Grabbing the Gusto

Deirdre Reid – Freelance Writer & Home Cook

This creamed greens recipe includes pancetta, mushrooms, red bell and poblano peppers, onions and carrots. Try it with kale, tatsoi, spinach, collard, turnip or any other greens. ~~~ The creamed greens recipe I posted two months ago is really good, but I kept thinking it could be even better. It could be creamed greens deluxe. …

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Bring out the best in winter’s harvest with this turnip, sweet potato and greens gratin. A comforting, and slightly decadent, side dish for any old weeknight or a special dinner, like Valentine’s Day. ~~~ I’m not a big fan of turnips. I’ll come around I’m sure, but in the meantime, this gratin really helps. You …

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Lots of goodies in our CSA share this week from In Good Heart Farm. I am very thankful for having such nutritious and delicious, fresh farm produce in my life. Pie pumpkins I have never ever worked with a pie pumpkin. I don’t think I’ll get much flesh from these cute little fellas, but I …

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This recipe for smoky, spicy collard greens will delight collard lovers and surprise collard haters. So good. ~~~ My world of greens has expanded since belonging to a CSA. I’ve always loved chard, kale and spinach, but this past year I’ve also become fond of turnip greens, beet greens, kohlrabi greens, tatsoi, even radish greens. …

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