Lentil Stew with Winter Vegetables and Mustard Greens

Lentil Stew with Winter Vegetables and Mustard Greens

Lentil stew -   wholesome, nourishing and filling - makes for an inexpensive and satisfying meal.    I serve it in late autumn and winter, using up all the sturdy  root vegetables … [Read more...]

creamy asparagus soup

My Favorite Asparagus Soup

When spring inches its way forward, there is one recipe that I invariably prepare: asparagus soup.  It's creamy, but light, and rich with the grassy green herbaceous flavor of … [Read more...]

campfire chicken

campfire roast chicken with flowering onion and dill

When the snows recede and the forests open we like to venture out: reveling in the woods, fishing in lakes and streams and cooking over the campfire in rustic simplicity.  And … [Read more...]


Portable Soup: My Homemade Bouillon

Portable soup, a sort of homemade bouillon, sustained travelers before Cup O' Noodles lined rest stop shelves and salty powdered bouillon cubes gave home cooks a short cut in … [Read more...]

Top Posts from 2011: real food recipes, tutorials and personal stories

2011 came and went so fast. And for Nourished Kitchen, we reached more people this year than we’ve ever reached before and – chances are – you found the site this year (though I’ll … [Read more...]

Perpetual Soup: The Easiest Bone Broth You’ll Make

Bone broth is a staple of my family’s diet.  As with healthy fats, heirloom vegetables, grass-fed meats and a good old-fashioned fermented cod liver oil, we consume a lot of bone … [Read more...]

a recipe for a nasty cold: egg drop soup with duck

 Egg drop soup is a favorite in our home: easy to make, rich with flavor and brimming with nutrient-dense ingredients.  A far cry from the tepid, gelatinous and oddly yellow soups … [Read more...]

Curried Lentil Soup with Coconut Milk

Curried lentil soup, rich with the heady scent of toasted cardamom, coriander and fenugreek, moves from the humble to the extraordinary. I don’t often cook curries, not that I … [Read more...]

welcoming the first frost: spiced lentil soup with roasted heirloom tomatoes

  The other morning I woke to the thin sheen of the season’s first frost glazing the leaves of my kitchen herbs which grow in mismatched, hand-me-down pots and buckets on … [Read more...]