Recipes

Hearty Vegetable Soup

This is one of those great soups that freeze well and go a long way. I like to ladle the hot soup into a bowl of fresh spinach leaves, then wait until they wilt and the soup cools a bit before enjoying the combination. The spinach brings a lovely freshness to this soup, whether you’ve just cooked […]

Simple Cooked Greens

1 lb. assorted greens, such as kale, collard and Swiss chard 3  tsp. olive oil 2 large cloves garlic, minced, and/or some leeks or onions 1 cup no-salt-added veggie, beef or chicken broth or stock 1 tsp. hot red pepper flakes (optional for spicy heat) Cut the greens into 2-inch lengths. Heat a heavy-bottomed skillet over medium […]

Wild Salmon Glazed with Mustard

I can hardly call this a recipe. It’s all about technique—and the right ingredients, in this case just two: wild salmon and Dijon mustard. It’s super important to get wild salmon and it is OK if it is frozen. Ask your fishmonger where it is from. We like Vital Choice for online sourcing. They have 4-oz. […]

Leek and Spinach Soup

• In the Spring, I make this same soup with watercress. If you want to make it super easy, grab a box of frozen organic spinach. • Of course you do not NEED chives and tarragon, but they sure add flavor. • For a brilliant green taste and color, let the soup cool completely before […]

Lemony Vinaigrette

1 tsp. finely grated organic lemon zest 4 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tsp. Dijon mustard 1 tsp. fine sea salt, or to taste 8 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil Whisk together the lemon zest, lemon juice, mustard, and fine sea salt, whisking until the sugar and salt are dissolved. Slowly add the oil in a […]

Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup

1 lb. fresh broccoli 1 head cauliflower chopped 4 cups veggie stock 4 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 2 minced shallots 1 cup minced leeks, whites only, well rinsed 1 Tbsp. minced garlic 1/2 tsp. sea salt Trim the woody ends from the broccoli (reserve for stock). Chop broccoli and cauliflower into 2 inch pieces. In […]

Romesco Sauce

Serve this versatile, tasty summer sauce with roasted zucchini or eggplant, chicken, eggs, fish or steak. The recipe below calls for spiralized zucchini. 2 red bell peppers, chopped (about 2 cups) 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 garden ripe tomato, chopped (about 1 cup) 6 Tbsp. almonds, hazelnuts or hemp seeds 1 Tbsp. apple […]

How to Cook Sea Bass

Black bass is in season, a great perch-like fish! Also known as sea bass, blackfish, rock bass, and tallywag, in Massachusetts it is a very sustainable fish. Caught by our local fishermen, it is usually just hours out of the water when we get it. It’s hard to recommend a sustainable fish if you are not near […]

Kimchi

Ingredients 3 lbs. organic Napa or green cabbage, thinly sliced 4 medium organic carrots, shredded 1 medium (6-inch) organic daikon radish or black radish, shredded 1/2 cup sea salt or kosher salt 4 scallions, thinly sliced 1 Tbsp. minced ginger 1 Tbsp. hot peppers or dried red pepper powder (no additives) – optional Cut stems off radish and […]

Jerusalem Artichoke Soup with Crispy Sage Leaves

3 leeks, white and pale green parts, rinsed and finely chopped ½ cup finely chopped white onion 2 lbs. Jerusalem artichokes, peeled and rinsed 5 cups water or vegetable stock 1 teaspoon sea salt Crispy Sage Leaves 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 8 to 12 fresh sage leaves     Heat the olive oil in […]

Gremolata

This is one chef’s secret that makes everything taste better! 1 lemon 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh parsley 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped Using a vegetable peeler, remove peel in long strips from lemon. Mince lemon peel. Transfer to small bowl. Mix in parsley and garlic. This can be made up to six hours ahead, […]

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Leeks and Shallots

4 tablespoons olive oil 4 cups chopped, peeled sweet potatoes 2 leeks, sliced half lengthwise and thinly sliced 1 shallot, peeled and sliced 2 garlic cloves, minced Salt to taste Preheat oven to 350°. Mix sweet potatoes with olive oil and salt. Toss to coat and pour into a shallow roasting pan. Roast sweet potatoes […]