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Sunday Snapshots

Insalata Caprese This is not a traditional version, but rather my own interpretation. This contains slow-roasted Jersey tomatoes, along with chopped heirloom tomatoes, extra-virgin olive oil, basil, sea salt, black […]
Sunday Snapshots

Salad Snapshot

Sucrine, cremini and chanterelle salad Sucrine is a French heirloom variety of lettuce known for its succulent sweetness and crisp texture. Substitute romaine lettuce if unavailable. The creminis and chanterelles […]
Salad Snapshot

A Spring Troika — Part 1

When you hear the word ‘spring’, I bet the first thing that pops up in your mind isn’t something like ‘fennel’. Something more along the lines of ‘ramps’, or perhaps […]

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 […]

Thursday Snapshot

Asparagus salad, polenta cake, wild turkey egg Virtually everything that you see here except for the olive oil in the dressing came from Union Square Greenmarket, in New York City. […]

A Few Small Plates

Here is a small collection of photographs of what I call ‘small plates’ — in reality, they are appetizers or small salads that are sized for one person. Perhaps some […]

Thursday Snapshot

The best type of art is the edible kind. Shaved asparagus salad with roasted shallots, fried herbs and shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese

The Fire That Lives Inside

When I entered second grade in 1977, I was a full reading level behind most of my classmates. I spent the next three months working at my own pace in […]