Every choice we make is an opportunity to elevate our lives, to choose something meaningful, to choose better. Shopping and connecting at farm markets is one of those choices.
Last Saturday at the 32nd Street Farmers Market in Baltimore I made a recipe that was just a little different. It was a pan of egg fu yung, that American Chinese takeout favorite (said no-one ever), an omelette made with mushrooms and bean sprouts that we all like better when […]
This. This is a food mill. Well, this is one is commercial grade. I’m guessing if you own, or have seen a food mill that it looks a lot like the one your grandmother or your mom had. In fact, one of them probably passed it down to you. Food […]
Tomato + cucumber salad with eggplant crisps Serves 4-6 For eggplant crisps: 1 medium eggplant, peeled and cut in 1/4” slices 1/4 cup olive oil For salad: 1/2 tomato, seeded and diced 1/2 cucumber, peeled, seeded and finely diced 2 tbs olive oil 1/4 cup chopped cilantro 1 tsp Berbere […]
Summer Berry and Ricotta Bruschetta Serves 6 Crisp bread, tart berries, sweet tomatoes and rich ricotta cheese combine into balanced, bright, refreshing perfection. Can’t find gooseberries and currants at your local farm market? Try another blend of tart berries like blackberries, raspberries and blueberries. If your berries are super-sweet just […]
Blueberry And Portabella Tacos Serves 6 Blueberries have acidity, those complex, fruity, berry notes and sugar. This dish plays down the sugar while the acidity and complexity play with the mushrooms delivering an earthy, fresh, summery, vegetarian taco. For salsa: 1 bunch cilantro 1/2 red onion finely diced 1 tbs […]