Category: greens

Wedge Salad with Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

02 April 2014

wedge salad with ranch dressing

A few weeks back, my older daughter came to me saying she would like to try salad. Trying not to show my surprise, I told her that I could probably hook her up with some salad seeing as we have one several times a week around our place. My son loves salad and eats them […]

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Green Smoothies for Saint Patrick’s Day

12 March 2014

green smoothie

In cooking class this week, we began celebrating St. Patrick’s day a little early. Because we were also making Irish Soda Bread, the recipe for which we will share in another post, we needed something fresh and GREEN to balance out our meal. Enter The Green Smoothie. We like drinking our greens, but we prefer […]

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Black Bean and Vegetable Chilaquiles

11 February 2014

Black Bean and Vegetable Chilaquiles

My mini-chefs are back in the kitchen this semester, and we began our session with what has become a major favorite with our own family and our friends: Chilaquiles! As I explained to the kids yesterday, it’s like a Mexican lasagna, layered with tortillas and a vegetable and black bean mixture, and topped with cheese. […]

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Chopped Kale Salad with Pomegranate and Apple

11 February 2013

This salad totally cracks me up.  Made first on a whim and unrequested for my step-aunt-in-law’s Rosh Hashana dinner, this salad has taken my friends and family by storm.  It is a version of what I made all summer involving peaches or nectarines or plums or…. It was devoured at Aunt Joey’s dinner, and one […]

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Noodle Soup with a Magic Bag: The YUMMIES ARE BACK!!!

07 February 2012

The Yummies returneth!  And, they came to make a magical noodle soup. When Mira was six months old, I went over to visit my sister-in-law who lived on the Upper East Side with a very picky little guy, my nephew, who wouldn’t eat anything hardly.  One thing he did love was chicken soup, and my […]

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