We are in the throes of summer and our produce tables are teeming with blueberries! We have both local, cultivated berries and the wild Maine variety. I love blueberries. The tiny fruits burst with memories of childhood summers spent foraging for the sweet berries to bake muffins and pies.
There are so many ways to be creative with blueberries. One of my favorite treats as a child was a blueberry pancake breakfast. Of course, often during the summer there is less desire for a large breakfast. We spend our summer days soaking in as much outdoor air as possible, then relax with dinner and dessert. And, what makes a better summer dessert than ice cream? Continue Reading »
This recipe for “Crispy Zucchini Fries” celebrates a wonderful summer crop from Red Fire Farm in Granby, MA.
Right now, we have in beautiful Arrowhead cabbage from Red Fire Farm in Granby, MA – and, the other night, I took the opportunity to use one for a wonderful, sweet and crunchy salad
This recipe for “Pea Greens, Pecorino and Grilled Spring Onions” is an easy little salad featuring delicious red spring onions and pea greens.
Right now we have in juicy, flavorsome, local strawberries from Red Fire Farm and they pair particularly well in this recipe with local mozzarella from Mozzarella House in Everett, MA. Toss a handful of chopped herbs such as tarragon or dill to add bright, floral notes.
Ihsan recently shared with us a few memories from one of his early cheese sourcing trips – a 1993 trip to the Castelmagno region of Italy. In that post, he described one of his revelatory food experiences: Gnocchi al Castelmagno.