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May 27, 2018
Drool-Worthy Scape Pesto Pasta

Savoring Spring: Five-Minute Arugula & Scape Pesto

Finally! Ermahgerd!!!! Did you think that winter would ever end?? I for one did not. Today in NYC it was 90 and stickeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! But that means […]
March 20, 2018
Shrimp and White Beans with Roasted Garlic & Mint

Winter Winds into Spring: Shrimp & White Beans + Minty Pesto

Winter Winds into Spring? Is that winds like a pathway or winds like gale-force nor’easter…AGAIN? It’s the first day of spring and NYC is getting hit […]
September 9, 2017
Dough in Baskets

Passion & Purpose: Laughing Tree Bakery

  Hands. As in hard working hands. Hands is the word that immediately springs to mind after spending a morning in rural Michigan somewhere near Hart. […]
August 18, 2017
Roasted Potato Salad

Farm Stand Roasted Potato Salad

Having a German grandmother exposed me to vinegar-style potato salad from an early age. Don’t get me wrong, we had our share of mayo-based summer spuds […]
July 11, 2017
Deconstructed Grilled Caesar

Deconstructed Grilled Caesar Salad

About a zillion years ago, I opened New World Grill, a great little American bistro tucked into New York City’s theater district. We had what I […]
June 23, 2017
Spoonful of Rhubarb Ginger Chutney

Easy Lime & Ginger Rhubarb Chutney

Who are you ugly-looking, cardoon-like stalk hanging out in my farmers’ market? Why are you catching my eye now? Are you a fruit? A vegetable? What […]