Posole with poblanos and cabbage

Posole

Posole won't be discovered by a Hollywood producer while sitting at a lunch counter, and it'll never be a leading man, but what it's got you don't need eyes to appreciate. Posole's indecisively green and maybe could be a little thinner. Posole's so homely, cabbage dresses it up. Posole's … Continue reading
Mustard Greens Soup with Beef from Bon Appetit Magazine

Whole 30 Starts Now

Like so many others, I've decided to take the Whole 30 plunge (after avoiding it for what seems like years). About seven years ago, I tried the primal thing and discovered within a week that much of the joint pain, inflammation and stomach issues I'd had for years subsided when I removed wheat … Continue reading

Field to Feast: Eat Your Beets

Good advice, I'd say, but it does reinforce the air of obligation beets already have about them; we're admonished to eat them because they're good for you, rarely because they're delicious. Despite that crushing sense of duty, flavor is a great reason to chow down on beets, and now that local crops … Continue reading

Field to Feast: Tomatoes & Zucchini

After a full week of eating tomatoes everyday, I needed a little break to let my poor mouth heal. Sorry about that. The few tomatoes I hadn't used by the end of the week weren't going to last much longer, so I turned them into tomato water. Which of course you've heard of because everyone's making … Continue reading

Field to Feast: Carrots

Every Saturday morning at the Ringwood Farmers' Market, Kasha and I have essentially the same conversation: "So, what should we post about this week?" "I don't know, what would you like to do?" "Hmmm, let me think." The sides change, but that's pretty much how it goes every week. So I can … Continue reading