I was born in Poughkeepsie, NY. We moved to a farm during middle school where I learned about raising animals and growing food. Now, I live in the affluent suburbs of Washington, DC and wonder why people eat the way they do.

KFC Coleslaw

Here’s a copycat recipe for Kentucky Fried Chicken’s coleslaw side dish. 8 cups finely diced cabbage (about 1 head) 1/4 cup diced carrot 2 tablespoons minced onions 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1/4 cup milk 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup buttermilk 1 1/2 tablespoons white…

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5 russet potatoes — peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes1/2 cup unsalted butter — at room temperature1/4 cup whole milkKosher saltfreshly ground pepper1 large leek — including pale green parts, halved lengthwise and wellrinsed, thinly sliced4 large shallots — thinly sliced1 bunch kale — about 1 lb, well rinsed and…

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