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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 […]

Saturday Market

You can definitely tell that autumn is on the threshold. There’s a chill in the air; carpe diem while you can. Yellow plum tomatoes Golden nugget potatoes Apples

Midsummer Bounty

Some pix from this morning at Union Square Greenmarket. Some of what you see in this post will appear in meals throughout this week’s menu. Strawberries — Simple is best […]

Four Pictures

Japanese turnips Radishes Mutsu apples Mutsu apples, also called Crispins, are a variety of heirloom apple first developed in Japan and now increasing in popularity in the United States. An […]

Postcards from the Shire

This blog will have its three year anniversary in a little over six weeks so I thought I’d pull some of my favorite food photography in the intervening period. You […]

Seafood 1

Dinner Saturday night — Fettucine with fresh clams, wild arugula, green garlic and herbs I should add that the clams were likely caught either Friday afternoon or Saturday morning, courtesy […]

Menage a Trois

Only three pix today from the market today. My weekly haul: fresh pasta, clams, mussels, herbs, wild asparagus, fiddlehead ferns, potatoes (various kinds), butter and cheese. Have a lovely Saturday, […]

Saturday Market

My weekly market run at Union Square — potatoes (mixed), ricotta, asparagus, greens, mushrooms, herbs, onions and some sausage and bacon from Flying Pigs Farm. I’ve got quite a menu […]