Summer Fun + Cold Cucumber Soup

It’s been almost a month since I last wrote a blog post: I don’t think I’ve ever taken this long of a break! Why the silence? No particular reason except

Fresh Salsa | Healthy Green Kitchen

Fresh Salsa with Heirloom Tomatoes

I grow many types of organic heirloom tomatoes each summer. Though I have made and water-bath canned several different kinds of cooked salsas in years past, I decided not to

Seared Scallops with Gremolata

Thank you all so very much for your kind words after my dog died. We miss Jezebel tons but we are keeping busy (and showering her brother Jake with lots

Grilled Eggplant and Cilantro Dip

*Disclosure: This post is part of my ongoing relationship with the folks from California Endive Farms. I receive complementary boxes of endive and I am being compensated to develop recipes

persimmon and Asian pear kimchi

Instant Persimmon and Asian Pear Kimchi

I’ve made no secret about the fact that I adore kimchi: I posted my go-to recipe some time ago and I’ve written extensively about the health benefits of fermented foods.

seed garlic

How to Grow Your Own Garlic

My whole family adores garlic… I use it in my cooking just about every day and my 10 year old daughter even eats it raw! In order to have a

homemade asian sauerkraut

One Simple Change: Add Some Culture

Welcome to Week 6 of One Simple Change! If you are not familiar with my OSC series, here’s what it’s all about: I’m giving you a new and different healthy

homemade garlic chile sauce

DIY Garlic Chile Sauce

I am kind of addicted to chile sauces. It’s true! I dab spicy condiments onto pretty much everything I eat. My goal with this recipe was to create something akin

Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic and Mint

Cauliflower: I owe you an apology. In almost two years of writing about my favorite foods on this blog, I’ve only mentioned you once. Maybe twice. I hope you’ll allow

Salt Cod Chowder with Garlic Aioli

After I made salt cod for my 2nd charcutepalooza challenge post, I wanted to use it in some sort of soup or stew. I found a lovely salt cod chowder

hot artichoke dip

Healthier Hot Artichoke and Garlic Dip

Everyone in my family loves hot artichoke dip. What is not to love, really, about a dish so creamy, so cheesy, and so replete with garlic… especially when it’s right

Oven Braised Endive with Gremolata

This is a sponsored post written by me for Kitchen Play on behalf of Discover Endive. I received a complimentary box of California endive and I am being compensated for

Spanish Garlic Soup

By the time you read this, I will be on a ski slope in Vermont. I’m looking forward to getting away with my family for a couple of days; while