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Stewed Kale With Tomatoes

Category : March, Recipes, Side Dishes, Vegetarian

Stewed Kale With TomatoesWhatcom Farm to School’s “Harvest of the Month” for March 2012 is kale, one of my favorite local greens. I’ve been growing, eating, and enjoying kale for years, so I was surprised to find that many people think of kale as an unusual vegetable. If that includes you, let me fill you in on what you’ve been missing. Continue Reading

Kale Casserole

Category : Breakfast, Main Dishes, Recipes, Vegetarian

Kale CasseroleKale is easy to grow in our climate, and can grow year round except in the most extreme cold winters. The taste of the leaves becomes sweeter as the winter progresses, making it a wonderful cold weather vegetable when little else is being harvested locally. There’s even a variety of kale called “Hungry Gap,” a British term for the time between summer growing seasons. Continue Reading

K Is for Kale and Kohlrabi

Category : June, Seasonal Menu Ideas

Curly Kale PlantMy garden had an abundance of kale that needed harvesting this week, so those dark leafy greens became the centerpiece of  this menu. If you haven’t tried kale, you’re in for a treat. It’s nothing short of amazing, both in flavor and nutrition. If you’ve tried it and didn’t like it, stay with me for a few minutes. You might change your mind. Continue Reading