This unique omelette recipe from Plenty uses piles of shredded swiss chard, a handful of herbs, garlic, and lemon juice to put a very savory spin on the traditional omelette. Finely chopped potato is cooked with saffron, and then swiss chard is added, just long enough to soften. The herbs are beat with egg, and then, when the omelette is just solid – mine got … Continue reading Chard and Saffron Omelette
One of my favorite things about my Lancaster Farm Fresh CSA is the weekly email newsletter I receive. It lets me know exactly what I’m going to get in my share, usually includes an interview with one of the farmers who contributes to my CSA and photos of the farm, and recipes for some of the more unfamiliar vegetables. This week, I got a beautiful … Continue reading A delicious Kohlrabi recipe
Folks, we are still in the dark days. I wish I could say that it wasn’t true, but as much as those few beautiful Philly days two weekends ago had me dreaming of summer tomatoes, it;’s just not that time yet. While those of us who are trying to eat seasonally are more than a bit tired winter vegetables, it’s cold and rainy this week … Continue reading Spring is Coming, but until then….
Dear Alice Waters, thank you for your amazing simple recipes. I’ve been in love with chard lately, especially the beautiful, rainbow-stemmed gems that have been appearing in Philadelphia farmers markets this spring. I’ve also been a little in love with The Art of Simple Food, Waters’ new cookbook/ode to simple and delicious seasonal eating. Waters taught me that chard stems are delicious (Rainbow Chard Frittata) … Continue reading Rainbow Chard with butter, pecorino