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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If you rather try my “deluxe” version with mushrooms, poblano, carrot, onion and bacon, check out Creamed Collards (or Greens) Deluxe. All of a sudden, it’s December. And the holiday season. My brain hasn’t really absorbed that fact. I love this season but I’m not prepared. This week, I’ll rev myself up so, by the …

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Blue cheese is one of those love it or hate it ingredients. I’m in the love camp. If I’m having a salad before dinner, most likely it’s topped with some crumbled blue cheese. The Salemville brand has been on sale lately at Lowes Foods so I’ve been enjoying their Gorgonzola. So creamy with just the …

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That’s my CSA share this week from In Good Heart Farm. If you participate in Community Supported Agriculture, then you know the challenge of using up your share before it’s time for another one. Don’t get me wrong, I love the abundance, but I have to be more disciplined in my menu planning. I’m always …

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