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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Summer Vegetable Tian

A tian is a type of gratin that traditionally does not have a bread crumb or cheese topping. A tian can also refer to a shallow earthenware casserole. Originally from […]

Sunday Snapshot

Ricotta cheese omelette, with fried LaRatte potatoes and heirloom tomatoes Click here to view a high-resolution version of this picture.