Purple Sauerkraut

This may be the ultimate DIY Basic — just two inexpensive ingredients and some microbial magic and you get fresh, delicious sauerkraut.  If you’ve never tasted fresh sauerkraut — the kind that you get in the refrigerated section, not in the jarred vegetable section — you’re in for a taste treat. For pennies on the…

Lime Chipotle Slaw

If you’re getting some beautiful cabbages in your CSA box, or spy some nice ones in the produce market, I have a great winter salad – a fresh twist on coleslaw. I make this one with tart lime juice and spicy chiptole powder.  It’s crunchy and tangy — and perfect with grilled fish or chicken. …

Chicken Cabbage Salad

Here’s a simple dinner salad that’s perfect for hot days.  It’s simple, light, tasty, and good for the body. Chicken Cabbage Salad 2 chicken breasts, cut into bite size pieces 2 TB vegetable oil 1 small head green cabbage, shredded 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced 2 carrots, shredded 1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar I…