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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 […]

Greenmarket Dinner

If there is a vegetable that epitomizes summer, it has to be corn. Plump, golden yellow kernels, provide an all-too-brief reminder of how short the season is. The best corn […]

Corn

According to food historians, wild corn may have been growing in southern Mexico as early as 5200 B.C.E. , while cultivated corn may have appeared as early as 3400 B.C.E. […]

Tomato Season 6

Slow-roasted tomatoes are quite easily, one of the cheapest ways to elevate a dish from mundane to sublime. Take two baskets of cherry tomatoes, halve them, arrange in a roasting […]

September Greenmarket

The seasons might have changed this past Monday but there was precious little evidence of that judging by what was on offer at the Greenmarket today. Seckel pears — Developed […]

Gnocchi 5

Gnocchi has a permanent place in my repertoire. On average, I have it once or twice every six weeks. I usually make ricotta gnocchi because it’s lighter and lends itself […]

Tomato Season 3

Blue Hill could mean either Blue Hill at Stone Barns or Blue Hill Washington Square, two restaurants in New York that epitomize the philosophy of market cooking. Tonight’s meal was […]

Two Salads

Left: Watermelon radish and Japanese cucumber salad with ginger viniagrette; right: warm arugula, corn and tomato salad

Afternoon Snack

Sorry I haven’t been posting much — been busy at work these past two weeks. Corn and tomato sauté, ricotta bruschetta Click here to view a large-size version of the […]