Tag Archives | Produce

Shop The Peripheries Of The Supermarket And Stay Out Of The Middle

Shop The Peripheries Of The Supermarket And Stay Out Of The Middle

Shop the peripheries of the supermarket and stay out of the middle. Most supermarkets are laid out the same way. Processed food products dominate the center aisles of the store, while the cases of mostly fresh food (produce, meat, fish, dairy) line the walls, Keep to the edges of the store and you’ll be much […]

September

September

September September is a wonderful time for enjoying the beautiful array at local farmers’ markets. September is a delightful time for gathering ingredients that will showcase fleeting flavors of summer. A walk among colorful baskets filled with fresh produce is incredibly inspiration. Blazing scarlet tomatoes, sun-sweetened and fattened from their time on the vine, are […]

Sunday Farm Stand Shopping

Sunday Farm Stand Shopping

I love growing my own vegetables, but I just don’t have the time and energy to grow everything. For me, Sunday is the perfect farm stand day. I love looking over and choosing from what has been grown locally. Besides supporting local farmers the fruit and vegetables always taste so much better than mass produced […]

Grand Central Market

Grand Central Market

I needed ingredients for a dinner that I’m making for Friday evening and am fortunate enough to live near Grand Central Station, which is where the beautiful Grand Central Market is located. I don’t go there often enough, but when I do go I’m always happy to see what’s available. I never go, however, before […]

Certain Produce Shouldn’t Be Stored In The Refrigerator

Certain Produce Shouldn’t Be Stored In The Refrigerator

Certain Produce Shouldn’t Be Stored In The Refrigerator With some fruits and vegetables cold temperatures can lead to unsavory textures and flavors. Let tomatoes sit on the counter at room temperature, and store onions, garlic, and potatoes separately in a cool, dark place in perforated baskets or bins to allow for good airflow. Make sure […]

Thank Goodness Spring Is Here

Thank Goodness Spring Is Here

Here in New York City we’ve had a brutal winter. I’m so happy that spring is here at last. Farm to Table Leeks oh my! Bring on the spring and summer produce!

A Word About Vacuum Sealers

A Word About Vacuum Sealers

Freezing is an easy way to enjoy fruits and vegetables from gardens or farmers’ markets well into the winter.