Friday, June 11, 2010
A Mess of Greens
I live in the heart of a big city, filled with good grocery stores, yet I take so much pleasure in growing and picking some of my food from our backyard. Today I harvested three different kinds of kale, Red Russian, Lacinato (or Dino kale), and Green Curly varieties. My favorite way to enjoy kale's robust, earthy flavor is gently sauteed in butter with lots of garlic, a dash of balsamic vinegar, and if I'm feeling extravagant (or extra hungry), crumbled bacon on top.
The rest of our little garden is coming along nicely as well;