Is it a Vegetable Dish or a Dessert? Savory Sweet Butternut Squash Crumble

Fall markets are abounding with winter squash, including my favorite, the versatile butternut squash. Butternut squash makes a delicious, savory version of a classic Thanksgiving side dish. SaveSave SaveSave Print Recipe Savory Sweet Butternut Squash […]

Don’t Waste Good Food: Use Radish Greens for Healthy Delicious Variation on a Vichyssoise

Radishes, those beautiful red, pink, white jewels that grown under ground are back in the farmers markets for fall. But when you get home, don’t throw out those greens! Not only are the radish greens […]

Versatile Summer Squash isn’t Just Zucchini These Days

The farmers market is full of all sorts of fun looking summer squash, beyond the standard green zucchini and yellow crookneck in most supermarkets. Summer squash comes in a variety of shapes and colors: from […]

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

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 the […]

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

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 off […]

Fresh Fennel and Summer Squashes Bring Summer to the Table

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, fruit […]

Campos Children’s Garden — Spring Learning Begins

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 bit […]

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

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 healthy […]

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

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 Avenue […]

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

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 Northeast. […]