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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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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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.

strawberry-jam

Strawberry Jam

This quick strawberry jam doesn’t require all that daunting canning and processing. Just strawberries, sugar, and a pot.

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  • 45 M
  • 11
Chicken and Pea Shoot Salad Recipe

Pea Shoots

An ardent pea shoot aficionado divulges her favorite bling come spring–a simple, sprightly salad that flaunts the sweeter side of these cute, curly shoots.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 4
The Mighty Egg

All Hail the Mighty Egg

Perfectly cooked sunnyside-up eggs are a passion for many people. Here we get plenty of serving suggestions from chefs, cooks, and cookbook authors.

Earth

Earth Day | Conscious Cuisine

Nine books, all geared to get you thinking about how to eat and live more consciously, is a great way to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Earth Day.

Alice Waters

Mother Earth’s Interpreter

Alice Waters, an icon of all things sustainable, local, and seasonal, chats with our own Renee Schettler Rossi about her new book, In The Green Kitchen.

Ramps

Ramps

It wasn’t until a chef shared her ramps recipe that this longtime greenmarket goer started feeling the garlicky, leek-y love. And oh, how!

An Ode to a Microplane

An Ode to a Microplane

Some of our favorite food bloggers and Leite’s Culinaria recipe testers post their love letters to the kitchen tools they adore without limit or shame.

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