Greenmarket Girl

Greenmarket Salad Greens

Weeds, er, Salad Greens

One girl’s weeds, it seems, are another girl’s supper. Renee swoons to the miscellany of sweetly summery shoots and sprigs and sprouts at the greenmarket.



Sunchokes, alias Jerusalem artichokes, stumped our intrepid Greenmarket Girl, Renee, until she consulted the Sunchoke Deity, Jonathan Gold.

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  • 10 M
  • 50 M
  • 12
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, 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.

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.

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
Edible Nasturtiums


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

Chicken-Pea Shoot Salad Recipe

Chicken-Pea Shoot Salad

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.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 4

Seared 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!

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
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