Summer Squash/Zucchini


Let the games begin!

The World Cup reveals Washington, DC at its most international. If you think offices are unproductive during a Congressional recess, just watch them starting at 4pm EDT today when Brazil faces off against Croatia. Until July 13th we’ll be taking extended lunches and cheering for our countries of origin, those […]


This is how you learn.

“They have farm camp?!” I asked my friend Pamela Hess. “That is the coolest thing ever!” To my complete delight, she invited me to do a cooking class with the campers at Arcadia, a cool, non-profit farm – where Pamela is the Executive Director – dedicated to reconnecting us with […]


“Tomatoes and zucchini again?!”

Boredom is an occupational hazard of seasonal cooking. By the end of July you have served summer squash and tomatoes exactly 47 1/2 times and the season is just approaching its peak. This week when I mentioned tomatoes and summer squash to Nancy, a weekly attendee at my Eastern Market […]