Rainbow Chard

Rainbow Swiss Chard

Wooed by rainbow chard, the vegetable world’s most dandy member, our greenmarket girl, Renee, shares suggestions for cool-weather cooking.

Late-Season Corn

Late-Season Corn

Late-season corn, that last vestige of summer, can be, shall we say, starchy. Renee, our ever-intrepid Greenmarket Girl, offers up ways to coax the sweetness out of every kernel.

Lobster Roll

Lobster Rolls: Mayonnaise or Butter?

When making lobster rolls, do you opt for mayonnaise or butter? Our fearless food contrarians, David and Renee, battle it out. Which dressing will reign supreme?

Japanese Cucumber Salad Recipe

Japanese Cucumber Salad

Simple. Surprising. Spunky. Just what we look for in a summer salad. Just what we found in this jumble of cucumbers, vinegar, and ginger.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 6
Lemon Chill Recipe

Lemon Chill | Sgroppino

This madcap Italian nightcap swirls together vodka, prosecco, and lemon sorbet to ridiculously satiating, giggle inducing effect.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 6
Cutting Board Cuisine

Cutting Board Cuisine

A sweltering summer kitchen doesn’t stop our fearless Renee. She simply piles her greenmarket finds on the cutting board, chops, drizzles, salts, and eats.

The I Hate to Cook Book

I Hate to Cook, and I’m Not Ashamed to Say It

The classic I Hate to Cook Book turns 50, and a line up of writers, take-out lovers, novelists, and bloggers express their vitriol of kitchenly duties.

tinto-verano

Tinto de Verano

The unofficial Spanish summer sipper. Just as much a classic as that other wine-based libation from Spain, Tinto de Verano is the cocktail the Spanish keep all to themselves.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 3
gelato

A Whole Lotta Gelatta, er, Gelato

Ah, gelato. The same ingredients as ice cream but, oh, how much richer, creamier, and just plain insanely satiating it is. Pick your favorite gelato flavor here.

Girl and the Peach

Michel Richard’s Peach Slaw

Renee, a sucker for the crates of summer stone fruits at the farmers market, shares what to do with underripe peaches.

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  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 7
Recipe

Recipe Poetry or Practicality?

Once again on opposite sides of an issue, Renee and David sound off on what makes for a successfully written recipe: artful language or practicality?

Edible Nasturtiums

Nasturtiums

Renee writes about the allure of fleurs and her undying passion for nasturtiums, one of the greenmarket’s most colorful edible flowers.

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