Tag Archives: Farmer’s Market

June 22, 2012

recipe – mulberry pie

recipe – mulberry pie

Mulberries are in season!  These cute little hot-dog-shaped berries only come around for a few weeks each year, so get ‘em while they last. There are a couple ways to find mulberries: Stalk and forage in your neighborhood.  Just look … Continue reading

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June 12, 2012

recipe – grilled scallops on rosemary skewers

recipe – grilled scallops on rosemary skewers

I’m hooked on the Santa Monica Seafood Market. It throws me back to the days when I was 4 years old, running around the pier looking in people’s buckets to see how many fish they had caught.  Usually it was … Continue reading

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June 8, 2012

recipe – araucana pesto eggs

recipe – araucana pesto eggs

Before I moved in with Josh, his thrice-daily staple meal consisted of a heavy rotation of approx 30 different breakfast cereals which he ate from a glass Pyrex cup (an effective eating vessel, I soon discovered).  These days, at least … Continue reading

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May 24, 2012

recipe – cherimoya sorbet

recipe – cherimoya sorbet

If the artichoke had a cuter, younger fruit sister, it would be the cherimoya. I always walk by these things at the farmer’s market.  I guess I put them in the same category as mangosteen, starfruit, dragonfruit, and rambutan.  Weird … Continue reading

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May 18, 2012

mother’s day brunch

mother’s day brunch

Josh & I invited our moms (and dads and siblings) over for a sweet little Mother’s Day brunch on Sunday. I’ve been having lots of fun with my Farmer’s Market “cook one new thing a week” challenge (see: Chiogga Beets, … Continue reading

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May 2, 2012

recipe – nopales fajitas with mango & avocado

recipe – nopales fajitas with mango & avocado

Searching for a vegan dish to serve at your Cinco de Mayo fiesta this weekend?  Not really?  Well… here’s one anyway. I didn’t intend for this to be a Cinco de Mayo recipe (or a vegan one, for that matter)… … Continue reading

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April 26, 2012

recipe – roasted beets with balsamic, fresh mint & goat cheese

recipe – roasted beets with balsamic, fresh mint & goat cheese

The beet is the most intense of vegetables. The radish, admittedly, is more feverish, but the fire of the radish is a cold fire, the fire of discontent not of passion. Tomatoes are lusty enough, yet there runs through tomatoes … Continue reading

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February 23, 2012

recipe – lemon artichoke dip

recipe – lemon artichoke dip

At the farmer’s market last week, we picked up this delicious lemony artichoke dip for the low low price of $10.  I’m reading the ingredients and doing the math in my head… marinated artichokes, garlic, olive oil, lemon, sea salt… … Continue reading

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February 19, 2012

recipe – butternut squash lasagna

recipe – butternut squash lasagna

For our first Shabbat Sunday dinner of 2012, we invited the super-adorable Ricinati family to join us.  Since they keep kosher (+1 vegetarian), I wanted to find an interesting kosher veggie dish that was substantial enough to stand alone.  And … Continue reading

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recipe – shaved fennel, pear & walnut salad

recipe – shaved fennel, pear & walnut salad

If I could take one non-electric kitchen tool to a desert island, it would be my Swissmar mandoline.  Shaved coconut makes me happy. But make no mistake, my mandoline and I have a love-hate relationship.  I love how thin it … Continue reading

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