Spinach Leek Egg Pie with Potato Parmesan Crust

I wanted to call this recipe a frittata instead of an egg pie because egg pie just sounds weird, but wikipedia tells me that a frittata is cooked in a frying pan, and this is not, so I had no other choice. If you have a better word for it, please, please let me know. [...]

CSA Week 2: Spinach Walnut Burgers

As a general rule, I scoff at veggie burgers. Like many vegetarians, I’ve just been fed too many uninspired Morningstar patties at to feel enthusiastic about them. I have found one reason to get excited about them, though: The Common Roots Cafe. Common Roots is one of my favorite places in the city, and I [...]

CSA Week 2: The Plan

I have three whole weeks off school before Summer classes start. This is exciting for a lot of reasons, one being that I get to cook more than once a week. I’ve got plans for several nights this week to use up the ingredients of our CSA box. Here’s what we got: Spinach Arugula Parsnips [...]

Weekly Food: Lemon Lentil Spinach Soup and Wild Rice Salad

I don’t come from a touchy-feely sort of family, but last week I felt compelled (in the midst of peeling butternut squash and juicing lemons) to call my mother to thank her for cooking healthy meals for us while I was growing up. The impetus: An MPR story on childhood obesity. I realize now what [...]