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Summer Snapshots

Here’s some random snapshots from this weekend. Vegetable and fruit food photography were taken at Union Square Greenmarket, located in Union Square, Manhattan. It’s my farmer’s market, and it’s open […]
Summer Snapshots

What You Need

Poached farm egg over sautéed spinach, shiitake mushrooms and rocambole garlic, with roasted Yukon Gold potatoes There’s no real recipe for this plate, or as I like to call it, […]
What You Need

Pasta Primavera

Before I get to the subject of today’s post, I want to talk a little about one of my pet peeves that keeps occurring with some regularity, especially now that […]

Spinach Salad

The addition of one teaspoon freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese to a basic vinaigrette (two tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, the juice of half a lemon, a small pinch each of salt […]

Eat Your Vegetables

When I was growing up, I hated vegetables with a passion, or for that matter, anything that was garlicky, spicy or remotely unfamiliar. Fast forward thirty years and it’s like […]

An Updated Classic

The taste of early spring spinach often reminds me of the description of rapunzel in the fairy tale of the same name. Tender leaves of a fantastically GREEN vegetable that […]

Monday Snapshots

30 days from now is the spring solstice. That’s what I tell myself deep down to maintain my sanity, even as I yearn for the first breath of spring.

Spinach, Eggs and Potatoes

Arugula and Bordeaux spinach salad, with fried farm egg and homemade salt-and-vinegar potato chips Bordeaux spinach is an heirloom variety of spinach that’s sweeter and more tender than regular spinach. […]

Sunday Snapshot

“Fusion” spinach salad. Spinach, rocambole garlic and chanterelles, sautéed in French butter, served over cow’s milk ricotta cheese with toasted nori and ebi furikake. Nori is a type of seaweed […]

Greenmarket Gallery

Only 3 weeks till the summer solstice. Lots of great stuff available at the farmer’s market this past weekend …

Monday Snapshot

Poached farm egg over pan-fried potatoes, tomatoes and spinach with Indian spices Click here for a high-resolution version of this picture.