Fennel

Fennel

Fennel is a flowering plant species that is in the carrot family. Indigenous to the Mediterranean, fennel is now grown in many parts of the world with dry soil, near seacoasts, and on riverbanks. Fennel is highly aromatic and flavorful with culinary and medicinal uses. Florence Fennel (or Finocchio) is used as a vegetable and […]

Oh, Martha’s Vineyard, I’m Coming Home

Oh, Martha’s Vineyard, I’m Coming Home

Oh, Martha’s Vineyard, I’m Coming Home. I’m Going To See The Place I Love. How Long Can I Hang Around? Until My Skin Turns Brown. Oh, Martha’s Vineyard, I’m Coming Home! “Work With What You Got!” © Victoria Hart Glavin Tiny New York Kitchen © 2017 All Rights Reserved

Herb Oils

Herb Oils

One of the best ways to preserve the abundance of fresh herbs from your garden is by making flavored oils. Herb oils can be enjoyed so many ways – drizzled over salads, vegetables, pastas, sandwiches, or grilled items, hot or cold or at room temperature. Not only are they flavorful, but they also add dramatic […]

Staying Hydrated

Staying Hydrated

Cool down this summer with healthy tips and tricks to stay hydrated. Bubbles: Try a splash of 100 percent fruit juice in a sup of sparkling water. Remember to limit your juice intake to no more than 8 ounces per day. You can also mash up fruit such as raspberries or blueberries, and cover with […]

Make The Most Of Cherries

Make The Most Of Cherries

I’ve been making the most of cherry season these days and sometimes have to get a bit inventive to use them to the fullest. Here are some ways to make the most of beautiful summer cherries. Breakfast: Make quinoa and top with almond milk and cherries for a nourishing hot cereal bowl. Lunch: Pick your […]

Iced Tea

Iced Tea

Ice Tea or Iced Tea? It depends on where you live. In the South, it’s called ice tea and everywhere else it’s called iced tea. Iced tea did not take its current form until the popularity of black tea took off, thanks to the work of the Indian Tea Commission at the St. Louis World’s […]

Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

In Between Thunderstorms

In Between Thunderstorms

Just one of the many things I love about living on the East Coast…the beauty of the light in between thunderstorms.

Peas

Peas

Probably the first vegetable to be cultivated by man, ancient peas and beans have been found in settlements from the late Stone Age onwards (nearly 8,000 years ago). They are a highly nutritious vegetable, containing essential carbohydrates and proteins, as well as useful supplies of vitamins and minerals. They were particularly valuable to ancient man […]

About Pears

About Pears

There are almost as many varieties of pears as there are apples, but only a dozen or so are readily available in stores. Pears are related to apples, but are much more fragile and are more often eaten raw than cooked. They have fine white granular flesh and a core containing the pips (seeds). Most […]