Winter Salad with Squash, Radish and Greens

Generally I swap soup for salad in the depth of winter, but I still have access to heartier salad greens grown in area hoop houses. To adhere to January’s calorie-cutback resolutions, I just have to include some salads into my daily meals. The combination of squash, winter radish and spinach not only tastes wonderful, it […]

Chickpea and Escarole Soup

  There are so many variations on beans and greens. While I love the stew-like Italian pasta e fagioli and Portuguese caldo verde, I’m especially fond of this sparse, nourishing version. Yes, you can add a small ham hock, slices of good sausage, little meatballs, a minced hot pepper, some barley or small pasta, but the simplest […]

Gardening for Livestock

One day last week, Mom came back from the mailbox with a big smile on her face. “Look, Martok,” she said. “This is my first heirloom-vegetable gardening catalog for next year!”

Turnip Greens Skillet Dinner

Photo by Judith Hausman Try some turnip greens this season. I recently volunteered at a local food-bank garden and came home with a bonus bag of tender turnip thinnings. The farmer grows a lot of turnips in this unfenced plot (that was once the lawn of a stately home) because the deer seem to leave […]

Grapes and Greens Juice

Take sip for nutrition with this juice recipe that mixes the health benefits of greens with the sweetness of fruit.

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