Spring Salad Obsession

As Spring drifts into summer, I’m furiously making my favorite spring salad; I’m trying to enjoy it as much as I can before radishes, green onions, and garlic scapes are no longer in season. While I make some variations on the salad depending on the contents of my crisper, on a perfect day I toss together: lettuce sliced red radishes green onions (lots) garlic scapes … Continue reading Spring Salad Obsession

Broccoli Polenta from Veganomicon, with Spring vegetables

I’ve admitted before that I find broccoli a bit of a chore. I know that it’s good for me, and arrives beautiful and fresh in my CSA, but there just aren’t that many ways that I like it. Whenever I find a recipe I like, I’m thrilled. With a giant head of broccoli on my hands, I finally decided to try the broccoli polenta from … Continue reading Broccoli Polenta from Veganomicon, with Spring vegetables

Anything can go into a burrito – even a weeks’ worth of veggies

I believe that almost anything can go into a burrito or wrap. Arriving home with another huge CSA share, and still swimming in vegetables from last week’s late holiday delivery, I made a mission out of using as many vegetables and odds and ends as possible in last nights dinner. I fried garlic scapes and green onions in a wok, then added dandelion greens and … Continue reading Anything can go into a burrito – even a weeks’ worth of veggies

Stir-Fried Cabbage and Lettuce, Tofu

The Philadelphia area has a bumper crop of lettuce right now, and frankly, I’m getting sick of it. Not that I don’t like lettuce – I do, I do – but this sort of classic green leaf variety is about my least favorite. What do? Shake it. This meal was very loosely based on the Stir-Fried Garlic Lettuce recipe from The Breath of a Wok. … Continue reading Stir-Fried Cabbage and Lettuce, Tofu

Rainbow Chard, Heirloom Tomatoes, and Fresh Egg

I didn’t get home until 8:30 last night, just in time for the last light of the day. I walked out back to check on my garden – something, I suspect the alley cats that keep kicking up my baby lettuces, is gnawing at my parsley – to pick some fresh mint for a soda and St. Germain, currently my favorite early summer drink. By … Continue reading Rainbow Chard, Heirloom Tomatoes, and Fresh Egg