My mother and I would cook together at home sometimes when I was a teenager, and once it became clear that I wouldn’t burn the house down she asked me … Continue reading Remembering Mom with Paprikas
Shrimp and grits as a thing, a meal that’s worthy of attention, first crossed my radar in 2010 on a trip to Charleston, South Carolina. Grits weren’t something I much … Continue reading Shrimp and Grits
I wish my mother had thought of making burritos from Swiss chard. I might have eaten my greens as a child and liked them. My farm box of fresh veggies … Continue reading Burritos with Beans and Greens
The gentle heat of roasted poblano peppers is delicious when slapped into a folded tortilla layered with pickled red onions, Beecher’s Flagship cheese, and baby greens. On a visit to … Continue reading Roasted Poblano Quesadillas
This recipe is a mash-up of Ina Garten’s Spinach in Puff Pastry and Anna Jones’s Double Greens and Phyllo Pie. I call mine “Cheery” because it’s made in response to … Continue reading Cheery Greens Pie
To write about food and hunger is to write about power and love. MFK Fisher asserted as much in the introduction to her book, The Gastronomical Me. This understanding made … Continue reading Why another food blog?