Quick Deliciousness | Walnut Aillade

This is the most marvelous thing to put on top of pasta, fish, crispy duck breasts, wild rice.  Oh goodness.  It’s good on anything.  I’m planning on putting it on top of some eggs and cream cheese and bagels from The Bagel Tree tomorrow morning. It is many times like this that I feel very… Read More Quick Deliciousness | Walnut Aillade

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Put It On (Just About) Anything | Daikon Radish Slaw

I’ll admit it: I am already greedily longing for spring and summer, despite the blissfully mild central Ohio winter we have had. Forgive me.  I grew up in Texas.  And I’m almost certain tomatoes are already in season.  OK, that’s being dramatic. But this daikon slaw somehow reminds me of summer.  And grilling outdoors.  And… Read More Put It On (Just About) Anything | Daikon Radish Slaw

Why You Always Buy Beets with the Greens | Duck Fat Beet Greens

Growing up, this was just about the only way I would eat my greens.  I am more adventurous now, but I still love some good smothered greens.  This is an ultra-simple recipe, one my Grandma made frequently, making a quick gravy out of (usually) some rendered bacon fat, a little flour and some onions.  It… Read More Why You Always Buy Beets with the Greens | Duck Fat Beet Greens

Why You Always Buy Beets with the Greens | Beetroot and Blood Orange Salad

Beets make me happy.  I know. But I love their color and their dense, earthy flavor, greatly enhanced by slow roasting them whole for what almost feels like too long. I make sure to buy them whole, with their greens attached.  Because beet greens are delicious.  I’ll show you an old family recipe for that… Read More Why You Always Buy Beets with the Greens | Beetroot and Blood Orange Salad