- May 16, 2005
- Fiddlehead Ferns
Think of fiddlehead ferns, those tightly coiled, emerald-green symbols of spring, as ferns interrupted.
- January 17, 2005
No fruit—or berry, if you want to get technical—demonstrates the virtue of patience more dramatically than the persimmon.
- February 28, 2005
- Savoy Cabbage
- January 24, 2005
When life throws you a pithy pomelo, as they say, make candied pomelo peel.
- February 21, 2005
- Sweet Maine Shrimp
Tiny, succulent shrimp from Maine pack a lot of delicately sweet flavor into a small package.
- February 14, 2005
- Blood Oranges
With citrus at its juicy peak, it’s a sun-starved cook’s obligation to find more exciting uses than morning juice for the uncommon oranges flooding the market.
- October 18, 2004
- Deep Purple
Never underestimate the potential of the Concord grape.
- October 25, 2004
- Out of the Woods
Marco Canora’s pan-roasted hen-of-the-woods mushrooms.
- October 29, 2007
- Pasture-Raised Chicken
Nothing against eating chicken year-round, but locally raised birds like the ones sold fresh at the Flying Pigs Farm Greenmarket stand from Labor Day through November are a special treat.
- October 22, 2007
To anyone bred on Thompson green seedless, the local grape varieties are a revelation: tart and sweet, musky and almost overpoweringly fragrant.