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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 […]

A Spring Troika — Part 2

Before I get to today’s post, you may have noticed that the title of this food blog changed from “The Spamwise Chronicles” to “Simple Kitchen Seasons”. As I explain on […]

A Spring Troika — Part 1

When you hear the word ‘spring’, I bet the first thing that pops up in your mind isn’t something like ‘fennel’. Something more along the lines of ‘ramps’, or perhaps […]

Mussel Risotto

A risotto such as this one, with flavorful, plump mussels nestled amongst tender grains of Arborio rice, lusciously sweet tomatoes and a fragrant mixture of onion, celery and herbs is […]

Saturday Snapshot

Sorry for the drop-off in posting, as I haven’t been feeling well lately. Hopefully this pic will make up for some lost time. This was shot a couple of weekends […]

Salad Snapshot

Originally, I had planned an appetizer for dinner earlier in the week called “bacon and eggs” — slow-cooked scrambled wild turkey eggs, with caviar and pancetta. Unfortunately, the remaining pancetta […]