Roasted Japanese Turnips with Greens – Hakueri Turnips

Roasted Japanese Turnips with Greens – Hakueri TurnipsRoasted Japanese Turnips – Mild, Sweet, Crisp, Tender & Juicy

It’s easy to get excited about turnips when talking about  the unexpectedly sweet and mild Japanese turnips. Also known as Hakueri turnips (pronounced hah-koo-re-ee); these are the turnips for those who say they don’t like turnips. And when we’re talking about Roasted Japanese Turnips with Greens, oh my. Continue reading

Corona Beans and Greens – Giant Creamy Luxurious Beans

Corona Beans and Greens – Giant Creamy Luxurious BeansCorona Beans and Greens – Prepare to be Astounded by these Beans

My huge dried, white corona beans arrived last Wednesday. Even larger and more gorgeous than I thought they’d be. And once cooked, oh my. I couldn’t wait to try them. So exceptional in appearance, taste, texture and size. With a swirl of baby super greens and a grating of Pecorino, Corona Beans and Greens became dinner. Continue reading

Sunflower Sprouts – Fresh Greens in Winter

Sunflower Sprouts – Fresh Greens in the Middle of WinterSunflower Sprouts –The Ultimate Locally Grown Food

Mid-winter here in southwestern Montana. Lots of snow in our mountains. A foot-plus of snow covering the park, our lawn and garden. Yet newly harvested bright green sunflower sprouts top our salads, stuff our omelets and become our mid-afternoon snacks. Continue reading

Roasted Beets w/ Balsamic Glaze & Greens

Roasted Beets w/ Balsamic Glaze & Greens Roasted Beets. Lovely Beets. Wonderful Beets.

Few foods have as many loyal fans and avid detractors as beets. You either love them or you don’t. I’ve come to love them, especially roasted beets. My first taste of beets occurred at my Auntie Esther’s dining room table Continue reading