Category Archives: vegetables

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Things I Like: RHUBARB

For me, the true harbinger of spring is not the appearance of daffodils or the sound of sneezing from allergy-sufferers (sorry if you’re one of those people afflicted by the dreaded tree pollen, it seems really awful this year); it’s … Continue reading

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Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

KEEPERS in Fine Cooking Magazine!

My KEEPERS co-author and I are thrilled to be included in the June/July issue of Fine Cooking magazine! We contributed 10 recipes for using spring peas, all simple and fast enough for preparing on a weeknight, and none use more … Continue reading

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Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Things I Like: Asparagus

You know it’s spring when asparagus shows up at your supermarket. It’s always a happy surprise, “oh, that’s right, you again!”, one that makes me feel like we’ve finally rounded the corner into a new and hopeful season. As soon … Continue reading

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Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Hot Potato

If you haven’t been lucky enough yet to encounter a Japanese sweet potato, I urge you to seek them out, especially if you’re a fan of the traditional American variety. The Japanese variety—which I find at my nearby Asian supermarket … Continue reading

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Monday, November 17th, 2014

Carrot Tops

I got a beautiful mess of small orange and red carrots from my CSA last week…sadly one of the last shares of the season…and the green feathery tops were so lush and verdant, I just couldn’t cut them off and … Continue reading

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