Kale Times Two

I have been reading a lot about kale in preparation for this blog post and some recipes suggest that you massage your kale before putting it in your salad. I am a fan of massages for myself but I have never massaged kale. It seems that massaging your kale is recommended if you are serving your kale in a salad immediately. The recipes I have included do not require you to massage your greens but feel free to if you want to! … More Kale Times Two


Three-State Sheet Cake

This cake should come with a warning! It is delicious and addictive, and it is really hard to eat just one piece, regardless of the size of the piece. It would also be wonderful with a scoop of peppermint ice cream on top. 🙂 … More Three-State Sheet Cake

Company Lasagna

I was in high school when I began my long and lustful relationship with lasagna. For more than 45 years I have been searching for a recipe that could satisfy my lasagna urges. When I serve lasagna I want my guests to take a bite of my steaming, cheesy pasta casserole and say…nothing! I have figured out that when food is REALLY good the table conversation stops for a minute while everyone eats and then you can hear murmurs of appreciation and requests for seconds. … More Company Lasagna

Saving Summer

The first freeze dropped in at our farm a couple of weeks ago but our winter lettuce was tucked snuggly into its warm home. We had some frost on October 16 but the first hard freeze arrived on October 26th.  That’s not early for our area but I don’t think I am ever really prepared … More Saving Summer