The Undercover Kale Salad

I have something to admit….. I have never been a big fan of kale. It really hasn’t been a vegetable that I’ve enjoyed over the years, mostly because no one I knew actually made anything with it. However, as time has gone on, I have tried kale at various time in various ways and have…

Lemon-Honey Vinaigrette

This week, I pulled out an old recipe that I have used for years to pair with an outstanding kale salad I made for our week-long series. Really, this vinaigrette was the star of the kale salad, but it is perfect for any salad you want to put it on. This recipe is simple, versatile,…

Roasted Garlic & Butternut Squash Mash

This week I was looking for something quick, easy and good to pair with a roast I had gotten this weekend. Typically, I throw some potatoes, onions and carrots in the pan with a roast and that’s the meal, but I have an overabundance of vegetables in the kitchen this week that need to be…

Roasted Garlic

I love garlic. If a recipe has a little amount of garlic in it, you can bet I’m doubling it. I just can’t get enough. One of the simple pleasures of the kitchen is Roasted Garlic. The silky smooth goodness of freshly roasted garlic is rivaled by few other foods, and adds a delicious depth…

Mulled Cider–Slow Cooker Style!

The leaves are changing, there is a chill in the air, and it is time for warm apple cider! I have a favorite fresh cider source at my go-to farm stand in town. They have the best fresh-pressed cider I have ever had, and it isn’t full of preservatives–just the loveliness of their apples! Disclosure:…