Category Archives: spring recipes

Monday, June 9th, 2014

Hip to be Square

I’ve always been a fan of composed salads: The kind where you display your ingredients separately and in a single-layer, rather than combined and tossed in a bowl. Certain classic salads lend themselves well to this—like a Cobb or chef’s … Continue reading

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Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Crisp!

I just wanted to share photos of my first crisp of the spring & summer season! Every year I wait for my neighbor Rita to bring over stalks of rhubarb from her garden (it grows in a wild thatch) and … Continue reading

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Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Asparagus Tart? Yes Please.

So what have I been doing non-stop with the bumper crop of spring asparagus? Making tarts. Ever since I first saw a recipe for a Supper Tart in The Splendid Table’s How To Eat Supper, I’ve been a savory puff … Continue reading

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Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Roasting Cauliflower and the New Waldorf Salad

There’s pretty much no ingredient I won’t roast, but I find that spring vegetables are transformed particularly well by giving them the high-dry-heat treatment. Asparagus, sugar snap peas, carrots, beets, radishes, broccoli…I don’t know if they’re all technically spring-season crops … Continue reading

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Sunday, May 19th, 2013

Kitchen Counter Dinner

The other day, a friend and I were chatting at the bus stop about how difficult it has become lately to schedule weeknight dinners now that we’re in the thick of spring sports season. Belle and Conor are only in … Continue reading

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