Green Bombs of Kale, Spinach, Chard and Other Leafy Greens

Are you one of those people who sign up for a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) box eagerly in the winter and then, when deliveries start, you are dismayed by piles of kale, chard and spinach?

You open the box to find – again! – a mountain of green leafy veggies and you wonder what to do with that mountain. You know they are too good, and good for you, to let them spoil but you can’t use them fast enough.  I have your answer, thanks to a local farmer who shared this tip with me. And I’m going to share it with you because I consider it the one most useful of all kitchen hacks. Continue reading

Simple Sheet Pan Paella

Everyone I know is suffering from quarantine fatigue, and you may be too. But there have been a few upsides to this forced exile. We have returned to the kitchen to make many more meals at home than usual and discovered the pleasure of family dinners. And if you are like me, you’ve also been prodded into doing a deep dive into the cabinets and freezer in an effort to find inspiration and also to clean out things that have been lingering around for a while. Continue reading