tonight: shepherd’s pie

tonight: shepherd's pieAll weekend long I planned to fix Shepherd’s Pie; first for dinner on Saturday. When time got away and it was 8:00 pm, take-out was a better option.

So, I pledged to serve it for Sunday supper. It didn’t happen. I blame the later – very filling – lunch of tomato soup and sandwiches grilled up with cheddar, Swiss and broccoli slaw. I simply didn’t want anything else. Continue reading

cooking with swiss chard, kale and other spring greens

cooking with swiss chardA trip to the market – or my farmer’s market which opens in 2 glorious weeks – yields an abundance of rainbow-hued Swiss chard and dark blue-green Tuscan kale. These nutrient dense greens have been in the food spotlight for a few seasons. It’s that everything-old-is-new-again thing. Continue reading