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Farro Crostata

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In the Kitchen / savory tarts
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As spring arrives so does my realization that i have been tucking into thick suppers of roasts and shanks, for months. With the promise of long days and evenings of light, my desires change. I begin to crave hearty vegetarian suppers. When i was offered the opportunity to try Tuscan Fields Organic Farro, I jumped at the chance. I enjoy the meaty texture and nutty flavor of farro, using it mostly in soups and summer […]

Sweet Potato and Swiss Chard Tart

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eggs & dairy / In the Kitchen / savory tarts
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I was able to pick up swiss chard, for a song, at this week’s market. Now, creating meals around this favorite green, has been my charge. This morning I was longing for the buttery crust of pie with the wholesome chew of comfort. I threw together this tart in a jiff, simply using larder staples. Sweet Potato and Swiss Chard Tart 1 pie crust–press in to an 8-9″ tart pan 1 medium sweet potato–1/4″ slice […]

Chard & Ricotta Pie

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In the Garden / In the Kitchen / savory tarts / summer
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When we are up at the cabin, I don’t always have a full larder. I do however, have a garden and a few cheats in the freezer. This invariably leads to simple and creative dinners. I was able to whip this up in a snap. Mostly because, our garden overflows with chard. Chard and Ricotta Pie 10 sheets filo dough olive oil grated parmesan 1 garlic clove–finely chopped 1/2 medium onion–finely chopped 2 Tbs olive […]