Kale Salad with Apples, Dried Cherries, and Pepitas

I have to apologize for being so MIA over the past two months.  I was busy working on a new Off-Broadway show called Hereafter Musical.  The amazing run just ended - and I really got into my character as a pregnant woman - I decided that I would eat for two in Theatre 80’s food rich neighborhood of the East Village.  Let’s … [Read more...]

Kale & Pancetta Pizza

On a recent episode of Hungry in Brooklyn, we learned all about Kale.  There are so many different varieties: there's curly kale, lacinato kale, red russian kale, purple kale - all delicious and all extremely good for you.  Lacinato Kale (also known as Dinosaur Kale or Tuscan Kale) is easy to work with because of its flat … [Read more...]

Kale Slaw – Tuscan Kale, Red Cabbage & Parmigiano Reggiano

This time of year, the market is full of leafy greens, but sometimes it’s hard to figure out exactly what to do with them. Take kale for instance. You’re probably used to it braised or sauteed; but kale is also delicious raw if prepared the right way. So move over lettuce! We’ve got a recipe for a Tuscan Kale and Red … [Read more...]