You know, for the longest time, I’ve been an advocate of cooking seasonally, using ingredients that appear only when they’re available at farmers’ markets — because a tomato that’s in […]
Three more weeks until the summer solstice, wherein we’ll celebrate the longest day of the year. Carpe diem, for there’s no time like the present to revel in spring before […]
This week I have the honor and the pleasure of hosting Presto Pasta Nights #266, a weekly foodblog event organized by Ruth of Once Upon A Feast. This is my […]
The taste of early spring spinach often reminds me of the description of rapunzel in the fairy tale of the same name. Tender leaves of a fantastically GREEN vegetable that […]
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 […]
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 […]
Only 3 weeks till the summer solstice. Lots of great stuff available at the farmer’s market this past weekend …
“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 […]
Click here for a review by former New York Times restaurant critic, Frank Bruni, in November 2004. Really good Thai food is difficult to find in New York City, although […]
Summer is in full swing. It’s a glorious time at the farmers’ market. Cherries Cherries (closeup shot)
Garlic scapes Heirloom radishes Strawberries Sugar snap peas and cherries More cherries Have a great weekend, folks.
Early day at USGM this morning. Some pix: Cherries More cherries Jersey tomatoes Nasturtium potted plants The first Tri-star strawberries of the season Strawberries Have a great weekend, folks.
The Spamwise Chronicles turns four next July. In blog years, that’s an eternity. If you’ve been a reader or a commenter, thank you from the bottom of my heart for […]