Potato Fritters

Servings: 4-6.  Prep: 15 min. Cook: 15 minutes. For breakfast, lunch or dinner, this simple recipe is a delicious side dish. Great with eggs and garlic sautéed greens. INGREDIENTS: 5 large potatoes, peeled or not 1 large onion 3 eggs 1/3 cup flour Olive or vegetable oil for frying STEPS: Grate potatoes and onion. Strain […]

Late Harvest Potato Salad with Kale and Tomatoes

Serves 4.  Prep: 15 min.  Cook: 20 min. This delicious dish offers a memory of summer and a hint of fall pairing tomatoes, kale and potatoes.  Serve at room temperature as a main course or alongside fish or garbanzo beans. INGREDIENTS: 1 pound new crop potatoes, red or Yukon Gold, cut into ½ inch dice […]

Ratatouille

Serve Ratatouille with crusty loaves of bread on its own, or over rice, pasta, fish, or chicken. INGREDIENTS: ¼ cup olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 4-6 cloves of fresh garlic, minced 1 bay leaf 2 medium size eggplant, cubed ¼ cup dry red wine ¼ cup tomato paste stirred into 1 cup water ¼ […]

Fall Spinach Salad with Hazelnuts

Serves 4.  Prep:  15 min. Cook: None This is a fast, refreshing salad to celebrate fall.  To turn it into a one dish meal, add a cup and a half of cooked brown basmati rice. INGREDIENTS: ½ cup raw hazelnuts or walnuts 1 bunch organic spinach Zest from 1 lemon 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive […]

Massaged Kale Salad

Makes 6 servings.  Prep: 15 minutes. The flavors of apple and kale are surprisingly good together especially if the apple is tart and crisp!  INGREDIENTS: 1 bunch kale 1 teaspoon sea salt ¼ cup red onion, diced ⅓ cup raisins or currants ¾ cup apple, diced ¼ cup olive oil 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar […]

Beets and Kale in a Lively Lime Dressing

Serves 6 as a side dish.  Prep: 20 min.  Cook: 30 min. Both the colors and flavors of this vegetable side dish are festive; a perfect accompaniment to any main course! INGREDIENTS: 4 large or 6 medium size beets 1 bunch kale, any variety Zest from one lime 1-2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 […]

Kale and Potato Soup

Serves 4.  Prep: 20 min. Cook: 10-15 minutes. An easy way to make a deliciously filling soup.  Serve with a simple green salad. INGREDIENTS: 1 bunch kale 1 ½ Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 yellow onion, chopped 3-6 cloves garlic, minced 4 medium size russet potatoes, cut into ½ inch cubes 1 teaspoon sea […]

Sweet and Sour Cabbage and Apple Salad

Serves 4.  Prep: 20 min.  No cooking This unique combination of flavors is crisp, sweet, and tangy all at once.  Try it as a side dish with pork or potato fritters! INGREDIENTS: ½ medium head of green cabbage, shredded ½ small red onion, chopped fine 1 large tart apple peeled, cored and cut into ¼ […]

Potato Latkes

Serves 4-6. Prep: 20 min.  Cook:  30 min. On a cool fall day, these delicious potato pancakes hit the spot.  They are easy to make and very adaptable, serve with applesauce and sour cream or with a Sweet and Sour Cabbage Apple Salad.  They also pair nicely with bacon, ham or white fish. INGREDIENTS: 5 […]

Cauliflower and Broccoli with Mustard-Caper Butter 

Serves 6-8 as a side dish, Prep: 30 minutes, Cook: 15-20 min. This beautiful combination of colors and textures makes a lovely side dish for just about any main course. It is particularly nice for a Thanksgiving meal. INGREDIENTS 2 garlic cloves, minced½ teaspoon sea salt¼ teaspoon black pepper6 Tablespoons unsalted butter at room temperature2 […]