Miss Madeleine’s Kale Gratin

Kale Gratin

I was effectively ejected from the Global Supper Club after moving to Philadelphia, but its recipes live on in my heart and my kitchen. This decadent kale gratin was one of the stars when our group prepared a Friendsgiving feast, and I made it this year when I hosted my family. Yes, that means I finally got the chance to roast a whole turkey (so easy- like cooking a big chicken), but I’m not sure it’s even worth sharing a … Continue reading

Summer Minestrone Soup

I make variations of this soup for all seasons, and this one is perfect for summer. It’s light, healthy, and loaded with vegetables. The only problem is its name… I never know how to pronounce minestrone. Is it mine-strone or mine-stroney? Well, it’s delicious no matter what it’s called. And it’s also very flexible- you can make this soup a hundred different ways all depending on what ingredients you have available. The secret to making a great soup is to … Continue reading

Kale Chips

I love making (and mostly eating) chips. First there were apple and sweet potato chips, and now there are kale chips! Kale chips are very light and crispy, but they have an intense, nutty flavor. Eating these chips are a quick way to get a big dose of vitamins. If you want to make these chips, pre-heat your oven to 350ºF. Then, wash and dry your kale. Take the center rib/stem out of the kale leaves, and rip the leaves into bite size … Continue reading