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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 […]

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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.   […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

Golden Tomato pizza from cooking close to home

Kale Salad

Last summer for the first time 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.  This past weekend, with Kale plentiful, I started my binge again.   Crisp, yet tender and it just feels like I […]

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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 […]

Turkey kale Chorizo soup

Butternut Squash Chili with Kale

From Clean & Delicious with Dani Spies: Realistic Recipes for a Nutritious Kitchen 1 large onion, chopped 4 cloves of garlic, chopped 2 bell peppers, chopped ½-1 jalapeno, diced 4 cups of butternut squash cut into 1-inch chunks 3-15oz cans of beans, rinsed and drained (I used black, pinto, and kidney beans) 1 bunch of […]

Kale and Roasted Vegetable Soup

from Simply Recipes,  adapted a bit. We think this would also be great with some Kielbasa added! Ingredients 3 medium carrots, peeled and quartered lengthwise 1 quart canned tomatoes or puree 1 large onion, cut into 8 wedges or 4 or 5 slices 1/2 small butternut squash, peeled, seeded, cut lengthwise into 1/2 inch thick wedges […]