Category Archives: Greens

There Was Never any Doubt About the Color of Life

Green really is the color of life. In plants, in trees, in photosynthesis. It’s no secret that a deeply green environment is particularly prominent in Portland with >40″ of rainfall each year. Moss grows on the sidewalks and fences, in … Continue reading

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Chilly Markets Offer Unknown Treasures

Organic produce isn’t only available in the city markets, you know.  Even in the winter, one can find hearty producers braving sub-zero temps to coddle and cajole their beautiful greens to the market. It was a quick swing through the West … Continue reading

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It’s Easy to Eat Really, Really Well

It’s hard to over-emphasize how easy it is to eat really, really well. If I think about food as a system, where one well-created, well-managed ingredient leads to the next dish, and the next, food becomes a system. Take the … Continue reading

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Mothers Unite

We must be united in our memories of our mothers’ (universal) desire for us to eat our (green) vegetables.  Little did we know how right they were, how remarkable the nutrients, or how deeply beneficial the effects. The flavor of raw ingredients is unmistakably changed … Continue reading

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Kale, the Sequel

When you finally take that one step into the abyss of needing to find ways to incorporate greens into each wintery day, you know you’re hooked.  I confess, I’m now easily reeled in by the prospect of making them part … Continue reading

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Winter Greens: Kale

I’ll bet you never thought you’d be subscribing to a blog where the topic of conversation is kale.  Yes?  (If you’re not subscribing, please consider doing so.  I promise the conversation will improve.) There are many seasonal green vegetable stars … Continue reading

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