Category garden veggies

St. Paddy’s Day Collard Greens

You’ll find pots of corned beef and cabbage in the kitchens of my family, Toby’s family, and other Irish-American families all over this country on St. Patrick’s Day. But in Ireland, not so much. 

Miso-Coconut Flounder with Bok Choy

I’ve been making variations of this for over 12 years. I first made it in the hand-me-down oven our friends gave us to replace the one with the hole rusted in the side so we didn’t burn down our house.

Crispy Roasted Okra Fries

My garden is planted, but I’ve still got a ways to go before I can harvest any veggies. This in-between stage is my favorite time to hit local farmer’s markets.

Grilled Mango & Arugula Salad

This salad was inspired by all those grilled peach salads I’ve envied on Pinterest and Instagram lately. I finally tried one at Row 34 in Boston, and it was every bit as good as I imagined. Thick slices of firm-ripe peaches, char-grilled, served over arugula with some other tasty stuff mixed in. As I finished it… Read More