Archive | Thyme RSS feed for this section

Red Risotto with Radicchio

Radicchio is a member of the chicory family – along with Endive and Escarole – and is part of the dandelion group. Chicories are thought to help with digestion of rich foods and are often served as sides to hearty winter fare in Europe. Many folks are familiar with radicchio, endive and chicory as a [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Hortopita

Hortopita or Greek Spring Greens Quiche

Hortopita is a savory pie that is stuffed with horta, or edible wild greens such as dandelions, chard, kale, and lamb’s quarters- commonly called spring greens. Horta directly translates as “grass” in Greek, but refers to about 80 different greens growing all over the country. It’s delicious alone (sauteed with lemon and olive oil) but [...]

Read full story Comments { 4 }
Beef, Barley and Root Vegetable Soup

Beef, Barley and Root Vegetable Soup

When Fall arrives, I look forward to thick and hearty soups. Even if the weather isn’t cold and blustery quite yet, a hot bowl of broth-based soup is somehow nourishing for both the body and soul. Serve with fresh cornbread, biscuits or home-baked whole wheat bread and butter, and you’ll understand how family traditions are [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Thanksgiving Turkey and Pumpkin Soup

Here is a great way to turn the remaining Thanksgiving turkey and pumpkin into an incredibly delicious soup that people will rave about.

Read full story Comments { 3 }

Cajun Chicken Maquechoux

Chicken Maquechoux is one of the most wonderful, rich and flavorful chicken dishes there is. This has been one of our favorites for years, and is absolutely best cooked at the end of summer, when the corn is rich and ripe with plenty of other fresh vegetables available to round out the chicken and sausage. Fresh [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

A Tale of Two Onion Soups

It has been cold here, much colder than in the past several years, so I’ve been making some great cold weather dinners. Onion soup is one of the classic cold weather dishes- rich and hearty in flavor and aroma. We bought a cazuela at The Spanish Table in Sante Fe this past September, and I [...]

Read full story Comments { 7 }