Field to Feast: Corn

Does anything say "Summer's here!" better than corn? When I spied it at the Bialas Farms booth a couple of weeks ago, I couldn't believe my eyes — an early harvest! Apologies to the Christmas crowd, but I think this is the most wonderful time of the year, at least in the kitchen. (But if you … Continue reading

Cup4Cup Week: The Pie

You can blame/thank Joy the Baker for this entire week of posts. If not for her gorgeous strawberry-ginger pie and enthusiastic championing of Cup4Cup Flour, I never even would've attempted this pie, much less five posts on the topic of... flour. My frustration with the intersection of pie … Continue reading

From the Market: This & That Edition

I realized there were a lot of half-finished posts in my folder that didn't quite meet the mark individually, but worked together as a summertime pot luck, so that's what you get today. Hope you don't mind leftovers! To blame my recent lack of cooking and posting on the lazy, hazy days of … Continue reading

Iiiice Creeeeeeam!

For various reasons there was no farmers' market for us this weekend, but we did eat our weight in ice cream sandwiches, so it wasn't a total wash. Who cares if the ice cream was store-bought? Just sandwich some Haagen-Dazs vanilla between homemade spicy molasses cookies and call it a … Continue reading

From the Market – Week Whatever

I've lost count of the missing weeks by now, but couldn't let the last vestiges of summer slip by without posting about the latest seasonal finds from our market in Ringwood. I don't know about you, but we've nearly eaten our weight in corn this summer. Grilled, smoked, raw, creamed, … Continue reading