Boerenkool (Green Potatoes with Smoked Sausage)

In which we tackle the elusive “like grandma used to make”, not just following a recipe but following a feeling, a taste from childhood. Boerenkool is a very stick-to-the-ribs sort of meal (but it’s also healthy- there’s kale in it), and for me, a comfort food like no other.

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Zuppa Tuscana

If you’re reading this, it means you have weathered the proverbial storm that was (is) my life and are anxiously awaiting new recipes. Believe me, I have some for you. It’s quite suddenly cold outside and, as everyone knows, that means it’s soup weather inside. Zuppa Tuscana literally means, a soup in the style of Tuscany, a place famous for its rustic and delicious simplicity. Whatever you do, don’t go to Olive Garden. Ever. Just don’t. Make the food you love at home and it will be a hundred times better. I promise.

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