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Savory Rhubarb Chickpeas

Savory Rhubarb Chickpeas

Our CSA gave us rhubarb this year! I’ve bought it from Greenmarket  before, but this is the first year I’ve had it in the CSA – I’m delighted. Rhubarb is a perennial, like asparagus. Because the plant itself is already established (they both grow for […]

Cool Summer Aspic

Cool Summer Aspic

The weather noticed that it is June, and June is supposed to be hot in New York – so the temperature jumped right up to 90. It’s cooling off a little now, but since summer doesn’t even officially begin until tomorrow, I know this is […]

WIAW 25

WIAW 25

Nothing much new, yet, this week… I’m still playing a bit with the corn muffins. I want to try different variations. I like the beans and eggs, too – they leave me feeling very solid and ready for the day. I’ll have to see how […]

June: Spinach and Strawberries

June: Spinach and Strawberries

All right – I know many of you have been eating strawberries  for months by now. But here in the Northeast, June-bearing strawberries do, in fact, bear fruit in June. And this has been a cool spring, so they are a little late. But, oh, […]

Lamb’s Quarters – and How to Cook Greens

Lamb’s Quarters – and How to Cook Greens

One of the things I love about farmer’s markets and CSAs is getting vegetables I just don’t see at a supermarket. One of these is Lamb’s Quarters.  It is sometimes called wild spinach – though that’s not quite accurate. It does grow wild, though – […]