Posts Tagged: spring

Hashed Brussel Sprouts with Lemon and Poppy Seeds
/ Erin

Hashed Brussel Sprouts with Poppy Seeds and Lemon- For the Spring!

One of my best college friends had a job as the reservationist at Union Square Cafe when we first graduated from college.  At the time, it was very hard to get a reservation at Union Square Cafe, so they were lucky

Hashed Brussel Sprouts with Lemon and Poppy Seeds
/ Erin

Hashed Brussel Sprouts with Poppy Seeds and Lemon- For the Spring!

One of my best college friends had a job as the reservationist at Union Square Cafe when we first graduated from college.  At the time, it was very hard to get a reservation at Union Square Cafe, so they were lucky

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Raspberry Rhubarb and Almond Tart (Gluten-free or not)

I’m sorry that this post is coming so late in rhubarb season.  I spent a long time testing different versions of this tart before posting it.  In fact, I have made  four versions in the same number of weeks.  

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Raspberry Rhubarb and Almond Tart (Gluten-free or not)

I’m sorry that this post is coming so late in rhubarb season.  I spent a long time testing different versions of this tart before posting it.  In fact, I have made  four versions in the same number of weeks.  

Raw Asparagus Salad
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/06/05/raw-asparagus-salad-asparagus-avocado-and-goat-cheese-open-faced-sandwich/
/ Erin

Raw Asparagus Salad/ Asparagus, Avocado and Goat Cheese Open-Faced Sandwich

Recipes for raw asparagus salad have been catching my eye lately….Raw Asparagus and Quinoa Salad on My Darling Lemon Thyme, Asparagus Mint Slaw on Saveur and sooooo many recipes for raw shaved asparagus with lemon and pecorino.  It turns out the raw

Raw Asparagus Salad
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/06/05/raw-asparagus-salad-asparagus-avocado-and-goat-cheese-open-faced-sandwich/
/ Erin

Raw Asparagus Salad/ Asparagus, Avocado and Goat Cheese Open-Faced Sandwich

Recipes for raw asparagus salad have been catching my eye lately….Raw Asparagus and Quinoa Salad on My Darling Lemon Thyme, Asparagus Mint Slaw on Saveur and sooooo many recipes for raw shaved asparagus with lemon and pecorino.  It turns out the raw

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Pistachio Financiers with Rhubarb and Sour Cherry Compote (Gluten-Free)

I am very pleased with this dessert.  It is a tiny, tender, pale green cake paired with a tart, floral, pink compote.  One of the many things that I love about financiers (and compotes actually) is that they taste better

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Pistachio Financiers with Rhubarb and Sour Cherry Compote (Gluten-Free)

I am very pleased with this dessert.  It is a tiny, tender, pale green cake paired with a tart, floral, pink compote.  One of the many things that I love about financiers (and compotes actually) is that they taste better

This came out of the ground!

Week 2 at Ranfurly Farm: Potatoes, Irrigation, Etc.!

Wow, what a busy week here at the farm! We transplanted about two rows of onions and shallots. Maybe that doesn’t sound like a lot to you but the rows are about 150′ long and 4′ wide so that is

This came out of the ground!

Week 2 at Ranfurly Farm: Potatoes, Irrigation, Etc.!

Wow, what a busy week here at the farm! We transplanted about two rows of onions and shallots. Maybe that doesn’t sound like a lot to you but the rows are about 150′ long and 4′ wide so that is

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Laying Hens and Herbal Teas

I am working at a farm this summer and fall! This is something I’ve been wanting to do for going on 10 years now, ever since I travelled down the west coast on a bike tour meeting farmers and other

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Laying Hens and Herbal Teas

I am working at a farm this summer and fall! This is something I’ve been wanting to do for going on 10 years now, ever since I travelled down the west coast on a bike tour meeting farmers and other

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Rhubarb Curd Tart with a Buckwheat Almond Crust (Gluten-Free)

Did you know that Buckwheat is related to Rhubarb?  I know!  Weird right?  I was so excited by this fact when I learned it, that I decided to make a rhubarb tart with a buckwheat crust.  Then I had to

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Rhubarb Curd Tart with a Buckwheat Almond Crust (Gluten-Free)

Did you know that Buckwheat is related to Rhubarb?  I know!  Weird right?  I was so excited by this fact when I learned it, that I decided to make a rhubarb tart with a buckwheat crust.  Then I had to

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Watercress and Buttermilk Vichyssoise

I am rediscovering my love of watercress.  It was my favourite green vegetable in my college years.  Every week I would make one of my three watercress dishes. 1. Pasta with watercress arugola and goat cheese 2. Tomato soup with

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Watercress and Buttermilk Vichyssoise

I am rediscovering my love of watercress.  It was my favourite green vegetable in my college years.  Every week I would make one of my three watercress dishes. 1. Pasta with watercress arugola and goat cheese 2. Tomato soup with

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Fried Lima Beans with Feta, Sorrel, Sumac and Lemon

This recipe combines beans that originated in Peru with cooking techniques and spices from the Middle East AND the little green things that are starting to come out of the ground at this moment in New York State.  It used

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Fried Lima Beans with Feta, Sorrel, Sumac and Lemon

This recipe combines beans that originated in Peru with cooking techniques and spices from the Middle East AND the little green things that are starting to come out of the ground at this moment in New York State.  It used

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Creamy Jicama, Kohlrabi and Carrot Slaw with Garlic and Lemon/ Maui Farm Vegetables

I spent the second half of my childhood on the island of Maui.  First in the old whaling town and tourist Mecca of Lahaina and later in the scorching hot seaside sprawl of Kihei.  When my parents bought their house

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Creamy Jicama, Kohlrabi and Carrot Slaw with Garlic and Lemon/ Maui Farm Vegetables

I spent the second half of my childhood on the island of Maui.  First in the old whaling town and tourist Mecca of Lahaina and later in the scorching hot seaside sprawl of Kihei.  When my parents bought their house