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

Monday Snapshot

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 […]

Spring Vegetable Risotto

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 […]

Tuesday Snapshot

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.

Saturday Market

“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 […]

Friday Snapshot

Insalata di funghi Wild mushroom salad (oyster mushrooms, shiitake mushrooms, red leaf lettuce, shaved Parmesan cheese, extra-virgin olive oil, sea salt, black pepper) Click here to view a large-size version […]

Tagliatelle with Broccoli “Pesto”

The word broccoli, from the Italian plural of broccolo, refers to “the flowering top of a cabbage”. Broccoli is classified in the Italica cultivar group of the species Brassica oleracea. […]

Photo Chronicles, Part 2

Just a short collection of food photography I’ve taken over the years. Enjoy. Pastrami sandwich Scrambled eggs, with crème fraiche, lobster and lobster roe Tomato risotto, with tomato confit Sea […]

Sunday Snapshot

Tagliatelle with wild mushrooms, leeks and cream The one thing that could make this better would be some ramps.

Saturday Snapshot

Only two pictures today, I’m afraid. Spring seems late this year. It was 39 degrees this morning, with a high of 54 in the afternoon. One of the vendors at […]

Friday Snapshot

Tacos con orejas (pigs’ ears) y carnitas (“little meats”), served with lime, radish, cucumber and jalapeño-avocado salsa Time for me to come out of my winter hibernation. Regular foodblogging will […]