Bohica Lodge Lebanese Menu, way up north

I love a small world. Several months back, I received a note from someone who had been googling around for a good recipe for kibbeh nayeh. Clif came across my site (yay SEO), and as he read my essay about my father’s near-religious devotion to the proper kibbeh-making technique, he realized that he was reading…

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Technique: How to prepare Swiss Chard

Like any green, leafy vegetable, Swiss chard requires a good rinse before it is trimmed. I like to dunk chard in a deep bowl of cold water, swish it around, pull it back out and do the same again in a fresh bowl of water. Then pat it dry gently with a clean kitchen towel.…

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Ingredient: Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard is not easy to find in northern Michigan in February, so when I called Glen’s Market after dialing up every other grocery store closer to home, I was excited to hear that they had a few bunches and would put one aside for me. Then when I picked it up, the brightly colored…

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