I realized that, in my What I Ate Wednesday posts, I keep showing you a messy pile of cooked beans and eggs over corn tortillas – a common breakfast for me – but I’ve never really discussed cooking them.
In my New York City childhood, Greenmarket had not yet opened. The Italian greengrocers my mother grew up with had closed, the Korean ones that later sprouted all over the city had yet to appear. Our very small local urban grocery store had a produce […]
Last week, we received the first corn of the season in our CSA, and this week, the first tomatoes! I sliced the first perfect, beautiful heirloom tomato to eat alone and savor… But we have several plum tomatoes, and a few ears of corn, and […]
It’s August in New York City. It’s hot, and humid, and sticky, and miserable, and… 60 degrees?? Well, every few years, in the middle of our proverbial dog days of Summer, we get just a few days of Fall weather, just to tease us, before […]
There are several classic variations of the traditional oil and wine vinegar French dressing. One of the simplest is a similar dressing, with mustard added. The mustard helps the oil and vinegar emulsify, which can be helpful if you don’t have a shaker bottle, and […]