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Sweet Potato and Feta Dinner Skillet

Sweet Potato and Feta Dinner Skillet | A Couple Cooks

Our theme for the week is comfort food, and here’s an idea for when you’re short on time – and …

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Sweet Potato Soup with Harissa and Greens

Sweet Potato Soup with Harissa and Greens | A Couple Cooks

With the coming of the new year, Alex and I have been talking about new ways to approach this space. …

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Pad Thai Salad

Pad Thai Salad

Photos like this one may give the impression that our lives are full only of the freshest ingredients, and that …

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Lentil and Butternut Squash Soup with Chard

Lentil and Butternut Squash Soup

We hope all of you who celebrated Thanksgiving this past week had a lovely holiday. We had a wonderful day …

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Quick Coconut Curry Lentils with Greens

Coconut Curry Lentils with Kale

We’ve been working on our repertoire of quick weeknight meals lately. This one comes from an idea I had one …

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New Video: Italian White Bean Soup!

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We’re back with a new video in our series with Craftedspoon! In our 5 A Meal series, we’ve teamed up …

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Simple Vegetable Paella

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Ahh, Valentine’s Day. Around the world, it is celebrated as a special day to celebrate your loved ones. Somehow along …

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Italian White Bean Soup

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When I first started cooking, I followed recipes to a T…which is only natural when you start to learn to …

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Polenta with Swiss Chard and Garlic

Cooked greens weren’t served much at my house growing up, probably because of my dad’s strong distaste for cooked spinach. Plus, they don’t seem to be a common ingredient in the Minnesotan diet.

Since I’ve moved out of the house (and down south), I’ve started to experiment with cooked greens and have found them to be pretty darn good. They’re also incredibly nutritious. This recipe is Italian (not Southern) and serves the greens over polenta, which after some practice we’ve found is fairly easy to whip up with minimal ingredients.

We topped this meal off with a fried egg, following Julia Child’s advice that adding an egg can make anything into a meal. I also threw some frozen corn kernels into the polenta for some texture, but I think a better addition would be some cheese (we’ve had previous success with adding Parmesan and ricotta).

SonjaPolenta with Swiss Chard and Garlic