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Stuff that hasn’t found a home yet in the great filing cabinet in the sky.

The High Line

The High Line is an elevated park that’s part urban green space, part public art exhibit and completely, quintessentially, New York City. What is it, you ask? It’s a 1-mile […]
The High Line

Olive and Orange Salad

The weather for the past few weeks has been a real roller-coaster ride. Just when I thought that we were going to be seeing an early spring, with temperatures reaching […]

Sunday Snapshot

Tortilla de patatas; marinated green olives with thyme and parsley Adapted from this recipe at Smitten Kitchen. Ingredient quantities are slightly reduced from the instructions in Deb’s recipe; for example, […]

Salade Parisienne, with Sauce Moutarde

Salade parisienne is a variable “salade composée”, what is known in American cuisine as a “chef’s salad” or “composed salad”. The ingredients are seasonal and can vary, depending on what […]

Sunday Snapshot

Right: Oven-braised winter vegetables Left: Tatsoi salad, with hazelnut vinaigrette This is a lovely appetizer that presents a study in contrasts. Winter root vegetables are slowly transformed by an oven […]

Saturday Market Gallery

I am so lucky to live in a city with a farmer’s market that’s open four days out of the week, 52 weeks a year. You might think that a […]