Red, White and Delicious — Step Up your next BBQ with Grilled Radicchio

Share At Campos Community Garden’s Fourth of July barbecue, the grill is usually packed full of all kinds of meat, with a variety of pasta and other salads. But this year, a new item joined […]

Think You’re Not a Turnip Fan? Try these Tangy Sweet Buttery Hakurei Turnips and Reevaluate Your Taste Buds

Share Many folks who don’t like turnips usually think of the big, hearty, strong tasting, occasionally bitter fall staples on Thanksgiving tables and in stews. While beloved by turnip lovers, they can turn some palates […]

Fresh Fennel and Summer Squashes Bring Summer to the Table

Share Between the exceptional production at Campos Community Garden and the amazing selection at Union Square Farmers Market, going to a supermarket for any food purchase is almost a distant memory. Think of any vegetable, […]

Campos Children’s Garden — Spring Learning Begins

Share Summer is on its way, but it’s been cool and wet at Campos Children’s Garden. That’s been good for our greens, peas and herbs that don’t need too much heat, but our summer plants are a […]

NYC Can Support Small Business and Food Access with Mobile Healthy Food Markets

Share Mobile markets and other healthy food businesses are nimble, low cost ways to get healthy food into underserved and vulnerable neighborhoods. Mobile markets operate out of large trucks or vans, selling produce and other […]

ODA House Brings Hearty Spice-laden Georgian Fare to East Village

Share The New York chapter of the Woman’s Culinary Alliance held its December “Dine-a-round” event last week at ODA House, a relatively new arrival to the East Village, specifically, “Alphabet City,” on the corner of […]

Warm Weather and Extended Tomato Season Turns this Summer Fruit into a Hearty Tomato and Garlic Soup for Fall

Share As much as I love tomatoes, it is a tad unsettling to still see field-grown (as opposed to greenhouse) tomatoes in large quantity in the farmers markets in the end of October in the […]

Whole Wheat Linguine with Smoked Duck, Porcini Mushrooms and Lacinato Kale

Share This one is too easy…once I saw the smoked duck breast at the farmers market, and remembered the Lacinato kale in the garden, waiting to be picked, dinner was done. It barely needs a […]

Pig Island 2013: Best Pork Fest North of the Carolinas…or Maybe Anywhere

Share For pork lovers, there was just one place to be this past Saturday and that was the 4th Annual Pig Island in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Hungry New Yorkers rode a free New York City […]

Peas, Glorious Peas — Two Delicious Ways to Use Spring’s Funnest Vegetable

Share Little in life makes me smile more than the arrival of peas at the Farmers Market. It means that spring has started giving way to summer and the earth will really be producing a […]