Four whole and one halved green tomato with a sprig of thyme and a couple of sage leaves to be used in the corn and green tomato salad.

Corn and Green Tomato Salad

For this salad, fresh corn, green tomatoes, and red onion are tossed in a refreshing Champagne vinaigrette. All hail summer!

A pile of fresh ramps on a wooden cutting board in preparation to be made into seared ramps.

Seared Ramps

It wasn’t until a chef shared her approach to cooking ramps that Renee started feeling the garlicky, leeky love. And oh, how!

A white plate with a mound of cannellini bean salad and a bunch of grape tomatoes on the vine.

Cannellini Bean Salad

Roasting grape tomatoes intensifies their flavor and makes them all the more enticing in this anytime-of-year vegetarian tapas.

A glass mug of glogg aquavit on a white saucer with a pile of almonds on a red placemat.

Glögg

From the beginning of December on through the New Year, glogg–a spiced wine–is served in Swedish homes on festive occasions or when visitors drop by.

Citrus-Olive Tapenade

Citrus-Olive Tapenade

This citrus-olive tapenade is filled with lemon-orange flavors, olives, and fresh herbs. The tapenade, because of its citrus notes, is perfect for lamb.