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Butter, Glorious Butter

When I first went to Bouley, the TriBeCa restaurant headed by David Bouley back in the mid-2000s, I was introduced to what was to me, the strange combination of vanilla, […]

Breakfast Snapshot

Spring vegetables, poached wild turkey egg The vegetables consist of asparagus, morel mushrooms and French breakfast radishes. The morels were sautéed in unsalted butter; the asparagus and radishes were briefly […]

Saturday Market Gallery

I think vegetables have an inherent beauty that most people usually don’t see, because it’s not something that they’re attuned to. Hopefully when you look at some of these pictures, […]

Salads For Dinner

Lamb’s quarters, also better known as pigweed, is a lovely spring green that when cooked has a flavor reminiscent of spinach. For tonight’s appetizer course, it’s paired with chopped Campari […]

A Greenmarket Dinner

Credit for tonight’s dinner goes to Homer of Homer’s World. Homer doesn’t know it but when I started regular foodblogging in 2008, I decided to really become attuned to what […]

Saturday Market

Garlic scapes Heirloom radishes Strawberries Sugar snap peas and cherries More cherries Have a great weekend, folks.

Spring to Summer

It’s “cleanout the fridge week” at Chez Spamwise… Gnocchi with wild mushrooms, ramps, lamb’s quarters and puntarelle Warm radish and asparagus salad with mint vinaigrette Gnocchi closeup Click here and […]

A Sea of Red

Only three pictures today but they epitomize the transition to summer. Strawberries Heirloom tomatoes Radishes Have a great weekend, folks.

Saturday Market Gallery

It’s high Indian summer here in New York City. So hard to believe that heirloom tomatoes are still on offer. The days grow increasingly shorter; time to take advantage while […]