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Kale Salad

A few summers ago I really embraced Kale Salad.  I must admit I was a kale salad skeptic at one point, and I like kale.  But now, I am a full convert. Seems it might be time to start my Kale salad binging again.  Crisp, yet tender and it just feels like I must be […]

Sautéed Kale-sparagus

Sometimes Mari’s ideation gets us in trouble, sometimes it opens great doors.  This week was the latter. We introduce a Spring ephemeral on the farm – Kale-sparagus.   Tender, succulent, delicious fast growing shoots of the Kale plant heading to flower.  This is no ordinary kale stalk, and Mari knew it when she saw it. […]

Saag Gosht

Greens are in a great abundance for this recipe in the next few weeks.  We had heard the description of this recipe for a several years from one of our Farm Share members and it always sounds so good. Last year, Molly typed it up during spring greens season.  Here it is back, just in […]

Mac & Cheese with Squash & Greens

A great option for some comfort food with end of the winter squash from EggsonSunday, adapted from Culinate 1 medium winter squash (or 3 or so cups cooked pureed squash or pumpkin) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 lb. short dried pasta, such as elbow macaroni or penne about 1 lb fresh greens (kale, chard, beet…) chopped, blanched […]

vegetarian_squashmaccheese_7 by EggsonSunday

Horta from Mark Bittman

From Mark Bittman’s How to Cook Everything Vegetarian   This is a standard Mediterranean preparation for greens. They can be almost any green you like, from chard and beet greens to kale, collards, spinach, turnip or mustard greens, even arugula. A mixture is great too. This recipe is also perfect for leftover cooked greens.   […]

Kale Caesar Salad

Fall kale is the sweetest, post frost, but spring kale is the most tender.  We have even been just chopping the rib/stems up thin and adding them to our kale dishes, whether they are cooked or raw as a salad. Often, we do a vinaigrette with kale (lots of options here), but had a taste […]

Kale Pesto

Kale Pesto…a new love.  The loveliness of Pesto and another way to feed my body some wonderful, nutritious greens!  We have enjoyed this as a dip for carrots (chips or crackers would work too), with pasta, on the bun of my goat burger and just with bread. We tried both recipes below – one with […]

Kale & Potato Hash

Photo from Eating Well Kale & Potato Hash from Eating Well Serve as a side with pork or set a poached egg on top for a hearty breakfast or brunch. 8 cups torn kale leaves (about ½ large bunch; see Tip) 1-2 tablespoons horseradish or hot sauce 1 medium shallot, minced ½ teaspoon ground pepper […]

Golden Tomato Pizza with Pesto & Kale

Time for a last “summer” pizza! from Cooking Close to Home by Diane Imrie & Richard Jarmusz, a great cookbook for all eating local in Vermont! Pizza Dough (they have a great Maple Whole Wheat dough recipe) 3 Tablespoons Basil Pesto 1 T Olive Oil 1 T chopped Garlic 3 cups roughly chopped Kale 3/4 cup cherry tomatoes, […]

Turkey Soup with Potatoes, Chorizo & Kale

from Cooks Illustrated, mostly! 2 lbs potatoes, unpeeled, cut into 1” pieces 2 teaspoons minced parsley & sage leaves 12 oz chorizo, cut into 1/4” rounds 12 oz kale chopped Turkey Stock Turkey pieces, shredded (either from making stock or other left over) Bring turkey stock to simmer in large stock-pot or Dutch oven over […]