Tag Archives: kale

The story of a kitten. And kale.

RECIPE: Creamed kale. Yes: This story involves a kitten. But some background first. We were cold from biking around Portland (on our own distillery tour) and, sometime this winter, a group of us stumbled into a warm noodle restaurant in … Continue reading

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Some flooding. And reading. And really good soup.

RECIPE: White bean and kale curry soup. So Ken’s BFF, and his lovely wife, were heading on a spring break road trip to a friend’s coastal cabin. They invited us along. KEN: Wanted to go. Badly. ME: Wasn’t convinced. I … Continue reading

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California Adventure

RECIPE: Orzo with Riesling, kale and walnuts. First of all: happy (recent) birthday to me and my awesome twin, too. The birthday themes? Food and great people. Pre-birthday involved my fave local/fresh/organics restaurant. And the morning of my birthday, Ken … Continue reading

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Honoring a friend, celebrating community

RECIPE: Spiced French lentils with collard greens. I met Erin at my first chemotherapy. She was wearing an orange head scarf, huge wooden earrings and was drinking coconut water.  She smiled. I smiled. It’s not exactly the place you see … Continue reading

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Trapeze and kale. A lovely new year.

RECIPE: Spicy Tuscan kale salad. It’s pretty unbelievable to me that I was just playing with the nephews in the (outdoor) pool on New Year’s Day. Oh yes, I just returned from a long weekend in Arizona. Go ahead, be … Continue reading

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