The Georgian Good Food Box was fortunate to receive printed copies of a great cookbook, called “Good and Cheap, Eat well on $4 per day”.

There is also a free download available for this cookbook, please check it out here: (the link to download in on the left side)

The book is filled with healthy, affordable and real food.  Check out the recipe for De-Constructed Cabbage Rolls, on page. 108!

Kale Salad Recipe


3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice or red wine

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Kosher salt

1 bunch kale, ribs removed, leaves very thinly sliced

1/4 cup dates

1 apple

1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted

1 ounce Pecorino, finely grated (1/4 cup) I use Mozzarella cheese

Freshly ground black pepper


Whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Add the kale, toss to coat and let stand 10 minutes. While the kale stands, cut the dates into thin slivers and the apple into thin matchsticks. Add the dates, apples, almonds and cheese to the kale. Season with salt and pepper and toss well.

From Food Network Kitchens, Adapted By Wilma Davies

Kale Side Dish


1 bunch of kale, leaves torn from stem

2 tbsp white wine

1/4 tsp crushed garlic

1/4 cup diced red onion OR 1/2 cup cup leeks.

2 tbs bacon fat


Melt bacon fat in fry pan, add kale leaves. wine, onion and garlic sauté until leaves are wilted. Enjoy… From Wilma Davies


In the fall we ran a recipe contest, looking for your favourite recipes. Below are some of the entries!

Potato Bacon Soup

Submitted by Bev Trotter-Jones

4 Slice Bacon (cut in small pieces)

1 Medium Onion

3 Carrots (dice)

6 Potatoes

8 Cups Chicken or Vegetable broth

3 Table spoon flour

1 Cup milk

1/2 Cup cream

Spice to taste= salt, black pepper, garlic powder

Brown bacon and remove from pan Stir in onions, carrots and potato Add spices and broth-cook until potatoes are cook Mix milk and flour-add to soup- add cream. Add bacon at the end If you like a cream soup- blend until smooth or use a potato masher. ENJOY!

Sweet Potato Apple Casserole

Submitted by ThaiLynn Shelton

2 – 3 medium yams and/or sweet potatoes, boiled in jackets till tender, then peeled and cut into 1/4″ slices

1/4 cup brown sugar

1/4 tsp salt

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1 cup fresh cranberries

1 large apple (Mac, Honeycrisp) peeled and thinly sliced

3 tbsp butter

1/4 cup orange juice

1/3 cup walnuts

Preheat oven to 350. Grease a medium sized casserole dish with cooking spray or butter. Layer in half the yams/sweet potatoes. Mix brown sugar, salt and cinnamon, and sprinkle yams/sweet potatoes with half of the brown sugar mixture and 1/2 cup of cranberries. Top with a layer of the remaining yams, then a layer of apple, and sprinkle with the remaining brown sugar goodness. Dot with butter and toss on the remaining 1/2 cup cranberries. Pour orange juice over top. Cover and bake for 30 minutes. Uncover and sprinkle with walnuts; bake 5 minutes more. Bon appetite!