A Showstopper of a Salad

The adorable little heads of lettuce in last week’s share immediately reminded me of this show-stopper of a salad, from Matt Jennings’ (formerly of Townsman) cookbook “Homegrown: Cooking from My New England Roots.”  It is...

Cumin Chicken with Tomatillo Sauce

From Cooking Light.  These cumin- and garlic-marinated chicken breasts can be grilled or broiled. Top them with a sauce of fresh tomatillos, jalapeños (optional), cilantro and fresh lime juice. Serves: 4 Ingredients: 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast...

Zucchini Pancakes

Fresh zucchini shredded with feta cheese and oregano in a savory little cake. Delicious on their own or with Greek yogurt for dipping. Ingredients 3 cups shredded zucchini (about 2 medium-sized zucchini) 1 teaspoon salt 2 large eggs , lightly beaten 3 cups whole-wheat...

Caramelized Black Pepper Chicken

Fish sauce is one of those things that generates strong opinions…yes, it is pungent, but it is also delicious! (And the taste is not the same as the aroma.) I’ve been making this dish for many years, and it’s a favorite both at home and with my...

Shrimp & Scallion Pancakes

I love savory pancakes! Throughout the season, just about any veggie can be grated and mixed with a little flour and egg to become a wonderful snack or supper. From carrots to squashes to potatoes to cabbage, there is hardly anything that isn’t delicious when...