Category Archives: CSA

NYC Mayoral Candidates at Food Forum

I attended a Mayoral Candidate Forum on the Future of Food in NYC tonight at The New School. It was a packed auditorium, with an overflow crowd watching a live feed in other rooms. Marion Nestle did a stellar job … Continue reading

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salad

           A small bowl of cool romaine and radicchio leaves with a little bit of crumbled feta on a sweltering afternoon.

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make/see/do

Trying to come up with a snazzy way to fix these fruits into something fanciful. The rhubarb was a surprise in this week’s CSA delivery. The currants and gooseberries were impulse purchases at the farmers’ market. Any recipe suggestions out … Continue reading

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Scallop Lunch

    Lunch on the fly – I sauteed the scallops in a fry pan with a little oil and butter this morning, added some dried herbs de Provence and a sprinkle of vinegar and laid them over a pile … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Water (recipe)

Rhubarb appears every spring, its green and pink stalks growing straight up out of the ground topped by crowns of ruffled, green (poisonous) leaves.  I’m late – it’s already the second day of July, and rhubarb is pretty much gone, … Continue reading

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Green

A sight for sore eyes

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A Pink Bag

Surprise! You’d think it would be difficult to overlook this shocking pink nylon bag filled with a pile of root vegetables, but miss it I did. And with its discovery, I realized that  what I thought was the last turnip … Continue reading

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Batons of Turnip (recipe)

      I use the word batons, but in actuality it was more like a bunch of irregular shapes that were a combination of triangular, rhomboidal and baton-like. It doesn’t seem quite right to use the term fries, but I … Continue reading

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August Breakfast

Hello there, hello August. It’s been a while, I’ve been fairly absent from these parts. I have umpteen posts in various states of readiness – photos, thoughts, scraps, this + that, all floating around the back room of this cyber … Continue reading

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Lunch Bucket

  Monday morning, hello. Heading out for the day, lunch bucket filled with Green Spelt (steamed in chicken broth), Japanese turnips, avocado, marinated artichoke hearts and ripped arugula leaves (latter not seen in photo).

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