It’s Asparagus Season!

When of spring's most delicious delicacies, asparagus, is now available at local farmers markets. Here's you'll find delicious recipes from the Seasonal Pantry archives.

By | March 24th, 2014|2 Comments

Cooking with Wine: Some Favorite Recipes

As I promised in today's Seasonal Pantry, which you can read here, I'm posting links to some of my favorite recipes that call for wine. Because I use it so frequently, it is impossible to include all the recipes here. I've chosen those most suited to fall and winter and [...]

By | November 14th, 2012|0 Comments

Fresh Favas: Enjoy Them Now

In today's Seasonal Pantry, which you can read here, I talk about one of the season's fleeting treats, fresh fava beans. In that column I offer two recipes, Spring Caprese and A Simple Spring Risotto, and promise to post links to some of my other favorite ways to enjoy favas, [...]

By | May 2nd, 2012|3 Comments

Bah-humbug, sort of

Valentine's Day disturbs me and it has for a long time, ever since I read the economic statistics: More money is spent on this holiday than any other, save Christmas. Between this knowledge and the constant barrage of ads to buy buy buy to prove your love, the [...]

By | February 14th, 2012|10 Comments

Why the price of produce has soared

Why pay a premium for out-of-season produce when local crops are by definition in season and delicious? Eat This Now looks at the soaring price of produce and features recipes perfect for the season.

By | February 17th, 2011|8 Comments

Fresh truffles arrive at Traverso’s!

Two of the most delicious indulgences of fall and winter, fresh black and white truffles, have arrived at Traverso's.

By | November 5th, 2010|13 Comments