- September 24, 2007
Is it just coincidence that the appearance of tart, lemony tomatillos at Greenmarket coincides with the beginning of football season?
- September 17, 2007
- Heirloom Tomatoes
True, a perfectly ripe heirloom tomato needs no further embellishment than some extra-virgin olive oil and sea salt. But with the lumpy love apples overflowing their Greenmarket stands a little variety can’t hurt.
- August 27, 2007
- Kirby Cucumbers
Short and squat, with a warty complexion, the Kirby may be the ugly duckling of the cucumber world, but it’s also the best for pickling.
- August 20, 2007
- Squash Blossoms
In nature, squash blossoms are delicate, ethereal things. On the plate, they’re usually coated in crunchy batter and deep-fried.
- August 13, 2007
- Local Artichokes
Slice raw artichokes and toss with lemon, olive oil, and plenty of Parmigiano-Reggiano, as in this recipe from Morandi chef Jody Williams.
- July 23, 2007
In its endlessly prolific bounty, zucchini can often seem more like a curse than a blessing.
- June 4, 2007
- Dandelion Greens
Pesky weed to some, seasonal delicacy to others, the jagged, bitter dandelion green is one of those Mediterranean peasant foods newly embraced for their health-giving properties.
- June 4, 2007
- More Than Muppets
Highlights from St. Ann’s tenth annual Labapalooza!, a festival that showcases new puppet theater.
- May 14, 2007
Despite what the calendar says, it isn’t truly spring until the first ramp makes its odoriferous Greenmarket debut.
- May 7, 2007
- Mint Julep
On the occasion of this weekend’s Kentucky Derby, LeNell Smothers, proprietress of the charmingly quirky LeNell’s liquor store, shares a mint-julep recipe.