Lamb’s quarters, also better known as pigweed, is a lovely spring green that when cooked has a flavor reminiscent of spinach. For tonight’s appetizer course, it’s paired with chopped Campari […]
Credit for tonight’s dinner goes to Homer of Homer’s World. Homer doesn’t know it but when I started regular foodblogging in 2008, I decided to really become attuned to what […]
Sometimes, there’s nothing more satisfying than roast chicken. So simple, and so delicious. Roast poussin, spring vegetables, Chardonnay jus Sliced strawberries macerated with sugar, mint and fresh squeezed orange juice […]
Pasta primavera is a dish of Italian-American origin that usually consists of pasta and fresh vegetables. Occasionally, meat may be added such as chicken or shrimp, but the focus of […]
Oyster Mushroom, Bacon and Heirloom Potato Salad, with Fresh Wild Turkey Eggs, Pea Shoot Flowers, and Herb Vinaigrette
Spring is such a lovely season because of the progression […]
Whole wheat spaghetti with Jersey tomato sauce, anchovy and mint […]
Only 3 weeks till the summer solstice. Lots of great stuff available at the farmer’s market this past weekend …
Poached farm egg over pan-fried potatoes, tomatoes and spinach with Indian spices Click here for a high-resolution version of this picture.
If you’re ever able to get asparagus as thin as this: it demands that you treat it as simply as possible. Follow that commandment and you can’t go wrong. Roasted […]
Would you believe this takes half an hour to make? Smoked Bacon with Wild Mushrooms and Spinach
Spaghetti alla puttanesca Click here to view a large-size version of this picture. This version uses salt-packed anchovies instead of the usual olive-oil packed variety. Soak anchovies in 1/2 cup […]
Linguine with spinach and ricotta — spinach and garlic sautéed in unsalted butter, cooked linguine, cow’s milk ricotta cheese, extra-virgin olive oil, salt, pepper and garlic chives Adapted from this […]
Red leaf lettuce and heirloom bean salad Click here for a high-resolution version of this picture.
Asparagus is one of my favorite vegetables. It exemplifies spring, regardless of the weather. There are many varieties of asparagus available — thick, thin, green, white and purple. Wild asparagus […]
Broiled flounder; pan-fried fingerling potatoes and asparagus with garlic and fresh oregano; white shallot vinaigrette Click here to view a high-resolution version of this picture.
“Through winter-time we call on spring, And through the spring on summer call, And when abounding hedges ring Declare that winter’s best of all; And after that there’s nothing good […]