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Sicilian Kale with Tuna, Capers, Cannellini Beans

Is kale the new bacon? A recent article in The Balitmore Sun summarizes the sudden rise of this superstar green. And it’s true (much to the liking of this dietitian), kale IS all over food blogs –  I swear I see a new kale chip recipe almost daily. Can other bitter greens (like mustard, collards, dandelion, Swiss …

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Sicilian Relish | The Recipe ReDux

This month’s Recipe ReDux theme is “Dressing For Success” (condiments, spreads and salad dressings) and almost immediately I knew I wanted to make caponata. Caponata is a sweet and sour type of relish from Sicily traditionally featuring eggplant, onions, celery, olives, capers, olive oil and vinegar. I fell in love with Sicilian cuisine during my …

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Garlic Scapes – Score!

This week, my schedule (or should I say my preschooler’s schedule) has finally matched our neighborhood’s farmer market’s. PreK daughter in tow, we pushed through the 95 degree heat with visions of savoring the first strawberries of the season. But just a few booths in, I was immediately sidetracked. There they were – a basket …

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