What’s In Your Pantry?

It’s a revealing question – what’s in your pantry? What we consider staples determines a lot about what we can whip up at a moment’s notice, what flavors we’re passionate about, and how we think about food. Here’s a sneak peak at what you can always find in my house: Quinoa: It acts like a grain…

Skip The Starbucks: Raspberry Limeade Splash

I will be the first to admit it: I spend too much time (and money) at Starbucks. I work from home and I need to get out of the house. It’s the only easily walkable cafe from where I live. I have a dozen excuses. But the fact is that one day I walked in…

Stock Central

Summer isn’t exactly the ideal time to make stock – can you imagine the pots boiling on the stove for hours at a time, steaming up your house? Here in New York City, where the humidity is already oppressive, it’s definitely not my favorite thing. But there I was late last week with two large…

Recipe: Habanero Peach Salsa

Fourth of July is right around the corner and that calls for fresh, seasonal entertaining – break out this fresh habanero peach salsa and impress your guests.

Zucchini All Summer

Recently, while reading Barbara Kingsolver’s Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, I was brought back to my own childhood on what I’ll call the Not-Quite-Farm. My grandparents had an enormous garden and as anyone with a garden knows, when zucchini come into season, they come in droves. You can’t give them away. Kingsolver even jokes that zucchini season is…