Chopped Pear and Spinach Salad

Chopped Pear and Spinach Salad

There’s something about a chopped salad I adore. A salad cut into a million little pieces so just about every single bite includes the sum of its parts. For that perfect bite. Best when there’s a mix of sweet, savory and salty flavors as well as soft, crunchy and chewy textures. This chopped salad has… 

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Green Monster Soup

Green Monster Soup

Believe it or not I don’t eat chocolate cloud cookies bigger than my hand for breakfast, lunch and dinner. I don’t loll around all day with half-eaten jars of marshmallow fluff at my feet. And I don’t eat peanut butter cup pie and Hostess cupcakes every single night for dessert. OK. . . maybe that… 

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Farmhouse Chicken Chowder

Farmhouse Chicken Chowder

Farmhouse Chicken Chowder is packed full of all the delicious and nutritious things you can pick up at a farm market. There’s a colorful mélange of vegetables including onion, garlic, carrots, celery, parsnips, sweet and white potatoes, corn, spinach and herbs like rosemary, thyme, bay and parsley.

White Bean, Bacon and Spinach Soup

White Bean, Bacon and Spinach Soup

Here is a white bean, bacon and spinach soup that looks entirely unassuming. Like another run-of-the-mill soup. (This is what I thought.) I was wrong. Stuffed inside is the most incredible, full-bodied flavor. I was immediately smitten. With the very first bite. And may have even done a little happy dance.

Cheesy Spinach Casserole

Spinach Cheese Puff

Martha Stewart’s Spinach Cheese Puff; a casserole made with spinach, Gruyere cheese, half & half and eggs. Baked to a bubbly golden brown, this spinach side dish will go great alongside just about anything. I’m not sure why Martha calls it a puff because there’s nothing puffy about it. . . it’s dense, creamy and… 

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