White Beans and Savoy Cabbage

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil, or unsalted butter 4 ounces potatoes, scrubbed and cut into tiny cubes Sea salt 1 large shallot, thinly sliced 2 cups cooked and cooled white beans, or one 15-ounce can of beans, rinsed and drained 3 cups finely shredded Savoy cabbage A bit of freshly grated Parmesan Directions: 1. Pour [...]

By | 2016-10-17T14:30:41+00:00 October 17th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on White Beans and Savoy Cabbage

Celery Root Chowder

Ingredients: ½ cup wild rice 1 celery root (celeriac) 2 large leeks, white part only, washed and chopped 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 celery rib, diced 1 cup thinly sliced potato ¼ cup chopped parsley, plus more for garnish 1 bay leaf 1 large sprig of thyme Sea salt and freshly ground pepper 2 cups [...]

By | 2016-09-28T07:36:10+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Celery Root Chowder

Apple & Root Vegetable Hash

Ingredients: Sea salt and freshly ground pepper ¾ pound celeriac (celery root), peeled and cut into ½-inch pieces (about 2 cups) ¾ pound yellow or red potatoes, cut into ½-inch pieces (about 2 cups) ¾ pound sweet potatoes, cut into ½-inch pieces (about 2 cups) ¼ cup olive oil, divided 1 onion, diced 2 firm, [...]

By | 2016-09-20T14:42:15+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Apple & Root Vegetable Hash

Chilled Lettuce Soup

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon unsalted butter ½ tablespoon safflower oil 1 cup sliced leek, white part only (save the rest for stock) 1 medium shallot, minced 4 cups vegetable broth 10 ounces romaine lettuce leaves, finely chopped 3 medium potatoes, diced (about 2½ cups) Sea salt Freshly ground pepper 1 tablespoon snipped fresh dill 3 tablespoons [...]

By | 2016-09-07T07:52:47+00:00 September 5th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Chilled Lettuce Soup

Mashed Potatoes and Dandelion Greens

A peasant-style dish with coarsely mashed potatoes and dandelion greens. Using olive oil in the potatoes is a nice change from butter! Ingredients: 2 pounds potatoes, washed and scrubbed 4 cups coarsely chopped dandelion greens ¼ cup olive oil ¼ cup chopped fresh basil or parsley 1 teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper [...]

By | 2016-08-30T13:25:36+00:00 August 29th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Mashed Potatoes and Dandelion Greens

Golden Cheese, Leek, and Potato Cakes

Ingredients: 2 pounds plus 4 ounces potatoes 4 tablespoons milk or alternative ¼ cup unsalted butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 leeks, cleaned and chopped finely 1 onion, chopped finely 1½ cups grated sharp cheddar or cheese of your choice 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1 egg, beaten 2 tablespoons water 1½ cups breadcrumbs of choice [...]

By | 2016-08-23T13:46:33+00:00 August 22nd, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Golden Cheese, Leek, and Potato Cakes

Mashed Potatoes and Carrots

Ingredients: 1 pound small red potatoes ½ pound carrots, cut into 2-inch chunks Milk, cream, or cooking water Butter Sea salt and freshly ground pepper 2 tablespoons chopped parsley or dill Directions: 1. Steam the potatoes in their jackets until very tender, about 20 minutes. Remove them then steam the carrots until tender, about 15 [...]

By | 2016-07-25T12:33:23+00:00 July 25th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Mashed Potatoes and Carrots

Leek Casserole

Ingredients: 6 leeks, thoroughly washed 2 cups celery, cut into small chunks 2 cups carrot, cut into small chunks 2 cups potato, cut into small chunks 6 cups stock of choice 2 cups of chopped tomatoes with the juice Freshly ground black pepper Sea salt to taste Large handful freshly chopped parsley Directions: 1. Preheat [...]

By | 2016-07-25T12:23:13+00:00 July 25th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Leek Casserole

Potato and Pea Salad

Ingredients: Pesto Vinaigrette: ½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese ¼ cup firmly packed, coarsely chopped, fresh basil leaves 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar ½ teaspoon sea salt ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper ¾ cup olive oil Salad: 10 medium potatoes (red or yellow), scrubbed well 2 celery ribs, cut into 1/8-inch [...]

By | 2016-07-11T12:53:19+00:00 July 11th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Potato and Pea Salad

Very Much Marinated Potatoes

Ingredients: 6 medium potatoes 2/3 cup olive oil ¾ red wine vinegar A generous dosage of freshly ground black pepper 1½ teaspoons sea salt 3 scallions, white and greens, finely diced 1 small red or orange sweet pepper, sliced thinly ¼ cup finely minced parsley chunks of ripe, red tomato Directions: 1. Scrub the potatoes. [...]

By | 2016-07-05T14:01:27+00:00 July 4th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Very Much Marinated Potatoes