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Saturday Snapshot

Spiced rock shrimp with heirloom tomatoes This was just something I whipped up on the spur of the moment for tonight’s dinner. There isn’t a recipe for this, since I […]

Wednesday Greenmarket Gallery

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 […]

One Lobster, Two Dishes

Cheeky little bugger, isn’t he? I got him at Citarella for a little over $28. Amazing how much meat there is out of a 2 lb. lobster. 3/4 went into […]

Sunday Snapshot

Ratatouille Click here to view a large-size version of this picture. This version contains Japanese eggplants, Hungarian wax peppers and rocambole garlic, along with the usual onions, red bell peppers […]

Tomatoes Two Ways

Heirloom tomato season runs from early August through late October/early November here in New York City. My preferred method of cooking with them is to treat them as lightly as […]

Thursday Snapshot

Pasta with cow’s milk ricotta cheese, plum tomato, extra-virgin olive oil and mint There’s a luscious creaminess that only fresh ricotta cheese can provide. Sweet, ripe tomato, chopped mint and […]

Saturday Market Gallery

I think vegetables have an inherent beauty that most people usually don’t see, because it’s not something that they’re attuned to. Hopefully when you look at some of these pictures, […]

Wednesday Snapshot

This is an old picture, taken a little over 6 weeks ago. It was one of my favorites meals — to eat and to shoot. So many people underestimate the […]