]