Beets

Root Vegetables

October 31, 2018

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...

Beautiful Autumn

October 16, 2018

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...

Ways To Use The Whole Vegetable

February 16, 2018

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...

Better Choices You’ll Barely Notice

January 25, 2018

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...

Thanksgiving Menu Guide

November 22, 2013

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...

Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part V

September 21, 2013

  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...

Yom Kippur Menu Ideas

September 13, 2013

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...

Preparing The Seder Plate

March 22, 2013

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.  Some of these symbolic foods are eaten and some...

New Canaan Farmers’ Market

July 8, 2012

New Canaan Farmers’ Market I love going to farmers' markets, especially good ones. It's the closest to "farm to table" that I can get without growing my own fruits and vegetables.  Yesterday was my first visit to the New Canaan farmer’s market.  It’s a good one!  I picked up beets,...

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