Monthly Archives: May 2010

Snap Pea Soup with Mint and Lemon: Not Your Grandma’s Pea Soup

Snap Pea Soup with Mint and Lemon

Your grandma would appreciate the thriftiness of this soup, which wisely and economically incorporates the whole pea, pod and all. You eliminate the added labor of pea shelling, and you don’t waste half the vegetable. Plus, what a perfect expression of springtime: the marriage of puckery lemon and savory mint temper but don’t overwhelm the […]


Apple, Cabbage and Carrot Slaw

Coleslaw with Apples and Carrots

A lighter take on classic slaw. Slap it on your burger or bring it to your inaugural spring picnic. Yogurt and goat cheese stand in for mayonnaise and sour cream and the dijon mustard adds a subtle kick. Apple, Cabbage and Carrot Slaw4 c shredded cabbage1 cup shredded carrot1 apple, sliced into matchstick strips and […]


Artichoke Pesto

Artichoke Pesto Crostini

My sister asked recently if I would post some artichoke recipes. Her timing was perfect, because the game plan was to have an epic week of artichokes featured right here. Yesterday, however, turned into something of an artichoke fail. I had discovered an intriguing recipe that incorporated more of the artichoke than you would typically […]