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RAMPS!!!!!

It’s been a relatively cool spring, almost an extension of winter these past four weeks, but I can finally say that we’re in the throes of the season here in […]
RAMPS!!!!!

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 […]

A Lion and Its Bite

For those of you who are newly subscribed to The Spamwise Chronicles, back in January I embarked on a year-long experiment in cooking seasonally, using ingredients primarily sourced from Union […]

Spring Vegetable Risotto

Asparagus is one of my favorite vegetables. It exemplifies spring, regardless of the weather. There are many varieties of asparagus available — thick, thin, green, white and purple. Wild asparagus […]

Saturday Market

“Through winter-time we call on spring, And through the spring on summer call, And when abounding hedges ring Declare that winter’s best of all; And after that there’s nothing good […]

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 […]

Squid Stew

A few posts ago, Urspo wondered how to make squid tasty and not tough, as it’s wont to do if you cook it longer than three minutes. That’s the thing […]