Slow Cooker Curry Lentils


  A light snowy drizzle was the first thing I saw out my bedroom window when my eyes fluttered opened Tuesday morning, and curry was the first thing on my mind. As the better half built a fire, I set up my slow cooker with lentils, black cardamom and curry leaves. The vibrant, warming aroma…

Sweet Potato Lentil Stew with Wild Rice


Wild rice is still a somewhat new ingredient I’m experimenting with, and as noticeable in the photo I’m still working on preventing the black rice from darkening my dishes. I did rinse the rice this go around but apparently not enough. The dark color of the broth did actually make the orange of the sweet…

Red Lentil Curry with Broccoli Leaves, Basmati Rice


Did you know that broccoli plants have large, edible leaves? I didn’t until a few weeks ago. Working at Fair Weather Farm at Fairhill is broadening my knowledge of vegetable varieties and all their delicious edible bits. Broccoli leaves are large and very similar to collard greens in texture and preparation. I received a bunch in…