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Root Vegetables

Root Vegetables

This fall Tiny New York Kitchen celebrates sweet parsnips, earthy beets, and mild turnips. These root vegetables offer flavor, nutrition, and versatility. Look for root vegetables that are firm to the touch with smooth, blemish-free skin. If there are any greens attached, make sure they look fresh, not wilted. Before storing parsnips, beets, and turnips, […]

Beautiful Autumn

Beautiful Autumn

Beautiful autumn! The tapestry of autumn is tinged with splendor, as nature sheds its robe of green and garbs itself in the richly textured colors of fall. As leaves begin to turn deep shades of burnt orange, russet, gold, umber burgundy, cooks seek out lavish and luscious seasonal ingredients. Apples Pears Cranberries Persimmons Pomegranates Cabbage […]

Ways To Use The Whole Vegetable

Ways To Use The Whole Vegetable

Use The Leaves The leafy green stems of beets or radishes make a tasty side dish when sautéed with garlic and olive oil. Try blending carrot greens with olive oil, Parmesan cheese, and a squeeze of lemon for a tasty pesto. Slice The Stems Broccoli stalks are the perfect size for spiralizing and make a […]

Better Choices You’ll Barely Notice

Better Choices You’ll Barely Notice

These little tweaks really do add up to lighter and more nutritious meals. CUT CARBS All types of vegetable noodles, from beet to squash, are available in the produce aisle or make your own. Serve in place of pasta or mix with whole-wheat spaghetti to bump up the fiber and cut calories. SAY YES TO […]

Thanksgiving Menu Guide

Thanksgiving Menu Guide

Thanksgiving Menu Guide In the spirit of getting organized here is a Thanksgiving Menu guide that can help you plan according.  Print this list out and add your own notes.  Remember that the key to a successful Thanksgiving dinner is organization.  Soups & Starters Italian Wedding Soup (Tiny Meatballs, Tortellini & Escarole) Creamy Mushroom Soup […]

Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part V

Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part V

  Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part V In her food preparation and preservation, the early American housewife was tied tightly to the calendar and the clock – much more tightly than today’s homemaker is.  Local availability of foodstuffs and the limitations of existing food preservation techniques meant that nature largely called the shots […]

Yom Kippur Menu Ideas

Yom Kippur Menu Ideas

Yom Kippur Menu Ideas Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the Jewish calendar.  Jews refrain from all food and drink, including water. It is no coincidence that the solemn day of Yom Kippur occurs in the midst of the autumn bounty, just before the most exuberant of the harvest festivals, Sukkot, the Jewish Thanksgiving.  […]

Preparing The Seder Plate

Preparing The Seder Plate

Passover is almost here and if you are Jewish then it’s time to think about preparing the Seder plate. The foods are symbolic and are arranged on a specific Seder plate which is called k’arah in Hebrew.

New Canaan Farmers' Market

New Canaan Farmers’ Market

I love going to farmers’ markets. It is the closest to “farm to table” that I can get without growing my own fruits and vegetables.