Tag: greens

On the Trail of Delicious Food (and a Happier Life)

by in Books, June 18, 2014

If you were to take a little bit of Cheryl Strayed’s memoir Wild, cross it with some of Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love, and set the story in the fields and parks of New York City, you’d come up with Eating Wildly: Foraging for Life, Love, and the Perfect Meal, a touching new memoir byRead more

One Small Change: Getting Green(s) for St. Paddy’s Day

by in Healthy Tips, March 17, 2012

Go green the natural way for St. Patrick’s Day, with kale, lettuce and spinach.

What’s in the Box? Garlic Scapes, Salad Turnips and More

by in In Season, June 10, 2010

I look forward to Tuesday nights like it’s my birthday, only instead of traditional presents I get fruits and vegetables and it happens every week for 6 months and not just once a year. I’m having trouble getting anyone to sing to me each week, but honestly, I don’t really miss it.

Market Watch: Mizuna (and Simple Salad Recipes)

by in Farmers' Market Finds, In Season, May 28, 2010

You may not know it, but you’ve probably tried mizuna. Commonly found in salad mixes, these feathery leaves are my new favorite salad green. Here’s why you should pick some up at your farmers’ market this weekend.

Underappreciated: Beets

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, January 6, 2009

Admit it, you want to like beets. They’re appearing on restaurant menus everywhere, and those golden and red varieties always are calling your name at the farmers’ market. Now, if only you knew what to do with them.