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For an easy dinner the other night, Lindsay and I made roasted vegetables, and while that’s not interesting enough to post about again, we did wind up with an interesting radish selection in the dish.

We purchased three vastly types of radishes from three different vendors (from left to right in the photo):

A black radish (from Paffenroth Gardens) A watermelon radish (from Windfall Farms) Some sort of bizarre purple radish (from Northshire . . . → Read More: Radishes

NYC Snowmageddon

After a break for the holidays, we thought that we would be back on our regular posting schedule this week, but Mother Nature had other ideas.

On top of the Saturday Union Square greenmarket being closed for two weeks in a row due to calendar luck (Christmas and New Year’s), there was a third closure on Monday due to snow.

Finally, Lindsay’s flight back today was cancelled and she won’t make it home until later . . . → Read More: NYC Snowmageddon

Eating Local at ABC Kitchen

We rarely eat out, but we ate out well this past weekend!

On Saturday night, we had dinner with my Aunt Jean, Uncle Wendell, and cousin Theresa at The Farm on Adderly in Brooklyn. Although we’ve been there before, this is our first time having dinner there, and we were not disappointed. They highlight local ingredients, small farms, and sustainability.

The meal’s highlights were:

Escarole salad (celery root, candied olives, lemon, olive oil, Parmesan) . . . → Read More: Eating Local at ABC Kitchen

Market Day!

Today was an early day at the Union Square Greenmarket. Lindsay had an event for work, so I was shopping alone today. On my first pass through for browsing I got a few pictures, but once I started buying my hands were too full to take any more!

Red carrots

Rainbow beets

Fresh horseradish

Mixed color fingerling roasting potatoes

For Andy from The Office: Broccoli Raab

Green beans, still . . . → Read More: Market Day!

Market Day!

The Greenmarket at Union Square was exceptionally colorful this morning. Leafy greens are still going strong. Plus, all of the bright oranges and yellows of fall are now in full swing, especially with all the pumpkins for Halloween. Add to that purple eggplants and lots of random flowers, and you basically have the full spectrum.

At the north end of the market there was an assortment of every type of gourd you’ve never seen. I . . . → Read More: Market Day!