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Migas con Huevos

There’s a tradition in nearly every culture I can think of that transforms stale bread into something magical. I had a rock-hard baguette that was leftover from Saturday that could […]
Migas con Huevos

Quiche Lorraine

Quiche is many things — an easy dinner (if you use store-bought pie crust), a light meal, or a way to use up leftovers without too much effort expended. At […]
Quiche Lorraine

Quiche Snapshot

Sorry for the break in blogging — I have a houseguest which has sort of cut into updates. Regular posts will commence after Tuesday. In the meantime, this was part […]
Quiche Snapshot

Breakfast Snapshots

Chanterelle mushroom omelette, micro greens and marigold flower salad, buttermilk biscuit A future post — probably this upcoming Saturday, if I get around to it — will talk about making […]
Breakfast Snapshots

Summer Snapshots

Here’s some random snapshots from this weekend. Vegetable and fruit food photography were taken at Union Square Greenmarket, located in Union Square, Manhattan. It’s my farmer’s market, and it’s open […]
Summer Snapshots

A Food Story

I was in a Gristede’s a short walk from my apartment late Wednesday evening and thinking to myself, this produce section could tell stories just by taking a one- to […]
A Food Story

What You Need

Poached farm egg over sautéed spinach, shiitake mushrooms and rocambole garlic, with roasted Yukon Gold potatoes There’s no real recipe for this plate, or as I like to call it, […]
What You Need

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 […]

An Updated Classic

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 […]