Category Archives: vegetable

Pine Mouth

To be filed under ‘bizarre afflictions’, I awoke recently to a cup of coffee that left me with a bitter taste in my mouth. Not thinking much of it, it wasn’t until that evening that I realized that everything I’d … Continue reading

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green tomatoes & plums & a tomato sandwich

    Oh, hi. I just tripped into this space and found lots of cobwebs, as well as an unused post — one filled with juicy purples and greens from July — that has been dangling here, waiting. Being something … Continue reading

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Carrot and Dog

How to eat a carrot? The question was: what to do with this beauteous bunch of small, sweet, just-picked carrots procured at the small farmers’ market in northern Vermont. I opted to shred a couple of them, and in combination … 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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dreams from the other side of the year

  The other side of the year means hot, hazy evenings with muggy breezes and mosquitoes. And it means tomatoes of all sorts. Late July.

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Romanesco

Romanesco looks like a cross between broccoli and cauliflower, but tastes more like cauliflower (and is actually a member of the cauliflower family). While its appearance is something of a spectacle – perhaps a forest in a sci-fi story, or … Continue reading

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Green.Bean.Baked.Egg

1. I have not forgotten about following up on the baked beans…I have been preoccupied with a deadline and haven’t had time to sort through the images, but I will do so in the next day or two. 2. I … Continue reading

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Neruda and Tacos

Punto                                                                         Point No hay espacio … Continue reading

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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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