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Picnics

Picnics

The word picnic was originally a 17th Century French word, picque-nique. Its meaning was similar to today’s meaning: a social gathering where each attendee brings a share of the food. Going on a picnic sounds like a great idea, but it might feel a bit daunting if you haven’t been on one in a long […]

Strawberry Chocolate Scones

Strawberry Chocolate Scones

Scones are made in one bowl and are practically foolproof, so they’re great for beginners. Use parchment paper to line baking sheets for easy cleanup. “Work With What You Got!” ©Tiny New York Kitchen © 2019 All Rights Reserved

In Season Strawberries

In Season Strawberries

Juicy berries are bursting with flavor and now is the perfect time to pick them up, whether for snacking or adding to sweet and savory recipes. Make sure to look for bright, shiny strawberries, and skip any that are smashed, shriveled, or moldy. Their color should be deep and even, with no white or green […]

Asparagus

Asparagus

If vegetables could speak, asparagus would surely say “spring.” While it’s available all year, nothing compares to the fresh spears that appear each spring. Asparagus is one of the first crops of the season, and after a long winter, when green produce is sparse, seeing the tips peek out of the soil is a welcome […]

Artichokes

Artichokes

An ancient symbol of fertility, artichokes are fitting for spring, when we celebrate renewal. Find them year-round – fresh, frozen, canned, and jarred. Artichokes are at their best from March to June. To Trim Artichokes Pick off the tough outer leaves until you reach paler, more tender leaves. With a chef’s knife, cut off the […]

Cucumber Cabbage Salad

Cucumber Cabbage Salad

Add this Cucumber Cabbage Salad to your Easter or Passover menu. Fresh dill adds bright spring flavor to this crunchy salad.

Fiddleheads

Fiddleheads

It is truly a sign of spring when Fiddleheads appear. Fiddleheads (Ostrich Fern) have a striking appearance, which looks like the neck of a fiddle and tastes somewhere between green beans and asparagus. Fiddleheads are best served simply. Sauté with a bit of butter and an allium, such as garlic, shallots, or minced onion. When […]

Jam Time

Jam Time

It’s Time For Jam Making Here At Tiny New York Kitchen. First Up Is Strawberry Lime Jam. Sweet, fresh strawberries get a little kick from lime and a touch of salt, for a vibrant, fresh tasting jam. Put it to use on crumpets, toast, or spoon over yogurt. It makes a beautiful homemade gift as […]

Spring

Spring

It’s that magical time of year when Mother Nature reinvents herself. I love watching everything come to life after a long winter. Spring is also the time when people take a look at their homes and decide to tackle long delayed projects. Wouldn’t it be nice to have the inside of your home bloom along […]

Welcome Spring

Welcome Spring

Welcome Spring. We rejoice in longer days and the vision of growth and rebirth after a long winter. The seeds planted last autumn have germinated over the winter, have become buds, and are beginning to break through the cold earth. These are signs of renewal and hope that start to stir within each of us. […]