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Plum-Colored Kale is the Versatile Veg of Autumn


The color purple reigns supreme in the world of modern kale. While myriad varieties of purple kale fill salad bowls, sauté pans, and snack bags, most fall into one of three categories: curly, flat, and dinosaur. The curlies are grown to be seen as well as eaten. The most popular is Redbor, which can grow […]

One Cheese Five Ways: Clothbound Cheddar


Photographed and written by Jenny Bravo Clothbound cheddar is a cheddared cheese that, as the name suggests, has been wrapped with cotton cloth; a material that releases just enough moisture as the cheese ages to produce a firm rind and crumbly texture. It has long been thought that the method comes from the UK, although […]

Clothbound Cheddar Pumpkin Soup with a Crispy Onion, Ginger, and Chilies Garnish


Make this easy soup with butternut, acorn, or any similar squash from the farmers’ market, and be sure to enjoy it with the spicy crispy onion garnish. An immersion blender can be used instead of a countertop blender.

French onion soup with stout

Eight Soups to Warm You Up this Winter


While we wait for spring showers and the return of flowers, here are eight bowls-full of comfort to keep you warm and cozy.

Creamy Cauliflower and Comté Soup


The toasted hazelnuts and cauliflower florets in this recipe contribute visual interest as well as a welcome variety in texture.

Cabbage Soup with a Puffy Fontina Topper


This recipe is a variation on a famous soup from the Valtellina region of the Valle d’Aosta. The hearty combination of cabbage, beef broth, whole wheat bread and savory Fontina Valle d’Aosta produces a richly satisfying dish worthy of everyone’s “comfort food” repertoire.

Matsvnis Soup

Matsvnis, The Georgian Soup That Boosts Longevity


This Centenarian secret is said to boost longevity and battle hangovers.

Humboldt Fog Asparagus Soup

Creamy Asparagus Soup with Cypress Grove’s Humboldt Fog


A wedge of this soft-ripened goat’s milk cheese adds an irresistible creaminess and tang to each bite of the classic spring-forward soup. The delicate green soup is a simple and delicious way to cook up one of spring’s starring vegetables. You may be tempted to nix the cream all together—the Humboldt Fog provides enough richness—but […]

Hazelnut agnolotti with brothy spring greens. Photograph by Evi Abeler

Hazelnut Agnolotti with Brothy Spring Greens


A good weekend project, this vegetarian pasta features rich agnolotti served in a warming broth brimming with sprightly greens