Five Winter Greens You Don’t Want to Miss

Winter greens, teeming with micronutrients, nourish my family during the darkest days of the season when the fields offer little else but stored apples and pumpkin.  As days grow … [Read more...]

Cinnamon and Molasses Cookies for Santa

We've been hit by some serious technical bugaboos over the last week and are just starting to recovery here at Nourished Kitchen, so for all of you who've visited the site in the … [Read more...]

Maple-glazed Root Vegetables

Maple-glazed root vegetables, slightly sweet, and a charming accompaniment to winter time suppers, satisfy and nourish. In our home we love to combine fresh, crisp and local … [Read more...]

Potted Cheddar with Bacon & Shallots

Christmas, like all holidays, is intrinsically linked with food.   For me, beyond the sugar cookies and gingerbread, I always remember the cheese spreads.   I know.   It seems odd … [Read more...]

Natural Sources of Vitamin D for the Dark Days

I've talked at length about the importance of vitamin D in health – particularly its role in maintaining immunity and protecting fertility. Moreover, insufficient and deficient … [Read more...]

Hachiya Persimmon & Mandarin Ice Cream

Sure, spring brings strawberries and summer brings peaches, but autumn with its bounty of turnips, rutabagas and curly kale is my favorite season.   It's the season of under-loved … [Read more...]

Voodoo Stock: Chicken Feet & Chili Peppers

Chicken feet - gnarly, repulsive and disturbing - make for the very best stock. Devoid of little else but tendons, bone and cartilage (sound appetizing yet?), chicken feet produce … [Read more...]

Mandarin & Cranberry Relish

Friday afternoon, a heavy box brimming with satsuma mandarins courtesy of Chaffin Family Orchards greeted me at the post office.     I'd anticipated their arrival all week - eager … [Read more...]