Northern Spy’s Kale Salad
So I know I just posted a kale salad recipe, but you can never have too much raw kale in your diet, kiddies.
Almond Butter & Blueberry Jam
I’m not one of those people who likes fresh berries best by the handful. I need them doctored: sugared and baked into pies, cobblers, and crumbles; blended with yogurt and honey and juice into a smoothie; churned into an ice cream; simmered into a sauce, compote, or jam. If I was my normal self these [...]
Chocolate Fruit and Nut Tart
Remember when Gourmet folded and finished out the remainder of our subscriptions with issues of Bon Appetit? Well this is the one recipe I took away from that short-lived Bon Appetit subscription. (I declined to continue it but for some reason have had this intense longing for food magazines lately and so I might reconsider. It’ll [...]
Roasted Beet Salad with Goat Cheese and Almonds
I wasn’t sure exactly how many beets I’d need for the ice cream, so I overbought, planning to make one of my favorite salads with the extra. There’s nothing revolutionary about pairing beets and goat cheese, I know, but there’s a reason everyone does it. Sweet, earthy, firm beets are simply perfect with slightly tangy, [...]
Swiss Chard with Raisins and Almonds
I’m particularly fond of any recipe with dried fruit and nuts (wonder why?), and this is one I’ve made multiple times. The husband finds the greens a bit bitter, which they are. But he seems particularly sensitive to bitterness whereas I handle it pretty well. Like it, even.
Almond-Olive Basil Pesto with Ricotta
Here’s a lovely story, and I’m sure many of you have a similar one. So I go to the grocery store and, among other things, buy some ricotta. Some ricotta that has not yet reached its expiration date, I might add. I make this pesto. I get to the part where I’m supposed to stir [...]