Easy Cabbage and Pasta with Creamy Mustard Sauce

Cabbage and Pasta with Mustard Cream Sauce

The dish came about as so many do. I was searching for inspiration in the fridge and found only cold, leftover cooked pasta and a head of green cabbage. Cabbage and noodles can seem ho-hum, but more than one civilization has applied culinary alchemy to them and made greatness happen. I won’t claim this dish [Continue Reading...]

Pasta with Rainbow Chard and Stilton Cream Sauce

Here’s the concept: pasta + greens + very light cream sause = deceptively elegant, super easy dinner in a hurry with stuff you have lying around. The exact pasta, greens and cheese can be mixed to suit whatever you have on hand. This version is Orecchiette with Rainbow Chard, Tomatoes and Stilton. Chard (like its [Continue Reading...]

Beet Greens with Bruschetta

I remember back when I bought a lot more produce at the store. A women picked out a few bunches of top-on beets and took them to a produce employee. “Can you cut the tops off these for me?” she asked, “I don’t want them.” I hovered near the Asian veg section, eavesdropping and mildly horrified. [Continue Reading...]