Swiss chard has a permanent spot in my garden and kitchen. I love going out to the garden and seeing those playful rainbow-colored stems peeking out of the coffee colored mulch.
Here’s an easy dinner that puts the kids to work…
What is that makes appetizers seem like such a challenge? I still get stuck sometimes trying to figure out my passed bites.
Savory tarts are often overlooked, and it’s a shame because they are such delicious showcases for fresh produce.
Swiss Chard is a staple in our home because it grows year round in Santa Barbara. I love the smattering of colorful stems in the garden almost as much as I love its buttery flavor and fabulous texture. Here is a super quick and easy sauté preparation for this lovely green. I use in a multitude of ways. It gets tossed in pasta, stuffed into omelets, arranged as a topping for crostini. Any way you decide to serve it, it’s just darn delicious.
You asked and here it is. An easy, delicious dish packed with protein and the flavors of Spring.
This four-letter powerhouse isn’t a dirty word around here.
Handing your guests a nibble (I’m talking food here) and a cocktail upon arrival is the quickest way to start a great night. Here are a few of my mainstay quick and easy appetizers.
The tasty mustard dressing is a welcome change from the standard beets/goat cheese/candied pecan trifecta.
Remember that kale pesto recipe from a couple weeks back? Paired with crisp puff pastry, creamy fromage blanc and gorgeous watermelon radishes, the pesto easily made the jump to elegant.