Maple-Balsamic Root Vegetable "Fries"Maple-Balsamic Root Vegetable "Fries"
march 10, 2015

This winter I've been trying to get my kids to eat more beets. It has been a real challenge so far. These "fries" seem promising, though: there are plenty of similar recipes out there, but this is the best one yet. The key is to slice them thin, 1/4 inch all around. Then add just a hint of sweet tanginess, some thyme and a decent amount of salt.

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Kohlrabi StewKohlrabi & Chickpea Stew
november 20, 2011

I still remember clearly the first time my mother introduced Kohlrabi to my brother, sister and me. She stood in the kitchen holding a strange, alien form, either from the grocery store or outside in the garden. It was not purple then, but a pale greeny white, as though it might taste minty or sweet like a honeydew melon. 

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